Recent content by larold

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    eBay/Craigslist cymbal alerts - the official thread

    Used Bettis 24” Neo cymbal — $250 + shipping
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    Mystery Sabian Ride

    Here’s a photo of the top logo. To me it looks like it was inked after it was hammered.
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    Mystery Sabian Ride

    I found an old listing for it on Reverb that lists it as an HH/HHX Custom Light Ride, so that's what I'll go with.
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    Mystery Sabian Ride

    Here’s a 24” Sabian ride that’s unlike any other Sabian I’ve seen before, so I assume it’s a prototype. I wonder if anyone here could give me more information about it. Aside from the Sabian logo, there’s no ink. It weighs 3099 grams. Umbrella profile like a Mehmet Nostalgia 50s ride...
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    What Are You Listening To?

    As far as I’m concerned, an aging rocker doing an album of standards (or should-be standards like the second song below) with a big jazz band is usually a recipe for disaster, but the new Chryssie Hynde album is really good. The arrangements are lush and romantic, but with an undercurrent of...
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    Cool R&B Songs?

    I’ve always loved how the hats are so prominent on these songs.
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    Zildjian Old Beats

    I only use 14" Old Beats, either a pair of early 60's A Zildjians (825 & 875g) or a pair of modern Turkish tops (Mehmet Legend top over a Bosphorus Trad Dark top, 850 & 925g). I'm a rock drummer who's playing style is based in 60's pop/r&b (British Invasion, mod/garage/freakbeat, psych-pop...
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    What is the reason you decided to be a drummer?

    Keith Moon made drumming seem like one of the most exciting things a person could do.
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    Are any classic rockers worth seeing anymore in 2019?

    Richard Thompson is still fantastic live.
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    SOLD 20" Murat Diril Mosaic crash

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    What an underrated snare drum

    I picked up one of those cheap and put some diecast hoops on it. Now it's my main snare.
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    Phenomenal Debut Albums

    Gang of Four - Entertainment! This Heat - This Heat Pere Ubu - The Modern Dance Psychedelic Furs - The Psychedelic Furs Wire - Pink Flag
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    Phenominal Last Albums

    Blackstar by Bowie
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    Phenomenal Debut Albums

    Some that haven’t been mentioned: Pink Floyd - Piper at the Gates of Dawn Roxy Music Eno - Here Come the Warm Jets Patti Smith - Horses Sex Pistols - Never Mind the Bullocks Television - Marquee Moon P J Harvey - Dry