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Drums & Percussion: buying a snare drum, mapex black panther, snare drums
mapex black panther, snare drums, snare drum: Hi Adam, First of all nice sounds! I have send you an add request on myspace. As for a snare drum, I agree that a wooden shelled drum would probably sound best in this context. It is hard for me to make reccomendations here due to the sheer number of...

Drums & Percussion: Century Drum Repair, enterprise co ltd, century drums
enterprise co ltd, century drums, taichung taiwan: Hi aonghus, I ll answer the last one first, if you replace the batter heads on any drum, there is no need to replace the bottom heads. I haven t heard of Century drums, it sounds like another one of those obscure brands put out by Taiwan. Despite that,...

Drums & Percussion: A Certain Brand, camber cymbals, rhythm art
camber cymbals, rhythm art, artisan series: Well, I had never heard of Rhythm Art drums, and at first I thought they were going to be something like a first act kit. But after checking them out I have changed my opinion completely. Their artisan series, which is what I looked into, seems to be very...

Drums & Percussion: Chemical Strip for Drums, paint brush, paint job
paint brush, paint job, tama superstar: Jared-When I have this much stripping to do,I take it to a professional.Just look in the phone book.It might be under furniture refinishing,or paint stripping or... Thay have all the chemicals,safety gear and neutralizers. An expert can tell you what will...

Drums & Percussion: Clamps and snares, musicians friend, gibraltar
musicians friend, gibraltar, micrometer: I probably would be confused, if I didn;t play a mapex kit and run into the same problem a few years back. Gibraltar make a mounting system that does what you are looking for. All you need to do is get the diameter of your other mounts so you know which...

Drums & Percussion: Cleaning chrome wrap Slingerlands, great drums, tri flo
great drums, tri flo, tiny cracks: You can try those other items, but I have found that Meguiars work best and leaves a protective film. Those others don t. If there is some pitting & corosion, and nothing takes it off, then it is not surface pitting, it has gone into the base metal. There...

Drums & Percussion: Cleaning metal-wrapped drums, outdoor gig, copper color
outdoor gig, copper color, meguiars products: Dan---cool drums!!! If the drums are pretty clean, then you can use any of the Meguiars products. Mirror Glaze, Carnauba Wax etc.--all are great. Best stuff on the market. If they are a little dirty, then use the Cleaner-Wax. Here in Florida, I did mine...

Drums & Percussion: Click Track machines, right tempo, click track
right tempo, click track, ear pieces: Hi Jon and thanks for your question. Let me address your first concern which is finding the right tempo for the song and speeding up. This is a common problem for most drummers and it can be fixed. The way to fix this is to practice with a metronome or click...

Drums & Percussion: Click tracks for recording, pc workstation, click track
pc workstation, click track, head phones: LOL! remember, I m an expert on 70 s drumming! I really can t help you with software/music related questions. However if I was in you position I would obtain an electric metronome and record the drumming track with head phones Then *you* would be tight, not...

Drums & Percussion: CONGA SOUND EFFECT, music dictionary, aaron porter
music dictionary, aaron porter, queen city: Hey Aaron, Yeah I know what you mean, the technique can be achieved by pressing down hard on the head as well but I dont know the proper name for it as far as percussion goes. In traditional music the term portamento means to slid a note but this is more...

Drums & Percussion: Coated or Clear Snare head, snare drums, head selection
snare drums, head selection, aquarian heads: Hi Nocktis and thanks for the questions. Drum head selection is a personal thing among drummers. Everyone uses something different for what ever reason. To be honest with you i think that there are to many drum heads on the market. It could be difficult to...

Drums & Percussion: Confidence on drums, jim chapin, ted reed
jim chapin, ted reed, rhythm patterns: Hi Sam and thanks for your question. I apologize for not getting back to you sooner. I was away playing. The way to build confidence Sam is to practice. The first thing i would do is to get a basic rudiment book and play the excercises with a metronome...

Drums & Percussion: Converting a Narching Snare into a Standard, marching snare drum, yamaha marching snare
marching snare drum, yamaha marching snare, yamaha marching snare drum: Joey-I wouldn t use that snare drum on a drum kit.The sound is VERY tight and high pitched.It probably has a Kevlar head and synthetic gut snares.Not very musical.I have only seen 2 people use those drums on a drum kit in 38+ years of running my drum shop.I...

Drums & Percussion: Converting Snare to Bass, marching snare drum, contact cement
marching snare drum, contact cement, works like a charm: this is where I buy mine at, its just contact cement though. works like a charm and is pretty much standard on most laminate ply s. http://www.precisiondrum.com/html/body_parts.html#adhesive other than that, if you are using a cloth wrap or something...

Drums & Percussion: Cracked Cymbals, playing drums, thin side
playing drums, thin side, cymbal: Hi Cody and thanks for the follow up question. To be honest with you i have never heard of any cymbal not being flexible enough. All cymbals are flexible to some extent. If they weren t we wouldn t be able to get the sounds we do out of them. They would be...

Drums & Percussion: Cracked kick drum, tama starclassic performer, drum shells
tama starclassic performer, drum shells, specialised task: Hi Matt, well u certainly set yourself a challenge, guess you like to live life on the edge huh, you ve gone a bought a bass drum shell which has a crack in it without checking it over first, how du know you aint gonna find any more faults as a result. You...

Drums & Percussion: Cracked Shell, padds, plys
padds, plys, three quarters: Tuck---that s a cool name! The stove is not good. BUT---the drum should be salvageable. What has happened is the heat has dried out the wood and the glue to the point where they don t stick any longer. What I would do is get my LARGE needle (I use one...

Drums & Percussion: Crash Cymbal, local music store, crash cymbal
local music store, crash cymbal, medium crash: Hi Amy and thanks for the question. I would say to get either a 16 or 18 inch crash cymbal. I wouldn t get a heavy cymbal. I would get something like a medium crash. They always sound good. The thing you have to watch about buying cymbals on ebay is that...

Drums & Percussion: Crash Cymbals, sabian pro sonix, second hand cymbal
sabian pro sonix, second hand cymbal, istanbul alchemy: Hey Amy, 24 crash cymbal lol thats HUGE! Never fear though, buying a crash isnt too hard. First of all 16 is around the standard size for crash cymbals. Obviously there is no ideal size but as a begginer this is the size i would go for. If you can...

Drums & Percussion: Cruise ships and site reading, cruise company, pit band
cruise company, pit band, cruise ships: Hi Gary and thanks for your question. How much site reading you are required to do depends. If you actually go to work for a cruise company, alot of the players that play in the pit band do need to read charts. Sometimes you will have specialty acts come on...

Drums & Percussion: Current music with Percussion emphasis, blue man group, borgata in atlantic city nj
blue man group, borgata in atlantic city nj, google: Hi Brad and thanks for the email. I like the blue man group. I think its an interesting concept. As far as myself knowing any other groups like the blue man group, i don t. Im sure that there are other groups like that out there. You could probably...

Drums & Percussion: Custom Drum Badges, custom badges, drum shells
custom badges, drum shells, custom badge: Well Brandon, most badges for drums usually have the manufacturers name and logo on them, to get custom designed badges you need to find a designer and give him a brief of what you require. Once a design is finalised you should be able to find a local guy...

Drums & Percussion: Custom Drums, keller maple shells, better business bureau
keller maple shells, better business bureau, custom drums: Ron--$1000 for a 4 pc. custom kitis a great price---IF-- 1--all the parts (shells--lugs--hoops--heads--spurs-etc..) are the best that are available. 2--you are able to pick out the sizes & parts that you want-- (finish--lugs--hoops--spurs----tom mounting...

Drums & Percussion: Cutting Drum Shells, drum shells, cabinet shop
drum shells, cabinet shop, factories: Bill--Most drum shells are cut from a long tube.Then they are SANDED flat.This is the way it is done in most drum factories. They have a LARGE vertical sander which spins in a circle and the shells are pushed up against it. This sands the shells flat. You...

Drums & Percussion: CYMBALS, sabian cymbals, medium crash
sabian cymbals, medium crash, sound projection: Hi Michael and thanks for your interesting question. I have heard alot of different opinions about this subject. Some drummers i know say that their cymbals actually sound better with age. Other drummers swear that if they don t clean their cymbals a few times...

Drums & Percussion: Cymbal arm, double bass pedal, boom arm
double bass pedal, boom arm, hat system: I believe what you are talking about is the remote high hat system. It connects from the hi-hats to the pedal by a cable. If this is what you are talking about...you will love it. You can put the hats anywhere you want and keep the pedal in the same place....

Drums & Percussion: Cymbal Care, cast bronze cymbals, cymbal crash
cast bronze cymbals, cymbal crash, finger prints: Dave-1st-handle your cymbals as little as possible with your bare hands.Myself and a LOT of drum techs use gloves when setting up/tearing down. Your skin has oils & acids (ph)and that gets into the grooves and discolors the cymbal. If glass cleaner will...

Drums & Percussion: Cymbal cleaning, copper tin, cheap cymbals
copper tin, cheap cymbals, nickel zinc: GLENN-I HOPE YOU HAVEN T TRIED to clean your cymbals too much with that brass cleaner.If you have tried to clean them a lot,you may have done damage to them,regardless of what the label says. 1st of all,cymbals are NOT brass.There is not one atom of brass...

Drums & Percussion: Cymbal durability vs. weight, crash cymbals, professional drummers
crash cymbals, professional drummers, rock drummers: Hi Harley, I would tend to agree that thinner cymbals are usually more resilient. HOWEVER let me tell you in no uncertain terms that if you are breaking cymbals so consistantly you have a technique problem. Breaking cymbals isn t a result of hard hitting...

