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Jojo on e-drums

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  • kauaiplayer
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    I agree Michael. Watch him, he's synching. There are a few mistakes, but the track is still pretty amazing.

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  • M_C_M
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    Cool card tricks too!

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  • Michael Render
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    The SDX didn't come out till 1987. I still vote for drum-synching.

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  • MisterMR
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    It could be a Simmons SDX...

    D'you remember those monsters...? Weren't they the first to have swiveling 'Simbols' and positional detection zones on the pads...?

    I just found a site that had the SDX owner's manual on it. It was quite a machine at the time.

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  • Ericdrumz
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    really ?
    i thought that sound was incredible too,
    i suppose you're right then..

    edit :
    looking with this in mind, i can
    see him 'missing' some crashes,
    anyway, i think it's still a cool vid
    Last edited by Ericdrumz; 01-03-09, 05:11 PM.

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  • Michael Render
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    By 1986, Simmons was using softer pads and their top of the line units were samplers with interchangeable eproms. But, I don't ever remember them sounding that good! I suspect drbeat is right about them being pre-recorded.

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  • drbeat
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    I suspect that what he was playing was pre-recorded on a real a-kit and he's just miming to it on that Simmons. I may be wrong but my mate has one of those Simmons for his Industrial Metal band and it sounds nothing like that.

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  • Ericdrumz
    started a topic Jojo on e-drums

    Jojo on e-drums

    i came across this link while surfing.. jojo mayer on a simmons kit.
    what struck me was he already had his mad single pedal skills back then
    and how good the kit sounds and dynamics actually are..
    i can remember simmons pads felt a lot like phonebooks.
    http://vimeo.com/2505756
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