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On 21 Jul 2017 at 2:08pm Lopster wrote:
Fancy joining a local crowd to bash a drum at various Summer Fetes, charity fundraisers or Sussex Bonfire events?
The band rehearses locally every week and covers a wide age range - no experience necessary and all equipment abailable to allow a few taster sessions at no expense.
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On 21 Jul 2017 at 2:09pm Ginger Baker wrote:
Please......NO
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On 21 Jul 2017 at 2:52pm For the love of God wrote:
Just hang up the cyber punk outfits and call it a day
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On 21 Jul 2017 at 2:55pm Lopster wrote:
This Forum never surprises me Ginger
You sir are both predictable and " _ _ _" I can't really be bothered to fill the gap.
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On 21 Jul 2017 at 3:12pm Bishop wrote:
I'll give it a go.
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On 21 Jul 2017 at 3:19pm for the many not the few wrote:
Can you set fire to said drum and throw it at someone??
If not then you are unlikely to get much interest
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On 21 Jul 2017 at 3:19pm J Bonham wrote:
Actually I get fed up of the drummers turning up to every Lewes outdoor event and rendering it ear-shattering. Guys - we don't like it as much as you do.... maybe just for ten minutes? Please?
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On 21 Jul 2017 at 3:23pm Blue Apache wrote:
Bailesy is your man, if he's still around.
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On 21 Jul 2017 at 4:01pm Lopster wrote:
Explain all the bookings we get then?
And repeat bookings?
And we don't appear at every event
And other drumming bands are available to abuse
Why don't some of you get off your arses and try and do something for the community you sad keyboard warriors
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On 21 Jul 2017 at 4:38pm Plebian wrote:
Once a year is fine but I have no desire to hear this rather basic percussion at any other event. Children can master paradiddles without too much trouble so its not that impressive.
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On 21 Jul 2017 at 5:03pm Skull thuggery wrote:
I must say that having to listen to those bl******y Cliffe Tub thumpers at any time of day or night does my head in. It's akin to going past a primary school doing recorder practise with the windows open. it's just wrong on so many levels.
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On 21 Jul 2017 at 5:16pm Ear Pluggery wrote:
No offence Lopster, but just because you own a drum, doesn't mean you can play it. There are no actual drummers in the band as far as you can tell, and it's the same old dreary plodding beat every time. Imagine Adam and the Ants played by a disinterested eight year old. Put some energy and interest (twiddly bits to you) into it and you might just gain a few more fans.
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On 21 Jul 2017 at 6:06pm Brain Buggery wrote:
It's just a DFL thang - not just London, any major urban conurbation. Delivered by a bunch of 'baters.
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On 21 Jul 2017 at 6:24pm Pedantic chad wrote:
If you e enjoy a bit of drumming then check out " Drum battles" on YouTube. US marines and Koreans is one of the best. Try harder ( preferably in private.)
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On 21 Jul 2017 at 6:42pm Boy on the veranda wrote:
I'd rather hear Battling Banjos and be chased in the woods than listen to glorified jungle drumming.
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On 21 Jul 2017 at 8:44pm drummer boy wrote:
Why do you do it Lopster? Why do you seriously bother posting on here about the tub thumpers? There's a small group who hate them, it wouldn't matter if there were naked whores tied to the drums, they would still hate them. I see there's a few bitter ex band members on here too....eh Ginger? get a f*****g life pal.
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On 22 Jul 2017 at 5:56am Ginger Baker wrote:
Just google the name, and the group "Cream" you bellends. I simply picked the name as an ironic device.
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On 22 Jul 2017 at 6:13am lobster wrote:
Oh yes, but i know exactly who you are.
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On 22 Jul 2017 at 4:12pm Earl of Lewess wrote:
A lot of bands are probably more fun to be in than listen to. My heart sinks when my friends get their guitars out and start jamming, expecting us to listen in silence. But taking part in anything musical is good for your mental and physical health, so I'm very tempted to join.
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On 22 Jul 2017 at 9:14pm Twinkle wrote:
It's not musical though Earl of Lewess, that's the problem.
 
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On 23 Jul 2017 at 3:18pm Prog Rock of the 70's wrote:
Ok ,Ginger defined the drum solo, but even a brilliant drummer didn't appeal to everyone buying P.R. vinyl back then. It was a real hassle having to lift my tonearm off while chilling with my bong.


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