Drums & Percussion: Cymbal Kits From Zildjian, cymbal sets, inch bottom
cymbal sets, inch bottom, ride cymbal: Ron---1st I would say that I would not buy a cymbal set and secondly I wouldn t buy one over the net--UNLESS it was from a known dealer. The cymbals could be all dogs left over from other cymbal sets--or the cymbals could not sound good together--or there...

Drums & Percussion: Cymbal Recoating, zildjan cymbals, zildjian cymbals
zildjan cymbals, zildjian cymbals, titanium coating: Hi Bobby, I am not actually sure what you mean.. cymbals are not coated or dipped in manufacturing with the exception of a few lines which have a very thin plastic coating applied to keep them looking clean. As far as I know the only Zildjian cymbals to...

Drums & Percussion: Cymbal Repair, crash cymbal, ur choice
crash cymbal, ur choice, drumdojo: Hi Brody, Watcha done to ur poor ole cymbal, lol. If u dont wanna cut out the crack u could try and drill a whole near the crack so it dont spread any further. Dont try to solder, braize or weld the cymbal. it dont work. If you dont have the tools...

Drums & Percussion: Cymbal, ed shaughnessy, doc severinsen
ed shaughnessy, doc severinsen, ride models: Terry-It depends on how much CUT and PING you want out of a cymbal. Normally,as the bell becomes thicker and has a more clear,cutting & crisp bell,the overall tone of the cymbal increases. The cymbal will have more cut and ping because of the thicker...

Drums & Percussion: Cymbals, drummer friend, zildjian zxt
drummer friend, zildjian zxt, crash ride: Dave-I have heard that Zildjian is having some of the same problems that they had with their Platinum series that was out a few years ago.The coating of Platinum or titanium seems to make the cymbals brittle.They sound OK,but I have a better solution: Don...

Drums & Percussion: Cymbals, high pitch, cymbal
high pitch, cymbal, tone down: Well, really there isn t much you can do here. Using the shaft of the stick on the cymbal towards the very edge of the cymbal causes a bit deeper pitch on strike, but it also heightens the likelihood of you cracking the cymbal, so it might not be the best...

Drums & Percussion: Cymbals, ride cymbal, crash ride
ride cymbal, crash ride, thin crash: Patrick. The simple answer is buy what you feel you need to play that type of music and add things of your own into it. The 18 china is cool to have--but maybe the Medium thin might be a little too thin. Depends on how hard you hit and how much technique...

Drums & Percussion: Cymbals, zildjian zbt, zildjian zxt
zildjian zbt, zildjian zxt, aaxs: Hi Dave, I consider myself to be very experienced with cymbals and have tried almost every major model currently in production and the ZXT titaniums are by no means good cymbals. In fact, I think Zildjian make the worst cymbals in this price range. The...

Drums & Percussion: Cymbol sounds, dead hope, jazz sound
dead hope, jazz sound, comeout: Hi, You could try placing lengths of light chain on your cymbals, attatched to the part of the stand that comes through the hole and hanging down the cymbal. Experiment with different types of chain to create different sizzle effects. As for drums,...

Drums & Percussion: catalina club refinishing, glue residue, wooden shell
glue residue, wooden shell, thin blade: This is a big,time consuming job and you might run into a few problems: 1--of course is the attachment method---tape or glue. I am not sure what Gretsch does. Contact them.Don t expect much.Gretsch is in their own little world. You can take a knife with...

Drums & Percussion: cb drums, cb drums, taiwan china
cb drums, taiwan china, gibraltar: Joe--really depends on how old they are. CB drums are a division of Gibraltar-which is a division of Kaman. Got it? There will be a test later. They have been around a long time. They used to be called CB 700. Then they dropped the 700. I never knew...

Drums & Percussion: cd's of drumming, local music store, music dispatch
local music store, music dispatch, drum instruction: Hi Marc. Im sorry for not getting back to you sooner. There was some kind of stuff going on with my computer and i never received your question until today. As far as companies that specialize in drumming cds go, this is one place that i know makes good...

Drums & Percussion: cheese its and flamadiddles, note patterns, muscle memory
note patterns, muscle memory, paradiddle: This is actually a pretty easy question... A cheese it is a flam and a two-stroke diddle on one note while a flamadiddle is actually a paradiddle (R l r r L r l l)(Capital letters are accented) with a flam at the beginning. So in conclusion, a cheese it plays...

Drums & Percussion: choosing a concert snare drum, snare drum, orchestral percussion
snare drum, orchestral percussion, pearl drums: Hey Dan, I would suggest using the Pearl Symphonic over the Yamaha for a few reasons. 1, Pearl only makes drums and makes them very well I may add. 2, I ve had bad experiences with durability with Yamaha concert snares, whereas Pearl drums need very little...

Drums & Percussion: about choosing snare or piccolo, phosphor bronze, music hope
phosphor bronze, music hope, latin music: Hi Gita, For those music styles I would go for a proper sized snare not a piccolo. Piccolos often lack the depth and power for rock and heavy metal although for pop it would be ok. I would go for a 14 snare with either a maple or brass/phosphor bronze...

Drums & Percussion: christmas, practice pad, volume down
practice pad, volume down, muffler: honestly, I say buy her a practice pad and a set of sticks and see if she keeps the interest up before buying her a kit. But a 5 piece is going to be just as quiet as anything else, and it is the standard kit so that is what I would ultimately go with, as...

Drums & Percussion: circa 1940 Slingerland Drumset, jimmy dorsey orchestra, slingerland drums
jimmy dorsey orchestra, slingerland drums, nickle plate: Candee--seval things about vintage drums. 1--They will have an average market value but some collector might pay way above that price because he wants it and doesn t want to chance losing it. 2--for maximum value,all the parts need to be original and there...

Drums & Percussion: cleaning plactic wrap drum shells, drum shells, condition mint
drum shells, condition mint, mint condition: Scott--STOP DOING THAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Windex was meant for glass.Your drums are not glass. Your drums are covered in plastic. Go get some Meguiar s Cleaner-Wax and go over your drums with that. FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS. That should do...

Drums & Percussion: click track and playing in sync with backing tracks, tempo songs, mp 3
tempo songs, mp 3, keeping time: Hi Vincent and thanks for your question. The thing about playing with backing tracks or MP3 s or sequences is that everyone else in the band thinks that because your playing with the backing track, they don t have to worry about keeping time. Its true that...

Drums & Percussion: can cold temperatures damage drumsets?, polystyrene sheet, insulation material
polystyrene sheet, insulation material, animal skins: Hi Brian, I have kept my drums (when I had accoustic ones)in many different types of environment, even in a shed at the bottom of a garden, unless your e talking about real extremes such as ice or tropical heat, there should be no problems. As regards playing...

Drums & Percussion: communicating with drums, drum rhythms, christian belief
drum rhythms, christian belief, interactive activities: Hi Mary, Heres a few links for you, including some samples of drums: http://www.teachervision.fen.com/indians/lesson-plan/7450.html http://www.native-languages.org/composition/native-american-drums.html http://www.thewildrose.net/drumteam.html ...

Drums & Percussion: conversion/ custom building, pearl forum, professional painter
pearl forum, professional painter, wood filler: Zak--The drums have some damage from you pulling off the wrap. They are not worthless. Get some Plastic Wood filler and follow the directions. This will fill up the damaged areas. Then you need to sand the area smooth. Then you need to seal the shell-then...

Drums & Percussion: cost of drum set, pearl drums, cdn
pearl drums, cdn, drummer: Hi Andrew, Sorry I cant really help because it depends on the quality and condition of the kit. Make sure that 8 piece means 8 drums because some people include cymbals as pieces which leads to confusion. See if you can get an experienced drummer to come...

Drums & Percussion: cowhide heads, unborn calf, snare drum
unborn calf, snare drum, leather conditioners: Clean the heads with any good leather cleaner,then rub any natural oil supplement to keep them from drying out. There are also leather conditioners available. You will have to treat the heads once a year to keep them from drying out. The heads are calfskin.The...

Drums & Percussion: cracked cymbal, crash cymbal, avedis zildjian
crash cymbal, avedis zildjian, true way: Hi Noah and thanks for the question. Before you do anything to the cymbal you didn t mention how old the cymbal is. It still maybe under warranty to where you can send it back to zildjian. Most of the time they won t hassle you and give you a new cymbal. ...

Drums & Percussion: crash/ride cymbals, crash cymbal, ride cymbal
crash cymbal, ride cymbal, crash ride: Hello Justin, The crash-ride is a cymbal which gained popularity in the 1970’s. It was a good cost-saving alternative to the cash-strapped drummer; instead of buying a crash cymbal and a ride cymbal you could simply buy one cymbal with both crash and ride...

Drums & Percussion: custom designs, custom airbrush designs, stock kit
custom airbrush designs, stock kit, paint job: Sure airbrush art work can be done on drums,BUT--- I would not recommend it on a stock kit.. Problems are: 1--you will void the warranty of the drums if you have airbrushing done. 2-whatever paint the artist would use could cause the clear coat to crack,wrinkle...

Drums & Percussion: cymbal care/temperatures, dry climate, cymbals
dry climate, cymbals, sound quality: Niall--just transporting them regardless of the temperatures,they will be OK.The humidity (or lack of it) doesn t matter either. If you plan on playing them,place them in the room where you are going to perform for a couple of hours and let them get to room...

Drums & Percussion: cymbal clamp, medium crash, crash cymbal
medium crash, crash cymbal, sabian: Hi Coty, I am pretty sure that this will hold a 16 inch cymbal I have a similar thing and I have made it take an 18 crash. However most of the strain will be on the stand you attach it to so make sure its a pretty heavy duty stand you attach this clamp...

