THIS speaks to me. Big hi-hats, massive cymbals, big FAT sounding snare, big fat attack on the toms (and not too many), skill, dynamics, style, power, speed, agility, GROOVE and well crafted arrangement for a solo. I don’t go to may of these types of events anymore (fortunately I’ve been working or can’t get to them) but, this is the stuff I dig.
Small drums, a million cymbals, tight snares…nah. Too many people already have that sound. Give me big, or go home. This dude is no joke. I’d hire him in a minute to play in my band if I were in the front: