I liked it when I was a kid in the late 70s. Kinda hated it when I got into NWOBHM and Rush, but the music disappeared and was replace with rap and all that. Didn't like it, Grandmaster Flash is interesting, but it was dance music without musicians and heart.
Fast forward, I dig it. The...
I've used these for a long time and swear by them. I'll get 3pr, tone match, I can usually get 3 good pairs out of this. Then sand the varnish off in the gripping area. It's a litter slippery to me. They last forever an sound great with Remo heads and Pasties.
Damn that was SMOKIN. Some hip drum sh*t right there.
It's hard to watch the 77 an 78 Moon, he wasn't the same player and lost some of his manic creativity. He was a Ringo-esque genius. Something about British rock rummers from the 607's and 70's, had an extra bit of creativity. Bruford, Simon...
Still am not a fan of the Counterparts Ludwigs, too boingy and thin to me.
I did catch him plenty times with the DWs and they were great sounding live. One show in particular in NJ they were especially good sounding.
But, my faves are still those old rosewood Tamas.