I’ve owned the Sabian Sound Kit for a little over a year now and have used it at home, but now I’m playing for an artist who wants the drums mic’d up for small club gigs, if for no other reason than to run the kick drum to the floor monitors and in ears. The kit does come with the two XLR...
Good discussion all. All too often I see guys online saying the artist or the producer doesn’t know drums so they are going to do what they want to do since they are a drummer. Many times those same guys wonder why they struggle to get decent gigs.
If you’re a hired gun do you allow an artist to have a say in your sound? Say for instance you own multiple types of cymbals. You have a type you like more than others, but the guy who has hired you likes one of the others better because he feels it fits his music better. What would you say in a...
We are playing some shows where they provide the sound man, but I have to provide drum mics and they require all drums to be mic’d.
Im looking at the following set up to get me started.
Got hired to play for a country/southern rock artist. The cymbals I currently own just didn’t sound the way I wanted for this gig, so I got some AAX’s to help handle the job.
14" AAX X-Celerator Hats
17" AAX X-Plosion Fast Crash
19" AAX X-Plosion Fast Crash
18” AAX X-Plosion Ozone