tuning

  1. 5 Ways to improve your snare drum sound

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    Having a great snare drum sound is essential for any recording or touring drummer, but it is equally important for beginner and hobbyist drummers too. Why? Having an instrument that sounds good, is appealing to the ear and produces a desirable tone is quite simply more inspiring, and enjoyable to play. For friends and family that are going on this journey with you, it’s a lot more pleasant on their ears too. Few things disrupt the peaceful dynamic of the… Read More

  2. Video Blog Episode 4 – How do I tune my drums?

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    Tuning drums is a skill that can take a long time to develop, and it really is a case of trial and error, experiments and tinkering. In fact, there are many books and DVDs dedicated to this subject alone. We recommend checking out the DVD “Drum Tuning” by Bob Gatzen. In the meantime, our Special Feature Video on assembling a Yamaha Stage Custom drum set will give you some good fundamentals, and there are a few tips in this video blog… Read More

  3. How do I tune a drum set?

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    One of the most common questions I receive from beginner drummers is “how do you tune drums?” If you search online for the answer there are literally thousands of results to shift through, and it can be quite intimidating. Indeed, there have been books written on this subject, as well as multiple videos and DVDs. It is the source of much frustration for drummers of all levels, and we are here to help! The reality is that tuning a drum… Read More