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Drums & Percussion: drum hoops, spray varnish, metal hoops
spray varnish, metal hoops, thin coats: Hi Doran, I dont know of any companies which produce custom hoops but you could sand the finishing off old wodden hoops and then paint and varnish them whatever colour you like. Do alot of thin coats of spray pain and wait for each to dry completely before...

Drums & Percussion: drum instruction, google search, ted reed
google search, ted reed, joe cusatis: Hi Justin, I am not in my studio at the moment, but I believe there s a Drum Fills & Solos book by Ted Reed. It s an older book. Joe Cusatis also has a book called Rhythmic Patterns. As for music notation, Finale is a well-known program, although...

Drums & Percussion: drum kit for beginners, interstate music, beginner kits
interstate music, beginner kits, pearl forum: OK, beginner kits eh, well let’s see. What I would advise would be the pearl forum series (great beginner kit) or the Mapex QR. Pearls forum series is probably your best bang for your buck, but the Mapex line of beginner kits has always been solid and the...

Drums & Percussion: drum kit configuration, kick drum, hi hat
kick drum, hi hat, drum kit: Hi Joel, I am not sure I fully understand the problem but it seems to me you could either cut your hi hat rod short or just raise the toms and rack. I dont see why your rack has to be low because of a small kick drum. If you could email again with more...

Drums & Percussion: drum kit emblem, drum companies, japanese drum
drum companies, japanese drum, ebay: I have never seen this logo! Very cool. There are websites with experts on vintage drumsets, which I am not. I am a rudimental expert . However this set absolutely looks like an early 70 s vintage. The hardware, the color, and the way they painted the...

Drums & Percussion: drum kit set ups, toms hope, set ups
toms hope, set ups, master drummer: Hi, The physical arrangement of your kit should be what suits you best and does not need to change based on the style of music. Check out some pics of Louie Bellson and see what you think. A big band master drummer, Bellson plays a kit you might think was...

Drums & Percussion: drum kit, traditional grip, rim shots
traditional grip, rim shots, hey jon: Yes they do, but not by much. Behind the kit you are going to hear the sound of the strike. It will be a little louder and a little trashier, but the difference is hardly noticeable. The only time you will get a big difference is when you have mic’s on...

Drums & Percussion: drum kits, tama rockstar, seires
tama rockstar, seires, pearl export: Hi Steven, I would say the Rockstars, but only marginaly. I prefer the sound of the export but the Rockstar has some new features which are a little better than those on the export. Also Tama Hardware is a step above pearls in my experience, (not counting...

Drums & Percussion: drum lugs, drum lugs, ludwig accent
drum lugs, ludwig accent, rehearsal studio: Al--some of the lugs can look very much alike. Gretsch and Ludwig never had any type of collaboration. Any number of things could have happened--- A lot of the original lugs could have broken and they replaced them with Gretsch lugs or at least ones...

Drums & Percussion: drum maintenance, question mail, hihats
question mail, hihats, zildjian: Chris---I know EXACTLY what you are talking about. Cymbals can warp. Not a common thing,but I have seen some do just that along with turning inside out,having a heavy spot and new cymbals falling apart. Questions: 1--how old are the cymbals? 2--do you...

Drums & Percussion: drum manufacturer, pulse drums, pulse drum
pulse drums, pulse drum, hi tim: Hi Tim and thanks for the question. I looked for some information about Pulse drums. I didn t or couldn t find who makes them, but i found a site that carries a whole line of Pulse drum kits and equipment. Here is the address: http://www.giardinelli.com/srs7/g=perc/s=sets/search/detail/base_pid/444551/...

Drums & Percussion: drum materials, snare drums, snare drum
snare drums, snare drum, t effect: Hi Noisy and thanks for the question. I apologize for getting back to you a little late. My band was away playing over the memorial day holiday. There are certain woods that snare drums are made of, but certain woods and metals don t have to be for certain...

Drums & Percussion: drum painting, auto body shops, premier drum
auto body shops, premier drum, time equipment: Gabriel---go talk to any auto body shops in your area. Or check out music stores if there are any custom guitar or bass makers in your area. It won t be inexpensive. It will be reasonable. You are paying for a chunk of time, equipment and knowledge. You...

Drums & Percussion: drum painting / premier lug problems, motorcycle paint, ppg place
motorcycle paint, ppg place, snare drum: I have seen paint jobs for a 5 pc. kit go from: $400 (for a standard color) $600-$800 (for custom colors) $1200-$1500 for specialty colors Some of the major artists have custom finishes worth $2000-$5000!!! If it were me,I d wrap them every time....

Drums & Percussion: drum parts, rubber grommets, circle of steel
rubber grommets, circle of steel, paint stain: Wesley-that is a cool thing that you want to build your own drums but there are several questions I have to ask you before I answer your questions. 1st-do you plan on cutting your own bearing edges & snare beds? 2nd-do you have the equipment and skill to...

Drums & Percussion: drum patents?, library depository, patent library
library depository, patent library, proto type: Ben---you need to search to see if there is anything like this on the market. Think clearly--don t be over impressed with yourself and your idea. Then you need to contact a patent attorney. It s going to cost between $5000-$6000 to get a patent--and that...

Drums & Percussion: drum purchase, cb drums, 50th anniversary
cb drums, 50th anniversary, time hope: Hi Ron ,Well it sounds like a good deal, at the end of the day you got a great kit and who knows in years to come, it might become a classic such a Rodgers or a Ludwig . Why not check it out ask the seller some tough questions and see their reaction (or...

Drums & Percussion: drum question, dynamic level, drum notation
dynamic level, drum notation, drum tabs: Hi, I d like to invite you to participate in my forums. I will respond to posts in there as well as any other members of the board checking in on posts. www.mpec.net Drum notation... there is no official version of how to notate drum parts in music....

Drums & Percussion: drum refininshing, heart kind, horrible job
heart kind, horrible job, professional body: When did I say that paint will warp a drum? I wouldn t have said that. That makes no sense. Paint away!!! You painter should use some type of clear sealer before he paints. The sealer you use usually depends on the type of paint that is used. Hope this...

Drums & Percussion: drum refinishing..., custom paint job, drum refinishing
custom paint job, drum refinishing, paint shops: Brian-yes you are correct.I would still try auto paint shops,especially the ones that do custom & show cars and hot rods. If these are not high end drums,then you are wasting your money.To have a custom paint job done is VERY expensive.Average price for a...

Drums & Percussion: drum refinishing, ebay purchases, chrome color
ebay purchases, chrome color, old pearl: Jaren-99% of the Export finishes are only attached with small pieces of 2 sided tape on the top & bottom and at the seam.If you are going to stain or paint the shells,you have to be positive that 100% of the tape residue is off,otherwise it will ruin your...

Drums & Percussion: drum repair, silver things, catalog html
silver things, catalog html, drum set: Hi Catherine, Rodgers had a fantastic reputation years ago and their drums and hardware were second to none. There is an excellent site u mite wanna try: http://www.rogersdrums.com/catalog.html This should be able to supply u with all the answers to...

Drums & Percussion: drum repair, drum shells, shell construction
drum shells, shell construction, correct shape: Hi Jason , Well drum shells due to the nature of the materials used have a tendancy to become warped or out of true , You could try and find someone who makes them and putting it a steam manufacturing mould to bring it back to its original shape, but hey,...

Drums & Percussion: drum reverb?????, cut to the chase, beginer
cut to the chase, beginer, mcisaac: Hi Arthur, Dont worry about this too much. This is perfectly normal and it is just the vibrations of the drums causing each other to make some extra sound. This sound adds to the sound quality and ambience of the drum kit. Without it the drums would sound...

Drums & Percussion: drum roll, stroke roll, sixteenth notes
stroke roll, sixteenth notes, simple exercise: Serena - Drum roll for me, being a rudimental drummer, means an open double stroke roll. How you perfect this rudiment, truthfully, is through practice. I played a simple exercise when I was younger that helped me accomplish this very feat - it simply...

Drums & Percussion: drum roll, snare drum, practice routine
snare drum, practice routine, practice pad: Hi Chris, I dont have a special technique but I do have a practice routine which works very well although it does take time and persistance. Use a practice pad to practice your rolls with a metronome. Start at 50 bpm and work up in 10 bpm increments...

Drums & Percussion: drum rudiments, double strokes, drum majors
double strokes, drum majors, playing drums: Hi Dick and thanks for your question. First off good for you and playing with your church. You mentioned a very important word in your description and that is fun. Thats what drumming is all about. So with this being said let me explain what the rudiments...

Drums & Percussion: Which drum set to buy?, beginner drum kits, ludwig drums
beginner drum kits, ludwig drums, playing drums: Hi Roula and thanks for your question. I first want to make a suggestion to you before you buy a drum kit. I teach and i see alot of parents that want to go out and buy their son or daughter drum kits when they are first starting out. If your going to...

Drums & Percussion: drum sets, mark 3, drum kits
mark 3, drum kits, drum sets: Dalton---There are between 30-35 brands of drums, that very few people have never heard of. There are 7 or 8 factories overseas and 1 in Mexico making what we call generic drum kits. If you had enough money and owned a muxsic store, you could have Dalton...

Drums & Percussion: drum sheet music, drum transcriptions, terry bozzio
drum transcriptions, terry bozzio, drum sheet music: Hi Adam and thanks for your question. This is bit of a tough question cause lately record companies have been taking down alot of sites that offered drum charts due to the fact that they are worried about losing money etc. It don t make any sense to me why...

Drums & Percussion: drum shells/ diecast hoops, maple shells, drum shells
maple shells, drum shells, everett everett: Everett--the main factors in a drum sound are: 1--that the bearing edge is as close to perfect as possible 2--good heads 3--good tuning I have proven many times that there is no human being that can tell one wood from another. One guy claimed he could...

Drums & Percussion: drum sizes, tension rods, sam ash
tension rods, sam ash, suspension unit: Paul--Any authorized Pearl dealer can order them. Try the nearest Sam Ash. Or you can order them online. Try Ebay. If you have any problems finding or getting them,I can order them also. Some of the bigger dealers might have some in stock. I have 2 for...

Drums & Percussion: drum solo, pennsyvlania, referes
pennsyvlania, referes, forum tips: Zac, Write to me at dan@dannybritt.com and I d be happy to help with more tips. For now, try to use your imagination in your solo. Think of things that might be different - like hitting the rim of the drum or the drumsticks together - be Creative....

Drums & Percussion: drum sounds dead, cellulose fiber, white ash
cellulose fiber, white ash, dust mask: Hi Kurt, I have never hear of drum shell suddenly going dead , all I can think of is, the shell has become cracked in some way and will not reasonate because the structure is now flawed. If you have changed the heads and its still like it, this is likely....

Drums & Percussion: drum sticks/mallets, bass snare, praise and worship music
bass snare, praise and worship music, nylon tips: Well Heather, 2b sticks or similar are good for most types of music (with nylon tips if want a clearer cymbal sound) and a light weight pair of tympani (felt) drum sticks would suffice. A pair of hot rods(wooden doweled sticks), ideal for quieter praise...

Drums & Percussion: my drum tone, clock position, o clock
clock position, o clock, drum key: Hi Nicolas and thanks for your question. First off its not a bother at all to answer your question. I like to hear from everyone and thats why i joined the All Experts site. When it comes to buying heads for your kit it can really get expensive especially...

Drums & Percussion: drum wrap, july jamm, bass drum
july jamm, bass drum, temperature changes: Hi Clyde, first of all I gotta say, whadu expect for $632.00 or less! That would just about pay for 1 (brand name)drum shell. Some places are knocking these kits out for $259.95. Ok, now we got that out the way.let proceed. The Cannon Jamm kit aint...

Drums & Percussion: drum wrap, drummaker, photgrapher
drummaker, photgrapher, red drum: Erik--if Precision Drum and Drummaker don t have it, then it probably is not being made any longer. The only solution is to find someone with a very high quality digital camera or take your floor tom to a photgrapher and get a few pictures of the floor...

Drums & Percussion: drum wrap repair, silver sparkle, contact cement
silver sparkle, contact cement, better success: If you can clean any of the old glue off,you will have better success. Get some contact cement and follow directions. Use 2 straps around the drum when it s time to press the wrap down. Use a strong stick over the seam. (the stick goes under the straps)...

Drums & Percussion: drum wrap, gretsch catalina birch, silver sparkle
gretsch catalina birch, silver sparkle, resonant wood: Ok John, let me tell u this, whats wrong with having a nice stained and polished finish anyway! Wrapped finishes adversely affect the tone of drums. Think about it. Take a nice resonant wood drum shell and then cover it with glue and wrap a hunk of plastic...

Drums & Percussion: my drum, second hand instruments, maidan
second hand instruments, maidan, bass drum: Well if you go t the website of the company who makes your drums and wrote to them im sure they would tell you how to order a new one. If its an unbranded kit you could try searching in second hand instruments and repair shops to see if they have old parts...

Drums & Percussion: drumfills, metal drummers, stroke roll
metal drummers, stroke roll, metronome: Hi Nathan, Good question! You are most likely speaking of one of these: 1) Single Stroke Roll. This is when we alternate evenly between Right and Left. 2) Double Stroke Roll. This is the one where we get two hits from one down movement of the...

Drums & Percussion: drumheads, professional drummer, pearl drumset
professional drummer, pearl drumset, botom: Hi Ty. I forgot to answer you about your bottom drum heads. If the bottom heads are still in good shape its ok to keep them on the drums. I still have my original yamaha bottom heads on my kit and they are about 10 years old. If they are not in good condition...

Drums & Percussion: druming, playing the drums, double kick
playing the drums, double kick, kick drum: Hi Joshua, The best way to start with double-pedal is simply to start. Meaning that you should just try things with it first before going heavy into alot of technique. Other things to keep in mind: 1. Don t tense up. If you start to feel tension building...

Drums & Percussion: I am a drummer of 42+yrs...., single strokes, double strokes
single strokes, double strokes, stroke rolls: Hello Ike, First off, there are more times than not that the way one interprets a technique is correct. Basically, nobody can tell you that it is wrong to play those rolls single-stroke. Now, it is true that it is very common that 9 and 13-stroke rolls...

Drums & Percussion: drummers, great jazz drummers, best drummer in the world
great jazz drummers, best drummer in the world, best drummers: Hi Sean and thanks for the question. I have to agree with you that the drummers you mentioned are all great. Myself personally i have always looked up to John Bonham from Led Zeppelin as my favorite drummer. The reason for this is because Bonham always...

Drums & Percussion: drumming, excersises, musical notation
excersises, musical notation, drummers: Sean - you will never be nearly ambidextrous unless you are in fact ambidextrous. That being said, nearly any one-handed exercise you make up should serve you well. It s hard for me to describe exercises on this forum as it is script and not musical notation....

Drums & Percussion: drumming jobs, roll drummer, cover music
roll drummer, cover music, localy: Hi Sean and thanks for your question. I get asked this question so much and its a loaded and tough question to answer. The reason for this is because there is no one set formula on how to find the right people. There is one word that sums up the way to find...

Drums & Percussion: getting drumming jobs, different styles of music, photo tape
different styles of music, photo tape, promo package: Hi Derek and thanks for the question. The first thing i would suggest to you is make sure that your playing level is where it should be. You should be able to play many styles of music, play with click track or sequences and be able to read drum charts somewhat....

Drums & Percussion: drumming for kid, dave weckl, professional drummer
dave weckl, professional drummer, burning desire: Hi Roy, I think one of the most important factors is if your child has a burning desire and passion for Drumming. If he does have that, then the best thing to do if bring him to a drum instructor for lessons. Those are 2 crucial factors. Of...

Drums & Percussion: drumming for kid, travis from blink 182, dave weckl
travis from blink 182, dave weckl, professional drummer: Hi Roy and thanks for the question. First off i want to tell you that its great that your interested in your sons drumming and its a great thing when parents stand behind their children no matter what profession they decide to pursue. Im going to be 100%...

Drums & Percussion: drumming, lesson software, drum lesson
lesson software, drum lesson, google: Hi Mike, I dont read either, its a personal choice, as you ve been playing for 3yrs perhaps its time for you to start. So check out the following URLS http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=drum+lessons+ http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=drum+lesson+software...

Drums & Percussion: drums, local music store, 2 ways
local music store, 2 ways, good advice: Hi Emma. Thanks for the follow up question. I didn t know that you didn t have a drum kit. To be honest with you when you first start to learn the drums you don t really need a drum kit. All you need to start off would be a pair of sticks, a practice pad...

