My covers band have managed to maintain two or three gigs a month this year, but The World Cup that started yesterday has made things a bit interesting for the next month as our usual venues are trying to book us around the games.
The early part of next year is looking ok so far too.
Verdict - It's a good sounding head which to get it where I liked the tone was slightly higher than where I'm usually at. Also to my battered ears, it sounded much better with half a moon gel.
I'll give it a proper run out at the next rehearsal, but so far, I think I'm pleased with my move.
I'm currently using and very much liking Evans EC2s on my toms added to an Emad2, which is by far the best sounding BD head I've ever tried on my old Premier kit, so it may just be a snare drum re-conversion for now?
I toyed with using a similar Evans head, like those you've mentioned, but I have an old 14x6,10 lug metal snare, of unknown make, that came to me with a Rogers head that someone had retrofitted a reverse dot to, which used to sound great. The closest head to that looks like a controlled...
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I walked away in 2008, following becoming a father for the first time, which overwhelmed me mentally physically and financially.
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