Building "The Perfect Beast"

 

 

First you need a drum kit.. In this case a Roland TD-12SBK V-Stage Pro and a KC350 Amp..

(Pardon the mess (and the cigarette smoke), eventually the area will be converted to a mini studio)

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Add some parts.. (a CY-15R, PD-8, M-Audio 2x2 MIDI Interface, and a PD-85)

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and some more stuff (Pearl 2002C Eliminator , two more PD-8's , a CY-8,  PAD-8, and a TMC-6)

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and for the time being some wiring cleanup..

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added the Behringer Amp

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Newest photos (9-14-2006)

 

Like I said this is a work in progress, so more photo's to follow... eventually...

                        Spec's                           

Hardware

Roland TD-12SBKD V-Stage Drum Kit

Roland KC350 120W Amp

Behringer K3000FX 300W Amp/PA

Roland Pad-8 Octapad

(2) Roland TMC6 MIDI Interfaces

IBM A31 Laptop w/MiniDock II

M-Audio MIDI-Sport 4x4 MIDI-USB Interface

Pearl 2002C Eliminator Double Bass Pedal w/TAMA Iron Cobra beaters

Tama Double Tom stand

DW/Pacific  PDDT820X Throne

(1) FatKAT

(1) PD-120WT Mesh pad

(4) PD-8 pads

(5) PD-85BK Mesh pads

(1) CY-14 Crash Cymbal

(1) CY-15R Ride Cymbal

(3) CY-8 Cymbals

(2) APC-33 Clamp kits

E-MU 0404 PCI card

Roland TD-8 Rack

additional hardware and mounts by Gibraltar & Roland

sticks by Ahead & Vic Firth

coffee - Dunkin Donuts!

Software

vExpressions Top 50 Drummers Expansion Pack

MIDI-OX

vDrumlib

Battery 2.0 Demo (adding Battery 3.0 when available)

Cubase SX

 

Thank You's!

Mom & Dad, brother John, Karen, my kids Adrienne & Gregory, Bob, and last (but not least) Randy from the Guitar Center -Springfield, NJ (dude you so rock!)

Influences & Inspiration

Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, Neil Peart, Steve Gadd, Mike Portnoy, Carl Palmer, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, and Ringo Starr

Links

Roland Pearl Gibraltar Tama vDrums Forum Drummerworld Guitar Center MIDI-OX Jazz++ VDrumLib vExpressions

 

Greg last updated this page on 09/16/2006 02:34:44 PM -0400