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Rocking out in Campbell

Me and the band were down to two members, but we took to the streets anyways!  Here’s midnight busking in Campbell, CA. Struggle – “Lung is full”

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E-drums

I’ve been trying to find a good way to practice drums in my house, but drums are LOUD.  I’ve been interested in electronic drums for a long time, but never figured out how to choose which kit to buy.  Eventually … Continue reading

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Struggle in China!

Hey guys, me and the band came back from the craziest trip to China to play at the Hanergy new year’s party!  I still can’t believe this happened! Here’s some shots from backstage and rehearsal: And also a montage of … Continue reading

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Busking kit

I’ve been working on a good configuration for playing drums on the street, and I think I’ve got my formula: This configuration has a 13″ snare, 14″ hats along with my favorite tiny crash: the 14″ Paiste fast crash Signature … Continue reading

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Bass drum upgrade

When we were playing in a three-piece with 2 guitarists, it was OK to have an 18″ bass drum.  However, when you add a bass player into the mix that 18″ just doesn’t have room in the mix.  Time for … Continue reading

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Drum modifications

Today I made some time to make modifications to my drumset.  I have been thinking about getting a new cymbal for a while (maybe Zildjian K Custom Hybrid ride???), but before making that investment I thought I would find a … Continue reading

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Struggle’s new demo!

Hey guys!

My band just recorded our first demo!  Check it out!!!

Here’s a link:

https://soundcloud.com/strugglesanjose

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