Drums & Percussion: drums, tama drums, better hope
tama drums, better hope, drum sets: I wouldn t go as far to say overrated. Brands like tama and Pearl get a lot of credit and recommendation because they put out good drum sets at good prices for all different levels of playing. From beginner to the most experienced they have a set for you....

Drums & Percussion: drums, double bass pedal, long hope
double bass pedal, long hope, japan china: Travis---ther are approximately 12-14 factories located in Taiwan--Indonesia--Thailand--Japan--China & Mexico. These factories make 20-30 different brands of what we call Generic drums. There have been over 100 generic brands that have gone out of business....

Drums & Percussion: drums, slingerland snare, liverpool merseyside
slingerland snare, liverpool merseyside, slingerland drums: Hi Indi, Slingerland drums are beautiful, and any drums endorsed by the master, Buddy Rich, must be desirable for collectors but so rarely in the UK do we see a good set come on sale that I would find it difficult to give a definitive value. There s a 1976...

Drums & Percussion: drums, yamaha dtx, playing drums
yamaha dtx, playing drums, old shoes: Hi Chad, Here s the answers to your questions. 1 How old were you when you started playing drums? I was 10, I used to play on the backs of old shoes. 2 Are you self taught or did you take lessons? I am self taught although we can learn from each...

Drums & Percussion: drums, snare drum, drum throne
snare drum, drum throne, cymbal stand: Hi Nate, You, in a way, answered your own question. It is actually possible to place a cymbal in the space of where a tom (or tom tom, tom used for short) used to be. There are various ways of setting up the standard kit/drumset, some more popular though...

Drums & Percussion: drums, music practice, undergrad students
music practice, undergrad students, playing music: Hi Adam, I recommend you play as many gigs as you can in the hope that you get picked up by musicians and if you are good enough then your reputation should spread among the music scene. Also meet and talk to everyone you can who s involved in music. Practice...

Drums & Percussion: drums, rogers drums, paper tags
rogers drums, paper tags, badge name: Terry--in order to tell you what you have,I need you to answer the following questions-then take pictures as per my instructions. 1--what sizes are all the drums? (depth X diameter) 2--are there any paper tags inside the drums? 3--what do they say? 4--are...

Drums & Percussion: drums, steady rhythm, babylon 5
steady rhythm, babylon 5, spaceman: Hi Sam, Yes you are able to change tempo as long as it is consistant and if you change back you are able to go back to the original tempo accuratelly. If you change tempo it should also be either very subtle or done with enough confidence that it doesnt...

Drums & Percussion: drums, slingerland drums, black gold
slingerland drums, black gold, drum kit: David--the serial number doesn t do much good. There are several things that tell the ERA of a drum kit: 1--color 2--hardware (tom brackets,bass brackets,tom holders,spurs) 3--the badge--this tells the most. Black & Gold-Chicago= 50 s-early 60 s Black...

Drums & Percussion: drums, sound offs, drum cymbal
sound offs, drum cymbal, rubber pads: Edin--drums are loud because they are played hard and the wrong heads are used. I play with a group that has 20 musicians and 9 singers. Because I play with dynamics,sometimes the director asks me to play louder. The volume is all in yout wrists,hands and...

Drums & Percussion: drums, bass drum pedal, crash cymbals
bass drum pedal, crash cymbals, percussion family: Hi Josh and thanks for the question. Im assuming when you say how a drum drum kit works you mean in a band situation or what the drum kits job in a band is. I will do the best i can for you. The drums are a percussion instrument and is one of many in the...

Drums & Percussion: what drums are the best for playng heavy metal??, modern drummer magazine, double bass drum
modern drummer magazine, double bass drum, heavy metal music: Hi Sebastian and thanks for your question. I don t think thay there are only certain drum kits you can use to play heavy metal music with. I think what it comes down to is the drum heads you use and how you tune the drum kit. You could use a 4 piece kit...

Drums & Percussion: drums and cold weather, cold weather, cold at night
cold weather, cold at night, temperature change: Hi Dan, I think you need to worry about wetness rather than cold weather. Cold weather on its own wont damage a kit (unless its VERY cold).. however what you need to look for is damp and frequent temperature change. For example is it hot in the day and...

Drums & Percussion: drums,cymbals recondition&history, drum wraps, cymbal cleaner
drum wraps, cymbal cleaner, drummaker: 1-to clean metal-chrome cleaner.If there is some pitting,use 0000 grade of steel wool. 2-cymbals-use an APPROVED cymbal cleaner.DO NOT USE ANY OTHER CLEANER/POLISH REGARDLESS OF THE LABEL!!!! There is Zims-Trick-Kickin Brass-Roadie-Sabian & Zildjian cleaners.Some...

Drums & Percussion: Are my drums going to fall apart?, furniture cleaner, paint store
furniture cleaner, paint store, cotton cloth: That is a common problem with lacquered kits. The best advise I can give is to head down to a hardware store, or a paint store, and ask them for something that protects lacquered finishes, it will most likely be a furniture cleaner seeing as how most hardware...

Drums & Percussion: drums and humidity, warm mist humidifier, damp basement
warm mist humidifier, damp basement, house plants: Hi Derek and thanks for your great question. I had to think about this and ask a few other drummers about your question. The general answer was that the humidifier will not hurt your drum kit. The only way that drums will get hurt or destroyed is if your...

Drums & Percussion: drums-quieter, electronic drums, drum set
electronic drums, drum set, electronic drum: If it is an electronic drum set ten you should just be able to buy a set of headphones, most likely with a 1/4 inch jack, and plug them into the brain, thus solving the problem. If it is an acoustic drum set then mesh heads would work and they would not be...

Drums & Percussion: drums, playing the drums, private instructor
playing the drums, private instructor, professional band: Hi Scarlet and thanks for the question. Without knowing your exact situation as far as if your a beginner, or if you have been playing the drums for a while, or if you have a private instructor etc. If your just starting out playing how good you get depends...

Drums & Percussion: drumset brand, cymbal companies, drum companies
cymbal companies, drum companies, drum stores: Hi Ty and thanks for the question. In todays market its almost impossible to buy a drum set that sounds bad today. Years ago there were only maybe 5 or so companies that had the drum set making market to themselves. But today you have the following companies...

Drums & Percussion: drumset jobs, jane sennett, american federation of musicians
jane sennett, american federation of musicians, david shelton: Hi, Jane. A lot of times being in The AFofM (American Federation Of Musicians is the best way to work the casinos. They have a contract with the unions and hire musicians from them. If you could go to the casinos and chat with the musicians already performing...

Drums & Percussion: drumset, gretsch drums, lacquer finish
gretsch drums, lacquer finish, playing drums: Well to be honest I have never heard of virgin drums. So I really can t say anything about them. If you are after a lacquer finished kit for a good price I would go with Yamaha or Gretsch drums. They both make some really awesome looking natural finish...

Drums & Percussion: dw drum wrap, great drums, dw drums
great drums, dw drums, memphis tn: Great drums. I own a set also in White Marine Pearl. That s common with most all wrapped drums. The wrap manufacturer changed their formula, so the old glue discolors the new wrap. So they had to find a glue that was OK to use. The glue that DW uses is...

Drums & Percussion: Electric Drum Sets, professional guitar player, electronic kit
professional guitar player, electronic kit, volume environment: I had to do a bit of searching for this one, but I am confident that I found some things that will make both you and your boyfriend happy. A little bit of background on electronic kits, that I feel is important for you to know is, when it comes right down...

Drums & Percussion: Electric drums, electric drum kit, roland td20
electric drum kit, roland td20, pitter patter: They are exactly what you should be looking for. They DO run through headphones and if you ever want to really get noisy, for any reason, you can plug them into an amp and crank em up. The only noise they offer is the soft pitter patter of drumsticks hitting...

Drums & Percussion: Electric Sets vs. Acoustic sets, electric attitude, roland td
electric attitude, roland td, world percussion: Tuck--What makes you think an electronic kit is more versatile are all the sounds and different kits that you can put together. But--in the hands of a drummer with a lot of technique,the electronic kit falls short. All the different nuances that can be played...

Drums & Percussion: Electronic Drum Set, drumbalaya, ithaca college
drumbalaya, ithaca college, html address: Hey Joe, Well its kinda like you pays your money and take s your choice . See below: http://www.wwbw.com/Roland-TD3S-V-Compact-i126097.music http://shop.drumbalaya.com/s.nl/c.ACCT97787/sc.2/category.21/.f;jsessionid=ac112b791f43aeed37ea23d341f786538573df43c2cf.qQvJq2PEmlnva30Q-BbQmkLz-...

Drums & Percussion: Electronic Drum Set, bells and whistles, roland td7
bells and whistles, roland td7, ithaca college: Hi Joe. I went and looked for a few TD-7 kits for you. If the drum kit is in good shape, it is a good deal. I would plug the drum kit up and make sure that everything works. Make sure the heads are in good shape to. If your not sure how to work the drum kit...

Drums & Percussion: Electronic Drum Set, roland td6, yamaha dtxtreme
roland td6, yamaha dtxtreme, ithaca college: The kits I would reccomend in this range are: Roland TD6 Roland TD8 (more expensive) Yamaha DTXpress III Yamaha DTXtreme III These are probably the best value kits and sound good considering what they are. Try them before you buy. YOU might not like...

Drums & Percussion: Electronic Drums, real drums, electronic drums
real drums, electronic drums, pad style: Electronic Kits are all about the brain. The brain is the unit that you use to pick your sound and basically run the entire operation; everything else is just an expensive practice pad kit. Roland, as far as I am concerned, makes the best electronic kits...

Drums & Percussion: Electronic drum amplification, electronic drum kit, keyboard amp
electronic drum kit, keyboard amp, keyboard amps: Hi! Guitar amps are designed to respond best to the frequency of guitars. This is why they are not responding well to your very low kick sound and very high cymbals. I beleive Roland makes amplifiers especially for electronic kits but they are expensive....

Drums & Percussion: Electronic drum amplification, electronic drum kit, keyboard amp
electronic drum kit, keyboard amp, keyboard amps: Hi Sonny and thanks for the question. I actually have a yamaha DT xplorer drum kit. A guitar amp will sound thin and very harsh because the speakers can t handle the frequencies that a kick drum and cymbals reproduce. Here are 2 suggestions you can use that...

Drums & Percussion: Electronic Effects for Drums (Roland), modern drummer magazine, drum effects
modern drummer magazine, drum effects, electronic set: Hi Paul and thanks for the question. To be honest with you i don t know what small pedal your talking about the Neil uses. But i do know that Neil uses a big electronic set up. For the past few years Neil has been using the Roland V drum kits. Plus i know...

Drums & Percussion: Evans Hydraulic Drumheads., jojo mayer, hydraulic heads
jojo mayer, hydraulic heads, drumheads: Mark--even if you had the exact drum kit that Jojo has-with the same heads and even had it tuned by his drum tech,it would sound TOTALLY different when you played it. Just the way of hitting the drum changes the tone. 1st I would place all the toms on a...

Drums & Percussion: easy drum tabs, local music store, drum tabs
local music store, drum tabs, finding a friend: Hi Belinda! Wow, great Christmas present. Beginning to learn how to play the drumset is really outside of the scope of this forum. I learned, quite simply, by figuring out and playing to my favorite songs on the radio. The correct answer would be to find...

Drums & Percussion: eeeeeek!, pearl export series, gig tomorrow
pearl export series, gig tomorrow, stock answers: Well Jen, this has happened before, so heres one of my stock answers. It could be that the rod has got stuck on the inside of the tube holding the inner hi-hat rod. All u gotta do is to take the hi-hat cup (plastic piece)off the top of the tube and...

Drums & Percussion: electric drumset, roland company, pawn shops
roland company, pawn shops, digital drum: Hi Nitin and thanks for your question. I really can t tell you where in toronto you can buy a drum kit. I live in South Jersey. But i can give you some advise on buying and looking for a drum kit. There are alot of digital drum kits on the market. The Roland...

Drums & Percussion: electronic cymbal problems, email, warranty
email, warranty, suggestion: I don t know too much about electronics,but I ll give it my best shot. There could be a wire that is not totally broken and is only passing some of the voltage. Something could be wrong with trigger itself. The best suggestion is to write a nice email or...

Drums & Percussion: About electronic drumkit!, local music store, snare drum
local music store, snare drum, drum equipment: Hi Vladislav and thanks for the question. If im correct your asking me where you can buy a brain for your electronic kit. There are a few places you can look for used equipment. The first place i would check out is ebay. You can find all kinds of used drum...

Drums & Percussion: Are there electronic kits that teach basics?, electronic drum kits, rhythm patterns
electronic drum kits, rhythm patterns, how to play the drums: Hi Dave and thanks for the question. Your question sounds like a great idea for a drum manufacturer to make a drum kit that can teach someone the basics. But as far as i know, there are no electronic drum kits out there that do show a begininer how to...

Drums & Percussion: endurance training for drums., endurance training, practice routine
endurance training, practice routine, shinbone: You can improve your endurance with a practice routine that follows a similar concept to that of a fitness or exercise program, via the same kind of endurance training only applied to the drumset. Some key factors that help include gradually increasing...

Drums & Percussion: evans EMAD resonant, evans emad, harmony central
evans emad, harmony central, resonant bass: Hi Phil, ur right, I am not familiar with this product, however, I did some research and found the following: http://namm.harmony-central.com/SNAMM05/Content/Evans/ PR/EMAD-Resonant-Bass-Head.html http://www.samash.com/catalog/showitem.asp?ItemID=46187&SourceType=BestSeller...

Drums & Percussion: Does this exist/?, great drums, butcher block
great drums, butcher block, fullerton ca: Mike---check your bearing edges. Take the heads off--place the drum on a countertop---make the room dark---put a flashlight inside--if you see light escaping out the bottom, then your edges are bad. I don t care if yoiu are the greatest drum tuner on...

Drums & Percussion: How Do I expand on my drumset., musicians friend, set ups
musicians friend, set ups, pearl vision: The only advice I can really give is to keep an eye on sites like musicians friend and the like, and also contact pearl themselves. Ask pearl if there is an expansion set you can get, or if you might be able to just purchase the pieces your after directly...

Drums & Percussion: A.F. Blaemire, fiberglass shells, snare drums
fiberglass shells, snare drums, monster kit: There isn t much about him. He made shells--snare drums and the occassional drum kit. He used his own formula for making the fiberglass shells. He sold his shells,drums and coverings out of Valley Drum Shop and also out of his home. He is credited with...

Drums & Percussion: Fading on WMP wrap, hi mike, novus
hi mike, novus, polishes: Rick-I have not heard of this product, but that doesn t mean anything. They are coming up with products that are simply amazing. Lubricants--protectants--waxes & polishes that work on a molecular level. WOW!!! I have some pieces of yellowed WMP that I...

Drums & Percussion: FIRst time, tama starclassic, paiste signature
tama starclassic, paiste signature, yamaha stage custom: Hi, NO its not essential to learn to read notation but its easy and later becomes very convienient. Buy when youve ha few lessons and settled yourself with the idea of playing drums. For a first kit I reccomend the following: Yamaha Stage Custom Pearl...

Drums & Percussion: Fiberskin Heads, slingerland, bass drum
slingerland, bass drum, snare: Hi Dave, I bought a set of Fyberskyns recently and to be honest they were not what I expected. The certainly do replicate quite well natural heads, the sound to me was ufocused and quite raw. On toms they did sound quite good but I dont think they worked...

Drums & Percussion: Fill ins, subtle dynamics, snare
subtle dynamics, snare, rhythms: Hey Matt, Dont do lines of identical notes ie 4 snare 4 tom 4 floor tom. use different rhythms. Relate the rhthms of the fills to your main motif. Also be a little subtle. DYNAMICS! You can buy books full of notated drum fills, that might help your ideas....

Drums & Percussion: Finding drum parts for a Slingerland kit, factory holes, good shape
factory holes, good shape, tanzer: Gregg-you have 3 choices: 1-have the parts drilled and retapped.The problem with this is that the wing bolt will not be Slingerland because they never made anything that big. It all depends on how anal you are. No offense meant. 2-look all over creation...

Drums & Percussion: Finding a gig., musician sites, band lists
musician sites, band lists, band leaders: Hi Brian. Thanks for your question and congratulations on graduating college. The bottom line to finding gigs and making a living playing music is getting yourself out there and letting band leaders and bands know your available to play. With that...

