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InvisiblePaou
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Question about the Dead
    #3636917 - 01/16/05 11:54 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Are the two drummers really necessary? I could understand it if you had some sort of complex rhythms or a separate percussion section, but the beats all seem fairly simple and straight-forward--something one drummer could easily do. Tool, on the other hand, has mind-blowing rhythms and beats with only one drummer(albeit one of the most amazing drummers out there). I just picture two guys both fighting over the position of drummer, and Jerry, being the peace-loving hippie he is, saying, "Hey man, you guys can both do it."


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Re: Question about the Dead [Re: Paou]
    #3636922 - 01/16/05 11:56 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Have you ever heard their live stuff? They do some incredibly complex drum jams.


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Re: Question about the Dead [Re: Paou]
    #3636927 - 01/16/05 11:57 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

ahhh but you miss the fact that one is on percussion while the other is on drum set... yes. neccessary. there was a time when mickey wasn't around and that was fine but they have so many great toys and yes listen to drums>space sometime and realize it would be really fuckin hard to do that as one person... you can't play the beam and the drums at the same time.


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Re: Question about the Dead [Re: danksistah]
    #3637564 - 01/17/05 03:08 AM (11 years, 10 months ago)

they both do play set quite a bit of the time though, and that is much harder than it looks! i'm not quite sure if it is necessary, but one set drummer and one percussionist is absolutely necessary. they are both solid percussionists and both add to the music, so i say it's all good. drums>space would not exist with only one person, it's all about their interplay and bouncing rhythmic ideas off eachother. they mesh perfectly in my opinion


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Re: Question about the Dead [Re: Paou]
    #3637565 - 01/17/05 03:10 AM (11 years, 10 months ago)

i love that they have 2 drummers!


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"Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right" ~The Grateful Dead

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Re: Question about the Dead [Re: Help on the Way]
    #3637577 - 01/17/05 03:17 AM (11 years, 10 months ago)

drums>space

when I type that into Bearshare nothing shows up.

is it called that, or something else?


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Re: Question about the Dead [Re: Zekebomb]
    #3637591 - 01/17/05 03:26 AM (11 years, 10 months ago)

http://www.archive.org/audio/etree-details-db.php?id=16366

dl it from this show, it's a good one


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Re: Question about the Dead [Re: Hendostan]
    #3637594 - 01/17/05 03:27 AM (11 years, 10 months ago)

thanks


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Re: Question about the Dead [Re: Zekebomb]
    #3637750 - 01/17/05 05:45 AM (11 years, 10 months ago)

The who?


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Re: Question about the Dead [Re: Xionide]
    #3637755 - 01/17/05 05:56 AM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Quote:

Xionide said:
The who?




:shocked: :shocked: :shocked: :eek: :eek: :eek:


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Re: Question about the Dead [Re: DepthToTheCore]
    #3637756 - 01/17/05 05:58 AM (11 years, 10 months ago)

homer: "the who?! i love bands!"


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Re: Question about the Dead [Re: Hendostan]
    #3637985 - 01/17/05 09:11 AM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Ouch. Paou. Dude. If you'd ever done good acid at a Dead Show, you would understand. Yes. My god, how I miss those.


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Re: Question about the Dead [Re: Paou]
    #3640075 - 01/17/05 07:11 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Completely necessary!!
Billy did a good job in the early seventy's when Mickey left,
but man when there together it opens you up so much more.


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Re: Question about the Dead [Re: chinacat72]
    #3640091 - 01/17/05 07:14 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Yeah, it's like they're sharing their souls with us.  :laugh:


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