Adidas Superstar Shoes Adidas Originals ZX 400 Spzl Timberland Boots & Shoes Adidas Tubular Men Adidas Originals Stan Smith Nike Classic Cortez Kids Nike Air Max 2015 MBT Shoes Adidas Stan Smith Foot Locker Nike Air MAX 2016 Adidas Ultra Boost Shoes Skechers D Lites Adidas Originals Stan Smith Vulc Shoes Adidas Tubular Suede Herren Nike Flyknit Roshe Run Nike Soccer Shoes Nike Air Huarache Kids Adidas Yeezy 350 Boost Turtle Dove Air Force 1 Low BR Shoes Air Jordan Shoes
Fab Parmentier's site

Beating the drum

Ok, so this has nothing to do with my work, and I put it up here just for fun...

I started playing drums when I was a kid and gave it up when at 17 when I left home to go study at university. Eighteen years later I finally decided to give it another go and got myself Roland's TD-12 set (which I couldn't resist expanding a little). I use V Expression to program the central module and play some nice drum sets. Never have time to dedicate to this hobby... but it's still fun.

Improvisations

2 minutes to midnight with Iron Maiden

I rarely record anything (most of the time it wouldn't be worth it!), but back in 2012 I did have fun playing along Iron Maiden's "2 minutes to midnight". I used to play Iron Maiden songs for hours when I was 14 (to my grand-mother's horror... I think she found their long unruly hair at least as objectionable as their music). Some 20 years later, and feeling quite rusty, I had a go at it again. The drumming is not up to scratch, but hey, it's improvised and it's work in progress.

The drum set is my enhanced Roland's TD-12, and the drums track is recorded using Reaper DAW. Audio-video production in Adobe's SoundBooth.

Playing with Lara Fabian

Playing along Lara Fabian's song "Je t'aime". Quite a leap from Iron Maiden, but a nice track, and such an amazing voice. This track was improvised, just going with the flow.

Gear I used to record and produce this video:
Audio recording (hardware): Laptop Lenovo X301; Creative E-MU USB audio interface; Roland TD-12 VDrums - Audio recording (software): Reaper 4.75 Digital Audio Workstation - Video recording (hardware): Canon HD Legria HFR205
Audio/video editing and production: Adobe Audition; Adobe Soundbooth