Drums & Percussion: Finding Tabs on the Internet, pull harder on the strings of your martyr, drumtabs
pull harder on the strings of your martyr, drumtabs, drum tabs: Hi Julian and thanks for your question. I use a few sites to get tab from. I have listed the address for you. I can t gurantee that you ll find the songs your looking for but its worth a try. Here are the sites: www.mxtabs.net/drumtabs.php www.911tabs.com/drum_tabs/...

Drums & Percussion: Finger injury, finger x, finger injury
finger x, finger injury, little finger: Hi David and thanks for the email. I want to apologize for not getting back to you sooner. I answered your question a few days ago. For some reason the email was not delivered to you and i got a notice saying that i had not answered your question. It sounds...

Drums & Percussion: Floor tom head lug, export kit, pearl export
export kit, pearl export, thanks in advance: Jon---if you send me a picture,I will look in my shop and see if I have one. BUT--if it is the threaded part inside the lug (called a swivel nut),then you should be able to find that almost anywhere. Send pic to drumdoctor@att.net. Hope this helps. Mik...

Drums & Percussion: Follow up to the other question., 112 bpm, slow tempo
112 bpm, slow tempo, sixteenth notes: Hi Geoff and thanks for the follow up. You only live about 10 minutes from me. I live in Bellmawr. If your still having your ankle tensing up maybe you should try to play with both feet flat footed on the pedal board. It sounds to me like your tensing up...

Drums & Percussion: Follow-up question, sabian b8, fusion 5
sabian b8, fusion 5, inch bass: Heather--they sound fine,they are just too loud. They are thicker for durability. I would go out and look for pro-line USED cymbals. If you feel that you don t know enough about cymbals to choose,then take a pro drummer with you. Or you can buy them from...

Drums & Percussion: Foor tom refinishing, elbow grease, oil paints
elbow grease, oil paints, orbital sander: Greg--you are dealing with a few different items here. 1--I don t know what the clear finish is. You would need to ask DW that question. 2--there are several different types of lacquer. Some are oil based--some are water based. The government is slowly...

Drums & Percussion: 60,s rogers holiday drums, drums, rogers
Drums & Percussion: 60,s rogers holiday drums, drums, rogers

Drums & Percussion: 79 slingerland set, shells
Drums & Percussion: 79 slingerland set, shells

Drums & Percussion: Ain't too proud to beg
Drums & Percussion: Ain't too proud to beg

Drums & Percussion: Ain't too proud follow up, snare, 4e
Drums & Percussion: Ain't too proud follow up, snare, 4e

Drums & Percussion: Application of Drum Wrap, double thickness, tollerance
Drums & Percussion: Application of Drum Wrap, double thickness, tollerance, sparkle

Drums & Percussion: Arm pain and electronic drums, forearm pain, electronic set
Drums & Percussion: Arm pain and electronic drums, forearm pain, electronic set, cymbals

Drums & Percussion: Attaching Drum Wrap, glue pieces, drum companies
Drums & Percussion: Attaching Drum Wrap, glue pieces, drum companies, asian companies

Drums & Percussion: Bad tone, john bonham, tripod stand
Drums & Percussion: Bad tone, john bonham, tripod stand, tom toms

Drums & Percussion: Base drum moving, drum lugs, ludwig kit
Drums & Percussion: Base drum moving, drum lugs, ludwig kit, rubber feet

Drums & Percussion: Bass, room acoustics, bass drum
Drums & Percussion: Bass, room acoustics, bass drum, cannon

Drums & Percussion: Begining Drums, stroke roll, snare drum
Drums & Percussion: Begining Drums, stroke roll, snare drum, machine gun

Drums & Percussion: Best drum set for 14 year old beginner, guitar centers, best bet
Drums & Percussion: Best drum set for 14 year old beginner, guitar centers, best bet, pearl export

Drums & Percussion: Broken Lug on Floor Tom, drill press, lugs
Drums & Percussion: Broken Lug on Floor Tom, drill press, lugs, jig

Drums & Percussion: BUZIN CYMBALS AND "YELLOWCARD'S" DRUMMER, canadian garbage, cymbals
Drums & Percussion: BUZIN CYMBALS AND "YELLOWCARD'S" DRUMMER, canadian garbage, cymbals, masterwork

Drums & Percussion: Buying Kit on Budget., zildjian cymbals, storage
Drums & Percussion: Buying Kit on Budget., zildjian cymbals, storage, music

Drums & Percussion: Buzin cymbals, custom drums
Drums & Percussion: Buzin cymbals, custom drums

Drums & Percussion: backing tracks for drummers, roland vdrums
Drums & Percussion: backing tracks for drummers, roland vdrums

Drums & Percussion: bass drum click, jordan mancino, kick drums
Drums & Percussion: bass drum click, jordan mancino, kick drums, pitch sound

Drums & Percussion: bass drum technique/speed, cheese, sticks
Drums & Percussion: bass drum technique/speed, cheese, sticks

Drums & Percussion: beginner electronic drum set, playing drums, rubber pad
Drums & Percussion: beginner electronic drum set, playing drums, rubber pad, mufflers

Drums & Percussion: how do i bild up mucle in my hands, wrist exercises, hand over fist
Drums & Percussion: how do i bild up mucle in my hands, wrist exercises, hand over fist, speed accuracy

Drums & Percussion: blast beats / double bass drumming, chris adler, lamb of god
Drums & Percussion: blast beats / double bass drumming, chris adler, lamb of god, happend

Drums & Percussion: blues drums, roll grooves, maybelline
Drums & Percussion: blues drums, roll grooves, maybelline, panama francis

Drums & Percussion: off brand drums, pearl blx, modern drummer
Drums & Percussion: off brand drums, pearl blx, modern drummer, asian guy

Drums & Percussion: what brand are my drums?, bass drum, whitehall
Drums & Percussion: what brand are my drums?, bass drum, whitehall, clock position

Drums & Percussion: what to buy, decent kit, lugs
Drums & Percussion: what to buy, decent kit, lugs, gammons

Drums & Percussion: buying my second drumset, pork pie drum, pacific drums
Drums & Percussion: buying my second drumset, pork pie drum, pacific drums, taiwan china

Drums & Percussion: Custom Drum Badges, local pawn shop, nick stone
Drums & Percussion: Custom Drum Badges, local pawn shop, nick stone, tag shop

Drums & Percussion: Custom Drums, dream kit, dimentions
Drums & Percussion: Custom Drums, dream kit, dimentions, drumset

Drums & Percussion: Cymbal cleaning, natural ingredient, soft cloth
Drums & Percussion: Cymbal cleaning, natural ingredient, soft cloth, circular motion

Drums & Percussion: Cymbal Recoating, polyurethane, coats
Drums & Percussion: Cymbal Recoating, polyurethane, coats

Drums & Percussion: cb drums, cb drums, bargain corner
Drums & Percussion: cb drums, cb drums, bargain corner, ludwig

Drums & Percussion: click track and playing in sync with backing tracks, jazz books, practice space
Drums & Percussion: click track and playing in sync with backing tracks, jazz books, practice space, backing track

Drums & Percussion: cymbals, sheet bronze, sabians
Drums & Percussion: cymbals, sheet bronze, sabians, quality sheet

Drums & Percussion: Dead ringers, foam insulations, dead ringers
Drums & Percussion: Dead ringers, foam insulations, dead ringers, silver street

Drums & Percussion: Differences Between Drum Heads, fusion pack, mils
Drums & Percussion: Differences Between Drum Heads, fusion pack, mils, drum set

Drums & Percussion: Double Bass Pedal Set-up and Fine Tuning, spring tension, metal songs
Drums & Percussion: Double Bass Pedal Set-up and Fine Tuning, spring tension, metal songs, basix

Drums & Percussion: Double bass advice needed, fifteen seconds, bpm
Drums & Percussion: Double bass advice needed, fifteen seconds, bpm, double bass

Drums & Percussion: HOW DO I GET A DRUMMING CAREER, country artist, drummers
Drums & Percussion: HOW DO I GET A DRUMMING CAREER, country artist, drummers, audition

Drums & Percussion: Drum-depth question, miked, t project
Drums & Percussion: Drum-depth question, miked, t project, dummer

Drums & Percussion: Drum Lugs and Gammon Percussion, percussion drums, bass drum
Drums & Percussion: Drum Lugs and Gammon Percussion, percussion drums, bass drum, lugs

Drums & Percussion: Drum Lugs, e bay, bass drum
Drums & Percussion: Drum Lugs, e bay, bass drum, auction

Drums & Percussion: Drum repair, using steel, steel wool
Drums & Percussion: Drum repair, using steel, steel wool, elbows

Drums & Percussion: Drum repairs, rich model, stradivarious
Drums & Percussion: Drum repairs, rich model, stradivarious, mail order

Drums & Percussion: Drum Sound, steve gadd, kick drums
Drums & Percussion: Drum Sound, steve gadd, kick drums, audio engineer

Drums & Percussion: Drum set up, aaron gillespie of underoath, straight cymbal
Drums & Percussion: Drum set up, aaron gillespie of underoath, straight cymbal, snare stand

Drums & Percussion: Drummer Tempo & Click Tracks, mike giles, king crimson
Drums & Percussion: Drummer Tempo & Click Tracks, mike giles, king crimson, vocalist

Drums & Percussion: Drums And Cold Weather, cold weather, drums
Drums & Percussion: Drums And Cold Weather, cold weather, drums, tenor

Drums & Percussion: DW Edge snare drum, butt plate, strainer
Drums & Percussion: DW Edge snare drum, butt plate, strainer, snare

Drums & Percussion: dating rogers drums, tom champagne, stickers
Drums & Percussion: dating rogers drums, tom champagne, stickers

Drums & Percussion: different shades of vintage Ludwig mahogany cortex, mahogany
Drums & Percussion: different shades of vintage Ludwig mahogany cortex, mahogany

Drums & Percussion: double bass pedal, surphace, velcrow
Drums & Percussion: double bass pedal, surphace, velcrow, couple pieces

Drums & Percussion: double bass pedal, spring retainer, tama pedals
Drums & Percussion: double bass pedal, spring retainer, tama pedals, little joe

Drums & Percussion: drum lugs, ludwig accent, rehearsal studio
Drums & Percussion: drum lugs, ludwig accent, rehearsal studio, lugs

Drums & Percussion: drum manufacturer, customer service reps, pulse drums
Drums & Percussion: drum manufacturer, customer service reps, pulse drums

Drums & Percussion: drum painting / premier lug problems, premier snare, metal fatigue
Drums & Percussion: drum painting / premier lug problems, premier snare, metal fatigue, isolated case

Drums & Percussion: drum patents?, confidentiality agreement, company director
Drums & Percussion: drum patents?, confidentiality agreement, company director, freinds

Drums & Percussion: drum purchase, ludwig kit, level instruments
Drums & Percussion: drum purchase, ludwig kit, level instruments, beginner kits

Drums & Percussion: drum rudiments, cross over music, double strokes
Drums & Percussion: drum rudiments, cross over music, double strokes, band drummer

Drums & Percussion: drum shells/ diecast hoops, snare drum, sales pitch
Drums & Percussion: drum shells/ diecast hoops, snare drum, sales pitch, sellotape

Drums & Percussion: drummers, bass patterns, double bass
Drums & Percussion: drummers, bass patterns, double bass, genre

Drums & Percussion: drums-quieter, drum kit, cushions
Drums & Percussion: drums-quieter, drum kit, cushions, towels

Drums & Percussion: Electric Sets vs. Acoustic sets, forgeting, 50s
Drums & Percussion: Electric Sets vs. Acoustic sets, forgeting, 50s

Drums & Percussion: A.F. Blaemire, drums, suffering from
Drums & Percussion: A.F. Blaemire, drums, suffering from, snare drums

Drums & Percussion: Fading on WMP wrap, light scratches, drum company
Drums & Percussion: Fading on WMP wrap, light scratches, drum company, small article

Drums & Percussion: Finding drum parts for a Slingerland kit, lock tite, helicoil
Drums & Percussion: Finding drum parts for a Slingerland kit, lock tite, helicoil, cable clamp

Drums & Percussion: finding drumming gigs on cruise ships, employment on cruise ships, crystal cruise lines
Drums & Percussion: finding drumming gigs on cruise ships, employment on cruise ships, crystal cruise lines, world cruise

Drums & Percussion: General Drum Restoration - Vintage Ludwig and Other, chrome shop, lugs
Drums & Percussion: General Drum Restoration - Vintage Ludwig and Other, chrome shop, lugs, mold

Drums & Percussion: gig bags, jamestown ny, blue heron
Drums & Percussion: gig bags, jamestown ny, blue heron, bill anderson

Drums & Percussion: great drumset tuning, google images, tension rods
Drums & Percussion: great drumset tuning, google images, tension rods, drumdial

Drums & Percussion: HB Drums, hb drums, roland td
Drums & Percussion: HB Drums, hb drums, roland td, iron cobra

Drums & Percussion: Heel-up or heel-down?, bass drum
Drums & Percussion: Heel-up or heel-down?, bass drum

Drums & Percussion: Hydraulic Heads, head tension, hydraulic heads
Drums & Percussion: Hydraulic Heads, head tension, hydraulic heads, resonance

Drums & Percussion: Left hand, daily routine, drummers
Drums & Percussion: Left hand, daily routine, drummers, coordination

Drums & Percussion: Im going to stain my drums, paint strainer, grit sandpaper
Drums & Percussion: Im going to stain my drums, paint strainer, grit sandpaper, mineral spirits

Drums & Percussion: Jenco vibe, jenco, new paint
Drums & Percussion: Jenco vibe, jenco, new paint, terrible shape

Drums & Percussion: Kings, welcome thanks, hague holland
Drums & Percussion: Kings, welcome thanks, hague holland, desmond

Drums & Percussion: Kit Choice, money, price range
Drums & Percussion: Kit Choice, money, price range

Drums & Percussion: Looking to buy a drum set, pearl export series, zildjian cymbals
Drums & Percussion: Looking to buy a drum set, pearl export series, zildjian cymbals, hi hat

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig 1970's or so drum set called Black Panthers, black panther, patter
Drums & Percussion: Ludwig 1970's or so drum set called Black Panthers, black panther, patter, overtones

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig Classic Strainer, loud cracks, musicians friends
Drums & Percussion: Ludwig Classic Strainer, loud cracks, musicians friends, strainer

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig Drum Kit ID Help, monroe nc, badges
Drums & Percussion: Ludwig Drum Kit ID Help, monroe nc, badges, keystone

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig Speed King Pedal, mineral spirits, speed king
Drums & Percussion: Ludwig Speed King Pedal, mineral spirits, speed king, exact method

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig speedking pedal, computer keyboards, work bench
Drums & Percussion: Ludwig speedking pedal, computer keyboards, work bench, liquid air

Drums & Percussion: late 1970's copper slingerland wrap, dupli color, copper plate
Drums & Percussion: late 1970's copper slingerland wrap, dupli color, copper plate, spray paint

Drums & Percussion: ludwig 70s drum kit, bass drum
Drums & Percussion: ludwig 70s drum kit, bass drum

Drums & Percussion: ludwig blue oyster pearl, rob cook, customer complaints
Drums & Percussion: ludwig blue oyster pearl, rob cook, customer complaints, keystone

Drums & Percussion: Mid-Level Drumkit, signature series, magazines
Drums & Percussion: Mid-Level Drumkit, signature series, magazines

Drums & Percussion: Miking Ludwig Vistalites, vistalites, mic
Drums & Percussion: Miking Ludwig Vistalites, vistalites, mic

Drums & Percussion: making drums, bass drums, drum corps
Drums & Percussion: making drums, bass drums, drum corps, shane

Drums & Percussion: mastering the bass drum kick pedal/hi hat pedals, google search, heaps
Drums & Percussion: mastering the bass drum kick pedal/hi hat pedals, google search, heaps, google

Drums & Percussion: metranome in a live situation, murph, possible solution
Drums & Percussion: metranome in a live situation, murph, possible solution, doing research

Drums & Percussion: multiple tom head questions, evans head, aquarians
Drums & Percussion: multiple tom head questions, evans head, aquarians, remo

Drums & Percussion: Name of a drum, ceramic doumbek, glue
Drums & Percussion: Name of a drum, ceramic doumbek, glue, doumbek

Drums & Percussion: Neil Pert etc., bonham, kinds of music
Drums & Percussion: Neil Pert etc., bonham, kinds of music, offence

Drums & Percussion: New to the drums, time life, good luck
Drums & Percussion: New to the drums, time life, good luck, motivation

