Virtual Percussion when used by electronic, midi or synthesized drums/percussion in a virtual media such as streaming video, streaming audio or other bandwidth capable media.
When I first used the electronic synthesizers with my Premier Acoustic Kit in the 1970's (see 4 clip-on synth's upper toms in the picture above) I was able to add sounds to the Acoustic Kit that were an enhancement to the acoustic capabilities. The rims of the toms could be used to produce a second set of percussion instruments linked to the PA system sending the sound via a different path and area of the room. Sounds coming from somewhere that the audience were hearing and trying to figure out how it was being done.
To hear my home studio recordings of MP3's using the TD-12 click on this link.
I have been playing drums and harmonica for many years. To see a bio click here.
I play in a number of bands and jam with many musicians. To see some jam videos and check out my personal WutEver Band updates click here.
We can accept and become a part of this new technology, discover it's capabilities and creatively bring these new sounds and developments into today's music to start a whole new dimension of music. Or, continue to use acoustic percussion. Take a look at music concerts today and you will see more and more electronic percussion in combination with acoustic percussion in every genre of music.
Once we learn how to balance the synthesized with our creativeness there will be a new music that we have never heard before. GPrice-2008
My Test Bench of Drum Pants 2.0
see my YouTube demo here-
For a detailed description of "Drum Pants" go to http://www.drumpants.com/
My Odell Borg - High Spirits Flutes (Native American style) that I added to my Blues Harp collection a few years ago while on a trip to Colorado Springs, 'Garden of the Gods Park' have influenced a change in my style. The High Spirits Flutes have a unique beautiful sound. http://www.highspirits.com/
Below- Tried out my new DW5000 Series (DW5002) Double Pedals on my Roland TD-12 Kit & compared to my older DW4000 Double Pedals this new pedal is incredibly smooth & I didn't have to break my bank account on the DW9000 Series (which for an overpriced pedal the DW9000 that is, & extra money, doesn't give you that much more of a smoother operation & just doesn't warrant the extra cost of the overpriced DW9000). I love this DW5002, a solid, smooth operating Double Bass Drum Pedal. There are variations for the DW5000 Series so be aware that there are newer versions such as the DW5002. My DW4000 is on sale for $150 & is in mint condition & a very good double-pedal for any drummer.
Below- The completed design of my 2017/2018 Drums/Percussion Concert Kit. Roland TD-25, a 22-inch Skinny Sidekick Bass Drum with a Roland KD-A22 Conversion Kit, DW Double Pedals, Roland EC-10 Electronic Layered Cajon, Percussion Instruments & 2-Traynor DW10 200watt eDrum Speaker System, plus my collection of Blues Harps. The TD-25 Drum Stand definitely does not work for fitting this Bass Drum & I used my TD-12 Drum Stand with some refitting of the frame & it works. The Roland Documentation recommends the MDS-50K Drum Stand & it would work much better, but I wasn't about to add another expense buying a new Drum Stand.
This is a nice setup & the new look makes this a beautiful kit.
It triggers very nice, so far no problems. Next, I'll be fitting a double bass drum pedal. See more info at my Facebook page- https://www.facebook.com/VircussionCanada/
My recent purchase at Long & McQuade Music in Peterborough. The TD-25 Roland V-Drums and the DW-10 Traynor e-drum 200 watt amps. I traded in two of my Yorkville NX25P 200 watt Powered Speakers for 2 new Traynor DW10's. I connected them to my new Roland TD-25 V-Drums when I got back & WOW!!! How could I have lived without them? Talk about bottom end Bass Drum with no distortion. Frequency range clear top to bottom. And the other great thing is that they are a lot lighter & take up half the space. If any drummer is looking for a percussion amp, this is the one.
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