Drums & Percussion: cymbal repair, crash ride, hat top
crash ride, hat top, cymbals: Ido--there is no way to repair cymbals.All you can do is have them professionally cut down. The best ones are the cymbals that are cracked on the edge. Then you only lose 1 -3 . If the crack is in the middle,you need to determine if there is at least 50%...

Drums & Percussion: cymbal repair, bad puppy, hub cap
bad puppy, hub cap, cutting blade: I am glad that you like the result. Just keep an eye on the edges. You put a lot of stress on the cymbal by cutting it that way and you might have put a weak spot on the edge. Make sure the cymbal has room to move and the stand has a sleeve over the threads....

Drums & Percussion: cymbal repair, cymbal companies, machinists
cymbal companies, machinists, sabian: A machine shop is OK---BUT---if they have never done that type of work,they could destroy your cymbal. I have done this type of thing for many years and after speaking with the cymbal companies, machinists and metalurgists, I have developed the best way to...

Drums & Percussion: cymbal repair, crash ride, hat top
crash ride, hat top, drumdojo: Hi Ido, Watcha doing to ur poor ole cymbals, lol. Ok here is the answer to ur question. The way to fix ur cymbals is to either drill a hole near the crack to stop it spreading, or if its on the edge, cut a v or notch out. Dont try to solder, braize...

Drums & Percussion: cymbal replacement, istanbul alchemy, sound spectrum
istanbul alchemy, sound spectrum, decent sound: Hi Dave, Personally I am completely set agains tthe low end zildjians such as the ZBTs and ZXTs. They are completely over priced and in my opinion the feel and sound are simply unacceptable. This is not to say at all that all begginer level cymbals...

Drums & Percussion: cymbal selection, paiste signature, metal gigs
paiste signature, metal gigs, signature line: Hi John, It is true that some cymbal models are made from a slightly less durable alloy (an example being the Paiste Signature line). The alloy is not however soft enough to take the blame for a cracking cymbal. I think the problem most probably lies in...

Drums & Percussion: cymbal, new brunswick canada, ed sullivan show
new brunswick canada, ed sullivan show, thin type: HI,Mari1980, Zilco is one of the cymbal brands emerging from the late 1960’s, early 1970’s. It was a brand actually made by Zildjian from their Azco factory in Meductic, New Brunswick, Canada, opened in 1968. Soon after the Beatles appeared on the Ed...

Drums & Percussion: cymbals, crash ride, pawn shops
crash ride, pawn shops, playing drums: Hi Timothy and thanks for your question. If im not mistaking i think Zildjian makes a ZBT cymbal pack. Most of these cymbal packs come with a pair of hi-hats, a crash and a ride or a crash ride cymbal. They used to be right around the $200.00 price range....

Drums & Percussion: cymbals, sabian xs20, feedback ratings
sabian xs20, feedback ratings, zxt: I think that they are a newer line,so there isn t a lot of them out there yet. It s a continuation of the line-- ZBT--ZXT and now the ZHT. I have heard a few comments,like some cymbals breaking and inconsistent sound. Do yourself a favor and check out...

Drums & Percussion: What cymbals should I buy?, pawn shops, parttime job
pawn shops, parttime job, playing drums: Hughie--there is no real answer to this question---buy whatever cymbal that sounds good to you. Do you have pawn shops over there? As long as it is not cracked and it a lot cheaper than if you bought it new, a used cymbal is an OK way to go. You have...

Drums & Percussion: cymbals showmanship, china cymbal, sam ash
china cymbal, sam ash, college bands: Hi Sheila and thanks for your questions. When it comes to cymbals and what brands to buy, it really is a personal choice. Myself i use zildjian hi-hats and sabian crashes and rides. I have an 18 inch and 20 inch high zildjian china s. I also have a sabian...

Drums & Percussion: cymbals, playing drums, polishes
playing drums, polishes, buff: Jacob--it all depends on the type of cymbals that you have. The lower lines and middle lines have a clear coating on them and if you try to really clean them, you remove the protective coating.Then they get stained and scratched a lot easier. If you have...

Drums & Percussion: Date of Mfg./ Value--Yamaha Drum Set, bass drum, double bass
bass drum, double bass, drums: Al- here are my thoughts: #1-what series are these drums? (Recording Custom-Tour Custom-Stage-etc...)---Makes a BIG difference. #2-The 15 & 16 are rack toms? This set sounds like what is left of a double bass kit. As far as I remember,Yamaha never made...

Drums & Percussion: Dating rogers drums, rogers drums, paper tag
rogers drums, paper tag, tim tim: Tim---that gives me about 10% information. I have catalogs and vintage books,but I can t date what I can t see. 1st--look in all the drums. Rogers placed a paper tag in every drum. A lot of them did not last. If you want to date this kit,then I will need...

Drums & Percussion: DB, kick drums, slow tempo
kick drums, slow tempo, tibialis: Hi Andrew and thanks for your question. I receive alot of questions like yours. The way that i have found to build endurance and strength is to do the following. I would get a metronome or some kind of time keeping device which will measure your progress...

Drums & Percussion: DESPARATE for an answer on soundproofing., upholstery co, snare drum
upholstery co, snare drum, local police department: Geoff--1st--check with your local police department about noise laws. Here in Orlando, I can play till 10pm--the neighbors can have their barbeques abd play loud music and people can do projects with power toolup till 10pm. If the noise ordinance doesn...

Drums & Percussion: Dead ringers, dead ringers, dead ringer
dead ringers, dead ringer, foam insulation: Hello Sandy, Dead Ringers were a product made years ago. It was a ring of foam about ¾” square which was applied to the underside of the head about ½” from the edge. I always thought they were not a very good investment and actually told some of my students...

Drums & Percussion: Design & manufacture of drums, snare drum, tension rods
snare drum, tension rods, bottom head: Hi Daniel. Thanks for emailing me to help you with your college report. I hope my information will help you with your project. Ok.The metal hardward i assume your speaking of is the rim, the lugs or tension rods, muffler and the air hole and badge of the...

Drums & Percussion: DISTRESSOR, tube compressors, tape saturation
tube compressors, tape saturation, modern noise: Hi Juda. I did answer your question already, but i keep getting notices from my experts saying that i didn t answer your question. So im sending you the answer again in case you didn t receive it. If you did i apologize for sending you the answer you again....

Drums & Percussion: Differences Between Drum Heads, power strokes, heavy music
power strokes, heavy music, music thanks: This is an odd question. I have never actually heard of fusion heads until you asked me. After asking around though I have come to two conclusions. They are either speaking of a pack of heads or heads made for fusion drumming. I am not saying either of...

Drums & Percussion: Different ways to hold the sticks, rock drummers, traditional grip
rock drummers, traditional grip, perference: Hi Rob and thanks for the question. Both grips do have names. The one grip that you described that marching band snare drummers use is called the traditional grip. The other grip is called the matched grip. The matched grip got its name because the sticks...

Drums & Percussion: Djembe, modern drummer magazine, percussion scores
modern drummer magazine, percussion scores, catalonia spain: Hi Alba and thanks the follow up question. I don t know of any place that has percussion scores for the Djembe. But i know that music stores sell instruction videos on how to play the Dejembe. I have seen a few of them and they are very informative. I...

Drums & Percussion: DM Pro high hat MIDI question, midi users, midi question
midi users, midi question, midi controller: Hi Andrew, Sorry I cannot really help with this question without knowing the specifics of the drum module (which i dont). I imagine the varying hi hat sound will work in one of two ways: 1) It will play different midi notes, each a varying degree of...

Drums & Percussion: Double Bass Drum Pedal Technique, double bass drum pedal, bass drum pedal
double bass drum pedal, bass drum pedal, double bass drum: Hi Rob and thanks for the question. There are alot of different excercises you can do to strengthin your legs and gain technique on the double pedals. The first thing that i would do is make sure you have a metronome or some kind of time keeping device....

Drums & Percussion: Double Bass Drumming, death metal band, tempo markings
death metal band, tempo markings, lifting weights: Hi Hayden and thanks for your question. I get asked this question alot and the very plain answer is that it takes practice. Let me explain a bit. You feel feel slow because you need to get the proper technique to play the double bass. You need to develope...

Drums & Percussion: Double Bass Pedal Set-up (Beater Position), double bass pedal, modern drummer
double bass pedal, modern drummer, fitness section: nope, not necessary. With Velcro you get the softer strip and the harder more plasticy strip. Put the harder surfaced strip on the pedal and the carpet should act as the softer side and cling right to it. I use a pretty thick carpet, not overly thick or...

Drums & Percussion: Double Bass Pedal Set-up and Fine Tuning, double bass pedals, bass drum pedals
double bass pedals, bass drum pedals, steep inclines: Double Bass pedals are very odd at first for everyone and then after playing on them for a while they begin to feel more natural. The things I can give advice on here are: When you first sit down, look at where your feet sit naturally and place the pedals...

Drums & Percussion: Double Bass Pedal Technique, double bass pedal, bass pedal technique
double bass pedal, bass pedal technique, double pedals: Hi Alex and thanks for your question. I honestly don t know what your friends are talking about. There really is no right or wrong way to play the double bass. All i can do is tell you what i do and what works for me. I play both pedals in the heel up position...

Drums & Percussion: Double Bass technique, double bass technique, pete sandoval
double bass technique, pete sandoval, jethro tull: Hi J and thanks for the question. I know exactly what your talking about. I think that the reason they swivel their feet is because thats the way they learned how to play. I don t think it has to do with getting more speed or anything like that, but i think...

Drums & Percussion: Double Bass, bobby rondinelli, tune two
bobby rondinelli, tune two, bass drums: Hi John, Sounds like you are off to a good start. Go through the book Stick Control with your feet - off the pedals - Heels down. Put the metronome to 60 bpm, do each exercise for one minute. Do each page for one week. Also check out Bobby Rondinelli...