Drums & Percussion: Notes on a quad drum, bass drum, tenors
Drums & Percussion: Notes on a quad drum, bass drum, tenors, quads

Drums & Percussion: PEARL CZX STUDIO ALL SHELL BIRCH, shells
Drums & Percussion: PEARL CZX STUDIO ALL SHELL BIRCH, shells

Drums & Percussion: PEARL CZX STUDIO ALL SHELL BIRCH, studio drums, snare drum
Drums & Percussion: PEARL CZX STUDIO ALL SHELL BIRCH, studio drums, snare drum, maple version

Drums & Percussion: Pearl BRX Master Series or Peal MMX Master Series, metal drummers, matt mcdonough
Drums & Percussion: Pearl BRX Master Series or Peal MMX Master Series, metal drummers, matt mcdonough, hardcore metal

Drums & Percussion: Pearl ISS, adc, drums
Drums & Percussion: Pearl ISS, adc, drums, liverpool

Drums & Percussion: Pearl or Yamaha, maple construction, playing drums
Drums & Percussion: Pearl or Yamaha, maple construction, playing drums, personal preference

Drums & Percussion: Peavey RadialPro 500 Drums
Drums & Percussion: Peavey RadialPro 500 Drums

Drums & Percussion: How to Pick a Quality Beginner's Drum Set, zildjian cymbals, playing drums
Drums & Percussion: How to Pick a Quality Beginner's Drum Set, zildjian cymbals, playing drums, hb

Drums & Percussion: Pit percussion, good luck, proper wrist
Drums & Percussion: Pit percussion, good luck, proper wrist

Drums & Percussion: Playing left handed, drum player, plays two
Drums & Percussion: Playing left handed, drum player, plays two, play two

Drums & Percussion: Polyurethane removal from vintage mahogany Slingerlands, steel wool, home depot
Drums & Percussion: Polyurethane removal from vintage mahogany Slingerlands, steel wool, home depot, citristrip

Drums & Percussion: Printing on skins, skins
Drums & Percussion: Printing on skins, skins

Drums & Percussion: Pronouncing percussion brands
Drums & Percussion: Pronouncing percussion brands

Drums & Percussion: painting hardware, thin coats, chrome surface
Drums & Percussion: painting hardware, thin coats, chrome surface, metal finisher

Drums & Percussion: pearl wood fiberglass drums, wood shells, drum wood
Drums & Percussion: pearl wood fiberglass drums, wood shells, drum wood, composite shell

Drums & Percussion: percussion, drum company, tucson arizona
Drums & Percussion: percussion, drum company, tucson arizona, bison

Drums & Percussion: please answer my question, drummers, drummer
Drums & Percussion: please answer my question, drummers, drummer, backbone

Drums & Percussion: QUESTIONS ABOUT DW DRUMS, satin oil, price jumps
Drums & Percussion: QUESTIONS ABOUT DW DRUMS, satin oil, price jumps, collectors series

Drums & Percussion: Question about Roland TD 7, good luck, parameters
Drums & Percussion: Question about Roland TD 7, good luck, parameters

Drums & Percussion: quad tuning, gock, ding dong
Drums & Percussion: quad tuning, gock, ding dong, spock

Drums & Percussion: quality of rogers drums, rogers drums, tobacco sunburst
Drums & Percussion: quality of rogers drums, rogers drums, tobacco sunburst, ludwig

Drums & Percussion: question about quiet drums, rubber pads, drum kit
Drums & Percussion: question about quiet drums, rubber pads, drum kit, mesh

Drums & Percussion: Raggae Drum Tabs, bass snare, bob marley songs
Drums & Percussion: Raggae Drum Tabs, bass snare, bob marley songs, theoffbeat

Drums & Percussion: Re:resent reply to "older Yamaha drums", florence italy, model type
Drums & Percussion: Re:resent reply to "older Yamaha drums", florence italy, model type, drum kit

Drums & Percussion: Recco, japanese drum, drums
Drums & Percussion: Recco, japanese drum, drums, uss eisenhower

Drums & Percussion: Recovering old Ludwigs, maple shells, heat gun
Drums & Percussion: Recovering old Ludwigs, maple shells, heat gun, sparkle

Drums & Percussion: Red headed drummer, band america, born in 1947
Drums & Percussion: Red headed drummer, band america, born in 1947, folk rock band

Drums & Percussion: Refinishing drums, wood grain, shells
Drums & Percussion: Refinishing drums, wood grain, shells, glue

Drums & Percussion: Removing Lacquer finish for Refinishing, drum stores, yamaha drums
Drums & Percussion: Removing Lacquer finish for Refinishing, drum stores, yamaha drums, warranty work

Drums & Percussion: Rogers black onyx finish, rogers drums, black onyx
Drums & Percussion: Rogers black onyx finish, rogers drums, black onyx, cigarette smoke

Drums & Percussion: Rogers Drums, jerry shields, covington ohio
Drums & Percussion: Rogers Drums, jerry shields, covington ohio, time jerry

Drums & Percussion: Rogers Drums, good luck
Drums & Percussion: Rogers Drums, good luck

Drums & Percussion: Rogers Dynasonic Snare Seup, snare, crack
Drums & Percussion: Rogers Dynasonic Snare Seup, snare, crack, jazz

Drums & Percussion: Rogers R-360, blue oyster, mount arm
Drums & Percussion: Rogers R-360, blue oyster, mount arm, blue ripple

Drums & Percussion: Rogers R380, yamaha recording, drum roll
Drums & Percussion: Rogers R380, yamaha recording, drum roll, r380

Drums & Percussion: Rogers SuperTen info, chromed steel, drummers
Drums & Percussion: Rogers SuperTen info, chromed steel, drummers, snare

Drums & Percussion: recovering mallets, mallets, blow out
Drums & Percussion: recovering mallets, mallets, blow out, percussion

Drums & Percussion: refinishing drums, bristle brush, color consistency
Drums & Percussion: refinishing drums, bristle brush, color consistency, quarter sawn oak

Drums & Percussion: removing Ludwig chrome wrap, heat gun, burn marks
Drums & Percussion: removing Ludwig chrome wrap, heat gun, burn marks, ventilated area

Drums & Percussion: rogers drums, beavertail, bread and butter
Drums & Percussion: rogers drums, beavertail, bread and butter, serial numbers

Drums & Percussion: Sabian vs Zildjian vs Alchemy vs Istanbul Cymbals, istanbul cymbals, istanbul alchemy
Drums & Percussion: Sabian vs Zildjian vs Alchemy vs Istanbul Cymbals, istanbul cymbals, istanbul alchemy, accent pieces

Drums & Percussion: Sanding and painting the drum, redone, bearings
Drums & Percussion: Sanding and painting the drum, redone, bearings, drums

Drums & Percussion: Slingerland Drum Set, lugs, sixties
Drums & Percussion: Slingerland Drum Set, lugs, sixties, badges

Drums & Percussion: Slingerland Drumset information, niles illinois, gold badge
Drums & Percussion: Slingerland Drumset information, niles illinois, gold badge, slingerland

Drums & Percussion: Slingerland drum covering, black mirror, plastic covering
Drums & Percussion: Slingerland drum covering, black mirror, plastic covering, north east of england

Drums & Percussion: Slingerland Radio Kings, radio kings, metal fatigue
Drums & Percussion: Slingerland Radio Kings, radio kings, metal fatigue, lugs

Drums & Percussion: Snare drums matanence, snare
Drums & Percussion: Snare drums matanence, snare

Drums & Percussion: Snare side head tuning problem., heat gun, snare
Drums & Percussion: Snare side head tuning problem., heat gun, snare, wrinkles

Drums & Percussion: Special percussion instrument., cultural patrimony, spaniards
Drums & Percussion: Special percussion instrument., cultural patrimony, spaniards, goverment

Drums & Percussion: Speed King repair, billet foot, roll pins
Drums & Percussion: Speed King repair, billet foot, roll pins, ball bearings

Drums & Percussion: Spray Guns and such...
Drums & Percussion: Spray Guns and such...

Drums & Percussion: set up of percussion instruments, tumba, wich
Drums & Percussion: set up of percussion instruments, tumba, wich, imo

Drums & Percussion: signia, spare parts, brackets
Drums & Percussion: signia, spare parts, brackets, postings

Drums & Percussion: slingerland snare drum, snare drum, slingerland
Drums & Percussion: slingerland snare drum, snare drum, slingerland, lugs

Drums & Percussion: On stage performance, and general, eye contact, climax
Drums & Percussion: On stage performance, and general, eye contact, climax, drummer

Drums & Percussion: staining a drum, self tapping screws, gretsch
Drums & Percussion: staining a drum, self tapping screws, gretsch, casings

Drums & Percussion: how to start making drum studio, egg cartons, egg carton
Drums & Percussion: how to start making drum studio, egg cartons, egg carton, sound proofing

Drums & Percussion: stave drum?, climate variations, minor drawback
Drums & Percussion: stave drum?, climate variations, minor drawback, quarter sawn

Drums & Percussion: storing a drumset, storage sheds, climate control
Drums & Percussion: storing a drumset, storage sheds, climate control, good advice

Drums & Percussion: Tama drum kits, electronic drums, sam ash
Drums & Percussion: Tama drum kits, electronic drums, sam ash, cymbals

Drums & Percussion: Tama kit, snare rudiments, snare drum
Drums & Percussion: Tama kit, snare rudiments, snare drum, independent hand

Drums & Percussion: Tama parts, denmark, email
Drums & Percussion: Tama parts, denmark, email

Drums & Percussion: Tension Rod Sizes, remo roto toms, girth
Drums & Percussion: Tension Rod Sizes, remo roto toms, girth, screw assembly

Drums & Percussion: Traditional or Military?, rick altis, pinky finger
Drums & Percussion: Traditional or Military?, rick altis, pinky finger, traditional grip

Drums & Percussion: Tuning Amber Vistalites, d sound, bonham
Drums & Percussion: Tuning Amber Vistalites, d sound, bonham, tuning tips

Drums & Percussion: Tuning Drums, hearts content, warm tone
Drums & Percussion: Tuning Drums, hearts content, warm tone, snares

Drums & Percussion: Tuning marching snare, black max, kevlar
Drums & Percussion: Tuning marching snare, black max, kevlar, mylar

Drums & Percussion: I can't seem to get double pedals, lower leg muscles, foot speed
Drums & Percussion: I can't seem to get double pedals, lower leg muscles, foot speed, calves

Drums & Percussion: tenors, biceps, tenors
Drums & Percussion: tenors, biceps, tenors, muscles

Drums & Percussion: touch -ups on Slingerland, redone, gibson
Drums & Percussion: touch -ups on Slingerland, redone, gibson

Drums & Percussion: traditional grip vs matched, lifelong habit, force of habit
Drums & Percussion: traditional grip vs matched, lifelong habit, force of habit, traditional grip

Drums & Percussion: trigger from d112?, drum machine, preamp
Drums & Percussion: trigger from d112?, drum machine, preamp, mic

Drums & Percussion: triggers...which is best?, acoustic drums, brilliant software
Drums & Percussion: triggers...which is best?, acoustic drums, brilliant software, satisfactory solution

Drums & Percussion: triggers and mesh heads, pdp, mesh
Drums & Percussion: triggers and mesh heads, pdp, mesh, good luck

Drums & Percussion: triggers, acoustic drums, nutshell
Drums & Percussion: triggers, acoustic drums, nutshell, variations

Drums & Percussion: What to use to isolate a click track for live performances., channel outputs, click track
Drums & Percussion: What to use to isolate a click track for live performances., channel outputs, click track, stereo mix

Drums & Percussion: Vintage Ludwig Drums, sparkle finish, ludwigs
Drums & Percussion: Vintage Ludwig Drums, sparkle finish, ludwigs, psyche

Drums & Percussion: Yamaha Brass Snare Drum, absolute series, drum head
Drums & Percussion: Yamaha Brass Snare Drum, absolute series, drum head, lugs

Drums & Percussion: Yamaha Tour Series drums, drum shells, species of wood
Drums & Percussion: Yamaha Tour Series drums, drum shells, species of wood, mahogany

Drums & Percussion: faster buzzes, stroke roll, beats per minute
stroke roll, beats per minute, buzzes: Hi Brett. Thanks for the follow up information. It does help me to know what you are doing. Here is how i approached learning how to play these rolls. If you are a bit advanced, this shouldn t be to much of a problem for you. I would set the metronome...

Drums & Percussion: Where can find this particular drum kit for low price like £250?, aardvark music co, drums percussion
aardvark music co, drums percussion, pearl forum: Well Yvonne, thats because the retail price is way above that, this was one quote: http://www.4-drums.co.uk/acatalog/Pearl_Forum.html without stool or pedals (seat, bass drum or hi-hat pedal) http://www.4-drums.co.uk/acatalog/info.html I also found the...

Drums & Percussion: Where to find the right replacement lugs, lugs, tom bass
lugs, tom bass, salesmen: You order the lugs from me. Glad to help. This type of thing is why I started my business over 40 years ago---to help out other drummers. I give clinics & seminars and I hear of some weird stories that drum salesmen told to customers because they didn t...

Drums & Percussion: finding drumming gigs on cruise ships, cruise ship company, royal caribbean cruise
cruise ship company, royal caribbean cruise, royal caribbean cruise lines: Hi Larry and thanks for your question. There are a couple of ways to find gigs on cruise ships. One way is to go to this site that i use. Its called pro gigs. The address is: www.progigs.com/ This site has all kinds of cruise ship gigs, hotel, overseas...

Drums & Percussion: first drum set selection, tom ludwig, toy brands
tom ludwig, toy brands, set selection: Ludwig is a good name and would not be a bad choice, other brands to look into would be tama, yamaha, mapex, and pearl. Those are the top guys in the commercial drum game and make really nice starter sets. You are going to end up spending $00-$500 on a good...

Drums & Percussion: first kit for an adult looking to explore the drums, professional bassist, shell materials
professional bassist, shell materials, studio microphone: Seth--a drummer cannot tell the difference between maple,birch,poplar,mahogany or any other typical hardwood. A studio microphone can,but not the average ear. On my rehearsal kit,(which I sometimes use for small low volume gigs) I have had many compliments...

Drums & Percussion: first timer, electronic drum kit, costly lessons
electronic drum kit, costly lessons, playing the drums: Hi Scott and thanks for your question. You don t really need a drum kit when you start out. When someone comes to me for drum lessons especially if its a young person, i always tell their parents to buy a pracice pad, sticks and a beginner book. The reason...

Drums & Percussion: follow up to question qID=4653299 about starter set, fender starcaster, ludwig accent
fender starcaster, ludwig accent, pacific drums: That kit would actually work. Its not the greatest of buys but it is fine for a beginner kit, especially since it is for a 7 year old. The only thing I could not look at that you need to take into consideration is the lug number. The toy kit market tends...

Drums & Percussion: footwear, sully erna, shannon larkin
sully erna, shannon larkin, matt mcdonough: Hi Eric and thanks for your question. You didn t mention if you play flat footed or in the heel up position. Some guys like to play flat footed cause they say it gives good balance on their throne. Some drummers like the heel up position. Without knowing what...

Drums & Percussion: Gammons cymbal assembly, bottom portion, cymbal
bottom portion, cymbal, gammons: The top portion of the hihat stand has 2 parts (usually) a rod and a tube. The rod should screw into the bottom portion of another rod and the tube should slide into the bottom portion of the hihat stand. Then you tighten a wing bolt to adjust the height....

Drums & Percussion: General Drum Restoration - Vintage Ludwig and Other, ludwig drum, vintage drums
ludwig drum, vintage drums, authentic restoration: Jerome--the water-mold thing scares me. If it was just moisture and humidity,then you should be fine. If the drums did actually sit in some water,then you could be looking at useless drums--UNLESS-- You are an experienced woodworker and have or will buy...

Drums & Percussion: Gig Bags, vintage drum center, size drums
vintage drum center, size drums, gig bags: Hi Melissa and thanks for your question. First off i want to tell you that i really like the drum kit you have. I have been getting alot of questions lately about finding bags and cases for drum kits with odd size drums. Im going to give you some numbers...

Drums & Percussion: Gong Drum, correct angle, bt2
correct angle, bt2, bass drum: John-as far as I can remember,Tama is the only company that makes a gong drum as a standard piece of gear. Other companies make them,but on a special order basis. It s not that hard to make your own--- find a good used bass drum- take the lugs,head & hoop...

