THE DREADED METRONOME

Hello everyone!  I’d like to say hello to all of the people I’ve met since being here at the Drum Center and I’d like to say it has been a pleasure.  Now for some info that I hope helps all my fellow drummers.  Since February and Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, let’s talk…

BREAKING THINGS

I’m actually going to discuss something not related to drum sound this month. Working in this store for nearly 10 years, I’ve seen lots of badly pitted (dented) heads, broken heads, broken cymbals, etc. This article is dedicated to why drum gear gets damaged or broken and what can be done to prevent it.

TO MIC OR NOT TO MIC?

I’m really trying to do these articles about something other than tone but I get asked a lot of questions about how to sound good (and I’m obsessed with sounding good!). So, once again, I’ll be talking about how to make your drums sound as good as possible. The question I’ll try to answer this month is, “To mic drums or not to mic.”