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    Sexy Cymbal Photos

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    Favorite albums

    Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Trout Mask Replica Autechre - Chiastic Slide Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70 - Expensive Sh*t Can - Ege Bamyasi John Coltrane - A Love Supreme Talk Talk - Laughing Stock Curtis Mayfield - Curtis Scott Walker - Scott 4 The Church - Heyday
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    A. Zildjian 1960s 18" crash-ride, 1363g

    I made a quick demo-clip of this cymbal today:
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    A. Zildjian 1960s 18" crash-ride, 1363g

    I found Gerry's sound-file for this cymbal. You can hear that it's much more complex and interesting than the average 1960s A. Zildjian.
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    A. Zildjian 1960s 18" crash-ride, 1363g

    I picked this one out from a handful that Hazelshould had for sale about 4 years ago. Sounded exceptionally good to me compared to the others, and I added one rivet to make it even more interesting and sweet. It's in structurally perfect condition; no cracks, no keyhole, no nicks. Very nice for...
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    Tony Williams Miles-era Cymbal

    Hey, thanks. First of all, I guess I should say that outside of buying a couple Spizzichino TW tributes and an Agop SE Jazz TW, I haven't focused much time and energy trying to land a cymbal that sounds convincingly like Tony's does (or what I imagine his cymbal would actually sound like if I...
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    Tony Williams Miles-era Cymbal

    I’m chucking at myself for that oversight. You’re absolutely correct.
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    Tony Williams Miles-era Cymbal

    I always respect your opinions and experience, Paul. I also have a long history, when this type of discussion arises, of trying to make a distinction between musicality and tonality. I believe that if, for example, Tony had played the entirety of his Nefertiti sessions using a 14" Z Custom...
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    I Hate Virgin Bass Drums and the Resulting Need for Stand Mounted Toms

    I generally prefer toms to be mounted from the bass drums, too. One exception was this 1961 Gretsch Progressive Jazz outfit. The rail placement was a 1/2 'panel' to the left, compared to the more standard rail placement (more centered on top of the bass drum). This put the tom waaay off to the...
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    Sexy Snare Drum Photos

    Sonor Signature HLD-580, 12-lug, Scandinavian Birch veneer.
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    Am i the only one who has never had any luck with Paiste?

    I've tried, diligently, several times over the decades to get into Paiste cymbals. I've had full sets of 602s, Signatures, Dark Energies (twice), and Sound Creations (three times). Sound Creation Dark Medium Hi-hats are a longstanding constant for me, and I wouldn't ever want to be without...
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    Sexy Snare Drum Photos

    Ludwig 1920s 5x14" 10-lug NOB with a Gretsch Starlight Sparkle Progressive Jazz set.
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    Humes & Berg Enduro Pro foam-lined drum cases - 8x12 and 14x14

    I've got Humes & Berg Enduro Pro foam-lined drum cases in 8x12" and 14x14" sizes. These are as good and protective cases as you're going to find, and I've never taken these particular two out of the house, so they're minty and still have the original tags on them. They look like this: I'd sell...
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    Sexy Snare Drum Photos

    I snapped that shot in artificial light, and I think its yellow hue might've made the badge look greener than it is. I just now tried to color-correct it. See if it looks better (more accurate) now.
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    Sexy Snare Drum Photos

    Canopus Zelkova, 6.5x14"
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    Sexy Snare Drum Photos

    Sonor Signature HLD-590, 10-lug, 8x14".
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    Let's See Those Bop Kits

    Sonor Phonics, Mahogany veneer.
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    Sexy Snare Drum Photos

    My two AK Drums snares. 7x14 copper shell made in 2007, and 4x14 heavy brass shell made in 2017.
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    Sexy Snare Drum Photos

    Just a thread for the sharing of easy-on-the-eyes shots of our snare drums. Doesn't matter if they're rare or common, boutiquey and pricey, or overlooked and inexpensive. I'll get it going with this one: Here are a few shots of a 6x14 Spizzichino stainless steel snare drum, entirely hand made...
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    SOLD - Full set of chrome Remo RotoToms - 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 - SOLD

    Very cool. I've thought about getting some kind of rack system to mount them, but so far I just use stands with rails. In this shot, I have the 14" mounted from the tom mount on my bass drum, but the 10", 12", 16" and 18" are on stands/rails: And here's a clip of me playing that same RotoTom...
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