Forum - Banjo Ben Clark

Drums

What snare brushes, snare drum, cajun drums, would you guys reccomend for a small band for backup, preferably something for a small budget. Thanks.

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I have no idea, maybe something that does it all.
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I have a slaptop cajon by meinl (turbo walnut) and I love it. I had a “sit on” or traditional cajon that was ok, but when I played with a girl that had one of the slaptops, I immediately bought one and gave away my traditional one. It is that much better. At my church, they bought one like mine, but with electrical transducers… I would skip the electrics. That particular one doesn’t sound near as good acoustically. The electric sound was fine for cutting through a big group, but for a handful of instruments, the mic’d acoustic sound was much better. It was not the cheapest unit, but it wasn’t too expensive. I’d call Jake and see if he can get one for you.

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Helpful thank you.

But… that’s what the mandolin is for… :cry: disgusted traditionalist sobbing

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Disgusted beyond belief.

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Now now now, this is for COUNTRY music, even @BanjoBen uses a snare on occasion!

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ughhhh that’s gross. Lawd have mercy on bluegrass music!

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Oh. What’s that?

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Its bluegrass dropouts

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I’d get pretty mad if someone beat on my mandolin

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You know, my dad always told me givin up ain’t in my blood.

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Especially if you have to go country :face_vomiting:

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Bluegrass played at a slower speed with drums, pedal steels, electric guitars and lots more ballads.

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No no, as long as you stay away from the Kieth Urban, Dan and Shay, and the newer FGL style stuff you’ll be okay.

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You have no idea how much you are right!

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I definitely prefer country western over country pop

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Ick!
“Now I’m readin’ street slang for dummies, cause they put pop in my country,
I want more for my money,
the way it was back then.”

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Oh cmon guys. Don’t you just love that song, ‘Just a Lil Bit’?
That new stuff almost drives me crazy. There is one very certain sound from the new stuff that i enjoy but the place that most artists are heading i don’t really like at all.

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Yeah there is a couple artists that have some good songs I’ve even found some songs from artists I never would have guessed.

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