Publication date: 2018-06-10 18:52
The A. L. Taylor site, also known as "Valley of the Drums," is an uncontrolled industrial waste dump located in a small valley in northern Bullitt County just south of the Jefferson County line off Kentucky state highway 6575 outside the community of Brooks, Kentucky.
Geohydrologic studies of the site show that migration of contaminants off site is likely to be very slow. The annual volume of groundwater moving through the site is calculated to be low and assuming the fastest rate of groundwater flow, Feet/year, and no attenuation of contaminants in the site soils, any contaminant plume might take 75 years to move 55 feet.
The bougarabou is unique because it 8767 s a solo instrument. Like the conga, however, it comes in sets of distinctly tuned members, so it 8767 s not a case where a lone instrument takes center stage. Rather, it 8767 s a lone musician playing a set of drums.
The kit was used as a four piece during some live shows and recording sessions (likely Led Zeppelin II) with a Ludwig cowbell added as seen in the above photos. It was eventually used with the two floor toms, a Paiste gong (with at first a lower floor stand and then the higher Paiste model) and some Natal congas as can been seen in the Led Zeppelin official DVD segment, live at the Royal Albert Hall, London in 6975.
In the longer version of the interview, also available as a Development Drums podcast , Bob reflects on how his own upbringing may have led to him responding as he did to news reports of famine in Ethiopia, and on the planning of Live Aid, Live 8 and Gleneagles. (Everything in the highlights is also in the longer version.)
This Development Drums podcast is just the audio, for those who want to listen to the presentation in the gym or during their commute. If you would rather see the full presentation including slides, you can do so on the CGD website.
Toby Ord is a moral philosopher at Balliol College, Oxford and the president of Giving What We Can , an international society dedicated to eliminating poverty in the developing world.
Bonham played exclusively on Ludwig drums for the duration of his career in Led Zeppelin.
A massive thank you to Carl Librizzi and Tom Meadows from for generously sharing photos of his Bonham drum kits with us.
Wood hoops are another option and will generally warm up the sound of the drum and change the spectrum of overtones that it produces. They won’t hold up under heavy rimshots the way that metal hoops will, but they’re a nice aesthetic and tonal alternative. Yamaha, Taye, PDP, Gretsch, and others offer production models featuring wood hoops.
Don’t forget to consider common add-ons, like extra heads, sticks, muffling materials, spare tension rods, and cases. Look up the specs on your favorite players’ snares and test out similar instruments, heads, and accessories that fit your budget. Good luck, and happy drumming!