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3 gigs in two days!! Let’s go!!!
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Played tonight (last night) at the venue with the most brutal acoustic environment in town for rock. With a purecussion kit, a 6x4' acoustic foam panel placed behind me, a 13" picc with a towel on it, 12" hats, and a 13" crash, I managed to keep the bar staff off our asses without sounding horribly lame on the barn burners. That bar has so much bass amplification that the no-shell kick sounds like a regular kick before it's even miked.
 

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Played tonight (last night) at the venue with the most brutal acoustic environment in town for rock. With a purecussion kit, a 6x4' acoustic foam panel placed behind me, a 13" picc with a towel on it, 12" hats, and a 13" crash, I managed to keep the bar staff off our asses without sounding horribly lame on the barn burners. That bar has so much bass amplification that the no-shell kick sounds like a regular kick before it's even miked.
I hate places like that. I found hollow wood stage to be very resonant as well. Glad to hear people playing tho
 

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Another double jammy, same show
yesterday in Troy NY...

Our local weather stations had called a forecast for Thunderstorms,
but we were lucky the skies remained partly sunny long enough for us to end the festival on a loud rockin high note. :toothy7:

 

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Played Saturday afternoon for a garage driveway concert for 2 + hours; hot but nice in the garage with the fan on my back. Played a mixture of songs with the '66 OBP gigging set and used the new-for-me ;65 Supra...it sounded great...the guitarist really noticed a difference from my 10 lug Ludwig black/white badge snare and commented that it had a nice sound especially on soft, slow songs ....I thought it really complements each song I did; it was great to get out and play and the neighbourhood seemed to enjoy it...... not a paying gig but what a joy it was to get out and play live....
 

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Played Saturday afternoon for a garage driveway concert for 2 + hours; hot but nice in the garage with the fan on my back. Played a mixture of songs with the '66 OBP gigging set and used the new-for-me ;65 Supra...it sounded great...the guitarist really noticed a difference from my 10 lug Ludwig black/white badge snare and commented that it had a nice sound especially on soft, slow songs ....I thought it really complements each song I did; it was great to get out and play and the neighbourhood seemed to enjoy it...... not a paying gig but what a joy it was to get out and play live....
Awesome playing is playing paid or free. The joy of playing for others is always a special thing!!!
 

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Had another garage band concert last night at the house of a neighbour of the bass player's a couple streets away. As in all our concerts, COVID 19 protocol 2 meter (6 feet) distancing still in effect. Great atmosphere and nice to get out and play; ..hot though.. 36 C (96.8 F) with humidity; if it was a dry heat, it would be more comfortable but I was lucky; out of the sun literally in the garage.
One funny story, I was playing one song and the snare stand height adjustment wingnut wasn't tight so as I hit the snare, the snare basket dropped 4-6 inches on me :D....nobody noticed but at the end of the song, the singer/lead guitarist wanted to go right into another song, I whispered"Wait", he turned around, saw what happened and had a big smile on this face as he saw me adjusting the height of the stand.
Needless to say, I won't make that mistake again!
 

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Had another garage band concert last night at the house of a neighbour of the bass player's a couple streets away. As in all our concerts, COVID 19 protocol 2 meter (6 feet) distancing still in effect. Great atmosphere and nice to get out and play; ..hot though.. 36 C (96.8 F) with humidity; if it was a dry heat, it would be more comfortable but I was lucky; out of the sun literally in the garage.
One funny story, I was playing one song and the snare stand height adjustment wingnut wasn't tight so as I hit the snare, the snare basket dropped 4-6 inches on me :D....nobody noticed but at the end of the song, the singer/lead guitarist wanted to go right into another song, I whispered"Wait", he turned around, saw what happened and had a big smile on this face as he saw me adjusting the height of the stand.
Needless to say, I won't make that mistake again!
Hate when that happens. Try to get some video next time I love watching other drummers!!!!
 

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First gig tonight for a new group -- a French cafe group, playing Serge Gainsbourg, Edith Piaf, Yann Tiersen, Brigitte Bardot, etc.
 


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