There were actually a handful of bands in Boone that would blow these guys out of the water… at the time we were all hippies digging jam bands, fusion and jazz and everyone kind of wrote these kids off as classic rock rip offs. Goes to show what sells! Proud of them either way
I actually lived next door to their percussionist while in Boone. He used to come jam with me all the time! Great guys, used to to throw some wild nude parties. Yes a bunch of naked dudes on stage isn’t that great, just turn around and look at all the female part in the crowd
I don’t think there is anybody looking down on someone with a Gretsch Catalina. I have a set of Catalina maples that I played on for 15+ years and always got complements on how they sounded. Last year I added a Gretsch Brooklyn kit to my arsenal and while it sounds more full and warmer than my...
I’m with CC Cirillo, I have yet to crack a K or K Con, where as I cracked close to 10 A customs over the years before moving onto K’s. Once I bought one K and integrated it into my setup I had to switch all my other cymbals one by one.
K custom dark is a great line. I have an 18 crash that’s my...
I’d love to hear from anyone experienced drilling the center hole of old cymbals to fit modern stands. I understand there can be some risk to cracking the cymbal or overheating the bronze.
can I use a step drill bit to widen the center holes of old hi hats?
what is the “safest”, best method?