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2017/07/24 14:51:47 (permalink)

Using a cowbell instead of a crash to end a fill

I came across the following video this morning. It's a bit hyperbolic (especially the title), but it presents an interesting idea. And, it could give me a chance to use VI Labs (of True Keys pianos fame) free True Cowbells instrument for UVI Workstation or Falcon.
 
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Re: Using a cowbell instead of a crash to end a fill 2017/07/24 18:17:55 (permalink)
Was that posted on April 1st by any chance?

 
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Re: Using a cowbell instead of a crash to end a fill 2017/07/24 18:26:28 (permalink)
I was wondering similarly. I took to hitting the cat, but could only get one epic fill in before it would run off. I am personally wary of hitting cowbells after being kicked a couple of times.

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Re: Using a cowbell instead of a crash to end a fill 2017/07/24 19:11:28 (permalink)
This is great! I loved it. This guy is a nice player! I have just put my cowbell back on now. It is a very clear indication of where that beat is.  In some ways clearer than a crash, the crash is extending over a few beats.  A complex sound that sustains a lot.  The cowbell is clear, and over quick.  
 
You can also transfer some of the right hand closed hat parts over to the cow bell. The pattern sounds awesome in that mode. The bell lets you clearly hear the part.  It is a powerful tool to have attached to the kit.  It is good to try different bells too.  Bigger deeper ones are sometimes very good on the kit. 
 
This made me smile a lot  Thanks John!

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Re: Using a cowbell instead of a crash to end a fill 2017/07/24 19:19:17 (permalink)
You could try throwing yourself off the stool and headbutting the fridge on the '1', that would be over pretty quick too.
 
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Re: Using a cowbell instead of a crash to end a fill 2017/07/24 22:42:39 (permalink)
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You could try throwing yourself off the stool and headbutting the fridge on the '1', that would be over pretty quick too.
 
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It's a good thing my former Martial Arts Master & friend was a bass player .The refrigerator never would have stood a chance if he was a drummer  
 

 
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Re: Using a cowbell instead of a crash to end a fill 2017/07/25 14:11:35 (permalink)
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This is great! I loved it. This guy is a nice player! I have just put my cowbell back on now. It is a very clear indication of where that beat is.  In some ways clearer than a crash, the crash is extending over a few beats.  A complex sound that sustains a lot.  The cowbell is clear, and over quick.  
 
You can also transfer some of the right hand closed hat parts over to the cow bell. The pattern sounds awesome in that mode. The bell lets you clearly hear the part.  It is a powerful tool to have attached to the kit.  It is good to try different bells too.  Bigger deeper ones are sometimes very good on the kit. 
 
This made me smile a lot  Thanks John!

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Re: Using a cowbell instead of a crash to end a fill 2017/07/31 01:12:20 (permalink)
Yeah baby!  MORE COWBELL!!
 

 
 
Video here
 
 

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Re: Using a cowbell instead of a crash to end a fill 2017/07/31 01:13:22 (permalink)
Sorry, couldn't resist, and surprised no one beat me to it!

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Re: Using a cowbell instead of a crash to end a fill 2017/07/31 13:54:51 (permalink) ☄ Helpfulby SF_Green 2017/08/01 15:56:40
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Sorry, couldn't resist, and surprised no one beat me to it!


Hey, I did the proper Ed McMahon thing...I tee'd it up! 
 
That said, I like this idea. Now there's a use for the four cowbells in AD2.

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Re: Using a cowbell instead of a crash to end a fill 2017/08/01 15:56:36 (permalink)
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Sorry, couldn't resist, and surprised no one beat me to it!


Hey, I did the proper Ed McMahon thing...I tee'd it up! 
 
That said, I like this idea. Now there's a use for the four cowbells in AD2.




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Re: Using a cowbell instead of a crash to end a fill 2017/08/02 16:21:16 (permalink)
This is why I love Jamstix so much, very easy to experiment with stuff like this without actually being a drummer. 

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Re: Using a cowbell instead of a crash to end a fill 2017/08/18 18:12:51 (permalink)
Have to say, Jared has improved as a drummer over the years. Definitely a much better player today than his early years when he had drummer forums arguing over who he was, credentials, etc. Good for him!

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