Hey folks -
Looking for a pair of concert toms for my kid's 9th birthday.
We're slowly working up his kit to match Dave Grohl's in his "Play" video (Almost done with cymbals - better shells will be last and probably not for a few years).
We don't need high-end concert toms, but any decent 12"...
Hey all - would love some suggestions for some basic drum tracking with limited gear.
I've got a 2 input interface (Audient iD14), an sm57, a Beta 87a, and a nice large diaphragm condenser with a tube preamp
I don't yet have a proper kick drum mic.
I also don't yet have a USB mixer, so I at the...
I tried searching the General cat before posting this - but didn't see a very in-depth conversation.
What are the impressions on acrylic snares?
I confess that the aesthetics of snares like the DW seaglass acrylic have me drooling - but I'm interested in what the tonal characteristics are...
Apologies for these questions and thanks in advance for advice --
1) I am seeing used (70's) acrolites listed at both 5 and 5.5"
Is this just incorrect information, or did they make both sizes?
Are there any particular vintages to avoid, or are they pretty consistent?
2) What would be some...
Ok - I need some knowledgeable input here - and I suspect there might be differing opinions.
Subject: Bonham's fill into the 1st verse of Good Times Bad Times.
As you might guess, there aren't many youtube videos breaking this down very well.
I think this lefty does a pretty good job (see from...
I'm going to swallow my pride and throw myself at the mercy of you folks. I just changed the heads on my son's cheap pdp snare, and I just don't understand the logic behind the tensioning of the throw off. I'm attaching a photo to explain - but basically, when it's in the fully up/locked...
Apologies in advance - as I know there are probably many threads of this nature here, but I wanted some fresh insight.
I have a maniac 8 year old drummer who can really play, and I share his kit (though drums aren't my primary instrument).
I got a cheap pdp set for his first full sized kit, and...