From drum head selection and tuning, to recording, mixing and mastering: the SOUND of your drums is inseparable from your playing. Professional drummers master this art, but most people struggle, with it.

​If you're unhappy with your drum sound, you're probably at least tempted to blame your gear: whether it's your drum heads, your kick drum pedal, or the drums themselves. But in my experience, the gear itself is rarely the problem when it comes to sound: you are...

The biggest mistake I see drummers make is not first taking the time to understand how a drum creates sound and all of the factors that influence any given drum's sound. Thoroughly mastering the art and science of tuning a drum is the single most important skill a drummer can have when developing his sound.

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