drum heads

  1. The Snare Drum – 5 Essential Facts (2021 – Updated)

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    If you are new to drumming, you will soon find that the snare drum is the workhorse of your drum set. Along with your bass drum, you will most likely play this drum more than any other on your set, so understanding the components and nuances of your trustee back-beater is essential! This article will give you essential background on shell types, drum heads, snare wires, sizes, and different applications. If any of the names and terms below are new… Read More

  2. What is a drum head, and which ones should I use? (2021 – Updated)

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    Having good drum heads on your drum set can make the difference between an average sound and a great sound, regardless of the quality of your drum shells. With so many different sizes, specifications, and brands to choose from, it can be a little confusing for beginner and hobbyist drummers. While the options may seem daunting at first, understanding a few key features will help you make the right choices. We are here to help! Helpful related articles: How do… Read More

  3. 10 facts I learned about drums from music retail

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    Prior to becoming an online and studio drum teacher, I had a solid background in music retail. In the mid-1990’s I started working in a drum shop in the UK. I began as a part-time sales advisor and in-house teacher, and worked myself up to the position of General Manager. Working in the drum retail business was a real education, and I was surprised about how much I didn’t know about drums, cymbals and percussion equipment. Here are 10 facts that I… Read More