It’s not easy to accept that while today’s elite players demonstrate almost superhuman feats of technical prowess on countless configurations of drums and cymbals, in reality after nearly a century of evolution nothing is really new! It takes some talent and skill to be able to multi task the way that a drummer needs to. A person has to be able to use each hand for a different drum much of the time, and they have to be able to keep everything in sync. Rockers began expanding the drum kits adding more cymbals and tom toms drums to them.
A traditional drum kit will give you the volume you need to compete with an electric guitar. Select your desired front bass drum head design by clicking on one of the images below. Breakables: Sticks, various cymbals, snare drum, throne (stool) and sometimes the bass drum pedal.
Out of all of the musical instruments that we see in our society today and use on a regular basis, there is one instrument that stands out in musical history, the drum. In 1883 Emile Boulanger patented a design for Duplex Drums that depicted a double tension single post tube lug snare drum.
Drummers often set up their own drum hardware onstage and adjust to their own comfort level. For use in a drum kit, they may be fitted with a metal drum head and played with care, or played by hand. It can be hard to explain, but sometimes playing the drums can be the only way to really, truly express the way you feel.
For instance, a rock drummer would like something loud and with a low pitch, whereas a jazz drummer might prefer a softer and crisper drum sound. Drums have the power to get people on their feet, shaking their bodies to the rhythmic power of the drumbeat. In order to accentuate the low quality of this drum, I’ve found that a dramatic cut (12dB) at around 500hz allows the drum to speak clearly.