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Post Mon Jan 05, 2009 9:03 am

I know he has been discussed before, but what the hell! This guy has some rediculous ability. I've been listening to Rewind That by Christian Scott recently and damn does he have some musicality. I'm sure a lot of folks are drooling over his work with the Mars Volta but i strongly suggest checking this album out.
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Post Mon Dec 21, 2009 12:14 pm

Yeah check out his Drum jam with Thomas Lang on www.drumchannel.com. He's on fire. Can't believe he was a child prodigy like Tony Royster Jr, receiving a Zildjian endorsement at age 12.
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Post Tue Dec 22, 2009 12:30 pm

Thomas Pridgen is really talented and all, but he doesn't fit with The Mars Volta too well, although his drumming on Octahedron was flawless and meshed well with the music.
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Post Tue Dec 22, 2009 3:22 pm

What, Thomas Pridgen is the best with Mars Volta.
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Post Tue Dec 22, 2009 3:23 pm

What, Thomas Pridgen is the best with Mars Volta.
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Post Tue Dec 22, 2009 3:35 pm

I disagree. I think Jon Theodore's playing meshes with the parts better.
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Post Tue Dec 22, 2009 4:12 pm

I have to agree with Alan on that. Pridgen is great with Volta but Theodore fit better. I like pridgen's work with Christian Scott much more.
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Post Tue Dec 22, 2009 5:21 pm

with volta, it feels like everybody's following omar when pridgen plays, including pridgen. with theodore, they sound more like a unit.
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Post Tue Dec 22, 2009 7:19 pm

I think they're both great, seems like they're doing well.
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