Shmop
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ABOUT

Drums:

I took intrest in drums when I was 9, but didn't have a kit of my own until I was 12. Metalcore and Djent are what I love to do most, and what I do best. I'm known for mainly for my footwork and high energy. I currently play for a band called Meridians. That being said, I am not looking for a band at this time. We are however looking for a clean vocalist. You can check us out across social media ATbandmeridians

Guitar:

I began playing when I was in middle school. Most of my influences growing up came from my friends who knew how to play. For years I either strummed or use a pick, but the last 5 years I have grown to favor fingerpicking over other methods.

Vocals:

Singing is something I have been very reclusive about almost my entire life. Only until recently have I really started to come out of my shell. Before, I would only sing when I was in complete seclusion from the rest of the world. I've been told I have "perfect pitch" on more than 1 occasion, from friends, family, and complete strangers. However, I am no expert on clean singing and tend to veer from pursuing it practically. I can hit notes fairly easily, but I have always struggled to sustain the note. In terms of vocals, I am much better at screaming than I am cleans. Highs, mids, lows, growls, gutturals are no problem. Structuring lyrics comes more naturally to me as well when writing screams.

I would consider trying vox for a band if the right one came along, but for now I am all drums.

If you wish to contact me directly, send me an e-mail or a message on Face Book. Cheers!!!

(face book. com/magicshmop07)
(E-Mail: magicshmop07(AT)g mail. com)

Screen name:
Shmop
Member since:
Dec 02 2011
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
15
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Brandon Burkhalter - Polyphia
Matt Greiner - August Burns Red
Chris Turner - Oceans Ate Alaska
Dallas Green - City & Colour (Guitar And Vocal Influence)
Aaron Gillespie - Underoath
Ben Gordon - Parkway Drive
James Cassells - Asking Alexandria
Valentino Arteaga - Of Mice & Men
Jared Boyd - Miss May I
Riley Breckenridge - Thrice
Pablo Viveros - Chelsea Grin

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Electronic Music:
Expert
Acoustic Guitar:
Advanced
Other:
Advanced
Vocalist:
Moderate
Background Singer:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

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Drums
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Kit 1 of 3

SJC Custom Drums
(w\ walnut stain, brass hardware, tube lugs, & superply wood hoops)

-Rack Tom: 12" x 8"
-Floor Tom: 14" x 12"
-Floor Tom: 16" x 14"
-Kick: 22" x 14"

Additional Shells

-Snare: 14" x 7" PDP Limited Edition Maple Snare
(w/ walnut hoops & turret lugs)

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Cymbals

-Hi-Hats: 14" Meinl Byzance Traditional
-Crash: 16" Meinl Byzance Traditional
-Bell: 8" Meinl Rhythm Bell
-Splash: 10" Meinl Byzance Traditional
-China: 14" Meinl Byzance Traditional
-Crash: 22" Meinl Byzance Traditional (using as a ride)
-China: 18" Meinl Byzance Traditional

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Hardware

-Mapex Armory Black Cymbal Stands
-Mapex Armory Black Hi-Hat Stand/Pedal
-Mapex Armory Black Snare Stand (for rack tom)
-DW3000 Snare Stand
-Pearl Powershifter Eliminator Double Bass Pedals
-Sound Percussion Embroidered Throne

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Accessories & Additional Gear

-SKB Roto-X Drum Cases
-Evans 360 Coated Drumheads (Toms)
-Remo Controlled Sound Drumhead (Snare)
-Aquarian Superkick II Drumhead (Kick)
-ProMark 5B Shira Kashi Oak Drumsticks
-Evans E-Rings
-Moongel
-Vater Drumstick Holster
-SJC Stick Bag
-Harbinger L502 Mixer
-Live Wire Solutions Direct Box
-Asus ZenPad 8" Tablet
- KTE Custom Molded In-Ear Monitors
-GoPro Hero (2015)
-GoPro Hero3+ (Black Edition)

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Kit 2 of 3

Pearl Signature Series CS725C
(Chad Smith Limited Edition 4-Piece Kit)

-Bass Drum: 22" x 18"
-Rack Tom: 12" x 9"
-Floor Tom: 14" x 14"
-Floor Tom: 16" x 16"

Additional Shells

-Snare: 13" x 3.5" PDP Stainless Steel Piccolo

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Cymbals

-Hi-Hats: 14" Meinl HCS
-Crash: 16" Meinl HCS
-Bell: 6" Zildjian Zil-Bel
-Splash: 10" Meinl MB8
-China: 14" Meinl HCS
-Ride: 20" Zildjian A Custom
-China- 18" Meinl MB8

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Hardware

-PDP Standard Chrome Cymbal Stands
-Rhythm Art Chrome Hi-Hat Stand/Pedal
-PDP Standard Chrome Snare Stand (for rack tom)
-Tama Chrome Medium Duty Snare Stand
-DW3000 Double Bass Pedals
-Tama Round Throne

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Kit 3 of 3

NOT COMPLETED: Self-Made Custom Maple 5-Piece
(w/ red mahogany stain & black hardware)

-Rack Tom: 12" x 9"
-Rack Tom: 13" x 10"
-Floor Tom: 16" x 16"
-Kick: 22" x 16"
-Snare: 14" x 5.5"

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Guitars
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-Fender DG-8S Dreadnought Acoustic (Signed By Dallas Green)
-Fender CD-60 Dreadnought Acoustic

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Accessories

-Road Runner RRDWA Deluxe Wood Dreadnought Acoustic Case
-Acoustic AG15 15W 1 x 8 Acoustic Guitar Combo Amp
-Dean Markley ProMag Grand Acoustic Guitar Pickup
-Dunlop Flat Trigger Guitar Capos
-Elixer Strings
-D'Addario Strings
-Dunlop Tortex Standard Picks
-Fender 351 Picks

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Other Gear
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-Sterling Audio ST-51 Large Diaphragm Condensor Microphone
-M-Audio Mobile Pre Interface
-Pro Tools 9 SE
-Fruity Loops 10 Producer Edition

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