mdm1969
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ABOUT

Have played around 1200 gigs over the years, as well as marching band, symphony, jazz and big band from middle school through college.

Have been on hiatus due to hand and shoulder injury.

Gettin the itch again....


Prior bands (mostly Charlotte, NC area)
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- Off The Record (80's tribute)
- Line of Fire/Trial by Fire (Journey tribute)
- American Radio Crush (70s & 80s covers)
- Rockstar (80's tribute - fill in only)
- Blind View (80s, 90s, 2ks covers. originals used in 3 movie soundtracks)
- Heavy Jelly (80s, 90s, 2ks top 40 covers)
- Jenny Stardust (chick rock)
- Sardonicus (power pop)
- James Cunningham Band (pop)

Screen name:
mdm1969
Member since:
Oct 26 2007
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100

Influences

Rock, Classic Rock, Prog Rock, Hair Metal, Fusion, Funk, R&B

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Bass Guitar:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

ACOUSTIC SETUP
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- Spaun Custom Maples in Black Diamond wrap (10", 12", 13", 14", 16", 22"x2)
- Mapex maple/mahogony fusion kit (10", 12", 14" 16", 22")
- Ludwig, Pearl, Tama, and Mapex snares depending upon genre


CYMBALS
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- Paiste Signature, Dimensions, and Sound Formula as primary setup - selection dependent upon need and volume considerations.
- Various Zildjian, Sabian, UFIP, and Wuhans as needed.


ELECTRONICS
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- Roland TD-30 kit
- Roland SPD-S sampler (submixed through TD-30 module)
- 13" Hart Dynamics snare trigger
- Radial stereo DI for FOH send (direct outs available if soundman prefers)


MICROPHONES:
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- Audix i5 (snare), D-6 (kicks), D-2 (racks), D-4 (floors)
- Shure SM-81 (HH and overheads as needed)
- Behringer condenser (for personal room ambiance when using full e-kit)


PERCUSSION
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- Remo djembe
- Meinl bass cajon
- Various hand percussion (shakers, cabassa, cowbells, rainsticks, tambourines, etc)


BASS GEAR
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- Fender Geddy Lee signature
- Schecter Stielleto Stage 4
- Schecter Stiletto Exotic
- Steinberger XT-2
- Ampeg SCR-DI
- Crate BT100
- Line6 Lowdown


OTHER STAGE GEAR
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- Gorilla Ears IEMs
- Shure IEMs
- Sennheiser wireless headset/instrument setup
- Various mixers for vox and in-ear sub-mixing

MUSIC