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Boys Night Out
Salute You in Your Grave
Boys Night Out
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Posts: 2684
March 21st, 2008 at 11:11am
well, have you guys thought of getting lessons? It helps
EXTREMELY. I've only been playing for half a year and I know so much
it's unbelievable.
calculated sacrifice
Shotgun Sinner
calculated sacrifice
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Posts: 7807
March 25th, 2008 at 06:46am
LameIsWhatIAimFor:
Im learning, but Im still not very confident yet. everytime I get a beat going I freeze up and lose my control and a stick goes here and another goes that way and it's just a disaster...I hit my cat once....


Yeah... I can copy easily but I cant read tabs to save my life. I cant do those drum rolls perfectly either O.O
Mrs. Schechter
Jazz Hands
Mrs. Schechter
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Posts: 310
April 15th, 2008 at 06:34am
I Play The Drums
I Love Them
They're My world
I Can Read The Music Easily
And I'm Starting To Be Able To Play Even More Music
Simple and Clean
Salute You in Your Grave
Simple and Clean
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Posts: 2616
April 15th, 2008 at 04:50pm
xF.w.A.n.K.i.Ex:
Im learning, but Im still not very confident yet. everytime I get a beat going I freeze up and lose my control and a stick goes here and another goes that way and it's just a disaster...I hit my cat once....


Best way is to start slowly. Do it slowly untill you have it down. Then gradually increase the speed.
I often start going to fast too soon, as my teacher often points out.And of course, practice makes perfect.
malibu.
In the Cannibal Glow
malibu.
Age: 26
Gender: -
Posts: 54113
April 26th, 2008 at 10:24pm
I play drums. I never practice so I suck. "/
Gerard Wa-HEY!
Jazz Hands
Gerard Wa-HEY!
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Posts: 370
May 1st, 2008 at 04:12pm
My dad plays drums for a living but for some reason I could never really get into it, I think its because you really cant play it by yourself. Its more fun when you have a band or something but thats not always available.
malibu.
In the Cannibal Glow
malibu.
Age: 26
Gender: -
Posts: 54113
May 3rd, 2008 at 05:12am
^ [For me] it feels weird playing without backing or other people playing along with me.
Simple and Clean
Salute You in Your Grave
Simple and Clean
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Posts: 2616
May 3rd, 2008 at 05:44am
It isn't as nice, I agree.
It's like, yesterday in music, I improvised a reggae beat to a piano accompliment, and it sounded great. But on it's own it would have been bland.
malibu.
In the Cannibal Glow
malibu.
Age: 26
Gender: -
Posts: 54113
May 3rd, 2008 at 10:22pm
I recon drums always sound better with something elst accompaning them. I don't really like them just by themselves. That's one reason why I hate practicing. >_<
Simple and Clean
Salute You in Your Grave
Simple and Clean
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Posts: 2616
May 4th, 2008 at 03:55am
I practice more rudiments than other things. My drum teacher goes so fast with them it's crazy.
That and I pratice what he shew me last lesson. I can also play with my MP3, since my kit allows me to plug it in to it and play along.
Gerard Wa-HEY!
Jazz Hands
Gerard Wa-HEY!
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Posts: 370
May 4th, 2008 at 02:47pm
The only time I really play drums anymore is when i throw together a cover or something.
Im deprived of anything but five tape recorders so I record all the parts then click play at the same time and hope it works out XD
My dad wont let me touch the Pro Tools rig in his studio Disgust
Helena Rush.
Awake and Unafraid
Helena Rush.
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Posts: 10158
May 4th, 2008 at 04:23pm
I want to learn to play drums.
I admire drummers, always have done, always will; still got a strong spot in my heart for drummers.
differant.
Shotgun Sinner
differant.
Age: 28
Gender: Female
Posts: 8856
November 8th, 2008 at 07:31pm
hell yeah i love this thread!!

i've been playing for about 2 years now, and i love my drums to death. To everyone else has been saying, it can be kinda difficult at first, but once you get the hang of it it is the most amazing instrument. It's fun above all.

So, question, what equipment does everyone use??
I have a dixon kit, which is terrible, but i love my ride cymbal: Zildjian
Toronado
Bleeding on the Floor
Toronado
Age: 26
Gender: Female
Posts: 1464
November 12th, 2008 at 03:51am
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I got Tama. You know. The one everyone has. >.<
I love Zildjian. They're like. God in the form of cymbals. xDD

I'm auditioning for my school's jazz band in a few weeks.
I'm really nervous cause I've never really played jazz seriously before. I've mucked around with a saxaphone-playing friend, but... jeez, I CAN'T SWING! D:<
rhiannon.
Motor Baby
rhiannon.
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Posts: 819
November 16th, 2008 at 09:32am
I'm learning, I got a cheap set off of Ebay and I think I'm not bad at it.
The music's kinda hard to read..and I don't really know how to find song..music...stuff so I can play drums from songs I know. I thought it was different in the way the notes are. LOL I'm pretty much failing here.
Mello
Bleeding on the Floor
Mello
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Posts: 1388
November 21st, 2008 at 11:13am
I got to play drums in music class yesterday. I have a new respect for drummers everywhere. You guys are awesome. It's too hard for me. I'll stick to guitar. Wink
tragicwithacapitalTx
Fabulous Killjoy
tragicwithacapitalTx
Age: 26
Gender: -
Posts: 167
December 21st, 2008 at 10:38pm
Does anyone here play double pedal/double bass?
we are broken.
Salute You in Your Grave
we are broken.
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Posts: 3397
December 27th, 2008 at 02:17pm
hollow vessel.:
I play drums. I never practice so I suck. "/

i know exactly what your talking about.
malibu.
In the Cannibal Glow
malibu.
Age: 26
Gender: -
Posts: 54113
December 27th, 2008 at 05:04pm
I got a crash for Christmas, finally!
Though I still have to get a stand haha.

I really need to buy a practice pad to practice my rolls on, I suck at them.
Using the snare is always an option, but I still want a practice pad.
FlatlineFlava
Fabulous Killjoy
FlatlineFlava
Age: 19
Gender: Female
Posts: 166
September 10th, 2011 at 12:33pm
Boys Night Out:
well, have you guys thought of getting lessons? It helps
EXTREMELY. I've only been playing for half a year and I know so much
it's unbelievable.

its harder when you're an 11 year old. I have trouble with topping. my arms are too short. but yeah its better when u get lessons. I've been doing so since I was 8 or 9. I'm currently 11 and drum lessons are still rolling

rhiannon.:
I'm learning, I got a cheap set off of Ebay and I think I'm not bad at it.
The music's kinda hard to read..and I don't really know how to find song..music...stuff so I can play drums from songs I know. I thought it was different in the way the notes are. LOL I'm pretty much failing here.

DON'T GIVE UP!! DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT IT!!! :O you'll get used to it.