Drums & Percussion: Double bass advice needed, double bass players, drummer magazine
double bass players, drummer magazine, playing the drums: Matt---my 1st advice is to take at least one year of lessons. A good teacher can check you out and make sure that you are not getting into any bad habits. Then he can check your seat height and spring tension. You have to walk before you can run. Same...

Drums & Percussion: Double bass drum pedals, double bass drum pedals, bass drum pedals
double bass drum pedals, bass drum pedals, double bass drum pedal: Hi vincent and thanks for your question. Iam somewhat familiar with this pearl pedal. But what i did was go onto pearls web site and read up about the P-122TW and it looks like a really good pedal. This is a great pedal to start out playing double bass...

Drums & Percussion: Double bass/equipment, bass drum pedal, muscle strength and endurance
bass drum pedal, muscle strength and endurance, dw drums: Hi Arron and thanks for the questions. Lets start with your first question about the bass drum pedal. You can achieve fast double bass playing with the cheaper pedal. Playing a cheaper pedal could be a good thing while your learning to play double bass and...

Drums & Percussion: Double bass setting, sound of the bass drum, iron cobra
sound of the bass drum, iron cobra, kick drum: Well, no its not normal. It sounds, to me, like one of two things. Either your spring tensions between left and right are set different or your left foot is just not used to playing like your right foot. Most likely though it is a bit of both, unless you...

Drums & Percussion: Double bass speed, ride cymbal, bass beats
ride cymbal, bass beats, kick drums: Hi Sam and thanks for your question. The thing you need to do to play some fast beats is to build up your strength and endurance. Its like when you first go to a gym and you use muscles that you have never used. Its a little rough in the begining but once...

Drums & Percussion: Double bass, double strokes, ride cymbal
double strokes, ride cymbal, strength endurance: Hi Boyd and thanks for your question. I receive alot of questions about double bass playing. The reason your left foot doesn t work as good as your right is because you have to develope the strength, endurance and technique in order for it to work. So here...

Drums & Percussion: Double Pedal/Double Bass, double bass pedals, double bass drum
double bass pedals, double bass drum, rock drummers: Pearl pedals, I always just say, go with something in the double chain variety. I tend to ride pearl a lot about their hardware and a few other things that I don t like, but I have always loved their pedals. They just seem to run smoother than most other...

Drums & Percussion: Double pedal technique, modern drummer magazine, double bass technique
modern drummer magazine, double bass technique, double bass drum: Hi Ben and thanks for the question. There is a good amount of instruction material out for improving on double bass. Im going to suggest a few drummers who i think have instruction videos out for improving double bass technique. I know you mentioned that...

Drums & Percussion: DRUM TRIGGERS, playing drums, drum kit
playing drums, drum kit, drum machine: Well, triggers hook onto the rim of the drum (generally, some go elsewhere) and they lightly touch the head of the drum. Inside the head of the trigger is a sensor that picks up the vibration and sends that to the mixer or amp to create the amplified sound....

Drums & Percussion: HOW DO I GET A DRUMMING CAREER, zeppelin fan, promo package
zeppelin fan, promo package, rhythem: Hi Kevin and thanks for your question and for reading some of my advice. I hope i haved helped you out in some way. In order to play music in general for a living takes a little bit of everything. Its not about being the best reader or player, but alot...

Drums & Percussion: Drum air vent grommets Tama, precision drums, vent hole
precision drums, vent hole, air vent: Neil--I was in your country about 4 years ago. You basically have 3 choices: #1-use the stock air vents and glue them in the shell.I do it all the time and never had one fall out. #2-use the screw on air vents.I think that you will have to make the vent...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Care, humidity changes, ac ducts
humidity changes, ac ducts, living quarters: David--1st--check to see if your drums have any type of coating on the inside of the drums. If not,then seal all the drums. This will also give the drums a little more punch and projection. 2nd--add a small air conditioner and keep it runnin--or add AC ducts...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Comparisons, maple drums, starclassic performer
maple drums, starclassic performer, hardware issues: My opinion is that both are great kits...but tama, to me, has always seemed more versatile. Pearl has had hardware issues in all of their drum lines, where as Tama uses extremely well made hardware. Both will offer great sound and will do you good in that...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Comparisons, starclassic performer, performer series
starclassic performer, performer series, pearls: Hi Kramer, Both are excellent kits. It has been some time since I played either but if I remember correctly the Starclassic has a much brighter sound compared to the warmer sound of the Pearls. This is just a matter of preference, otherwise the kits are...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Covering, best bet, covering material
best bet, covering material, quality plastic: You will not find any actual drum covering material larger than what you have already found. You will need to contact a distributor for laminates. The sell 4 x8 and 5 x10 . There are a lot of nice finishes. Drum wrap is a high quality plastic. It won...

Drums & Percussion: Drum-depth question, malta europe, shell thickness
malta europe, shell thickness, island of malta: David--everything affects pitch--drum diameter--shell depth--shell thickness--type of wood--type of head and tuning. Diameter is not the major factor in pitch. Everything acts together. I have 14 & 16 DW floor toms that sound like they are 16 & 18 . ...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Grip, hard hitter, self expression
hard hitter, self expression, drumsticks: Adrian-- we are plowing the same ground over and over. I could tell you anything and you are going to do exactly what you want. You are confusing music and technique. You could hold the sticks with your elbows and maybe you could play---but regardless...

Drums & Percussion: Drum hardware, concert toms, drum hardware
concert toms, drum hardware, lugs: Hi Michael, Yes, well, ok, it sure would help if I had a picture of the toms, otherwise its kinda like how long s a piece of string . Any way there are many manufacturers who not only make their own toms, but they make them for others, so it could be any...

Drums & Percussion: Drum heads, aramid fiber, remo heads
aramid fiber, remo heads, snare drum: Matt, I personally think that the clear heads are the most horrible thing for a marching free-floating snare drum. Those types of snares are designed for high tension which the plastic heads simply are not made for. As far as the remo white and black...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Identity, wood shells, metal hoops
wood shells, metal hoops, rack toms: Jeremy--my 1st question is did you measure the shell only? With a 14x22--the toms should be 8x12 & 9x13. 9x12 & 10x13 are odd sizes to match with a 14x22. You can send pics to drumdoctor@att.net. Please reduce the size by 50%. Not having any badges is...

Drums & Percussion: Drum instruction -- writing, bar phrases, drum instruction
bar phrases, drum instruction, writing music: Hi Justin, Good question, and it sounds like you re doing a good job with giving the advice. I would talk about the fills that sometimes occur at the end of 4 bar or 8 bar phrases -- and that they can be very short fills, or longer ones. Most important...

Drums & Percussion: Drum kit, new york subway, sound stage
new york subway, sound stage, drum kit: Sometimes that is what the producer wants for a particular song. He has done many artists and CD s and he feels like that song needs that type of processing. Or the song writer want to do that for something different. Or the engineer thinks that it will...

Drums & Percussion: Drum kit cleaning, 0000 steel wool, bright reflection
0000 steel wool, bright reflection, auto parts stores: Clean the shells with Meguiars Cleaner-Wax. You can get it at Wal Mart--K Mart--hardware stores and auto parts stores. You can use it on the chrome as well. Get some #0000 steel wool---put some wax on a piece of steel wool and rub gently. If the pitting...

Drums & Percussion: Drum kit storage, silica gell, tama granstar
silica gell, tama granstar, outdoor elements: Hi Matt, There are a few things you should look out for when storing drums. The first is temperature change. Rapid changes in temperature are definately to be avoided as over time the wood can warp and even split. Secondly you should look out for damp....

Drums & Percussion: Drum kit, tama rockstar, pearl forum
tama rockstar, pearl forum, yamaha stage custom: Hi Ann, I would advise the following drum kits in this order of preference. Yamaha Stage Custom Pearl Export Tama Rockstar And cheaper... Pearl Forum Tama Swingstar These kits, especially the top 3, are great value for money and quite good...

Drums & Percussion: Drum kits, gene kruppa, cheltenham england
gene kruppa, cheltenham england, keith moon: Hi Jake, yeh I am fine, as regards your question, well... If its just drummers it could have been Gene Kruppa in the 30s with his distinctive GK which was emblazoned on the front of his Slingerland bass drum. As regards actual bands, at first I thought...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Lessons(again), rob schneider, playing drums
rob schneider, playing drums, drum lessons: Hi Rob and thanks for the email. What i would do is to make sure that you find a teacher that has a good reputation and can help you achieve your drumming goals. Im bringing this up to you cause there are alot of teachers out there who are only into making...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Lugs and Gammon Percussion, drum lugs, snare drums
drum lugs, snare drums, gammon percussion: I look for ease of warranty issues and ease of getting parts--There are 2 companies that do this real well-- Pearl and PDP--(made by DW)--- I would not buy from any other companies. Your other option is to get a used pro level kit. 99% of the stuff made...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Lugs, drum lugs, perfect shape
drum lugs, perfect shape, hole spacing: If I remember correctly,Revere was only out for a few years. They were made in Taiwan out of Phillipine mahogany. Good luck trying to find a matching tom. If you send me a picture of the lugs or a drum,I might have some in the shop. Other companies used...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Modules, roland td 6, would like your opinion
roland td 6, would like your opinion, dm5: Hi Robert, I would definately say that the TD10 is the best module I have played. I have played the TD3 TD6 TD8 TD10 Yamaha DTX however not the DM5. The TD3 and TD6 I thought were simply not acceptable and I wouldnt consider buying them, so the best advice...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Mounting, sound changes, protrusion
sound changes, protrusion, snare: There are alot of different suspension mounting systems available. I am not familliar with rogers kits so I cant suggest one which will fit. You wil have to do some research into which will be compatible with your drums but most should fit and it will make...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Music, how to read drum music, snare drum
how to read drum music, snare drum, rhythm patterns: Hi and thanks for your question. The notes on the staff are the same. There are no sharps or flat notes. The drum notation on the staff represents a different drum. For an example on the F line of the staff is usually where the notation for the hi-hat and...

