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Postby Brother_Bong » Wed Jan 09, 2008 4:43 pm

I was just reading Timekeeps NAMM post, and I was thinking. It's too bad it would not be practical to have a DML convention where we could all show up with our gear, set up, and trade tricks. That would be pretty bad ass. All of the questions we toss back and forth about gear, technique, etc. could be discussed in a live real time forum. Imagine watching Dose show us nearly 1000 bpms, talking turkey with PJ directly about bearing edges. Or having Billy Ray sit down and school one of us on our own kit! That would be pretty awesome. Plus, just to meet some of the outstanding people on here would be cool. Maybe someday.
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Postby drummerduba » Wed Jan 09, 2008 5:03 pm

amen brudda bong testify!!!!!
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Postby stump » Wed Jan 09, 2008 5:05 pm

That would be freakin' awesome and one hell of a party! I'd be there! Peace on ya!
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Postby kylevater » Wed Jan 09, 2008 5:13 pm

yeah and dml can fly everybody in!
wed have to wear name tags with our screen name on it hahaha that would be so lame
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Postby Brother_Bong » Wed Jan 09, 2008 5:27 pm

stump wrote:That would be freakin' awesome and one hell of a party! I'd be there! Peace on ya!

Yes, yes it would. I imagine no one would want to leave. Like a 24 hour candy store, and it's all free!
Oh, and Kyle, the nametags wouldn't be gay, I don't know what you look like, how would I say hi to my buddy KYLEVATER? :shock:
And thanks for chiming in drummerduba, just think you could polish up all your Meinls' to show off!
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Postby Gabimo » Wed Jan 09, 2008 5:37 pm

how could dml fly anyone in, does it even make money?

but that is an awesome idea, i would love to be schooled by billyray
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Postby m » Wed Jan 09, 2008 6:53 pm

I hosted a few events like that for bass guitar, back when that's what I played primarily.
We called them Bass Summits, and they originated from the alt.guitar.bass newsgroup.
Grew to a pretty sizable gathering with folks coming from all over.
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Postby Howepirate » Wed Jan 09, 2008 7:00 pm

I think we should all meet in Florida somewhere. 8)
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Re: Its too bad...

Postby BillRayDrums » Wed Jan 09, 2008 7:50 pm

Bong wrote:I was just reading Timekeeps NAMM post, and I was thinking. It's too bad it would not be practical to have a DML convention where we could all show up with our gear, set up, and trade tricks. That would be pretty bad ass. All of the questions we toss back and forth about gear, technique, etc. could be discussed in a live real time forum. Imagine watching Dose show us nearly 1000 bpms, talking turkey with PJ directly about bearing edges. Or having Billy Ray sit down and school one of us on our own kit! That would be pretty awesome. Plus, just to meet some of the outstanding people on here would be cool. Maybe someday.


Me school anyone on the kit? LOL! Kids these days make my jaw drop. The "secret sauce" that I possess is playing solid beats (that many here already do), and learning from my past mistakes (well most of them anyway).

I'm flattered but really, what I do is easily attainable by anyone with an imagination and a drumset. :)

Oh yeah, throw in 25+ years professional experience. That's my real strength. :) And lots of bad food and hotel rooms. That'll make you dummy up real quick. :D
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Re: Its too bad...

Postby Brother_Bong » Sat Jan 12, 2008 8:43 am

BillRayDrums wrote:
Bong wrote:I was just reading Timekeeps NAMM post, and I was thinking. It's too bad it would not be practical to have a DML convention where we could all show up with our gear, set up, and trade tricks. That would be pretty bad ass. All of the questions we toss back and forth about gear, technique, etc. could be discussed in a live real time forum. Imagine watching Dose show us nearly 1000 bpms, talking turkey with PJ directly about bearing edges. Or having Billy Ray sit down and school one of us on our own kit! That would be pretty awesome. Plus, just to meet some of the outstanding people on here would be cool. Maybe someday.


Me school anyone on the kit? LOL! Kids these days make my jaw drop. The "secret sauce" that I possess is playing solid beats (that many here already do), and learning from my past mistakes (well most of them anyway).

I'm flattered but really, what I do is easily attainable by anyone with an imagination and a drumset. :)

Oh yeah, throw in 25+ years professional experience. That's my real strength. :) And lots of bad food and hotel rooms. That'll make you dummy up real quick. :D

Oh yeah, that made me think, if this ever happened we need to be real careful about who does the catering! Maybe we'll leave that up to Stump!
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Re: Its too bad...

Postby TheYardstick » Sat Jan 12, 2008 9:23 am

BillRayDrums wrote:
Bong wrote:I was just reading Timekeeps NAMM post, and I was thinking. It's too bad it would not be practical to have a DML convention where we could all show up with our gear, set up, and trade tricks. That would be pretty bad ass. All of the questions we toss back and forth about gear, technique, etc. could be discussed in a live real time forum. Imagine watching Dose show us nearly 1000 bpms, talking turkey with PJ directly about bearing edges. Or having Billy Ray sit down and school one of us on our own kit! That would be pretty awesome. Plus, just to meet some of the outstanding people on here would be cool. Maybe someday.


