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    Is This Cable-Tuned Snare "the Biggest Innovation to Drumming in Over 50 Years?"

    Since I always tune the top and bottom heads equal on my toms (but not the snare), the logical setup would be WTS cables on the toms, and this new dial thingy on the snare. So all I have to do is mortgage the home and I'll be finally able to tune my drums really fast for those $100 gigs.
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    Studio 666

    That was fun!! IMDB says it's a movie.
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    Karen Carpenter is highly underrated

    So impressive.
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    JJ Johnson video

    Was expecting a trombone... definitely getting old.
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    Flat Tire Groove

    Thanks you guys! I wasn't familiar with this term, but I can definitely see it being useful. BTW, Mike Clark plays periodically around here... total monster. Love his playing!!
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    Apparently you don't need felts on your hi-hat clutch if you're Max Roach

    I've known a couple of drummers who think that the hi hats sound crisper without felt on the base.
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    Ok, Uber Rare Duplex BOP Kit! Done and a cool ending! Reunited!

    Those are truly amazing!!
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    Advice on which round drum throne to get…

    The Pork Pie is amazing when you first sit down on it - feels like the most comfortable seat imaginable. But I've noticed that by about an hour into the gig my whole body is exhausted staying centered on the thing. By contrast, my old Slingerland throne I can do a 4 hour gig and still feel...
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    How A NYTimes Reporter Collects Royalties From Hundreds of Musicians

    In reading the comments below the video, it seems that this is a new and clever spin on an age-old photography scam. That is probably how this journalist came up with the idea. And probably why the journalism world is not likely to take him to task for it.
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    How A NYTimes Reporter Collects Royalties From Hundreds of Musicians

    Thank you for posting this!
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    Our CD made the Jazzweek top-100 for the year 2021

    Haha! Like the fish.
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    Our CD made the Jazzweek top-100 for the year 2021

    Yes, you are correct - I posted when we first made the chart for the week. Never expected it to make the chart for the whole year.
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    Our CD made the Jazzweek top-100 for the year 2021

    https://www.jazzweek.com/year-end/2021/ I think it's based on radio spins. Also, our opening track, "Un Poco Loco", was 3rd for the year on AAJ for number of downloads: https://www.allaboutjazz.com/media/yearend_downloads.php Volume 2 is being mixed now!
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    The Drums of Woodstock

    How about Sha Na Na? High energy set.
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    What a Nice Guy!

    Clapton isn't my favorite person (love his music), but there is surely more to this story.
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