Drums & Percussion: Drum metronome, modern drummer, sam ash
modern drummer, sam ash, metronome: All of those are fine.You can also check out the Zoom products found at any Sam Ash store or at samash.com. There is another unit that I have seen in Modern Drummer. It is not a true metronome,but tells you what speed you are playing. You need to determine...

Drums & Percussion: Drum microphones, akg d112, audix d6
akg d112, audix d6, profile artists: One thing you want to watch out for in these types of situations is going off of what the high profile artists are using. A lot of them are paid to just stand there and say good things about something. But my personal opinion is to go with audix. I love...

Drums & Percussion: Drum mics / Acoustics, guitar bass drums, compressor limiters
guitar bass drums, compressor limiters, small subwoofer: TK--this isn t rocket science here---either the band reduces their volume or you get drum mics. BUT my MAIN convern is that if a birch kit which has more attack and projection than a maple kit,cannot be heard off stage, then the band is just too darn loud....

Drums & Percussion: Drum Recovering Etc., rogers drums, equivalent versions
rogers drums, equivalent versions, broken hardware: Hi Dan, First of all, apologies for not replying earlier, as I have been busy with helping some friends of mine (who are missonaries) help to renovate a shop to raise money for Romania. Also your question contained many elements that could not be answered...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Repair, razor knife, luck mike
razor knife, luck mike, drum kit: tape measure,razor knife,file.BUT what are you covering your drums with? If you are using the actual drum covering,make sure to use the special glue that is meant for it.Also-TAKE YOUR TIME!!!! The wrap MUST be put on perfectly straight or you end up with...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Ringing, basic drum, bottom head
basic drum, bottom head, soft rubber: Hi Ryan and thanks for your question. Sometimes when you tape or put a napkin or towel on a tom, it may make it harder to get rid of the over ring cause your deadining the drum. What i have found when i have problems with a drum ringing is to look into the...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Rudiments first, lifetime effort, drum machine
lifetime effort, drum machine, metronome: Matt--stick control is a lifetime effort. I have been playing for 43 years and I still have to work at it just like everyone else. Nobody knows it all. That s why I recommend going to different teachers. Maybe not better,but just different. About the...

Drums & Percussion: Drum recording / microphones, capacitor mic, recording microphones
capacitor mic, recording microphones, drum recording: Hi Ron, Good questions. I appreciate your being clear in asking them and to the point. Regarding microphones, mics can be cheap but more often the quality is not worth it. You can get good quality with a lower priced Shure mic. Look around. One is Shure...

Drums & Percussion: Drum recovering-refinishing, web check, drumdojo
web check, drumdojo, labor of love: Hi Mike, Well alright, you gotta a lot of work on your hands, you sure you wanna do this as it would be (as you say rightly) a labor of love . Ok, the first thing is to read the following: http://www.drumdojo.com/tech/recovering.htm My thanks to Stephen...

Drums & Percussion: Drum repair, center areas, safe bet
center areas, safe bet, sentimental value: Paulette--I understand the sentimental value thing. If it s close to 30 years old, then it s late 70 s--early 80 s. The bottom line is what brand and series these are. BUT---if all the parts are there and no one has done any modifications to them,then...

Drums & Percussion: Drum repair, elbow grease, tama rockstar
elbow grease, tama rockstar, rust spots: Conor-the chrome can be cleaned with chrome polish and elbow grease.If there are some stubborn rust spots,they can be cleaned with some fine steel wool(grade 0000)plus the chrome polish. The finish on the drums can be cleaned with Meguiars Cleaner-Wax ...

Drums & Percussion: Drum repairs, snare drum, soft carpet
snare drum, soft carpet, mail order: Dave-I was in the Midlands (Spaulding) 1 1/2 years ago playing music with a gospel group. About the drum.If the snare strainer is damaged also,I would send it back.You paid for a useable drum. If the strainer is OK,then: remove the strainer and the 2...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Set Pricing, mold and mildew, mold mildew
mold and mildew, mold mildew, clam shell: Man, this is a tough one for me. The thing that kills me is that I want to tell you NOT to recover them at all. A ’48 Slingerland kit is just awesome, no matter what the condition is. What I almost want to say is go to any local hardware store and pick...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Set Up, double bass drum, thin crash
double bass drum, thin crash, splash cymbal: Hi Ben and thanks for your question. It sounds like you have a great drum kit. Here is what i came up with about your set up. Im going to tell you the way that i would feel comfortable playing this set up. Your right when you say there is no right or wrong...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Sound, guns n roses, guns n roses use your illusion
guns n roses, guns n roses use your illusion, tension watch: Hi Thomas. They used to sell these heads and i don t know if i spelling it right that were called Falams. They were along the lines of like a marching drum. They were not oil filled, they were just a thick head. Alot of guys were using these to achieve that...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Sticks/Mallets, praise worship music, heather heather
praise worship music, heather heather, plastic brushes: Heather---my 1st advice is to make sure you take at least 1 year of lessons. 2nd--listen to all types of music. 3rd--learn to read music. For the sticks,get a pair of wood tip sticks. Get a pair that feel comfortable in your hands. Not too light or...

Drums & Percussion: Drum set up, ludwig snare, zildjian cymbals
ludwig snare, zildjian cymbals, keyboard player: Hi Janet and thanks for your question. Before i start i wanted to mention that playing the keyboards is a great thing and really helps with reading music and drum charts. The thing that you mentioned about your toms being at an angle and then you see other...

Drums & Percussion: Drum set, bass snare, drum ride
bass snare, drum ride, yamaha stage custom: Hi Again Brett, Just for starters.. most kits DO NOT come with cymbals and you will need to buy these seperately. Most kits you buy will only come with drums and perhaps a hi-hat stand and one cymbal stand. Also when you say 5 peice, 6 peice, 7 peice etc.....

Drums & Percussion: Drum set for 6 year old, snare drum, gretsch catalina club
snare drum, gretsch catalina club, benifit: Hi There, There is limited choice for young children because most do not possess the skill level to require an adult standard kit however there are some options. Firstly, (and the cheaper of the two options) I would go hunting for a jazz size kit with...

Drums & Percussion: Drum set assembly, maple shells, thin sliver
maple shells, thin sliver, shell thickness: Charlie-where in the world did you hear that double 45* angles are more difficult to tune than other angles? THAT IS ABSOLUTELY RIDICULOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The drum doesn t know what type of edges are on it. If the drum is square(perfectly flat)...

Drums & Percussion: Drum set, generic entry, pearl forum
generic entry, pearl forum, pearl export: Try the Pearl Forum like you said before. This is a good entry level kit. if you want something better have a look at the pearl Export and Tama Rockstar. Also look at Yamaha Stage Custom. Buy from brand names, these generic entry level kits usually fall apart...

Drums & Percussion: Drum size, head thanks, thanks john
head thanks, thanks john, diameter: John---this can be confusing. In the past,the depth was 1st,then the diameter. Example: 10x14---10 depth--14 diameter. About 10-12 years ago,one of the companies started putting the diameter 1st,then the depth. I think most of the companies do it this...

Drums & Percussion: Drum skins, ludwig vistalite, super seventies
ludwig vistalite, super seventies, bonhams: Hi Dickie and thanks for the question. I also have a old ludwig vistalite site like bonhams on its blue and not amber. I use the remo black dot sound control heads for the kit. Back when these kits were made, the sound control heads are what they used to use...

Drums & Percussion: Drum skins, premier xpk, thanks in advance
premier xpk, thanks in advance, ambassadors: hey, Its not essential to have reso head but It will inprove your tone and sustain. For punk you will get away with only batter heads. If you like the sound dont bother with reso. If you dont... buy resonant heads. Go for double ply try remo emperor or evans...

Drums & Percussion: Drum sticks/Mallets, bass drum pedals, local music store
bass drum pedals, local music store, drum heads: Hi Heather and thanks for your follow up question. I will suggest you by a pair of Vater or Vic Firth 5B sticks and a pair of 7A sticks. The reason for me wanting you to try these sticks is because the 5B s are a medium weight stick. I use 5B s for everything....

Drums & Percussion: Drum sticks/Mallets, wire brushes, vic firth
wire brushes, vic firth, plastic tip: Hi Heather, Well firstly find yourself a set of sticks which you feel are comfortable to play with. I would reccomend you go to a drum shop and just try all the sticks they have as stick sizing standards are confusing and dont really transfer from brand...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Tabs for my son, sam ash, basic drum
sam ash, basic drum, sound offs: Chris-- For the DVD s, you can go on the websites of the big stores like Sam Ash & Guitar Center and see what they have for DVD s for beginners. As for the book, his teacher will be recommending which books he wants him to have. Plus a book is no good without...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Tabs, drumtabs, drum tabs
drumtabs, drum tabs, drum tab: Hi Morgan and thanks for your question. I have listed a few sites that i use when i need some drum tab. They are pretty good sites. I don t know if you will find the song that your after, but alot of times you can go on these sites and request a special song...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Techniques, drum techniques, rubix cube
drum techniques, rubix cube, email list: Hello Dan, sorry for the late reply, my email has been malfunctioning lately and i just got over a month s email list. As far as getting your backsticking better, go here: http://www.vicfirth.com/artists/queen.html. The secret to playing backsticking faster...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Tuning Tips, yamaha stage custom, sound of drums
yamaha stage custom, sound of drums, advance god: Hi! I m on vacation, I don t know why AllExperts is allowing questions. In any case, here s a quick reply before I extract myself from the computer again for the remainder of my time off... Generally, use a criss-cross pattern turning the drum key in equal...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Tunning, tunner, wab
tunner, wab, drum kit: Hi Hugh, http://home.earthlink.net/~prof.sound/ I learned to tune drums off this website its really excelent. That provided me with the basics and then I experimented with the drums alot and learned how to do it well. I suggest you look at it and then...

