Nice demo! What difference have you found from the 500 snare side head vs the 300? I have been curious about trying it but have heard some say I wouldn't like it because of the lack of snare response. I could hear the snares fine in the video so was curious. Thanks!
I've been using Drumtacs for a while now and prefer them as well. I like them because you can clean them and the stickyness comes back. If you have the need you can put them on the resonant head or under a cymbal. Haven't been able to do that with a moongel.
I couldn't resist when Zildjian had their black Friday deals and had the 18 inch A medium thin crash for $159. It was one I had my eye on for some time and even before the recent inflation jump the lowest I could find it with discounts was about $225. Very happy with it so far.
About a month after I bought my first drum set in 1991 I was asked to join my friends band. It wasn't my intent when I bought it, I just wanted to jam with him in the garage when he wasn't playing with his band, and to learn to play myself. I think they asked me mostly because they didn't like...