Me school anyone on the kit? LOL! Kids these days make my jaw drop. The "secret sauce" that I possess is playing solid beats (that many here already do), and learning from my past mistakes (well most of them anyway).

I'm flattered but really, what I do is easily attainable by anyone with an imagination and a drumset. :)

Oh yeah, throw in 25+ years professional experience. That's my real strength. :) And lots of bad food and hotel rooms. That'll make you dummy up real quick. :D


I must say BillyRay, you ahve to be one of the most humble drummers I've met.
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Re: Its too bad...

Postby xdoseonex » Sat Jan 12, 2008 11:43 am

BillRayDrums wrote:
Bong wrote:I was just reading Timekeeps NAMM post, and I was thinking. It's too bad it would not be practical to have a DML convention where we could all show up with our gear, set up, and trade tricks. That would be pretty bad ass. All of the questions we toss back and forth about gear, technique, etc. could be discussed in a live real time forum. Imagine watching Dose show us nearly 1000 bpms, talking turkey with PJ directly about bearing edges. Or having Billy Ray sit down and school one of us on our own kit! That would be pretty awesome. Plus, just to meet some of the outstanding people on here would be cool. Maybe someday.


Me school anyone on the kit? LOL! Kids these days make my jaw drop. The "secret sauce" that I possess is playing solid beats (that many here already do), and learning from my past mistakes (well most of them anyway).

I'm flattered but really, what I do is easily attainable by anyone with an imagination and a drumset. :)

Oh yeah, throw in 25+ years professional experience. That's my real strength. :) And lots of bad food and hotel rooms. That'll make you dummy up real quick. :D



ahhh, dont get humble on us. your one of the best drumers i'v ever typed at
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Re: Its too bad...

Postby stump » Sat Jan 12, 2008 12:15 pm

Bong wrote:
BillRayDrums wrote:
Bong wrote:I was just reading Timekeeps NAMM post, and I was thinking. It's too bad it would not be practical to have a DML convention where we could all show up with our gear, set up, and trade tricks. That would be pretty bad ass. All of the questions we toss back and forth about gear, technique, etc. could be discussed in a live real time forum. Imagine watching Dose show us nearly 1000 bpms, talking turkey with PJ directly about bearing edges. Or having Billy Ray sit down and school one of us on our own kit! That would be pretty awesome. Plus, just to meet some of the outstanding people on here would be cool. Maybe someday.


Me school anyone on the kit? LOL! Kids these days make my jaw drop. The "secret sauce" that I possess is playing solid beats (that many here already do), and learning from my past mistakes (well most of them anyway).

I'm flattered but really, what I do is easily attainable by anyone with an imagination and a drumset. :)

Oh yeah, throw in 25+ years professional experience. That's my real strength. :) And lots of bad food and hotel rooms. That'll make you dummy up real quick. :D

Oh yeah, that made me think, if this ever happened we need to be real careful about who does the catering! Maybe we'll leave that up to Stump!

I would take care of that in a heart beat. Cook a plot of food that would make you slap momma! If you walked away hungry and uneducated from the fest it would be your own fault! Peace on ya!
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Re: Its too bad...

Postby Gabimo » Sat Jan 12, 2008 3:31 pm

BillRayDrums wrote:
Bong wrote:I was just reading Timekeeps NAMM post, and I was thinking. It's too bad it would not be practical to have a DML convention where we could all show up with our gear, set up, and trade tricks. That would be pretty bad ass. All of the questions we toss back and forth about gear, technique, etc. could be discussed in a live real time forum. Imagine watching Dose show us nearly 1000 bpms, talking turkey with PJ directly about bearing edges. Or having Billy Ray sit down and school one of us on our own kit! That would be pretty awesome. Plus, just to meet some of the outstanding people on here would be cool. Maybe someday.


Me school anyone on the kit? LOL! Kids these days make my jaw drop. The "secret sauce" that I possess is playing solid beats (that many here already do), and learning from my past mistakes (well most of them anyway).

I'm flattered but really, what I do is easily attainable by anyone with an imagination and a drumset. :)

Oh yeah, throw in 25+ years professional experience. That's my real strength. :) And lots of bad food and hotel rooms. That'll make you dummy up real quick. :D


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you would play so much better than me(than i am right now) that i would fall down... im a n3wbz0rs

hey billy, so i herd you liek mudkips?
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Re: Its too bad...

Postby zen_drummer » Sat Jan 12, 2008 3:38 pm

Bong wrote:I was just reading Timekeeps NAMM post, and I was thinking. It's too bad it would not be practical to have a DML convention where we could all show up with our gear, set up, and trade tricks. That would be pretty bad ass. All of the questions we toss back and forth about gear, technique, etc. could be discussed in a live real time forum. Imagine watching Dose show us nearly 1000 bpms, talking turkey with PJ directly about bearing edges. Or having Billy Ray sit down and school one of us on our own kit! That would be pretty awesome. Plus, just to meet some of the outstanding people on here would be cool. Maybe someday.


I've got a 3,000 square foot building/practice space in Rochester NY with a small cheap motel across the road... Lets pick the date (in the summer) and we'll have us a drummers weekend!

Oh... I'm serious by the way...
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