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Music, Musicians & Musicianship / Benny Greb on Improvising & Musicality
« Last post by Bart Elliott on March 26, 2014, 09:01 AM »
Lots of insight from Benny Greb during the Meinl Drum Fest in Sweden, November 2013.

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Contests / Giveaways / Drummer Cafe Giveaways & Survey
« Last post by Bart Elliott on March 25, 2014, 09:00 AM »
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General Board / Re: Joe Vitale on At The Station
« Last post by Bart Elliott on March 24, 2014, 12:47 PM »
The tempo is brisk for sure ... but no layering of the drum parts.

I'm not sure what you are hearing that led you to think it might be layered, so I can't really address any specifics. One example that may lead someone to think it was layered is the sixteenth-notes on the HiHat along with the fills. Evidence that this is not layered is the fact that the HiHat drops out for the around the kit drum fills, but then comes back again.

The half-time feel with the Snare on Beat 3 is played with two hands on the HiHat. Although there are sixteenth-notes going on with the HiHat, the open HiHat on Beat Two provides the time for one right hand to more to the Snare to play the backbeat.

Thanks for sharing!
General Board / Joe Vitale on At The Station
« Last post by Rusty Beckett on March 24, 2014, 11:25 AM »
I know this album was released in '78 but it has only recently come to my attention.  On this tune "At The Station" Joe Vitale plays a fantastic part.  But, I have to wonder if it's layered.  The speed seems almost impossible.  Any ideas or thoughts?

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Technique(s) / bass drum double strokes
« Last post by Scott Patterson on March 20, 2014, 02:16 PM »
Hey guys. figured I'd post this in the proper area
Its a heel toe / double stroke technique I use to get a ton of speed out of my bass drums with next to no effort.

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An one showing my demon drives and settings / technique

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Gear / Equipment / Instruments / Very cheap Mics (sub $200)
« Last post by Scott Patterson on March 20, 2014, 02:11 PM »
I recently picked up a pack of Cad PRO 7 mics. cost me about $150 for 7 mics. pretty good deal.. not the best.. but for the price they are fantastic..
heres a quick review i made on a vintage kit

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and my Pearls

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Looking at an Audix drum kit pack at the moment to upgrade but these served their purpose well
General Board / First Post. Hello Guys and gals!
« Last post by Scott Patterson on March 20, 2014, 10:42 AM »
Hey guys. Figured I'd sign up here. been lurking in the shadows a while.. I am a member of a few drum forums online as I like to get information as much as i can.
I own a Pearl Masters, and vintage Premier kit from the 70's and a Roland TDW-20

Do we have any metal people in here? I made this video yesterday on my e-kit

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glad to be a member finally!
Music, Musicians & Musicianship / Omar Hakim's new album for 2014
« Last post by Bart Elliott on March 19, 2014, 09:41 AM »
It's been 14 years since Omar Hakim has put out an album. All of the tracks on his new album, We Are One, were composed and arranged by Omar; he played drums on every track and engineer the bulk of the album.

Here's the press release along with an interesting video filmed on the last day of mixing the album:

Technique(s) / Moeller technique for 2&4 rock/funk grooves
« Last post by Bill Bachman on March 17, 2014, 11:02 AM »
Here's my latest blog/lesson y`all might like to check out: http://www.drumworkout.com/moeller-whip-backbeat/
Music, Musicians & Musicianship / Re: Let's See or Hear You Play!
« Last post by Nathan Cartier on March 14, 2014, 10:53 AM »
Woah.  That's really great, Brendan. 
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