The 4 Best Cheap Drum Mics – Reviews 2018

So why get a drum mic? Well, percussion can be a tricky thing to mic, especially if you want to do it on the cheap. To capture a full, realistic drum sound you need all the frequencies, from the lowest rumble to high, shimmering harmonics. The sharp articulations and high dynamics can damage more sensitive […]

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The 4 Best Bass Drum Beaters – Reviews 2018

Just like the drum sticks you use on your snare, toms, and cymbals, the kind of beater you use for the kick drum on your kit will have a discernible impact on how your drum ultimately sounds. Changing out the beater can often be a much more affordable way to tweak your kick drum tone […]

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The 4 Best Drum Heads for Toms – Reviews 2018

Replacing old or worn-out drum heads is an easy and inexpensive way to drastically improve the overall sound of your kit. It’s also often a good idea to replace the heads when you buy a new kit—the heads that come with many models aren’t the greatest, and you never know how long they’ve been sitting […]

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The 4 Best Snare Mics – Drum Recording Reviews 2018

Drums are great acoustic instruments but there are some limitations to what a drum shell can do, especially in terms of volume. Every larger show requires some sort of amplification, even for drums. In this particular case, a series of microphones are used to amplify the sound of certain drums, which go directly to the […]

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