Drums & Percussion: Drum Wrap, glue residue, bottom edges
glue residue, bottom edges, drum kit: Depends on what brand of drum kit it is. The lower lines of drums usually have a thinner wrap and do not use a full glue job. Instead they use 2 sided tape. It can either be just at the seam where the wrap overlaps or also on the top & bottom edges. However,...

Drums & Percussion: Drum wrap, modern drummer, living in italy
modern drummer, living in italy, italian distributor: I tried sending this yesterday,but it wouldn t go through. I would check out as many music stores and drum shops as I could find. Maybe they could order it. Also,speak with Italian drummers and see if they can recommend any source to order the wrap. If...

Drums & Percussion: Drum wrapping, customer satisfaction service, unwanted surprises
customer satisfaction service, unwanted surprises, tung oil: Hi Todd, I found this, from one of my previous answers, so here it is: http://www.acousticdrums.com/members/refinish.html This a question and answer from: http://www.sfdrumco.com/faq_set.html Q: Why do you hand-sand and polish the inside of the...

Drums & Percussion: Druming, sixteenth notes, practice pad
sixteenth notes, practice pad, rudiment: Most of the exercises I played when I was playing often involved tension release strategies. When I practiced rolls, I played an A, A, B pattern - 4 sixteenths, four counts of doubles, repeat 4 sixteenths, four counts of doubles then double that for the B...

Drums & Percussion: Drumline, warm ups, jazz swing
warm ups, jazz swing, note patterns: As far as this year goes, Just set the example of how they should be, call sectionals as much as possible and really get into the music with the rest of them. As far as warm-ups, what I usually do is just use warm-ups based on the type of music that is played....

Drums & Percussion: Drummer playing with click track, peice band, fame and fortune
peice band, fame and fortune, click track: Well Evo, speaking as a drummer, if a drummer, cant cut it , them cut him loose .You need someone who is prepared to enhance and support your band. The role of a drummer is to drive the band and work with the band and anything else that is required by the...

Drums & Percussion: Drummer on Royal Caribbean cruise lines, caribbean cruise line, royal caribbean cruise
caribbean cruise line, royal caribbean cruise, caribbean cruise lines: Hi Kyle and thanks for your question. When i played with the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line they look for someone who above anything besides the playing is a good person with a good personality. In the cruise business you have to beable to get along with passengers,...

Drums & Percussion: Drummer's Salary, jazz drummer, hotel lobbies
jazz drummer, hotel lobbies, professional drummer: Hi Paul, Salary range can vary greatly. I get paid alot less that I would like but again it depends greatly on the type of gig and where the gig is. As far as teaching goes I charge my students 15 pounds (27 dollars?) per hour. Gigs range anywhere from...

Drums & Percussion: Drummer Tempo & Click Tracks, mike giles, stroke rolls
mike giles, stroke rolls, amateur musicians: Hi Mike and thanks for the question. This could be a simple problem to fix with a simple solution if your friend is willing to listen and put a little bit of work in. After reading the statment that he doesn t like the clicking in his ear and doesn t acknowledge...

Drums & Percussion: Drummers, greg bissonette, mike stern
greg bissonette, mike stern, weckl: Hi KC and thanks for your compliments. Chambers positively has this unique way of taking even simple parradiddles and making them sound musical, complex and with groove. Weckl is uncanny at the way in interperts things. Writing your answer to your questions...

Drums & Percussion: Drumming, handed person, hand lead
handed person, hand lead, left hands: I suppose so, or I should say, I thought so back in the day. I spent a lot of time playing exercises with a left hand lead when I was in corps. It s got to be beneficial to some degree. I m not sure it ever bridged the gap between my two hands, but it...

Drums & Percussion: Drumming in the 50's, gene krupa, dennis chambers
gene krupa, dennis chambers, swing jazz: Hi Tuck and thanks for your great question/topic. I also want to thank you for asking me my opinion and help with your school paper. First off your right about todays drummers being famous within the drumming community. Let me start with this. Todays...

Drums & Percussion: Drumming in the 50's, aquarian drum heads, sid catlett
aquarian drum heads, sid catlett, don lamond: Tuck--actually jazz drumming was big--then went HUGE from the early 20 s to the mid 60 s. I think the main reason was that if a jazz drummer in those days played differently or was playing with one of the big names,then they made a big deal out of it. Plus...

Drums & Percussion: Drumming with physical ailments ?, flare ups, cortisone injection
flare ups, cortisone injection, bone spurs: Hi, Ron. Well Spurs are a tough one. First of all I don t know how much you walk/exercise, etc. That makes a huge difference. What about work, too? Do you stand or walk a lot at work? Drums are only one way to keep spurs flared up. I certainly don t know...

Drums & Percussion: Drumming Speed, groove pocket, otis redding
groove pocket, otis redding, rolling stones satisfaction: Hi, Bob. If you have headphones, you might want to play along with records - just listening to the beat/pulse. The main thing to do is play simply. When you count 1 2 3 4 the snare thinks 2 & 4, while the bass drum thinks 1 & 3. When you have this basic strategy...

Drums & Percussion: Drumming, marching snare drums, marching snare drum
marching snare drums, marching snare drum, piccolo snare: This is a fairly simple question. There are MANY different types of snare drums, depending on the taste of the music. Basically, there are two groups...Marching Snare drums and concert snare drums. The concert snare drums come in different size varying from...

Drums & Percussion: Drums, fellow drummer, dee dee
fellow drummer, dee dee, jazz ride: Hi Johann, Thanks for your kind words. That s great that you found the site via Marathon Training.com, and you re a fellow drummer! I agree with what you said about drums! For funk, jazz-fusion and rock, I would get Russ Miller s book Drumset Crash...

Drums & Percussion: Drums, free websites, josiah
free websites, josiah, shuffle: Hi Josiah and thanks for your question. Here are a few sites i visit. They have a little of everything on them. www.drumbum.com www.drumradio.com www.drumtips.com 411drums.com www.drumtechniques.com If you would like more im sure i can find...

Drums & Percussion: Drums, modern drummer magazine, minute medley
modern drummer magazine, minute medley, carmine appice: Hi Mark and thanks for your question. You can check out this site. www.powerrock.com Let me explain about this site. I found this site in the back of a modern drummer magazine this past year. The power rock company is headed by Carmine Appice. The cd i...

Drums & Percussion: Drums, furniture refinishing, fine detail
furniture refinishing, fine detail, blemishes: Arran--You would have to remove the wrap. 99% of the time, the wood that is under a wrapped finish is ugly, discolored,has blemishes and dings. It was covered for that reason. So if that is what you find when you remove the wrap, you will only have 2 options:...

Drums & Percussion: Drums, rhythm traveler, air drums
rhythm traveler, air drums, apartment space: Well, the traps kits won t reduce too much noise. If you have a kit you like already, I say go with a muffle set, which will severely reduce the volume of your kit. Otherwise buy a practice pad set, which is a bunch of practice pads set up to look like a...

Drums & Percussion: Drums, taye drums, pacific drums
taye drums, pacific drums, maple 5: Well I have not played too many Pacific kits, and none were in that specific range, but of those I have played and adding in my recently acquired love of taye drums, I would have to side with taye, BUT, pacific would not be a bad choice either. I think Taye...

Drums & Percussion: Drums for a beginner, beginner drum kits, learning to play the drums
beginner drum kits, learning to play the drums, pawn shops: Hi Robert and thanks for the email. I get asked this question alot and here is what i tell parents: I would find your son a good teacher and buy him a practice pad, beginners book and a pair of sticks. Here is why. I have seen so many parents buy drum kits...

Drums & Percussion: Drums And Cold Weather, wisconsin weather, cold weather
wisconsin weather, cold weather, rule of thumb: John---the rule of thumb is---if it is uncomfortable for you--it is not good for the drums. Going from a warm club to a freezing car--to sit overnight won t be good for them. I d spend a few minutes and bring them in. The hardware and cymbals are OK...

Drums & Percussion: Drums Inquiry, percussion forums, google
percussion forums, google, doesnt work: The only thing I can think of is to do a search on google. If that doesnt work out, try going to percussion forums like drumhard.com. There are a lot of people in the community that know more about it. Sorry I can t help anymore, I m more of a modern marching...

Drums & Percussion: Drums too loud!, beatles stones, baseball bats
beatles stones, baseball bats, breath of fresh air: Rich--I have been on both sides of the fence: a player and a leader. Unless,you get tough with him,you will continue as you are,and having to turn down work because of the volume. It s ALL technique.I can play loud with pencils or very quiet with baseball...

Drums & Percussion: Drums, pearl export, bad habits
pearl export, bad habits, cymbals: Lauren-I would look for a Pearl Export in a pretty standard color (black-white,red,blue,etc) That way it will be easier to match.Just get the drum set that is in the best condition,has all the pieces and nothing has been done to it.Spend your money on good...

Drums & Percussion: Drumset to Marching band?, marching drums, traditional grip
marching drums, traditional grip, marching band: It is not very easy at all to switch from drumset to marching drums. The technique involved would require much practice and patience to master. If you want to do it, it might take some time but you would be able to play snare or tenors. I would start with...

