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How do you pronounce Paiste

How do you pronounce 'Paiste'?

- Kauko Paksula (c) 200

Taken from a posting on Usenet Newsgroup

Paiste..." is a family name from Estonia and this word (as many other words) is similar to Finnish.

The word means 'Shine' - Sunshine = auringon (sun) paiste (shine) in Finnish

The Paiste family had to go from Estonia to Germany and...Read More >>

Hey Paul,

Below is the Q & A piece. I would recommend encouraging drummers writing to you or me with their questions. I can send you their questions, name, and answers back which could go after my piece. What do you think?


Good idea & perfect for the FAQ too - P

How important is the proper selection of drumsticks?

The drumstick is the connecting place bet...


...err...Well actually I don't know much about them either.. I stumbled upon this advert on another site but googling shows no other traces of them. I have written to them and am investigating.

Custom, high-end, handmade drum kits with a base price of $15,000 for a 3 piece like pictured.

Finished in any pattern or color, even clear!

The other site had som...

e-Drum Links
E Drum Links
Links to the world of E-drumming on the web
Drummer Jokes
Drummer Jokes Page 1

OK, so we know that we as drummers are the butt of every other musician jokes (but then again so are bass players, guitarists and that most humourous of figures the lead singer. Chick singers aren't quite so bad :)

Q & A:
What do you call someone who hangs around with musicians?
A drummer.
What did the drummer get on his IQ test?
How can you tell when the stage riser is level?
The dro...

Drummer Jokes
Drummer Jokes Page 2
"Hey buddy, how late does the band play?"
"Oh, about a half beat behind the drummer."
Why is a drum machine better than a drummer?
Because it can keep good time and won't steal your girlfriend.
What's the difference between a drum machine and a drummer?
You only have to punch the information into the drum machine once.
Why are bad drummers better than drum machin...
Drummer Jokes
Drummer Jokes Page 3
Why are drummers always losing their watches?
Everyone knows they have trouble keeping time.
What do you call 10 drummers in a drum circle?
A dope ring.
What is the difference between a drummer and a savings bond?
One will mature and make money.
What do you call a beautiful woman on a drummer's arm?
A tattoo.

Why do drummers have lots of kids?
They're not too good at the Rhythm...
Drummer Jokes
Drummer Jokes Page 4
Two drummers walk into a bar...
which is funny because you would have figured the second one would have seen the first guy
do it.
Why do drummers have one more brain cell than a horse?
So that when marching in a parade, they can avoid the horse droppings on the road.
Why are band intermissions limited to 20 minutes?
So you don't have to retrain the drummers.
One friend to another:...
Drummer Jokes
Drummer Jokes Page 5
What does it mean when a drummer is in your bed gasping for breath and calling your name?
You didn't hold the pillow down long enough.
What's the similarity between a drummer and a philosopher?
They both perceive time as an abstract concept.
How do you get a drummer to stop biting his nails?
Make him wear shoes.
What is the dynamic range of a drum set?
On and off.
What do you call...
Drummer Jokes
Drummer Jokes Page 6

Drummers, lightbulbs and one-liners

How many drummers does it take to change a light bulb?

  • Five; One to screw the bulb in, and four to talk about how much better Neil Peart coulda done it.
  • Just one; so long as the roadie gets the ladder, sets it up and puts the bulb in the socket for him.
  • "Why? Oh, wow! Is it like dark, man?"
  • Only one; but he'll break ten bulbs before figuri...Read More >>
General Drumset
Drum Equipment

This article is based on common knowledge on this subject, it reflects many issues that have been covered on the Shriners' Convention e-list, the RMMP newsgroup as well as facts and pointers obtaine...Read More >>

Kids Drum Sets Part 1
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Caveat Papa!

Advice for parents buying cheap drum sets or kids drum sets

As we can see from the popularity of the Young and Gifted section of Dojo TV, Kids are really starting to demand more and...Read More >>

Kids Drum Sets Part 2
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Ok so we can all identify this one as a toy, right?

Please let a drummer set the drums up for the photograph next time.

I've left the price in this one. How possibly could this be made and...Read More >>

Cheap Drum Sets
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"If thine neighbour offend each of his children a drum"-Proverb

Caveat Papa

Ok so we can all identify this one as a toy, right?


Please let a drummer set the drums up f...Read More >>

Purchasing a Drum Set
Purchasing a Drum Set

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Purchasing a Drum Set

The point of this section is to give the consumer a guide as to where certain drum-makers' lines fall...Read More >>

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