Category Archives: Thinking Outloud

Cocktail drums – first gig

8×5 snare , 10×5 tom, 15×24 bass, 10″ hihats, 15″ crashride. Worked pretty well for my friend’s wedding yesterday. The wooden church acoustics certainly helped. The bass sounded especially good, high ceilings ftw. Right leg took some getting used to. … Continue reading

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Mapex … Getting there

Found this new piece of Mapex hardware at the store today : quick release clutch / cymbal topper: See how big that thing when put beside the common sized Pearl one. That is HUGE and not a lot of finesse … Continue reading

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Pursuit of lightness

Getting more efficient at packing gears now… Partly by choice , partly because my back is starting to complain. I feel so old! The rack is long gone, but now even the double braced stands stay home too. Just 4 … Continue reading

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It’s da best eva!!!!111!1!

I’ve had one favorite model of sticks for the past 10 years. It’s seen playtime on every gig I’ve had. It’s a hickory 5A , feels just a tad softer than your regular Vic Firths , has a teardrop tip, … Continue reading

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New and improved gallery layout

[nggallery id=2] Hope you guys will find the new gallery layout more user friendly. Thanks AnotherSamChan!

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