Remo
DrumTalk » Drum Talk

Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks
go to previous topicgo to next topic

post new topic reply to post Print this post Print post Forward this post Forward post Click to watch this topic Watch This Topic flat mode Flat threaded modeThreaded
Poster Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks [Re:SnareNumber4]
pgdrums





Posts: 2287
Joined: Jan 24, 2005
No. 12 Posted on Mar 2, 2013 8:34 AM Profile | PM | Quote | Search | Copy | Favorite
Concert toms definitely are easier to tune, so they're actually a decent place to start for someone just learning to tune drums. Tuning is a struggle for all of us until we learn the skill through trial and error, and concert toms can be a good baby step.

But once they've learned to stop pulling their hair out each time they try to tune the drums, most people will prefer to have a resonant head. In addition to just sounding warmer and, in my opinion better (concert toms tend to have a more hollow sound), they also have much better response. The rebound off a properly tuned drum with two heads is just superior to the relatively more lifeless response of a concert tom. For those drummers who, like me, rely on this rebound for some of their faster and more interesting fills, concert toms just don't cut it.

Maybe that's much my crutch. I guess we all have our baby steps.





Topic thread
Hits Subject Poster Chars Posted on
2609 Two topics: Heads and Sticks SnareNumber4 499 Feb 22, 2013 5:46 PM
2237 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks technique2012 101 Feb 22, 2013 9:07 PM
1873 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks seeitshimmer 825 Mar 11, 2013 6:28 AM
1886 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks SnareNumber4 233 Mar 11, 2013 11:34 AM
1861 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks technique2012 383 Mar 11, 2013 12:41 PM
1869 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks OldFart 951 Mar 11, 2013 12:46 PM
1927 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks technique2012 474 Mar 11, 2013 2:28 PM
1606 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks arivera3 95 Apr 6, 2013 10:38 PM
1627 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks StillKicken 262 Apr 7, 2013 1:39 PM
1610 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks StillKicken 137 Apr 7, 2013 11:54 AM
1622 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks technique2012 240 Apr 7, 2013 12:29 PM
1584 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks arivera3 329 Apr 7, 2013 8:18 PM
1739 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks StillKicken 511 Apr 7, 2013 8:47 PM
2246 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks technique2012 239 Feb 23, 2013 3:22 AM
2243 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks OldFart 218 Feb 23, 2013 3:40 AM
2304 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks StillKicken 1518 Feb 23, 2013 6:31 PM
2242 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks OldFart 1143 Feb 23, 2013 10:34 PM
2187 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks moneyowen 978 Feb 24, 2013 7:30 AM
2199 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks OldFart 1442 Feb 24, 2013 10:16 AM
2191 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks SnareNumber4 414 Feb 25, 2013 6:39 PM
2155 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks technique2012 509 Feb 25, 2013 6:53 PM
2251 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks moneyowen 606 Feb 26, 2013 9:47 AM
2127 Re:Two topics: Heads and Sticks pgdrums 892 Mar 2, 2013 8:34 AM

post new topic reply to post Print this post Print post Forward this post Forward post Click to watch this topic Watch This Topic flat mode Flat threaded modeThreaded
  go to previous topicgo to next topic
Normal post
New post
Deleted Post
Privacy & Legal | Support | Catalogs  © 2014 Remo Inc.
   
 
Page was generated in 14 milliseconds