Try referencing a recording (that you and the drummer are familiar with) that is of a similar feel or even just beatboxing/singing the drum part can be helpful in my experience. Your drummer should be able to help you out with vocabulary from there.
The 22" Gator backpack has served me well for a while. I overstuffed the front pocket too many times and the zipper is on the fritz but if you are mindful of that it should fit a small stick-bag and tablet...
I was doing my usual (obsessive ) cymbal browsing and came upon the Diril Janara rides. The description mentions they are an (all?) copper cymbal?
the audio files are fantastic! I thought I might see if anyone has owned/played one and could give a proper review?
Just got these in. I commissioned a few plates from Nickymoon cymbals
2 20” rides
Short video of them (YouTube link)
Havent had much opportunity to play them yet (apartment life) but have a few rehearsals this week with gigs through the month. Excited to get em out in the wild!
I recently bought a great set of used roto-toms and have been having fun with them. They even made the cut to be a part of a regular set-up for one of the bands I play with! But now I have a problem: How do I transport these suckers?
I'd like to try and find a bag that can hold the...
Depending on the gig, yeah some felt strips on the batter. Sometimes we're wallpaper, or in a small room and we need to be quieter than we'd like, haha
Outdoor gigsor bigger rooms without mics, I take the felt off and let that sucker rip!