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  1. Thread: Whiplash

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    Re: Whiplash

    Whatever, man. [deleted - Tom]
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    Re: Bassist Audition

    Can I just add that i took me a couple of weeks to get the courage to post this video? I make no false claims about my ability level and fully realize there are cats on here for which I am not...
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    Re: Bassist Audition

    LONG RESPONSE WARNING!

    Wow, that's a difficult question. You likely know if someone is wrong for your band right away...sometimes. Here are some of the "wrong guy for the job" experiences I've...
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    Re: Bassist Audition

    Thanks Glen!
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    Re: Good humor guy with knowledge-xsabers

    Wow, thanks. I hadn't even noticed. I hope my 3,000th was insightful and helpful, but part of me realizes there's a better than average chance is was simply sarcastic and snarky...oh well...
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    Re: Is Ash Just A Gimmick Wood?

    Yes, please send me your sham Supras to me immediately! :dancing:

    The Acro is a good example of unintended consequences, in a good way.

    It was made of inexpensive aluminum (marketed as...
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    Re: If you were wondering

    I was hesitant to take this thread "off-topic", until I figured out it would be far more difficult to keep it "on-topic"...
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    Re: Bassist Audition

    She actually sings lead on about half the tunes. She does have several percussion instruments she uses on stage. There are a few songs where she leaves the stage altogether and mingles with the...
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    Re: Is Ash Just A Gimmick Wood?

    You mean that sound like Recording Customs? That's a good description!
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    Re: If you were wondering

    So Socrates, Plato and Rene Descartes walk into a bar. The bartender asks them if they would like a beer. Descartes retorts in a stern voice, "I think not!" and immediately disappears...
  11. Thread: ouch!!

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    Re: ouch!!

    Photos??? I am not clicking on that. Having busted my arm so many times I am a bit squeamish to such things...
  12. Thread: Whiplash

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    Re: Whiplash

    I don't get this comment. Why would you automatically dislike a movie about a subject you are interested in?

    Also, to be specific, I don't believe it's a movie about drumming. It's a movie...
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    Re: Bassist Audition

    Thanks. She's facing me just off camera. You can see her music stand on the left.
  14. Thread: ouch!!

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    Re: ouch!!

    Got my left hand mangled by the chain and rear sprocket of a motorcycle. The throttle was stuck wide open in the dirt when I fell and my gloveless hand got chewed in the back wheel area. Almost lost...
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    Bassist Audition

    Last year, we were auditioning bass players so I decided to set up a stealth camera so we could sit down and compare each one afterward. I thought it might provide an opportunity to evaluate without...
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    Re: Has Anyone Tried C&C Drums?

    Nobody carries them anywhere from what I can tell. That, and the bad rap they get because of the legitimate things you mentioned with the cheap clip on hoops and such, make them a steal on the used...
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    Re: Ludwig zep set comparison

    Please tell us about your experience with the Mydentity line of drums and how they fall short of being pro-level. I am totally serious because when I see cats like Russ Miller and Glen Sobel playing...
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    Re: A.J. Pero passes at 55 R.I.P.

    Gosh, so young too. Only 55, and Bruce was only 57. Both were still very active with their craft. Bad, bad week...
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    Re: Has Anyone Tried C&C Drums?

    I don't disparage your opinion, but I just think your experience with the brand is very limited and your words might be an influence that needs to be balanced. The reason I bought a set of REMO...
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    Re: Has Anyone Tried C&C Drums?

    First, they are not pressed cardboard. They are made from real wood. They are actually more weather resistant than plywood drums. Their djembes are some of the best selling hand drums on the...
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    Re: Bass Reso Head Question

    When I was in Ireland at my uncle's hotel, a band came in to play in the pub. It was guys in their 60s or better. Their name? "The Pearls". The drummer played a Pearl kit and they had taken a...
  22. Thread: Quality

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    Re: Quality

    Well, my local market is flushed with high-quality cover bands. It's hard to compete when these types of acts are willing to play the same venue at the same rate as us. I mean, they aren't all THIS...
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    Re: Drum sets that are real "sleepers"

    He used to because of that big bass drum he uses. When he was on the SNL 40 a few weeks ago, I seem to remember he was using a traditional set up.
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    Re: Bass Reso Head Question

    + 1 BILLION on DrumArt. They can take your artwork or they have access to millions of high quality designs. They can print right onto the head or do a vinyl cling.
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  25. Thread: My poor dog

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    Re: My poor dog

    Sounds like a scene from a Will Farrell movie...
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