Keith Moon and black dots

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Re: Keith Moon and black dots

Postby Mark P » Mon Apr 21, 2014 5:06 am

gretsch-o-rama wrote:
GoAndPractice wrote:But LOL at that kit though and it's such a travesty with him on DW's...


I know, right!
What a total dick.
Tony had literally no idea what he was doing.
They were probably paying him to play those drums, that's what I heard.
He had no idea about sound, touch and tone, none at all.
What a total asshole.
You are so right on here...

TRAVESTY...
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Re: Keith Moon and black dots

Postby Julián Fernández » Mon Apr 21, 2014 7:23 am

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Re: Keith Moon and black dots

Postby gretsch-o-rama » Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:15 am

Mark P wrote:
gretsch-o-rama wrote:
GoAndPractice wrote:But LOL at that kit though and it's such a travesty with him on DW's...


I know, right!
What a total dick.
Tony had literally no idea what he was doing.
They were probably paying him to play those drums, that's what I heard.
He had no idea about sound, touch and tone, none at all.
What a total asshole.
You are so right on here...

TRAVESTY...



Easy, pal....I can't have the opinion that I prefer Tony on Gretsch drums? Don't forget to take your chill meds mate. :-)
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Re: Keith Moon and black dots

Postby Paul Marangoni » Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:36 am

Everyone is entitled to an opinion, but not if it questions Tony Williams in any way. Tony existed on a different plane of consciousness.
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Re: Keith Moon and black dots

Postby Cymbalfeltfetishist » Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:48 am

What I got out of what Tony and Elvin said about Moon is expression. I think musicians at that level felt that originality and expression on their instrument was everything. Like his technique or not, Moon had his own thing...it was his playing personality and his alone. I think copy-cats were looked down upon. I wish more people still had that attitude today. I wish it was more encouraged to have your own style, not sound like EVERYONE else. I find myself getting upset when I see youtube drummers playing drumcovers. Or guys that sound exactly like say, Neil Peart or Carter Beaford etc etc...I always think "that has been done already...do your own thing". I myself learned how to play by copying my favorite drummers, but, you have to let go eventually. It's one thing to have to facility to be able to pull off what other great drummers have done, but its another to become a clone. I think expression and having your own voice on your instruments means everything...and I think that the greats looked at other musicians the same way, even if it wasn't what their particular style or genre or how they played themselves. It's easy to copy, it's harder to be original. I don't know, I tend to like drummers that DON'T play like me and drummers that I can't possibly copy.
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Re: Keith Moon and black dots

Postby Mark P » Mon Apr 21, 2014 10:01 am

gretsch-o-rama wrote:
Mark P wrote:
gretsch-o-rama wrote:But LOL at that kit though and it's such a travesty with him on DW's...


I know, right!
What a total dick.
Tony had literally no idea what he was doing.
They were probably paying him to play those drums, that's what I heard.
He had no idea about sound, touch and tone, none at all.
What a total asshole.
You are so right on here...

TRAVESTY...



Easy, pal....I can't have the opinion that I prefer Tony on Gretsch drums? Don't forget to take your chill meds mate. :-)


Apologies for being perhaps a touch facetious, but the word 'travesty' was probably a little much, even if the bandwagon of the day is DW hatred.

I just thought it was a little trite given that less than 24 hours before in the thread about Gregg Bissonette changing drum companies you wrote, "I am so completely over giving a crap about what any drummer plays...including guys I listen to."

What a fantastic clip though...

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Re: Keith Moon and black dots

Postby gretsch-o-rama » Mon Apr 21, 2014 10:03 am

Hence my handle, "gretsch-o-rama". :-)
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Re: Keith Moon and black dots

Postby gretsch-o-rama » Mon Apr 21, 2014 3:18 pm

This is pretty cool and I can dig it... Townsend definitely get the asshole factor on this one for sheer volume...it seems as if though even he's in deafening pain from that stack. lol


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Re: Keith Moon and black dots

Postby Paul Marangoni » Mon Apr 21, 2014 4:38 pm

This is PRIME Moon:

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Re: Keith Moon and black dots

Postby langmick » Mon May 12, 2014 2:15 pm

The Lyle Workman I'd Hit That touches on Moon, one of the three guys Tony liked.

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