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Jaay

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An answer to cracks about "real" drums
« on: March 02, 2011, 12:19:38 am »

Like many of you, I often get asked the question "where are the 'real' drums?"  I was doing a recording session last week and I asked the engineer how it sounded.  He said "sounds fine.  Sounds like fake drums". This hacked me off. 

The next day I was kicking around ideas and I think I finally have a litany to respond with.

"This is real.  It's real clean-sounding, it's real convenient, it's real fun to play, and it's a real asset to a professional envirnoment". 

Snark may be added where appropriate.  I thank you.

-Jaay
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Re: An answer to cracks about "real" drums
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2011, 06:15:58 am »

Hey Jaay!
You need to get a Zendrumdrive!!!
Then you can say "the REAL drums are inside this box with the REAL studio recording!"
Then tell him "Fake you, too!" from Inspector 109.
Love, David
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Re: An answer to cracks about "real" drums
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2011, 07:17:09 am »

I already have a number of responses worked out for this.

"God is my drummer."
"I have a little leprechaun on a little drum set inside this piece of wood. I touch the pads and it tells him what to play."
"Backstage is a radio-controlled drum set. I control it with the emissions from my brain."

If any of these fail to get an appropriate reaction, I'll just tell him "Right here!" and whip out the drum stick I keep with me for emergencies and whack him on the forehead with it.
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Re: An answer to cracks about "real" drums
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2011, 06:44:48 am »

Avast Thar Mateys,

      Aye just give the offending soul me Pyrate "Stare of Disdain" and they usually surrender without a shot being fired.

Fair Winds and Following Seas,
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