Drums & Percussion: Good bands to practice drums to., otis redding, john cougar
otis redding, john cougar, playing the drums: Hi Rob and thanks for your question. Here are some bands i think that would be good for you to play along with and you can have fun with. The Beatles, Bad Company, Aerosmith, any motown music, The Stones, The Ramones, John Cougar, Cheap Trick, Billy Idol...

Drums & Percussion: Good Entry level Drum kits, pork pie drums, mapex m series
pork pie drums, mapex m series, canopus drums: Hi Hirak and thanks for the question. All of the brands you mentioned above are great kits that will last you a long time in any climate as long as you take care of the kit and don t abuse them. Mapex are great drums. I have played them and all of their...

Drums & Percussion: Good Entry/SemiPro Level Drumkits, outdoor gig, sun moments
outdoor gig, sun moments, tropical climate: Hi Hirak, I do not know if certain types of wood survive better in certain climates however I can offer the following advice. I lived and played in Bahrain for 10 years which is also tropical in climate. I never noticed any shell warpage so I wouldnt...

Drums & Percussion: GRETSCH NEW CLASSIC OR DW KEELER SHELLS, kit drums, ebay
kit drums, ebay, gretsch: ya, I still say stick with gretsch. and my reason for liking them better is hard to explain. I just kind of do. I love dw and this would probably be the first time I have ever suggested another brand over them, but gretsch to me is where it is at. I have...

Drums & Percussion: GRETSCH NEW CLASSIC OR DW KELLER SHELLS, gretsch drums, kit drums
gretsch drums, kit drums, fibes: Alex---you could not GIVE me a set of Gretsch drums. There is no service after the purchase--parts are hard to get and take forever to get. I was an authorized dealer for Gretsch and they would NOT let me have a factory tour. I toured the Ludwig, Slingerland,...

Drums & Percussion: Grasping Drum Sticks, thumbs point, natural grip
thumbs point, natural grip, traditional grip: Hi, The technique you are refering to is known as playing traditional grip it is the grip that marching drummers have to use due to the angle their drums hang at. When drum kits developed this was the natural grip to use since it had been in place...

Drums & Percussion: Gretsch Renown Maple, natural wood grain, strip tank
natural wood grain, strip tank, thin veneer: Chances are that removing the clear coat will remove very little of the stain. As I said in my original answer--usually the stain is IN the wood---then there is a sealer--then the clear coat. Take it to a professional stripping place. Usually they do furniture,but...

Drums & Percussion: Gretsch satin flames, yellow satin, salmon color
yellow satin, salmon color, gold satin: Louis--I have been in the drum business since 1966 and I have never heard of Salmon satin flame. I know there is gold--blue--red--white--silver--gold--tourquoise and pink. The yellow color could be the gold satin that faded. Have the person take a picture...

Drums & Percussion: general questions, congradulate, easy solution
congradulate, easy solution, autopilot: Hi, Jon. Comfort is an easy solution if you just answer this question while you re performing: Does the set feel comfortable? If you feel a no anywhere around the kit, then adjust it, or make a note to adjust it. If you ll go to search and type in drum...

Drums & Percussion: gig bags, gig bags, air pockets
gig bags, air pockets, drum cases: Hi Adam, well u pays ur money and u takes ur choice: http://www.music123.com/Beato-Cordura-Deluxe-Tom-Tom-Bags-i71886.music http://www.playrecord.net/drum-accessories-drum-bags-cases-c-108_119.html http://www.zzounds.com/cat--Drum-Bags--2465 http://www.activemusician.com/Drum-Cases-Bags--c1291...

Drums & Percussion: gig bags, gig bags, t travel
gig bags, t travel, hardshell case: I would defiantly suggest the padding. Even if you don t travel much, it is best to stay on the safe side. A gig bag for a drum won t protect it as much as a hardshell case for a drum would, but without the padding all you are really doing is adding a strap...

Drums & Percussion: gig bags, gig bags, myspace
gig bags, myspace, drumset: Hi Adam. Thanks for checking out the band site and for the compliments. I really appreciate it. I will check out your bands site. Good luck with the recording next weekend. If i can help you out anymore just email me and i ll do whatever i can for you....

Drums & Percussion: getting gigs, booking band, band business
booking band, band business, return dates: Hi Michelle and thanks for the question. I have used and still use booking agents. Im talking about playing in a cover band. Some booking agents are for real and some of them talk a big game and have nothing. You can always tell if the booking agent is...

Drums & Percussion: gong repair, hacksaw blade, gongs
hacksaw blade, gongs, cymbal: Marc-DO NOT CUT IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! A gong is a lot different than a cymbal.Instead take a hacksaw blade and widen the crack so that the edges are not rubbing together. You don t want to use a jig saw or band saw,because that puts too...

Drums & Percussion: good advanced snare drum book, alphonse leduc, belwin mills
alphonse leduc, belwin mills, frederick fennell: Hello Tina773, By the Cirone book, I assume you mean “Portraits in Rhythm,” (Anthony J Cirone, Belwin/Mills Pub.) and by the Firth book I assume you are referring to “The Solo Snare Drummer.” Both offer formidable collections of snare drum studies. Provided...

Drums & Percussion: good castaneette/cymbal/tamb book, drum cymbals, percussion products
drum cymbals, percussion products, percussion instruments: Hi LaTricia, There are several excellent books available for the auxiliary percussion instruments. Among them are: 1) Techniques of Playing Bass Drum, Cymbals, and Accessories by Al Payson (Payson Percussion Products, Pub.) and, 2) Techniques...

Drums & Percussion: Is this a good deal ?, mapex orion, t rush
mapex orion, t rush, orions: Pierre---Just look around on the web and see what prices those drums are bringing. Ludwig black oyster drums from 64-66 bring the highest price.(because of Ringo) The same drums from 67 & 68 bring a little less. If you send me an email (drumdoctor@att.net)...

Drums & Percussion: great drumset tuning, clock position, snare drum
clock position, snare drum, o clock: Hi Steve and thanks for the question. When you tune your drum set and they sound good like you mentioned, then you have professionally tuned your kit. Everyone has a different way of tuning their kits and getting the sound they want out of them. I can tell...

Drums & Percussion: gretsch re-wrap, gretsch, reputable company
gretsch, reputable company, usa custom: Yes I can recommend a reputable company to do that---- ME!!! I have done hundereds of rewraps and including 2 of the yellow kits. This is also tne best time to have the bearing edges checked and recut if needed. THat way your drums sound as good as they...

Drums & Percussion: gretsch round badge drilling bass, midnight blue pearl, drill holes
midnight blue pearl, drill holes, follow ups: Hello Reed, It would not damage the finish if you prepared the drilling site properly and used the right tools. However, if it is indeed a 1960’s era vintage drum which has not been recovered, I would not recommend drilling into it, as it would negatively...

Drums & Percussion: gretsch round badge, silver sparkle, silver liner
silver sparkle, silver liner, dampener: Nate---I am not understanding the question. Just exactly what do you mean by authenticate . If you can take a few pictures, maybe I can help you do, what you are trying to do. Send them to drumdoctor@att.net. Please reduce them by 50%. There really isn...

Drums & Percussion: gut wires on ffx snare, snare drum, high tension
snare drum, high tension, robards: To get a good snare sound, I usually tighten the snares to where they are 1/4 inch past the head, to give it high tension. If it is not sounding the way I want to after that, I ll tighten the head a little bit and put some tape on the snares. That usually...

Drums & Percussion: Hardware Painting, metallic effect, car paint
metallic effect, car paint, powder coating: Very simple----I would recommend not doing it! Nothing sticks to chrome. Even powder coating chips and peels off. All your money and work will be for nothing. The 1st time you grab a stand or pack it away to move, everything will come off. Don t bother....

Drums & Percussion: Hardware, isolation mounts, rubber washers
isolation mounts, rubber washers, drum companies: Hi Dawson, The main purpose of using washers is to isolate the drums from the hardware fixed to it, including the tom mounts, as an experiment, try hitting a tom on its own, then try hitting it when its mounted on a stand or a bass drum and you will find...

Drums & Percussion: HB Drums, paiste 502, hb drums
paiste 502, hb drums, quality drums: Kurt--no one today is making junk. That would be business suicide. With the internet and world wide messaging,word would spread that someone is selling garbage and they would be out of business in 90 days. I have seen a couple of their drums and they are...

Drums & Percussion: Head type and tuning, clock position, o clock
clock position, o clock, head selection: Hi Max and thanks for your question. The ultimate way for you to get the sound that Chad Smith gets is to use the same kinds of heads as Chad uses. So i went and looked up what he uses for you and here it goes. Remo clear Emperors on the tops of his toms,...

Drums & Percussion: Heads for Pearl, pitch sound, window sealant
pitch sound, window sealant, drum dial: With the heads, use the dot on the top and color is more of your own personal preference. The Ambassador’s on the bottom will probably add some depth and might make a wise choice or at the very least a good one. A pressure tuner looks kind of like a...

Drums & Percussion: Heads, pin stripes, ok head
pin stripes, ok head, deeper sound: they are great heads. They offer a deeper tone than single ply heads and they last longer as well. The deal for $60 sounds good to me. As long as you are after the deeper sound (deeper than single ply heads I mean) you should find yourself happy with them....

Drums & Percussion: Heel-up or heel-down?, double bass technique, double bass pedal
double bass technique, double bass pedal, position works: Hi Rob and thanks for your question. I get asked this question alot and here is what i tell everyone. Some drummers play both feet heel up, some play flat footed, some play the right foot heel up and the left flat and vice versa. To be honest with you i play...

Drums & Percussion: Heel Down Players!, spring tension, high spring
spring tension, high spring, drum head: The exercises I use to strengthen my heel down performance tend to all just be workouts. I sit almost past my feet, which adds a lot of tension to the muscle in the front of then leg that controls your foot, and I play a lot of triplets that way. I triplets...

Drums & Percussion: Hello, question about making electronic drumkit., bass snare, toms 2
bass snare, toms 2, synthony: Well Vlad, one way is to look thro websites like these: http://www.adpost.com/sg/musical_instruments/Percussion http://www.westcountrylinks.co.uk/forsale/music.htm http://www.synthony.com/museum.html http://www.harmony-central.com/Drums/EDW/ You...

Drums & Percussion: Help me to find which style could be better for me, double bass drum, jazz drummers
double bass drum, jazz drummers, heavy metal music: I get asked this question a lot by all kinds of drummers and I only ever give out 2 answers for the beginning double bassist...rudiments, and an easy 8th note beat. Practice every rudiment you know on your pedals. Do them with your hands and feet together...

Drums & Percussion: Help with info on drums, slingerland drums, gold color
slingerland drums, gold color, black gold: Rhonda---The Black/Gold (actually brass) was a series in the mid 70 s to the mid 80 s. They did not sell to well. The brass pitted real easy and it was hard to add any drums or pieces of hardware because production was limited. The hardware was the gold...

Drums & Percussion: Help wanted, modern drummer magazine, bass drum control
modern drummer magazine, bass drum control, ted reed: Hi Ignacio and thanks for the question. Congratulations on you starting to learn the drums. There are alot of great books out there. I ll make some suggestions to you and these are books that i use and they really get you going. I ll assume that when you...

Drums & Percussion: Hey could you help me?, rock drummers, drum instruction
rock drummers, drum instruction, practice pad: Hi JD and thanks for the question. Im sorry that i didn t get back to you sooner. I have been having trouble with my modem. I apologize. Im assuming that you are a beginner cause you metioned that you are asking me how to play. The first thing i would do...

Drums & Percussion: HH CYMBAL UNKNOWN BRAND, percussion products, cymbal companies
percussion products, cymbal companies, europe asia: I have never heard of the company. Most of their items could be for Europe & Asia. They are not a dedicated cymbal cpmpany but an independent factory that makes many brands of percussion products for whoever contracts them. BUT--chances are that if your cymbals...

Drums & Percussion: Hi-Hat Drop Clutch, rod bell, playing drums
rod bell, playing drums, cymbal: That s a great piece. There are 2 pieces--the drop mechanism and the clutch part. Take the clutch part (the one with the felt washers) and take off the bottom screw piece--the remove 1 washer. Put the TOP cymbal on there-BETWEEN the washers. So it should...

Drums & Percussion: Hi Hat, local music store, jazz drummers
local music store, jazz drummers, rock drummers: Good for you Rick, drums are about having fun, not taking it too seriously, life s short enuff huh. Imagine having to play even if you didnt feel like it. Anyway, if you wanna have a crisp hat sound, consider going for a smaller sizes, like a 13 s or a...

Drums & Percussion: Hi-hat repair, hat cymbals, hi hat
hat cymbals, hi hat, hose clamp: The rod is in 2 pieces to be able to fit into a hardware case. Ger 2 pair of pliers and make sure the middle connection is snug. Then try unscrewing the entire rod from the chain. When you remove the entire rod, you will see what the problem is. The spring...

Drums & Percussion: Hi Mr. Liberto. I am 17 years..., double bass drum pedal, bass drum pedal
double bass drum pedal, bass drum pedal, double bass drum: Hi Kel and thanks for your question. First off i want to apologize for not getting back to you sooner. I think my AOL was screwing up. Everytime i went to answer your question a screen kept coming up telling me that the web site was unavailable. Sorry for...

Drums & Percussion: Hi there, my name is Steve,..., head tension, professional heads
head tension, professional heads, steve hillier: Hi Steve, Getting a good drum sound is mostly to do with your selection of drum head and tuning. It may be that the heads which came with your kit are thin and not of great quality which will not help the sound. I reccomend at first experiment with...

Drums & Percussion: Hi there, my name is Steve,..., playing the drums, steve hillier
playing the drums, steve hillier, hey steve: Hey Steve, did you expect them to sound like they do on the cd or tapes you have, not in the real world they don t buddy, the studios spend 1,000s of dollars to get the best possible sound from each instrument and singer that they can record, its sometimes...

Drums & Percussion: Hi,I've just bought a set..., leather oil, emery
leather oil, emery, vibes: Well first of all are you new to the congas...because conga heads always feel very thick to the begginer whos played only bongos or other drums before...If this is the case dont worry youll get used to them. If its no then Ive had this problem as well...I...

Drums & Percussion: Holding onto sticks and other advice, coarse sandpaper, butt end
coarse sandpaper, butt end, drum lesson: Hi Leon and thanks for your question. After reading your question over and over i have to say that it sounds like its a grip situation. Unless your sweating a whole lot, there is no other reason why you should be losing your stick. Here is where you may...

Drums & Percussion: Hoops for Rogers Drums, tension screws, rogers drums
tension screws, rogers drums, smooth as glass: Rick--that dent in the bearing edges needs to be corrected or you will destroy heads a lot more quickly than normal. As for heads: why mix up coated and smooth white? That head combination is the loudest and most resonant that there can be. The drums...

Drums & Percussion: Humidity/temp., window ac, cold in the winter
window ac, cold in the winter, thermostate: Hi Michael and thanks for your question. There are a few things that you didn t mention about the tool shed and where your located at. You didn t mention if your tool shed was made of metal or wood. You didn t mention where your located at. I don t know...

Drums & Percussion: Hydraulic Heads, weather king, jazz groove
weather king, jazz groove, hydraulic heads: Hi Jerome, Firstly, here is a video from 1985 with Tony Williams playing remo powerdot heads which are not hyraulic but give the same kind of sound. As you probably know hydraulic heads work by sandwiching a layer of oil between two plastic plies to...

Drums & Percussion: hand calluses, grip technique, playing drums
grip technique, playing drums, private instructor: Hi Derek and thanks for the question. From my experience with calluses its usually from either holding the sticks wrong or holding them to tight. I used to have this problem slightly when i first started playing. But it wasn t real bad. I studied with a...

Drums & Percussion: left hand coordination, basic rudiments, hand coordination
basic rudiments, hand coordination, playing the drums: Hi Bob and thanks for your question. I went through the same thing your asking me about when i first started to play. Im right handed so naturally my right hand is stronger and more comfortable to use. To make a long story short the idea here is that the more...

Drums & Percussion: left hand speed, santa clara vanguard, practice alot
santa clara vanguard, practice alot, hand speed: Welcome to the world of drumming. We all experience the difference between our left and right hands. I am a big advocate of matched grip, as this was the grip we used in the championship Santa Clara Vanguard snare lines in which I played, however the challenges...

Drums & Percussion: hand warmups, stroke rolls, playing the drums
stroke rolls, playing the drums, playing drums: Hi Andre. The only thing that i know of that you can do to warm your hands up without playing drums or using a practice pad would be to do some light stretching. Basically open each hand up slowly a few times, you can then stretch each individual finger,...

