Recent content by clatterdrums

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    UK visa

    This may be a little off topic, but has anyone here had any experience obtaining a visa to play gigs in the UK? We are US citizens, and were informed that we would need to have av UK based business act as our sponsor in order to get our visa. We have been working on this for about 6 weeks, and...
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    Bottom snare head woes

    I seem to be breaking bottom snare heads alot these days. I get cracks in the head right where the end of the snare wires press up against the head. I do tune my snare fairly high. Is this a too much tension thing on the head? snares? Anyone else have this problem?
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    New Music Video!!!

    Here is "House of Trouble",our latest video offering from our CD Monarch. You might want to pop some popcorn before you watch so you can really get into the spirit of things! <object width="425" height="355"><param name="movie" value=""></param><param...
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    Selling my Modern Drummer Collection

    Well, sadly the time has come for me to part with my collection of Modern Drummer Magazines in order to help offset the debt we have accrued in vet bills for our beloved siamese cat, who recently died. I have 13 different auctions at Here's a...
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    CLatter Song Samples for new CD!

    Howdy all! My band Clatter will be releasing our new CD, Monarch, on Dec. first, and we have posted song samples on our website, or you can check out 4 tracks in their entirity ( including our cover of "Limelight"!) on the Clatter myspace page. The links our in my sig. Happy listening! :D
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    What type of stick do you use and why?

    I switched to Ahead sticks 5 1/2 years because I felt bad about the rate at which I went through wood sticks. One pair of wood every 2 weeks, as opposed to one pair of Ahead every 2 years. Of course I go through lots of the plastic sleeves, which aren't recyclable and are petroleum based. I...