This type of thread has probably been done before, and I didn't search.
But I have some time to kill, so I'll start this up and see where it goes.
One drum company for all your needs, who would you pick?
I'm talking hardware, toms, snares, everything (except cymbals, of course).
I realize this...
My biggest issue is when the song starts with guitar.
Our guitarist gets excited and starts songs too fast.
What I started to do is give him a stick click tempo or hi hat before he starts to reign him in a little.
I'm playing drums in a rock band doing cover tunes.
I often find that the band, as a whole, is pushing to play the songs a bit faster than the original recording, especially on recordings that are not fast originally.
Do you, as the time keeper, try to slow it down, or give in and accept that...
I have a whole bunch of Gibraltar rack clamps that I'm not using anymore.
Plus the 1-1/2 tube connectors, T-leg connectors, and 1-1/2" memory locks.
All are black. I recently converted my rack connections to chrome finish.
I don't really want to sell these parts one at a time, but if you need a...
I do think that U2 became a little overrated, since becoming overly popular.
But the first 3-4 albums are very original.
I really like their material, before the fame.
And even some of the more recent stuff is good.
I guess I should have mentioned which patch I'm using.
It's the evans clear plastic sticker type.
Maybe I should just stick with the wooden beater and try a softer patch?
And here's my favorite wooden beater:
Bass drum beater, that is. What were you thinking?
This is mainly for the pop and rock drummers.
For years I used a wooden BD beater to get that nice clicking sound.
Recently, I've been noticing a lot more vibration going thru my leg (I'm getting old).
So, I switched to a felt beater, which is...
I'm looking for a lubricant recommendation for my Pearl Eliminator double bass drum pedal.
It comes with "ninja oil" which is used for the bearings.
The Pearl manual says to lubricate the stainless steel heel plate hinge, but doesn't suggest what to use.
I also want to lube the drive shaft, and...