Bass heel toe technique

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Post Sun Jun 08, 2008 5:32 pm

This is my video for the question that mastershake had on my hester prynne video. I don't really speak well and That evident here but the visual may help some people.

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Post Sun Jun 08, 2008 6:03 pm

Dude, thats really cool, I can't do it! Those must be longboards?
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Post Mon Jun 09, 2008 12:00 am

so you're doing really fast doubles going RRLLRRLLRRLLRRLL.

I'm gussing this only works with long boards as my foot hits the chain if it try to get my heal up on to a usable area of the footboard on my dws.
but thats severely impressive, if I ever find myself piloting a pair of longboards would u say its better to throw away 2 years of single stroke work and try that?
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Post Mon Jun 09, 2008 1:51 am

^^

it's really just a good technique to have under your belt
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Post Mon Jun 09, 2008 4:12 am

No, I wish I had long boards, that would make it so comfortable.
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Post Mon Jun 09, 2008 4:15 am

MasterShake89 wrote:so you're doing really fast doubles going RRLLRRLLRRLLRRLL.

I'm gussing this only works with long boards as my foot hits the chain if it try to get my heal up on to a usable area of the footboard on my dws.
but thats severely impressive, if I ever find myself piloting a pair of longboards would u say its better to throw away 2 years of single stroke work and try that?
See you really can't hear me over the drums sometimes in the video, if you didn't hear, I'm totally against like taking your heel up to to like the middle. The bass of the board should pick the heel stroke up.
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Post Mon Jun 09, 2008 6:13 am

I wear a size 13, nothing short of a long-board pedal will work for me. So, I stick with my DW5000 and constant release. This is a great technique, but it really doesn't work for everyone.
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Post Mon Jun 09, 2008 11:18 am

what kind of pedals are you using that have the footboard go all the way to the bassplate? the onlyones i knew of were axis's and tricks.
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Post Mon Jun 09, 2008 12:52 pm

that's the beauty of Pearl eliminators, they have power shifters so you can make it sort of like they're long boards.
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Post Wed Jun 25, 2008 12:29 pm

Great stuff.

You should copy this into the LESSONS forum too.
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Post Wed Jun 25, 2008 3:23 pm

rlrrll wrote:Great stuff.

You should copy this into the LESSONS forum too.


Better yet, I moved it. :)
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Post Mon Jul 07, 2008 4:03 pm

This technique is sick. I use it for quick triplets during long durations of 16th notes. It sounds Chris Adlerish.
The video was good, I like the sound of your drums...a lot.
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Post Tue Jul 15, 2008 10:25 pm

Thanks man! I'm glad you liked the video and my drums.
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Post Mon Jul 21, 2008 3:58 pm

i just cant get that working.
im using an iron cobra double pedal, but it seems like the pedals are too short.

my size is 11 1/2 :S

im really getting depressed because i dont see any progress in my double bass skills :/
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Post Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:29 am

That's why I hate IC for heel-toe, they have a toe guard that messes things up for me.