Drums & Percussion: Drumset Parts/ Looks, custom chopper, chrome surface
custom chopper, chrome surface, scrap pieces: Hello again Brad! Yes, Musser does do powder coating for their parts, but it is a proprietary function. That is, it is only for their own use. They currently do a silvery-black vein type coating and an orange-tanish-brown vein type of coating. I’m not...

Drums & Percussion: Drumset prices, tama starclassic, mapex orion
tama starclassic, mapex orion, export kit: Marcio--who says a $6000 drum kit is so much better than a $1000 drum kit? The bottom line is sound correct? Then looks--then durability,ease of set up,etc... Here is an example for you: a friend of mine bought a new 10 pc. kit a few years ago. He got...

Drums & Percussion: Drumset recommendation, ahmir thompson, herbie hancock
ahmir thompson, herbie hancock, funk hip hop: Ethan---there is no guarantee that if you had the exact,identical drum kit as those guys,that your drums would sound like that. A friend of mine had a set of Rogers many years ago and he remembered how good they sounded. So he looked around for 6 months...

Drums & Percussion: Drumset setup, prices, and brands., musicians friend, crash ride
musicians friend, crash ride, bass ride: David--it doesn t matter about the number of questions. A crash-ride is a cymbal that is part crash-part ride. It s not a great ride--it s not a great crash. But it does OK. It s a ride that you can crash or a crash that you can ride. What I would do...

Drums & Percussion: Drumsticks on Quad-Toms, high school freshman, drum stick
high school freshman, drum stick, drumsticks: I have never personally seen anyone use sticks on quads in the field, but I have seen a few kit drummers use quads on their kits...and they had not problems at all. The thing about drum heads and drum sticks is that they get along until you start playing...

Drums & Percussion: Drumsticks, light coats, school colors
light coats, school colors, polyurethane: Part of the problem could be the kind of paint that you used. I use a polyurethane when painting sticks. And did you sand them real good before painting? You could sand them down and spray some satin polyurethane on them. A couple of LIGHT coats so it doesn...

Drums & Percussion: Dummy seeking new hobby, paiste alpha, famous player
paiste alpha, famous player, tama rockstar: Hi Erin, My advice would be to purchase an entry level kit (perhaps a Tama Rockstar, Pearl Export or Yamaha Stage Custom) and take a few lessons. After you have taken maybe 4 or 5 lessons and have a grip of the basics, stop for a while and continue on your...

Drums & Percussion: DW 5000 Setup, dw pedal, dw pedals
dw pedal, dw pedals, double bounce: Van--The DW pedals should almost play themselves. The only thing I can think of is to match the set up of the Pearl pedal on the DW pedal--spring tension--beater angle--weight position etc.Then it should be just a question of breaking in the pedal and getting...

Drums & Percussion: DW drums wrap loose at seam, dw drums, contact cement
dw drums, contact cement, drum companies: That doesn t make any sense. No drum company I know,whether it is one of the big boys or any of the custom companies, uses glue on the shell,then tape on the seams. Somebody did something at sometime. Contact me if you need any more info. Good luck. Mik...

Drums & Percussion: DW EDGE SNARE, snare drums, serial number
snare drums, serial number: There should be a date stamped inside. If you can t find it,then contact DW at customerservice@dwdrums.com and give them the serial number. They can tell the age by that. Hope this helps. You have one of the finest snare drums on the planet. Have a nice...

Drums & Percussion: DW Edge snare drum, snare drum, maple shell
snare drum, maple shell, brass sections: I do not know too much about edge snares, but after doing some research I feel comfortable saying that they should not come off. They might work loose over time, but having a loose piece of metal on any drum would create vibrations and unwanted noises, and...

Drums & Percussion: DW finishply removal, glue residue, dw drums
glue residue, dw drums, pain in the butt: BAD IDEA!!!!!!! NOT RECOMMENDED!!!!! oNCE A DRUM HAS BEEN WRAPPED, IT IS A MOUNTAIN OF WORK TO BRING THEM BACK TO A place where thay can be stained or painted. Ist--the wood under a wrap finish usually has blemishes and spots. Then there is the problem...

Drums & Percussion: DW Pacific Drum Set vs. Ludwig, dw pacific, pacific drum
dw pacific, pacific drum, ludwig: Pacific is what I would advise. Ludwig, as much as I love that company, has gone down hill with all but their high end kits and their school percussion supplies, so I have to side with the pacific on this one. At the same time though, if you do go with Ludwig...

Drums & Percussion: DW pedal lubrication, white lithium grease, wd 40
white lithium grease, wd 40, foot board: Hi Nate and thanks for your question. I ll do the best i can to help you out with this. First off i use white grease when have to lubricate my pedals. It comes in a tub and in an aerosol can. I usually spray the grease on the spot that needs it and work it...

Drums & Percussion: daily practice design needed, percussive arts society, steady tempo
percussive arts society, steady tempo, snare drum: Hi Gita, I recommend practicing the percussive arts society (PAS) rudiments, starting very slowly and working up to the fastest comfortable tempo. This will help solidify your timing and make you more aware of tempo. You can find the rudiments on their...

Drums & Percussion: dating rogers drums, rogers drums, fullerton california
rogers drums, fullerton california, chaison: They should say either Dayton,Ohio or Cleveland,Ohio. The Dayton drums have the speckled interior- the Cleveland drums have the flat gray interior. Cleveland drums were 1960-1965--- Dayton drums were 1966-1969 Fullerton,California drums were 1969-1983(company...

Drums & Percussion: dating my rogers set, splatter paint, snare drum
splatter paint, snare drum, powder coat: Phillip--In order to do any dating,I will need several clear pictures and have you answer several questions. 1st--If your kit does not say 360 or 380,then you can be 50% sure that it was made in the USA. 2nd-I don t understand what you mean when you say...

Drums & Percussion: dealing with band leaders, band leaders, beginer
band leaders, beginer, music play: Hi Jon and thanks for your comments and great questions. To be honest with you i feel the same way. I have been trying to figure out the whole ego thing with musicians, and i don t have anything that comes close to an answer. I do have some theories and...

Drums & Percussion: degan vibes, voltage controller, permanent solution
voltage controller, permanent solution, single speed: Hello Robb, I don’t know of any mod you can make to a set of vibes as you describe to change it from single speed to 2-speed or variable without major modification. Unfortunately, it isn’t a simple as soldering in a voltage controller. I do know of...

Drums & Percussion: designing drum space, fog machines, point space
fog machines, point space, adequate room: LOL, if I were designing a space I would have lights, fog machines, numerous kits, a huge P.A. system, and a monstrous drum riser to put my kit on...but since that is probably NOT what your going for, here are some basics to help you out. Drum kits are big,...

Drums & Percussion: difference in school bell/percussion kits, ludwig musser, quality bells
ludwig musser, quality bells, snare drums: Hello Angela, I’m sorry I have taken so long to reply, but I was doing a little research myself. I have found that almost all beginning bell kits are made similarly: by stamping the bar to length from a very long piece of metal. The bar is then tuned and...

Drums & Percussion: does it make a difference..., maidan, personal choice
maidan, personal choice, suspension system: Well its generally easier to position and take sup less floor room if you use a mounted floor tom. However mounting drums with an in drum arm changes the sound more than using floor toms legs. But you can mount it with a suspension system so it doesnt make...

Drums & Percussion: different shades of vintage Ludwig mahogany cortex, ludwig drummer, oyster pearl
ludwig drummer, oyster pearl, change suppliers: Marty--I hear this all the time. I don t know if Ludwig changed suppliers of Cortex. The same company could have changed the formula. Look at the color differences in Black Oyster Pearl (Ringo s color). Cortex is nothing more than a hard laminate like...

Drums & Percussion: different snare types, dw snare drums, snare drum
dw snare drums, snare drum, fiber drum: Different materials will produce different sounds. If you need a loud drum,you use a steel or brass or carbon fiber drum.If you need a quiter snare drum,you use a wood drum. Snares can and are made of a lot of different materials: many kinds of wood-brass-bronze-aluminum-titanium-steel-stainless...

Drums & Percussion: diy triggers for practice pad kit, silicone glue, remo practice pad
silicone glue, remo practice pad, rca jack: Hi Jake and thanks for your question. Its not hard to hook up triggers to get to the drum module. I have done this alot. You have to go to radio shack. They sell something similar to a piezo called a transducer. It looks like a real thin waffer looking...

Drums & Percussion: double bass again, dw pedals, new invention
dw pedals, new invention, smooth floor: Hi Gary and its good to hear from you again. You can email me anytime as much as you would like to. No problem. I like to try and help other drummers, thats why i joined the all experts site. LOL Your first question. I have had the same problem in the past...

Drums & Percussion: double bass, playing the drums, slow tempo
playing the drums, slow tempo, bass drums: Hi Robert and thanks for the follow up question. Im glad that my answer about playing double bass helped you. If your breaking alot of sticks and cracking cymbals leads me to believe that you are playing way to hard. Now alot of times its not about playing...

Drums & Percussion: double bass drumming / blast beats, chris adler, dave lombardo
chris adler, dave lombardo, bass beats: Hi Gary and thanks for the question. I want to apologize to you for answering your question a bit late. I did answer you when i first received your question but for some reason i couldn t send it to you. I think it had something to do with the all experts...

Drums & Percussion: double bass drumming/blast beats, drummer friend, chris adler
drummer friend, chris adler, dave lombardo: Gary--there are several things that will help. 1st get a good drum teacher who can play good double pedal--or even a drummer friend. 2nd--get a good drum machine--program the beats into that and practice with that.You can slow the tempo down. 3rd--get...