Drums & Percussion: Left hand, stroke roll, drum pad
stroke roll, drum pad, metronome: Hi Geoff and thanks for your question. Im glad my suggestions are helping you. The best way to strengthen and gain endurance in your left hand is to use it more. The way i did this was to play single and double stroke roll and always lead with your left...

Drums & Percussion: one handed electronic drumming, professional drummer, electronic drums
professional drummer, electronic drums, drum stick: Rochelle-does your husband have a prostetic hand? Yes,electronic drums are the way to go. Before you do anything,get all the video s/DVD s that you can find about Def Lepord(probably spelled wrong) The drummer uses only 1 hand/arm,but you can t tell from...

Drums & Percussion: one handed roll, stroke roll, push pull
stroke roll, push pull, three steps: Hi Marc, Push pull technique will certainly help improve your speed. You may want to look into Moeller technique which is similar to push pull but with three steps: wrist, bounce, fingers. You can acheive incredible speed using moeller technique however...

Drums & Percussion: What happened to Slingerland drums, slingerland drums, maidan
slingerland drums, maidan, verve: Hi Rob, I m not that familiar with the new slingerland kits but I m sure there still around. Like the old Ludwig kits, the old designs have probably been phased out and the sound has changed (for better or for worse is debatable). http://www.gibson.com/products/slingerland/...

Drums & Percussion: which heads is good for deeptuning, deeptuning, bass drums
deeptuning, bass drums, moongel: Aaron-the Evans G2 s are some of the best heads on the market.And they can be tuned to deep pitches. 1st-DRUMS ARE SUPPOSED TO RING!!!!!!! The ring is what gives drums their power,projection and fullness. 2nd-DRUMS SOUND DIFFERENT OUT FRONT THAN THEY DO...

Drums & Percussion: heads, hi aaron, drum kit
hi aaron, drum kit, hard time: Hi Aaron and thanks for your question. When you said resonant heads i don t know if you mean the top or bottom heads or if its a brand of head. But as a general rule this is what i do. If your talking about the top heads that all depends on how much you...

Drums & Percussion: hello anthony, playing the drums, techinque
playing the drums, techinque, drum kit: Hi Anthony and its a pleasure to meet you as well and thanks for your question. There are alot of great videos out there that for beginners that you can watch. Any video that explains the very basics will work for you. I wouldn t worry about buying a certain...

Drums & Percussion: hi again all i have to say..., drummers, learning experience
drummers, learning experience, aol: Hi Gary. Thank you so much for the very kind words. I appreciate it alot. I like to help other drummers and thats why i joined the all experts site. Its also a learning experience for me hearing from other drummers and answering the questions. Thanks again...

Drums & Percussion: hello buddy hows it going..., double bass pedal, spring tension
double bass pedal, spring tension, double pedals: Gary--it is real hard to tell you what is wrong without seeing the pedal. You need to check it over very carefully and see if there is any part that is cracked,broken or worn. On most pedals,there are different adjustments in several places to adjust all...

Drums & Percussion: hello buddy hows it going..., double bass pedal, lol
double bass pedal, lol: That s wierd. The only thing i can suggest is to take it back where you got it and have someone there adjust the pedals. If nothing else, they will replace it. Hopefully that works man. Sorry I couldn t help more, I don t do double bass much so my expertise...

Drums & Percussion: help, electric drum kit, pearl traveler
electric drum kit, pearl traveler, electronic kit: Maybe I confused you. Any electronic kit that is set up like an acoustic drum kit,can be considered a professional kit because it has outputs to send to a mixer and most of them can be upgraded. All of the pads are separate and you have to connect them...

Drums & Percussion: Can you help me?, e mail address, social studies education
e mail address, social studies education, musical endeavors: Hi Geoff and its great to hear from you again. Im glad that your double bass playing is on the right track. The thing about playing drums as a career is not a bad thing and you can do it. It may not be easy but it can be done. Your plan to have something...

Drums & Percussion: hey greg, snare drum, angle bar
snare drum, angle bar, rough description: Nick - I m assuming it s a 15 drum? These were made, by the rough description, in the 60 s, maybe even the late 50 s. Does it have a multi-angle bar on it to hook the drum strap or just a single hook? (just curious). Truthfully I m not a dating expert...

Drums & Percussion: hey about a kick drum, tama imperialstar, bass drums
tama imperialstar, bass drums, kick drum: not a dumb question man, its better to ask now than to regret the decision later. But since you play metal, I would say shop around a bit more. The 14x18 bass drum is not going to give you that metal sound that you ll be after. Tama puts out tons of different...

Drums & Percussion: hi - drummer question., mild thanks, work alot
mild thanks, work alot, pub bands: Hi Cormac and thanks for the question. Im sorry you have a bit of tinnitus. To be honest with you, you are kind of young to have this. I don t know your back ground or where you live, but there could be a possibility that you have had tinnitus before you started...

Drums & Percussion: hi hat set-up, rubber washers, hat cymbals
rubber washers, hat cymbals, terrible sound: Hi Colin and thanks for your question. I have had the same thing happen to me with rod moving on the hi-hat when im playing. What i do is before i start playing i will check the rod to make sure it is tight. I have also during the night take the top hat cymbal...

Drums & Percussion: hi hat stands, midi kit, spring tension
midi kit, spring tension, hi hat: Hi Nick and thanks for your question. I know how you feel when you play on someone elses drum kit and everything feels perfect. What i would do is to write down the make and model of the hi-hat stand that the drummer who s kit you play on and go out and buy...

Drums & Percussion: How to hide/fill holes in mother-of-pearl, gibson banjos, filling the gaps
gibson banjos, filling the gaps, diameter hole: Hi Ian, Pyralin was invented by Dupont and was used as a covering for Gibson banjos, ok thats the history lesson over, from the description I have read it sounds like some kind of celluloid laminate(a misnomer if ever there was one)so its just a covering...

Drums & Percussion: high hat, high hat, shipping
high hat, shipping: Send it to me.I can fix it---BUT--- if it is not a high end hihat,then it might be cheaper to buy another one. If it has any major problems,the parts-labor & shipping could cost more than a new stand. Can you send any pics showing what is wrong? Send them...

Drums & Percussion: high school drum line, snare drums, competitor series
snare drums, competitor series, sam ash: 1st--do check out all the drum sites. Then contact the drum department manager and get him to give you a price. Price quotes are usually only good for 30-60 days,but it will give you a good idea what you need to spend. Everything you mentioned is OK,but...

Drums & Percussion: high school drum line, steel rim, pearl drums
steel rim, pearl drums, drum shop: George-My money is on Pearl. I have owned a drum shop and doing drum repair since 1966--that s 41 years. The Pearl drums hold up better and it is easier & faster to get parts. One trick that I do is to use every other size of bass drum. That gives more...

Drums & Percussion: holistic/sports medicine and drumming, repetitive stress injury, metal drummer
repetitive stress injury, metal drummer, playing the drums: Hi Ben and thanks for your great question. I have never done any research into the application of sports medicine or any other practice, But i can speak from my own personal experiences. You brought up some interesting points about stress injury, friction...

Drums & Percussion: huh?, percussive notes, thin pieces
percussive notes, thin pieces, thin piece: Dojo, I am assuming you are referring to Déserts (1954) by Edgard Varèse? Lathes (rhymes with path ) are thin pieces of wood used as a backer for holding plaster onto walls. The following is a direct quote from Percussive Notes, April 2006, Page 45-47:...

Drums & Percussion: Ian Paice Pearl Snare, ludwig supraphonic, ian paice
ludwig supraphonic, ian paice, snare drum: I believe that the 402 refers to the Ludwig Supraphonic 400- the most recorded drum in history.I believe Ian used one for every recording and tour. The Chad Smith snare is 5 deep-Ian s snare is 6 1/2 . That s 1 1/2 deeper-so it will have a lower fundamental...

Drums & Percussion: Identifying Ludwig Snare, ludwig snare, particle board
ludwig snare, particle board, rocker series: It probably is a snare from the Rocker series. The shell is NOT particle board. It is IMPOSSIBLE to make a shell out of particle board. IT DEFINITELY IS SOLID WOOD! The shell IS probably poplar. The finish is speckled and is actually trunk paint. Look...

Drums & Percussion: Im going to stain my drums, high quality products, cherry stain
high quality products, cherry stain, time joe: Joe--after you apply the stain,you have to seal the finish BEFORE you apply the clear coat. A lot of times the sealer is specified. It has to be compatible with the clear coat. If you don t have this knowledge about sealers and clear coats,there are many...

Drums & Percussion: Improving tightness, ensemble rehearsal, rehearsal time
ensemble rehearsal, rehearsal time, apprieciated: Hi Roy, Ultimately it is up to the other musicians to put in individual practice time (and appropriate methods of practice at that). That is pretty obvious, though at least some of their individual practice can overlap into the ensemble rehearsal time...

Drums & Percussion: Independence/Left Hand, independence exercises, snare roll
independence exercises, snare roll, ride cymbal: For independence exercises, try workin on the books Rockin Bass Drum or Chapin s Advanced Techniques for the Modern Drummer. You can also try just working on your right foot and right hand taking one independence exercise at a time. To strengthen the left...

Drums & Percussion: Independence and speed, playing drums, metronome
playing drums, metronome, bad habits: Hi Shawn and thanks for your questions. I understand what your going through. To be honest with you the best way to learn the correct way to play is by finding a really good teacher. What this will do is teach you how to gain independence and get speed in...

Drums & Percussion: Independence, double bass drum pedal, bass drum pedal
double bass drum pedal, bass drum pedal, double bass drum: Hi Juan http://www.vicfirth.com/education/rudiments.html This website contains some drum rudiments. That is, patterns. Practice these, first with hands, then feet, then split the notes between hands and feet. By learning to play the same pattern split...

Drums & Percussion: IndustrialCalypso lover wanting basics-DVD, david h freedman, corps business
david h freedman, corps business, ganelon: Hi Antryg and thanks for your question. This doesn t happen much to me but at this time i can t help you out. I went on the internet and looked in alot of my books i have and tried to find you a retailer or someone that sells what your looking for. I didn...

Drums & Percussion: Information on Old REVRE snare drum, snare drum, mahogany wood
snare drum, mahogany wood, vintage drums: Revere was rarely seen here in Florida,so I know very little about them. Please go to drumcenter.com and click on the link for Harry Cangany. He has the MOST knowledge of vintage drums-- probably more than any human being. He can tell you what you want...

Drums & Percussion: Injury of the heel but can still play drums?, professional drummer, heel spurs
professional drummer, heel spurs, playing drums: Michael--the feet are amazing things. Your problem is that you have bruised the heel pad very badly. What is bruising? Bruising is broken blood vessels. The pain occurs when you put pressure(your weight) on your heels. Sitting on a drum stool (properly)...

Drums & Percussion: Instrumental Drum Music, dave weckl, rthym
dave weckl, rthym, drums and bass: Hi Ron. I have to tell you that i had to do a little bit of research to come up with what im hoping you ll like.. There is one band called The Ventures who play a kind of surf garage style instumentals. I did a search and found this page that i hope...

Drums & Percussion: Interested in durms, playing the drums, durms
playing the drums, durms, close to christmas: Hi Jimmy and thanks for the question. Im glad to see that you are interested in playing the drums. Its a fun instrumemt. I teach and when i have a new student that is interested in taking lessons and they ask about buying a drum kit this is what i suggest....

Drums & Percussion: Iron Cobra Double bass Pedal help, tama iron cobra, double bass pedals
tama iron cobra, double bass pedals, double bass pedal: The simple answer is to experiment! 1st-make sure every part on your pedal is in the best condition--everything is tight and well lubricated. The best product is Tri-Flo (maybe Tri-Flow). The can is (or was) black with yellow or orange lettering. It...

Drums & Percussion: No im not a drummer..., school jazz band, marimba solo
school jazz band, marimba solo, chord progressions: Hi! You ve already tried other options. I d say give this a try: Play along with pre-recorded music. It can be a CD player or MP3 player, it can be with loudspeakers (normal speakers, like with a stereo system) or with headphones, anything really...

Drums & Percussion: how to improve listening quality, question thanks, drum kit
question thanks, drum kit, drums: Hi Dinil and thanks for your question. Dinil i really don t know what your asking me. When you say capture every single note, are you talking about the drums? Or are you asking about listening to a song and then trying to play it on the drum kit and how...

Drums & Percussion: interior shell finishing, premier cabria, wood varnish
premier cabria, wood varnish, suitable wood: Hi John, thanks for ur kind comments, first of all, I dont know much about the Premier series of drums. You mention two models in your question, which is it, the Signia or the Cabria. Though if the shells of whatever model it is) has no interior finish,...

Drums & Percussion: Jazz base drum, jazz is the answer, ride cymbal
jazz is the answer, ride cymbal, jim chapin: Hi Daniel, Great name! lol.. You know, I had to adjust to this also until my teacher told me to play light with the bass drum!! I was playing the bass drum too heavy (like rock!). Playing light on the down beat, so it s felt (implied) not necessarily...

Drums & Percussion: Jazz basics book, jazz basics, jim chapin
jazz basics, jim chapin, jazz ride: Josh, Thanks for your compliments on my site! I put a lot of time on it, so I m glad when people use it! You can try The Art of Bop Drumming by John Riley as a jazz book. This gets into detail on how to play the traditional jazz ride pattern on the...

Drums & Percussion: Jazz or Rock drums?, equity theatre, salsa band
equity theatre, salsa band, personal experiences: Hello Jeesse, My initial reaction is to tell you that you do not have to make a cut-and-dried choice right now. Study Jazz, Rock, Be-Bop, Show Drumming, and any other style offered or available to you by your instructors. Advantages about rock and jazz?...

Drums & Percussion: Jazz solos, jazz songs, sixteen bars
jazz songs, sixteen bars, jazz jam: Hi George, I would definitely suggest practicing to a click, at least for a portion of your practice time. Think of it as a checkup for your timekeeping ability. As for jazz soloing: these are usually taken in groups of 4 or 8 bars (referred to as fours...

Drums & Percussion: JDS?, learning to play the drums, vintage violins
learning to play the drums, vintage violins, practice pad: Hi Eric - I m not familiar with the brand name JDS but I assume it s a student level set of drums produced by some bigger company. $150.00 is a fine price for your first set of drums. Don t worry about whether you got the best deal or not. Drums are...

Drums & Percussion: JenCo Vibraphone - pitted bars, jenco, smooth one
jenco, smooth one, vibraphone: DO NOT SAND THEM!!!!!! yOU CAN USE SOME METAL POLISH,BUT NO SANDING. You will Seriously detune them---and it is VERY expensive to have them retuned. The pits will NOT wear out the mallets prematurely. I hope the motor works because they are also very expensive....

Drums & Percussion: Jenco Vibraphone, pedestal height, wing nuts
pedestal height, wing nuts, rich thanks: Hello Stewart, It is almost impossible to imagine that the vibe can be folded up into one piece. The two sets of resonators (tubes) make (2) pieces, the sustain pedal rod/pedal (pedestal?) makes (1) piece, then the frame with the legs folded makes (1) big...

Drums & Percussion: Jenco vibe, swimming pool spa, melodic percussion
swimming pool spa, melodic percussion, spa stores: I ALWAYS use a Teflon based lube. It will either say Teflon or PTFE. PTFE is the base chemical in Teflon. The info about the frame & age is in my head,but would take too long to explain. We can only ballpark it,because Jenco tended not to change things...

Drums & Percussion: Jenco vibraphone, ser. NE9430142, jenco, filing cabinets
jenco, filing cabinets, percussion instruments: Hello Stewart, Without pic’s, it is hard to get a good feel for the exact date of manufacture. In the meantime, you can check out a website: http://www.thevibe.net/smf/index.php/ If it is vibe-related, SOMEbody here will know. Hope this helps! Ric...

Drums & Percussion: japanese pearl drum kit, pearl drum kit, japanese kit
pearl drum kit, japanese kit, japanese pearl: Whoa Tod, how longsa piece of string, it could be any one of a dozen kits produced by those enterprising Japanese, knocked out cheap in their factories. It should have some sort of insignia or logo on it somewhere. You might have to resign yourself to the...

Drums & Percussion: jass pedal setup, spring tension, heighth
spring tension, heighth, drum head: Hi Nate and thanks for your question. I kind of understand what your asking me but im not sure when you say how close should you position the beater to the bass drum head. When you put the pedal onto the kick drum the beater is going to fall into its natural...

