Tuning tips and tricks


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Tuning tips and tricks

Sometimes the drum still doesn't sound right even after it's tuned. Here are some tuning tips and tricks from Ross Garfield, the famous drum Doctor that can help you get your drums and cymbals sounding great quickly and easily. The snare is probably the most important drum in the kit because you hear it on at least every two and four, that's why it's important to get the snare tuned first. If the snare drum has too much ring or decay tune the heads lower, use a heavier head like a coated Remo Emperor. Use a full or partial muffling ring.

You can also add some tape or moon gel or even a wallet. If the snare drum doesn't have enough ring or decay, tune the head higher. Use a thinner head like a coated Remo Ambassador or Diplomat. If the snares buzz when the toms are hit, check that the snares are straight, replace as needed. Check that the snares are flat and centered on the drum. Loosen the bottom head. Re-tune the offending toms. Use an alternate snare drum.

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Tuning tips and tricks
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