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Information To Help Find The Right Electronic Drumkit For You

I have played electronic kits for quite a long time. I started playing on a set in 1992 and I still own the ddrum AT module to this day — and it works too which means it really was top quality.

Around 1998 I purchased a ddrum4 module, a ddrum3 cast pad set and a ddrum4 cymbal and hi-hat pad set as my first full electronic drum kit.

I used that ddrum kit almost exclusively until 2011 — recorded some demos and other tracks using it too. …


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Part Two: Feeding and Diet

I decided to compile my own Galah FAQ over 7 years ago and it is now up to its third edition here on Medium. I will continue to expand and update this FAQ in the hope it helps out people who are interested in keeping one of these wonderful parrots as a pet. In Part Two, I will cover Diet and Feeding Questions.

For those of you how have missed Part One: Gender and Age, Behaviour, Care and Breeding you can find that here:

Feeding and Diet Questions

What foods will a Galah like to eat?

In my experience, a Galah really enjoys eating berries, nuts and seeds — and fresh corn…


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Source: Music Park Drum Department

These are the most common questions I am asked about drumming

Drumming is such a great musical outlet, a source of creativity and even relaxation for me. I have been playing drums since 1983 and played in a few bands that have gigged in Brisbane and Sydney in Australia. I’m putting together a post about the two most common questions I am asked about drumming by those who are learning:

  • How can you practice without disturbing people and without it becoming boring over time?
  • How can I setup and configure acoustic drums and record them well?

I hope you find the details here interesting.

How can you practice without disturbing people and without it becoming boring over time?

Learning to play drums well does mean…


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An article that explains a non-destructive editing technique

This article has been modified somewhat since it was originally posted and it attempts to explain how I edited an image of a snare provided by a member of the PearlDrummerForum to show what a drum might look like with the same finish he liked on a particular drum kit. You can read the thread on the forum.

The version of Photoshop used at the time of writing this article was Photoshop 7.01. If you are using a more recent version — I am using CS6 now myself — you could use slightly different tools to assist with the masking…


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Created by the legendary Yu Suzuki and AM2/Sega

Outrun was created by the game developer/producer Yu Suzuki who joined Sega in 1983. I’ve read that Suzuki was inspired to create Outrun because he was a big fan of a 80’s movie The Cannonball Run which is a movie about an illegal across America car race with entrants who will do anything to win including playing dirty tricks on other competitors. However, regardless of this influence, it is known that the various stages in this game are not designed from American roadways, but are instead based off European highways found in France, Germany, Switzerland and Italy.


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Part One: Gender and Age, Behaviour, Care and Breeding

I decided to compile my own Galah FAQ over 7 years ago and it is now up to its third edition here on Medium. I will continue to expand and update this FAQ in the hope it helps out people who are interested in keeping one of these wonderful parrots as a pet. In Part One, I will cover Gender and Age questions, Breeding questions, and Bird Behaviour and Care questions.

If you are only interested in reading about Part Two: Feeding and Diet please feel free to jump right there:

General Questions

What other names exist for the Galah?

The Galah is also known as a Rose-breasted Cockatoo…

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