Drums & Percussion: john bohnham of led zepplins syncopation, snare drum, rock the bass
snare drum, rock the bass, time signature: Hi Jon and thanks for the question. Im not sure what your asking when you said that the kik drum falls on the one and the snare falls on the and. In Zeppelins case most of Bonhams grooves are in 4/4 time which means that there are 4 beats to every measure....

Drums & Percussion: Keeping a double bass beat steady, sixteenth notes, bass patterns
sixteenth notes, bass patterns, techinque: Hi Geoff and its good to hear from you again. Your situation is not unusual. The reason your having this happen to you is because your new to playing double bass. The more you practice the better your playing will get. There are pro drummers who sometimes...

Drums & Percussion: About Keller Shells, light coats, snare drum
light coats, snare drum, custom drums: Don t use lacquer---use a sealer. I use Minwax Sanding Sealer--2 light coats. It keeps the moisture out of the shell and makes it a little more sensitive and adds a little more pop! Keller is the oldest and best maple ahell company in the world. I...

Drums & Percussion: Kick drum logo, modern drummer, head graphics
modern drummer, head graphics, kick drum: I am not sure exactly what the process is. Get a current issue of Modern Drummer and look in the back.There are 2 or 3 companies that specialize in drum head graphics. Speak to them and see how they do it. The other alternative is airbrushing. The paint...

Drums & Percussion: Kick Pedal, bass effect, sonor
bass effect, sonor, double bass: Johnny--yes,there is such a pedal-except it s both. You can play with the foot in the regular way or use the heel for a double bass effect. Sonor makes it and it is not cheap.I think that it s around $400. I know of a company that makes a copy that people...

Drums & Percussion: Kid's Starter Set, instrument company, instrument line
instrument company, instrument line, 10 mins: At 3 years old this is tough. Unless he is big for his age then I can t really advise much. The first act is something I would never advise outside of this situation, for a trial starter set that a child as young as 3 will be using, it is perfect. If he...

Drums & Percussion: Which Kind?, money check, pawnshops
money check, pawnshops, drum kit: Crystal---are you only wanting a New drum kit or just a drum kit? I would also consider a good used kit.If you don t know that much about drums,then find a drummer who can help you check out different sets. Look at all the features of ANY drum kit--do...

Drums & Percussion: Which Kind?, local music store, drum kit
local music store, drum kit, mapex: Hi Crystal and thanks for your question. You shouldn t have to hard of a time finding a good drum set for not that much money. Today there are many options you have. I think the first thing you should do is determine what is the most amount of money your...

Drums & Percussion: Which Kind?, stagg cymbals, tama rockstar
stagg cymbals, tama rockstar, media hype: Hi Crystal, I reccomend you take a look at the Yamaha Stage custom. This is a really great kit and I think its the best value for money of any kit on the market. It sells for around 500 pounds for the kit and you will have to buy your own cymbals. As...

Drums & Percussion: Kings, budget brand, rack tom
budget brand, rack tom, drum company: Ton--I have been involved with drums since 1963 and have never heard of Kings . This is the brand of drums that you have? It says Kings on a badge? What are floating skins ? The only way to positively identify it is to take a few pictures and send...

Drums & Percussion: Kit Choice, kit choice, ride the lightning
kit choice, ride the lightning, crazy train: Awesome man, I love hearing things like that. Kids playing old school Metallica, what could be better? Brand wise, I would advice either Tama or Yamaha, out of the ones you gave me. Sonor is not that big with me, I ve just never been overly impressed by...

Drums & Percussion: keeping solid time, very slow tempos, band situation
very slow tempos, band situation, funk band: Hi Roy, Sorry for the delay something went wrong and i didnt get the email. To be honest I think the answer to keeping good time lies in the individual practice routine of each player. Your drummer should be practicing his beats and rudiments to a metronome...

Drums & Percussion: kick drum, personal preference, ported heads
personal preference, ported heads, bass head: Hi Ross, The main difference would be in the sound. A ported drum will be drier and more whooshy than a non ported bass drum. Of course since the resonant head has been altered it will resonate less so the sound will also have less sustain. You will also...

Drums & Percussion: kick trigger from a mic?, alesis sr16, alesis ion
alesis sr16, alesis ion, boss sp303: Hi Mike and thanks for your question. First off it is possible to use the kik drum mic to trigger a sound module. The only thing you have to look into is to make sure that the connector on the end of the mic cord fits the input on the sound module. You may...

Drums & Percussion: Which kit should i buy?, rhythm traveler, pearl forum
rhythm traveler, pearl forum, pearl export: The export is a better kit in the long run, but the forum wouldn t do you wrong. Personally though, I would go with the export, the toms are built a bit better and that to me makes a world of difference. The traveler kit is something I generally do not lean...

Drums & Percussion: kit compression?, alesis dm5, dbx 266xl
alesis dm5, dbx 266xl, yamaha mixer: Hi Tony and thanks for your question. I apologize for not answering your question a little faster. To be honest with you i had to go and ask a studio engineer friend of mine about your question. I wanted to make sure what i was going to tell you was right....

Drums & Percussion: What has been done to this kit, blind hope, web designers
blind hope, web designers, lugs: Well Dave without actually seeing the kit and inspecting it up close, it is not within my expertise to advise you either way, you need to take along another drummer who is able to to tell you, I am sure your e aware thats it s not practical to tell you yes...

Drums & Percussion: How do I know if I am hurting myself?, playing drums, sixteenth notes
playing drums, sixteenth notes, excercises: Hi Geoff and thanks for the follow up question. If you experience pain after playing for a while and it is consistantly in the same spot, that might be from playing the way you are. The other thing to look out for is if you have pain a couple of days after...

Drums & Percussion: know something about this drum set, drummers, percussion
drummers, percussion, best wishes: Hi Brad, As far as I know GP percussion makes budget/begginer kits, so although its not a great kit it should certainly be good enough to get the ball rolling howevrr expect to upgrade after a couple of years playing. Clear heads are not older than...

Drums & Percussion: Laminate Covering, drum wraps, glue residue
drum wraps, glue residue, wood laminate: Joel-1st---you have quite a job on your hands. 99% of all the glue residue HAS to be removed,otherwise you will be able to see bumps under the new laminate. The standard plastic drum wraps are pretty forgiving when you recover a drum. To find that kind...

Drums & Percussion: Lazy left hand, practice routine, rudiment
practice routine, rudiment, drum music: Hi Robbie and thanks for the question. I can appreciate what your talking about being right handed myself. I also play match grip. This is every drummers problem but it can be fixed pretty easy with a good practice routine. The left hand is weaker cause...

Drums & Percussion: Learning Drums, drum pad, drum lessons
drum pad, drum lessons, day man: Matt--yes everyone is different.I have seen some students that can play after a few lessons--and some that could not play very well after a year of lessons. Some days you will practice longer than others.Don t box yourself into at least 1 hour a day . The...

Drums & Percussion: Learning to play double bass!, double bass player, drum flow
double bass player, drum flow, snare drum: Hi Mike. Thanks for taking the time to let me know that the excercise will work for you. Im glad that i was able to help you. Thank you for the compliments to. I know its hard sometimes to execute certain things on the drum set. I like to beable to explain...

Drums & Percussion: Learning to play drums, learning to play drums, playing the drums
learning to play drums, playing the drums, playing drums: Hi Jack and thanks for your email. You sure can learn how to play drums at any age for any kind of music. It comes down to how bad do you want to learn and how much time do you have to put into practicing. If you have had any musical back ground it would...

Drums & Percussion: Learning to play drums, learning to play drums, medieval music
learning to play drums, medieval music, bass drum: Hi Arkaanis, It s not hard to get to a basic level of drumming if you work at it. If you have coordination between your two hands, now it s a matter of distributing the coordination to the bass drum also! If you are banging out some rhythms already with...

Drums & Percussion: Leedy, modern drummer magazine, vintage drum center
modern drummer magazine, vintage drum center, ludwig drums: Hi Dan and thanks for the question. It sounds like you have a great drum kit there. Here is what i suggest to you. I would go on ebay and look for a drum kit similar to what you have. Look and see what people are asking for the kit. Look up and see what other...

Drums & Percussion: Leedy Snare, leedy snare drum, leedy drums
leedy snare drum, leedy drums, drum talk: Hi John, Unfortunately I cant help you here but I can refer you to a website which almost definately will be able to offer you some advice. Check out www.cymbalholic.com which is a discussion forum on drums and percussion (with an obvious emphasis on cymbals)....

Drums & Percussion: Leedy, radio king, rough condition
radio king, rough condition, leedy: Dan--I order to give a good appraisal,I would need to see the drum kit--or at least some pictures. If you can take pictures of eack drum,cymbal,piece of hardware and anything else that goes with it plus anything that you know about it,then I could give it...

Drums & Percussion: Lessons, new rhythms, original song
new rhythms, original song, triplet: Well, maybe, but really I don t think your problem is a lack of lessons. Instrument instructors, such as myself, tend to more guide a person down their own path of playing, rather than teach them anything more than the basics. For example, I can show you...

Drums & Percussion: Light Jazz Sticks, sweet answer, light jazz
sweet answer, light jazz, crisp sound: Hi, Ultimately the volume depends on the musician s ability to produce the varying dynamics from their technique, regardless of sticks used. However, the sticks certainly help in putting the musician at ease with extending those dynamics even more for a...

Drums & Percussion: Live Sound Checks, shure beta, mic kit
shure beta, mic kit, dependable hardware: Your band should have monitors on stage.The engineer should be talking to you through the monitors. That s the way everyone does it. Or you can sit down with him and make a list of the order that he wants to go it. Usually it: kick--snare--toms (high to...

Drums & Percussion: Looking to buy a drum set, pearl export series, top notch
pearl export series, top notch, drum sets: well, to really answer this question in a way that would help you I need to know something. For example, what is your budget? how much are you looking to spend. If I were to suggest anything just off the top of my head, take a look at the Pearl Export series....

Drums & Percussion: Looking for a sound, and a place to get it (Billy Martin Rogers style), ahmir thompson, reinforcement rings
ahmir thompson, reinforcement rings, herbie hancock: Hi Again Ethan, I played a couple of Cappelle drums when I was in Paris and I can tell you they were really sweet. I cant remember what series the drums were so I cannot guarantee that these will be of the same standard. Are you able to try them out? ...

Drums & Percussion: Looking for a sound, and a place to get it, ahmir thompson, herbie hancock
ahmir thompson, herbie hancock, funk hip hop: Hi Ethan, although I am not familiar with some of the artists you mention, I did a search and found the following: http://www.revolutionslive.com/review-mmw-tortoise.htm http://blogcritics.org/archives/2002/12/07/151741.php http://www.drummerworld.com/drummers/Billy_Martin.html...

Drums & Percussion: Low end drums vs high end drums, istanbul agop, maple shells
istanbul agop, maple shells, istanbul cymbals: Hi Kim, There are lots of factors contributing to the quality of drums and cymbals. I cant talk about all of them here but I will outline some things which I think are important. Cymbals: Hi end cymbals are cast not rolled . These are different...

Drums & Percussion: Lube, double bass pedal, bass drum pedal
double bass pedal, bass drum pedal, local music stores: As far as lube goes...I use WD-40 when I need a quick slick job but normally I just go to a bicycle shop and buy some good chain lube. The will know more about chain driven systems than any drummer on earth because the chain on a bike runs their whole operation...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwid vs DW, abe laboriel jr, carlton barret
abe laboriel jr, carlton barret, ludwig kit: Pete-What are your drum sizes? Chances are you have an 18x22. What I meant was get yourself an 18 or 20 DW kick in your finish.Maybe a different size floor tom also.Then you get to pick which toms work for the gig. I guarantee that you can get the sound...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig 1970's or so drum set called Black Panthers, ludwig drum set, splatter paint
ludwig drum set, splatter paint, drum companies: These sets did not sell well, so they weren t in production very long. Many of the drum companies painted the inside of their shells. Gretsch used silver--Rogers used gray, then a splatter paint--Ludwig & Slingerland used white-gray and a splatter. Eventually,...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig Badges, silver badge, vistalite
silver badge, vistalite, question thanks: To be honest--I haven t kept up with all the badges that Ludwig has used after the mid 80 s. The badge I described was used till about 82-83--then the badge that replaced it was the same shape--only was painted black & white. Then they went to a large Keystone...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig Black Beauty Super Sensitive strainer problem, ludwig drummer, playing drums
ludwig drummer, playing drums, puresound: It is possible that the strainer got knocked out of whack and also that the snares have lost their life. Look carefully at the strainer & butt and try to determine if it is not in the proper position. Replace the snares with new ones from PureSound. I have...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig Black Beauty vs Brass Edition, master engraver, snare drums
master engraver, snare drums, john aldridge: Rick--I was told by Bill III (William F. Ludwig III) that the brass was slightly thicker in the early days. Some of the early Black Beauties were also bronze. You also had the choice of brass or bronze in other lines of snare drums,including their hammered...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig Classic Strainer, wood shells, ludwig drum
wood shells, ludwig drum, snare drum: The easiest thing to do is have someone make an adapter plate,then you can use any strainer,butt and snares that you want. Those wire snares are pretty hard to find and usually pretty expensive. I made an adapter plate for a Slingerland marching snare. ...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig Custom CS, remo ambassador, snare drum
remo ambassador, snare drum, eq3: The CS series comes in either maple or birch. With maple,you get a drum that has a warmer sound,a wider tuning range and has more resonance than birch. The birch drums have more attack and a quick decay. I am not sure what you mean by patches . I am guessing...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig Double Bass, double bass, drum set
double bass, drum set, serial numbers: 1st I don t have the chart for the serial numbers. There are a few site with that info on the web. Second, you need to check at least half the serial numbers on the kit because the kit could have drums added to it. What does the badge look like? Also--look...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig Drum Badges, ludwig drums, ludwig drum
ludwig drums, ludwig drum, ebay: Mery---it is the law of supply & demand. You want something I have--I set the price. If you want it bad enough, you will pay my price. If you find a good price for one of them, then buy it! Then all you need is one more. Send me a regular email at ...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig Drum Kit ID Help, ludwig drums, ludwig drum
ludwig drums, ludwig drum, date stamps: My 1st question is how do you KNOW that they were purchased new in the early 80 s? If there is a Keystone badge on all the drums and they all say Chicago then they have to be older than 1971. In 1971, the badge switched to the Blue/Olive slanted rectangle.In...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig Drum, ludwig drum, drum kit
ludwig drum, drum kit, serial number: You need to do several things: 1--Send me an email and I will instruct you what to take pictures of & 2--You will need to answer several questions. Please send to drumdoctor@att.net You can also go on the internet and find a few people who have the list...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig and DW kits, ludwig snare, ludwig drums
ludwig snare, ludwig drums, ludwig kit: Hi Pete, The Ludwig kit sounds nice as does the DW. Unfortunately I havnt seen either kit so I really dont know of their condition etc. It doesnt sound like a terible trade. I really depends on what kit you prefer. The vintage ludwig kits are certainly...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig marching snare keystone badge, marching snare, worth alot
marching snare, worth alot, 4 digits: Kim---that person does NOT know what he is talking about. Your drum had a Keystone badge--That dates it. If the badge has NO serial number,then it is 1961-1963. If it HAS a serial number,then it is 1964-1969. (though I have seen ketstone badges on drums...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig Speed King Pedal, tension screws, mineral spirits
tension screws, mineral spirits, pain in the butt: Ron---The Speed King is a great pedal. It is unchanged since 1948,but that does not make it a dinosaur. It was so far ahead of it s time and remains a solid pedal today. Just think--the parts from 2001,will fit a pedal from 1951! Parts are easy to find...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig Speed Kings, mineral spirits, bass drums
mineral spirits, bass drums, double pedals: Al-pedals have come a long way,but the Speed King holds it s own. Even though the pedal has remained unchanged since 1948,it was way ahead of it s time. There are some fine double pedals out there. Some people love em-some people hate em. A double pedaldoes...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig Speedking, teflon grease, teflon spray
teflon grease, teflon spray, tri flo: Jamie---Relubed it with what? The torch/heat thing is NOT good to do. It heats up the lube (the fumes could be dangerous) and it softens the casting. Just lubing the SK is OK,but not the best thing if you are looking for speed. You have to COMPLETELY clean...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig SuperSensitive SD spare parts, vintage drum center, ludwig drums
vintage drum center, ludwig drums, snare drum: Hi Enrique and thanks for the question. The first thing you should do is to find out if there was insurance on the snare drum when it was shipped. Also did you buy this drum from a store or a private seller? If you bought this from a store i would call...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig SuperSensitive SD spare parts, ebay co uk, snare drum
ebay co uk, snare drum, layout html: Hi Enrique, check out the following: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Vintage-Ludwig-Super-Sensitive-Snare-Drum_W0QQitemZ7414786775QQcategoryZ38095QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem http://www.vintagesnaredrums.com/ludwig_hardware.html http://www.vintagesnaredrums.com/images/hardware/ludwig/20s_super_ludwig/1920s_super_layout.html...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig snare throwoff & wires, ludwig snare, stainless steel cable
ludwig snare, stainless steel cable, weed whacker: Andrew--Your drum is indeed a Super Sensitive. At one time,Ludwig had 5 drums and 6 different snare units-all considered Super Sensitive. The snares on your drum are probably a synthetic strand,but they could be the wires. Each strand could stretch differently,so...

