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Where are your drums located in your house?

yetanotherdrummer

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Mine are in the basement. While we did make a drum room for my stuff, it is still a basement.

Aside from when I was a kid with a practice pad, I think that my drums have always been in a basement.

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Squirrel Man

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In the basement, electronic kit I just acquired is right against the acoustic kit that I'm thinking about selling. I have a cheapo acoustic kit on the shelf above it.

I split the basement with the ol'lady, she makes soap in half of it, I have drums on the other half. With the occasional mild turf war here and there mind you, nothing major. She wants to switch sides, I don't want to blow a half of a Saturday moving stuff. I'd rather use that time playing it.

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JazzDrumGuy

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My drum room is upstairs. Still a work in progress. It will be a dedicated room just for music. I will have guitars hanging from the wall as well as basses. I'll have a guitar amp setup, a bass amp setup, a miked kit and have it ready to go to do 8 track digital recording. I have of the equipment, I have already bought paint and flooring and wall treatments. I just haven't taken the old furniture out because it's a pain in the neck and I have to break it down piece by piece The plan is to have a big kit set up as well as a jazz kit, and a bunch of stacked kits.

But for now, there's a few kits up there in various conditions of assembly, I have a kit in our game room, I have two kits in my home office, and all the rest of my kits are stacked in the garage.
 

DrumPhil

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Mine are in the basement as well. The good thing about it is that the neighbors have never complained about noise; the basement location keeps the sound pretty much contained to our house, even when the band rehearses there. The bad thing about it is that I have to carry my gear up and down stairs every time I have a gig. I am so tired of that!
 

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I have a shed/studio next to my house.

25x25 "sticks and siding" construction. I put a layer of Rockwool behind a layer of canvas, which tends to help dry out the internal sound, as well as reducing the outgoing volume a bit. I also installed a series of "alternating arcs" on the ceiling to disperse waves. Sounds pretty good in there. I do all my recording in there, mostly with my septet. No neighbors close by, so I can play as loud as I want, as late as I want. This was a crucial decision in buying this particular house.

Increasingly, it's becoming a storage spot for all the extra crap we tend to acquire, so I have to spend 1/2 day emptying stuff out on recording days.

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My Roger's kit is one of our bedrooms that I've turned into a studio of sorts. It's not the biggest bedroom so it's a bit cramped but that's all we have room for. My other kits are in storage off of our carport for easy loading for gigs.
 


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