Drums & Percussion: double bass enquiry, double bass pedal, spring tension
double bass pedal, spring tension, drum head: HI gary...your problem is purely mechanical..and i cant help wondering what brand u r using. do let me know the brand that u have purchased so that i can safely advise you, otherwise i am a little concerned that there could be some manufacturing defect.......

Drums & Percussion: double bass pedal, high hat, good shape
high hat, good shape, double bass: Hey Gary, Wal-mart has some anti-slip stuff for furniture that you can use which would help keep the pedal from slipping. Something I ve seen done as well is bolting a small piece of plywood to the pedals which provides stability. As far as keeping the pedals...

Drums & Percussion: double bass pedal, blue tack, high hat
blue tack, high hat, double bass: Hi Gary, I just stick a couple of blobs of blue tack or white tack on the bottom of the pedal. Its a bit messy and can be hard to remove afterwards but it usually stops the pedal from slipping. As far as taking care of the pedal goes, alot of damage...

Drums & Percussion: double bass pedal, gibraltar, high hat
gibraltar, high hat, double bass: Gary--for the slipping problem I use a product from Gibraltar.I don t remember the name for it,but it works great.It clamps to your left pedal using the clamp that hooks the pedal to the bass drum hoop. It has 2 spikes that dig into the carpet. (you do...

Drums & Percussion: double bass pedal, double bass pedal, pearl drums
double bass pedal, pearl drums, guitar centers: Well, to me it doesn’t really sound like you are after a pedal as much as you are after new mallets. My advice is to go to your local guitar center or drum shop and ask to see what kind of mallets they offer. Those kind of places generally will have a very...

Drums & Percussion: double bass pedal, double bass pedal, exact mirror image
double bass pedal, exact mirror image, double bass drum: Hello Shad, The quick answer is, “no.” Generally, it is difficult, if not impossible to convert a double-pedal set-up from a “righty” to a “lefty.” A close examination of the pedal hardware will reveal that the connections from the main pedal to the auxiliary...

Drums & Percussion: double bass pedal / metal, double bass pedal, double bass drum
double bass pedal, double bass drum, travis smith: Hi Josh and thanks for your question. I receive alot of questions about playing double bass. The basic way that these drummers get their speed is by building endurance, strenght with there feet. The way i have found for drummers to do this is to play with...

Drums & Percussion: double bass pedal, double bass pedal, special key
double bass pedal, special key, bloke: Hi Gary and thanks for your question. I have to be honest with you and tell you that im not familiar with that pedal. I went on line and did a search and it seems like the pedal you bought is only available in the UK. I have not seen that brand of pedal here...

Drums & Percussion: double bass pedals, double bass pedals, snare drum
double bass pedals, snare drum, double pedals: Hi Jesse and thanks for the question. I think your having a problem cause its a matter of not having the technique to play them yet. It could also be that your trying to do fast beats with them. Its going to take a bit of time in order to develope the technique...

Drums & Percussion: double bass playing problems, bass snare, slow tempo
bass snare, slow tempo, slow pace: Hi Cole and thanks for your question. I apologize for not getting back to you sooner. I was away playing with the band for a few days. The problem your having is a problem that alot of drummers experience. It has to do with technique and having control...

Drums & Percussion: double bass, double bass technique, stress reliever
double bass technique, stress reliever, alfano: Hi John and thanks for your comment. You know, you bring up a great point about running and just being in the best shape you can be. As you know drumming is very physical. I hit the gym at least 3 to 4 days a week not only for the drumming aspect, but to...

Drums & Percussion: double pedal, double bass pedal, double bass drum
double bass pedal, double bass drum, drum instruction: Hi Jimmie and thanks for your question. I apologize for not getting back to you sooner. I have been playing alot of dates with my band(s). I think i understand your question. You are talking about playing triplets with one bass drum as opposed to playing...

Drums & Percussion: double pedal speed and accuracy, brick wall, moderate speeds
brick wall, moderate speeds, moderate speed: Hi John and thanks for your question. I understand exactly what you are going through. Its always easier to play fast then play slow. I have been getting alot of questions about playing double bass and this is what i suggest to everyone. You should get a...

Drums & Percussion: about double pedal, local music store, cobra yamaha
local music store, cobra yamaha, iron cobra: Hi Ahasanur and thanks for your question. I apologize for not getting back to you sooner. My band has been playing out. I thought about this for a bit and to be honest with you i don t know if you would beable to use the same double pedal for both right...

Drums & Percussion: what is that drum ?, beer keg, john bonham
beer keg, john bonham, terry bozio: Hi Paul, Its simply that: another floor tom. There is no standard way to set up a drum kit and some people like to have a floor tom there. John Bonham played with two orchestral timpani behind his floor tom and a friend of mine plays with 3 frying pans...

Drums & Percussion: drum, head tune, snare drum
head tune, snare drum, zero ring: Start with either new or good heads. Is the drum metal or wood? They respond differently. Start with the bottom head--tap the head at each lug and make sure it is the same pitch. Continue to tighten each keyrod in an alternating sequence.Like doing a car...

Drums & Percussion: drum amp, drum cymbals, keyboard amp
drum cymbals, keyboard amp, amplification system: Would it distort the vocals? If the signal of the drums going into the PA were loud enough, yes. My own personal experience confirmed this. After continued arguments with the singers, I got fed up and purchased my own personal sound reinforcement equipment!...

Drums & Percussion: drum assembly, cb drums
cb drums: If you could be more specific,I am sure I can help. Also spread out all the parts in some kind of order and send me a couple of pictures. Please reduce them by 50%. Send them to drumdoctor@att.net. After seeing the pictures,I can tell you what goes where....

Drums & Percussion: drum books, snare drum, classical organ
snare drum, classical organ, beat 3: Bob--Get the most basic/simple drum book you can find. It will probably start out with whole notes-then 1/2 notes-then 1/4 notes etc... Start very slowly--play a basic beat with your right hand. (kick drum plays beat 1 + beat 3--snare drum is beat 2 + beat...

Drums & Percussion: drum construction, drums kit, quality microphones
drums kit, quality microphones, birch shells: Hi Randy, Wood types are all a matter of personal choice, but for me, playing mainly rock, I don t think you can beat the liveliness of thin birch shells for live gigs. They re lighter to carry too, but standing on them isn t recommended (as I have warned...

Drums & Percussion: drum covering materials, snare drum, covering materials
snare drum, covering materials, hi mike: 1st contact Gretsch.BUT--don t expect much. They are not real big on customer service. 2nd option--take a VERY good picture of your floor tom that shows the finish. Send it to rockenwraps.com---Scott is the owner. He is the drummer for Queensryche. His...

Drums & Percussion: drum cymbals, bejeebers, hihat
bejeebers, hihat, cymbal: Chris--let s call thing by their real names OK? The Clap is actually called the hihat . There is no way to reheat them and make them unbent . They are probably real poor quality cymbals or someone just beat the bejeebers out of them. If only one cymbal...

Drums & Percussion: drum cymbals, scouring pads, mild soap
scouring pads, mild soap, soap and water: Hi, Jimmy. Sorry it took so long to reply. I forgot I was on vacation at allexperts, and it expired. Not too hot of water. Use a mild soap, then use a brass cleaner, very sparingly afterwards, and it will work. No harsh brushes, but you can use one of those...

Drums & Percussion: drum finish repair, colors, clear coat
colors, clear coat: I use fingernail polish. There has to be at least 200-300 colors. Sometimes I had to buy several bottles and mix them to get the color or shade that I need. But that s if the nick went all the way to bare wood. If just the clear coat was damaged,then I...

Drums & Percussion: drum finish replacement, luck mike, drumkit
luck mike, drumkit, hi mike: Paul--Hello down there! I was in New Zealand a few years back. Is your finish a wrap or painted? If it s a wrap,then you can pull the white wrap off and recover it with black. I don t know what you have down there or where you could get the wrap that is...

Drums & Percussion: drum head suggestion, remo weatherking, inch drums
remo weatherking, inch drums, snare drum: Hi Ray, Due to the fact that you own a 60s Round Badge kit, I am going to assume that you are a jazz player. Those are very nice kits by the way. The classic choice here would most probably have to be a Remo Weatherking Ambassador/Diplomat pairing on...

Drums & Percussion: drum heads, batter head, star classics
batter head, star classics, pinstripes: Hi Aaron, I suggest you give these a try - Remo pinstripes on toms and white-coated batter head on snare. Another option is to go with the white-coated heads on the toms too. A lot of this depends on the sound you want. Pinstripes have a dual-layer...

Drums & Percussion: drum heads, g1s, g2s
g1s, g2s, hard hitter: Hi, Personally I would reccomend something like the evans G1s. Not tensioned too high: Low enough to obtain a nice attack but high enough so that there is some tone. If you are a hard hitter maybe try the G2s or something similar. When your looking...

Drums & Percussion: drum heads, great drums, drum head
great drums, drum head, drumset: Angel-GREAT DRUMS!!! I would use Evans all the way. #1-G2 clear on all the toms(G1 on the bottom-BUT-if you want more punch and less ring-put G2 clear on the bottom also) #2-EQ2 on the kick side and EQ3 w/mic port on the front side #3-Either an HDD or...

Drums & Percussion: drum heads and tuning, drum tuning, nolly
drum tuning, nolly, pearl export: First-throw the original heads away-especially the batter heads(top)!!! If the original bottom heads are less than a year old and in good condition,then they are useable.If you have to replace them,get Evans G1 s. Get some Evans G2 heads for the batter.Put...

Drums & Percussion: drum heads, pearl drums, drum shop
pearl drums, drum shop, loads of money: Hey there, Sorry for taking ages to reply but I have had technical problems with my computer. There are so many heads out there that you will really have to go speak to the people in the drum shop. I can give you a brief guide. Jazz and light music ...

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