Drums & Percussion: Ludwig speedking pedal, teflon grease, ludwig drums
teflon grease, ludwig drums, screw caps: You can safely do about 50% of the pedal easily. I don t recommend that you go any further---but I will give you the steps and wish you good luck. 1--remove the screw caps under the pedal. There are 2. 2--remove the springs and cam followers.They should...

Drums & Percussion: lacquer on a drum, clear lacquer, snare drum
clear lacquer, snare drum, maple shell: Dave---I would have to type a small book in order to help you. There are already good instructions out there. For the finish--find articles on furniture refinishing. For the holes, there are a few websites that go into detail about building drums. I...

Drums & Percussion: lacquered drumshell, silver sparkle, professional paint
silver sparkle, professional paint, tedious job: Patrick--if you are going to paint it,you don t have to strip it at all. Just make sure that it is smooth and that some type of sealer or primer is used. But if you are going to have a professional paint it,they will know what to do. Stripping is a messy,tedious...

Drums & Percussion: late 1970's copper slingerland wrap, slingerland drums, copper plating
slingerland drums, copper plating, snare drum: You didn t offend my professional integrity. It s all those other EXPERTS that spread so much wrong information. He said that he can do it? DO what? If he does anything other than replate the drums,it is going to be on the surface and NOT bonded to the...

Drums & Percussion: how to learn a song, aural perception, listening skill
aural perception, listening skill, drum tabs: Hi Gita, Sorry i misunderstood your question. I find the easiest way to transcribe a song is to learn it by ear. Then listen to one section and carefully notate each section. Then link them together in the correct song structure. Aural perception is just...

Drums & Percussion: leg problems in playing double pedals, playing the drums, double pedals
playing the drums, double pedals, leg problems: Hi Cole and thanks for your question. I get this question alot. The pain comes from straining your lower leg and not having enough strength and endurance. This is not a big deal and can be corrected with some practice. What i suggest to everyone is to get...

Drums & Percussion: location for playing drums, electronic drumsets, electronic drumset
electronic drumsets, electronic drumset, soft thud: Hi Betsy, Thanks for writing. I hope I can help and I appreciate your writing a clear message (I often receive either unclear or inappropriate questions). There are options for playing drums at your house, if you wish to consider them. One is purchasing...

Drums & Percussion: The long roll, double bass pedal, stroke roll
double bass pedal, stroke roll, rlrr: Matt--your teacher should be able to help---if he is qualified.I hope you are taking lessons from a professional teacher and learning to read music and not just from some guy who can play. There are no short cuts.Drumming takes longer than other instruments...

Drums & Percussion: looking for a rare thing, vintage drum center, inspirational idea
vintage drum center, inspirational idea, pawn shops: Hi Simon and thanks for your question. I have enclosed a few numbers and web sites that you can check out to find your drum. Besides this i would say to look in pawn shops, look in your local newspaper under the classified instruments for sale and look on...

Drums & Percussion: ludwig, steel shell, decent condition
steel shell, decent condition, vintages: Hi Nikola, Sorry it took me some time to respond I have been busy. Unfortunately I am not familiar with the differences between different vintages of Ludwig however I bet that all of those drums are great if in decent condition. There will of course be...

Drums & Percussion: ludwig, vistalites, john bonham
vistalites, john bonham, man john: Well, Nikola, what you have found is the infamous Vistalite series. These kits were made famous, in all reality, by one man...John Bonham from Zeppelin. They are a very unique sounding kit, and no they won t sound like steel. Vistalites in the end sound...

Drums & Percussion: ludwig, vintage snare drums, steel shell
vintage snare drums, steel shell, head selection: In terms of vintage snare drums (rudimental/marching, right?) buy the newest design/technology. Snare drums went through rapid evolution back then. The difference between a 60 s and 70 s drum would be huge. I played on a Ludwig steel shell super-sensitive...

Drums & Percussion: ludwig, vintage ludwig drums, ludwig supraphonic
vintage ludwig drums, ludwig supraphonic, snare drums: Hi Nikola and thanks for the question. Im not really sure what Ludwig 90 kit your talking about. If you mean a drum kit that was made in the 90 s as far as i know Ludwig has always made good drum kits. The supersensative snares sound real good. The best...

Drums & Percussion: ludwig, reinforcement rings, thin shells
reinforcement rings, thin shells, metal shell: Most 60 s Ludwig were 3 or 4 ply with reinforcement rings. Had a lot of tone,but not much volume. 70 s Ludwigs were 50/50--A LOT OF DRUMS WITH THIN SHELLS AND REINFORCEMENT RINGS AND a lot of drums that were thicker shells with NO reinforcement rings. ...

Drums & Percussion: ludwig 70s drum kit, drum kit, date stamp
drum kit, date stamp, bass drum: I do not have a chart that shows the serial number and the years. I have heard that there are websites that have this information. Sometimes the drums have a date stamp inside them. Have you looked carefully for this? Sorry I couldn t be of more help. ...

Drums & Percussion: ludwig, stainless steel drums, t travel
stainless steel drums, t travel, plexiglass: Nikola--I need you to answer a few questions: 1--how many drums are there? 2--what are the sizes? 3--what color are they? 4--are there any pieces missing from the drums. 5--is there anything on the drums that is not Ludwig? 6--What is the condition of...

Drums & Percussion: ludwig blue oyster pearl, pearl drum kit, oyster pearl
pearl drum kit, oyster pearl, blue oyster: Todd---the badge tells the era --if the badge looks like an old fashioned police badge (called a keystone ) then the drums are 60 s to early 70 s--if the badge looks like a rectangle laying over to the right, then it is 1971-1982. The rectangle would be...

Drums & Percussion: ludwig cases, ludwig snare, cheap drums
ludwig snare, cheap drums, corner caps: You can use any of the cleaners(409--Fantastic etc...) to clean the case. The if you want to make it last longer,be tougher and water resistant,put 2 coats of gloss spar ployurethane on it---inside & out. You can also paint it BEFORE you put the poly on...

Drums & Percussion: ludwig classic maple "fab four" kit, ludwig drums, sparkle finish
ludwig drums, sparkle finish, fab 4: Jim--unless things have changed, Classic shells are 9 ply--(they used to be 6 ply-but thicker plies) and Super Classic is 4 ply. As I understand,you can get the Fab 4 (actually just a 4 piece kit) in any of the series and in any color) Sometimes companies...

Drums & Percussion: ludwig snare, ludwig snare, snare drum
ludwig snare, snare drum, brass shell: Adam--Keystone badges were from 1961-1969. 1961-1963 had no serial numbers and a lot of them were chrome over brass shell. This is a Supraphonic 400. I don t have the chart that tells the years & serial numbers, but there are websites that have that information....

Drums & Percussion: ludwig snare, vintage snare drums, rhythm tech
vintage snare drums, rhythm tech, thin shell: Those drums were never intended to CRACK . The thin shell along with the rings make the drum more suited for a big--fat--warm sound. I am not sure if the Crack will be as much as you hope for. The only way is to experiment. To help with the crack, add...

Drums & Percussion: ludwig steel drums from the 70's, stainless steel drums, concert toms
stainless steel drums, concert toms, rack toms: If you are referring to the Ludwig Stainless Steel drums,there are several things to consider: 1--are these concert toms? 2--What condition are they in? 3--are there any extra holes? 4--is anything been add to the drums? (bolted on) These drums are...

Drums & Percussion: ludwig super classics, auto body shop, golf ball size
auto body shop, golf ball size, meguiars products: Chap---if you do have bad bearing edges,you have options: 1--is do nothing.Recut edges will just make your drums sound better--tune easier and have more resonance,attack & projection. 2--have them cut and enjoy better sounding drums. I cut bearing edges...

Drums & Percussion: ludwig superphonic smare drum 1975, metal shell, head selection
metal shell, head selection, superphonic: This snare was the excellent standard for that period, before and after. It s a wonderful drum. Having the more simple snare mechanism, as opposed to the super-sensitive model, allows different after-market snares to be used, now that in this current time...

Drums & Percussion: ludwig, ludwig kit, metal drums
ludwig kit, metal drums, steel kit: Personally I would go with the 60 s kit, but that’s just because I started on a 65 Ludwig kit myself and I have never found another drum set like it since I had to give it back to my uncle. That is my favorite decade of drum sets as far as I am concerned...

Drums & Percussion: ludwig80, electronic drums, acoustic drums
electronic drums, acoustic drums, monroe north carolina: How do you know that the drum is 1980? Is there a date stamp inside it? If it is a 1980,then is is some of the last drums that were made in Chicago. Ludwig moved the factory from Chicago to Monroe,North Carolina in 1982-1983. The badge on your drum should...

Drums & Percussion: M6 12mm screws, double bass drum pedal, bass drum pedal
double bass drum pedal, bass drum pedal, local music stores: Well Joe, heres what a search revealed on google for M6 12mm set screws revealed. http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=M6+12mm+set+screws&btnG=Search http://www.craftechind.com/ScrewsandSetScrews/SetScrewsDIN.htm You could always ask your local...

Drums & Percussion: Makes of Drum Kit, dw drum workshop, pacific drums and percussion
dw drum workshop, pacific drums and percussion, professional drummer: Hello there, Here are some names: Pearl, Ludwig, Tama, Sonar, Yamaha, Premier, Gretsch, DW (Drum Workshop), Roland, Peavey, Ayotte, Mapex, PDP (Pacific Drums and Percussion), Slingerland, the list goes on. Those are most significant names. Best of luck,...

Drums & Percussion: Marching bass drum, marching drums, batter head
marching drums, batter head, bass drums: Hi Rico, It tightens (slightly) and sharpens the sound while muffling the head. I use this technique when playing rock on my drum kit but I dont think it would have the same effect for marching drums however it would muffle the drum a little. Try it and...

Drums & Percussion: Marching quads, percussion instrument, marching music
percussion instrument, marching music, percussionists: Hi, Good question. People tend to think past the clef that a percussion instrument might use. Which clef? Percussion clef. Here s a link to an image of one: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:Percussion_clef.png Best of luck, Sea...

Drums & Percussion: Marching snare drum heads, marching snare drums, marching snare drum
marching snare drums, marching snare drum, joe harper: Hello Joe, after extensive use of both heads (the drum corps I taught were experimenting with both) I have come to realize that the only difference really is color. If you are absolutely set on using those heads, use the white max. The only reason why I say...

Drums & Percussion: Marching tenors, tenor drums, bill bachman
tenor drums, bill bachman, quad logic: Hi Haley. As far as tenor pads are concerned, the quadropad is the best pad in my opinion. It might be a little more expensive but it is well worth the money. Think of it like this, it s cheaper than a set of drums. What a buddy of mine has done in the past...

Drums & Percussion: Marimba, ludwig musser, deagan
ludwig musser, deagan, jenco: Leslie--My one question is do you want a marimba specifically or just a mallet instrument to practice on? I ask because a xyzlophone will be less expensive than a marimba. Stay with the American brands: Ludwig--Musser--Deagan--& Jenco---UNLESS you get an...

Drums & Percussion: Marimbas, school percussion ensemble, marimba
school percussion ensemble, marimba, 5 octaves: Hello Cameron, sorry for the delay. As far as 4.3 versus 4.5 octave marimba, the difference is definitely not worth the value. The only time it would be worth the difference is if you buy a 5.0 octave... Even then, the literature for a high school percussionist...

Drums & Percussion: METRONOME, stroke roll, drumming techniques
stroke roll, drumming techniques, single stroke: Hi Jay and thanks for your question. A metronome is a very important tool for any drummer and here is why. A metronome will develope a drummers sense of time, speed and endurance. When your practicing rudiments: Lets take the singe stroke roll for an example....

Drums & Percussion: Mesh head trigger, percussion drums, remo practice pad
percussion drums, remo practice pad, shop drums: Hi Jake, it is possible, its is quite time consuming to achieve as the standard mesh heads are apparently a different size to the the tunable pads. Please see link below for more details: http://www.sweetwater.com/shop/drums-percussion/drums_buying-guide.php#2...

Drums & Percussion: Metronome importance, playing drums, tight spots
playing drums, tight spots, liberto: Jessie-you start out by saying that you have had no instruction or guidance. That is mistake #1.By not having had lessons from a QUALIFIED teacher,it is possible that you have developed some bad habits and could be doing PERMANENT damage to your arms, wrists...

Drums & Percussion: Metronome, tempo trainer, modern drummer
tempo trainer, modern drummer, hal blaine: Steve--there are 2 or 3 devices that do that. I think the names were a Beat Bug -- Tempo Trainer and Tempo King . These devices could have had a name change or the companies gone out of business. Look in a current Modern Drummer and you ll probably...

Drums & Percussion: Mid-Level Drumkit, local music store, sonor 3005
local music store, sonor 3005, mapex pro m: Well, the remo heads that will come on it are, most likely, just mapex s stock heads. All mapex kits come with remo heads on them, made for mapex (meaning that the mapex brand name is printed on each head) and are really noting overly special. They will...

Drums & Percussion: Miking drums with balanced vs. unbalanced cables, shure sm 57, miking drums
shure sm 57, miking drums, mic cables: Hi Keith. I apologize for not answering you a bit sooner, but i wanted to check with the sound person that runs sound for our band before i answered you to make sure i give you the right answer. The sound person told me that you should put the over head...

Drums & Percussion: Miking Ludwig Vistalites, ludwig vistalites, sound person
ludwig vistalites, sound person, bass response: Hi Al and thanks for the question and the compliments. Iam 100% sure that the problem your having is with the sound person. IF your placing the mike inside the kik drum and it feeds back even before you play a note, tells me that the sound person has his EQ...

Drums & Percussion: Modern percussion notation, definitive guide, marching percussion
definitive guide, marching percussion, arranger: John, this is definitely the toughest question I ve ever had and to be honest, the best answer I can give you is....There isn t any. It all depends on the arranger of the music. I know that I personally write with my own Style as far as notation goes and...

Drums & Percussion: Motivation to practise, cycle of self empowerment, dom famularo
cycle of self empowerment, dom famularo, john bonham: Hi Hugh, Try getting a drum book, drum video or take a couple of drum lessons to gain inspiration and new technique! Also, think of what originally got you into drumming - it had to be an exciting, fun feeling. For instance, lets say the reason was...

Drums & Percussion: making drums, tuning note, bass drums
tuning note, bass drums, drum company: Kelly-Yes-that is correct.The only tuned drums ARE timpani.Meaning that they are tuned to a specific tuning note.And that after playing,they return to that tuning note. All other drums are TENSIONED. Marching bass drums are NOT tuned-but tensioned.Yes they...

Drums & Percussion: making drums, kettle drums, note pitch
kettle drums, note pitch, angle brackets: Lauren-the ONLY drum that produces actual notes is the timpani(also known as kettle drums ).You can strike a drum and figure out the note,but after hitting it for awhile,the plastic head will stretch and the drum will not have that same note any longer.It...

Drums & Percussion: mallets and purchasing, mike balter mallets, xylophone mallets
mike balter mallets, xylophone mallets, innovative percussion: Hello Jenny. I would suggest you buying the ensemble series of mallets from vic firth (http://www.vicfirth.com/products/ensemblekeyboard.html) or the Brian Mason mallets, also from Vic Firth (http://www.vicfirth.com/products/corpsmaster_mason.html). Both are...

Drums & Percussion: mapex drum kits, mapex drum kits, maple shells
mapex drum kits, maple shells, mids: Well the difference lies in the wood each shell is made of. With the Pro M series you are playing Maple shells, which will give out a good low end with decent mids and almost non existent highs. With the Birch series you are playing on birch drums which...