When I first discovered the Zildjian L80 Low Volume Cymbals and the Zildjian Gen16, I thought: nice, now my neighbor never has to come shout at me again because my drumming is driving him mad. But then I wondered: why are there so few low volume cymbals on the market? Does it mean low volume ... » Learn More about Zildjian L80 & Gen16 Low Volume Cymbals Review: Quiet AND Good?
I think you'll agree that drum sets are beautiful but also clunky and loud, so you're limited in terms of when and where to play them. So wouldn't it be nice to have a drum kit that fits your pocket and that you can take and play anywhere (!) you go? I'm talking hotel rooms, airports, or on a hill ... » Learn More about Freedrum Review – Is This Virtual Drum Kit Any Good?
HiHats are arguably the most important aspect of your cymbal setup as you play them more often than any other part of your drum set - except perhaps the snare drum or your kick. And because you hit them so often, your HiHat sound will determine the overall sound of your drum set to a pretty large ... » Learn More about Best HiHats 2018 to Improve Your Drum Set Sound (Even On a Budget)
Do you know what gives a song that distinctive pop? The snare! It's what ties everything together and makes a song whole. If you buy a drum set, it usually comes with a factory snare that is okay - but nothing a real drummer wants to be involved with. Plus: the snare drum is involved in almost every ... » Learn More about Best Snare Drum 2018 – How to Choose It & 6 Models Reviewed
So you've decided to start working on your home drum studio? Or are your drums not loud enough for the venues that you are playing gigs in? These situations have one thing in common - they need drum microphones. And no, not just any mics. I bet you're looking for the best microphones for drums that ... » Learn More about Best Microphones for Drums & Best Drum Mic Kits 2018