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http://imgur.com/MSPjB

They got it right!

Danny Snyder

aka Mycroft Eloi of The TomorrowMen
aka Shecky Shekels of Meshugga Beach Party

Please check out our latest album FUTOURISM, it's a deluxe box set with original artwork from 10 artists and a bonus download sticker.

Nice. Like the off the chart arrow for Drone Metal Big Grin

Fady

El Mirage @ ReverbNation

When I read about a guide to tempos I was really expecting to see something more like this.

RK

RK

This resource is so timely, I was just pondering about how close in tempo surf music was to "ghettotech".

Mike
http://www.youtube.com/morphballio

Danny-they sure did get it right. We use a drum machine as a duo, and that sucker is set between 155-165bpm on 85-90% of the Surf songs we do. Sure makes my job easier.

Ska and Surf on the same tempo. Hence Meshugga Ska Party and the Skankin' Deadbeats. A good number of their songs are essentially ska tunes. Laughing

But seriously, I guess it makes sense that I transitioned from a zany ska kid to a surf drummer.

Science friction burns my fingers.

RK wrote:

When I read about a guide to tempos I was really
expecting to see something more like
this.

RK

RK what's that white stuff? I don't think I've ever seen it over here in California. Razz Cheers

Danny Snyder

aka Mycroft Eloi of The TomorrowMen
aka Shecky Shekels of Meshugga Beach Party

Please check out our latest album FUTOURISM, it's a deluxe box set with original artwork from 10 artists and a bonus download sticker.

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