Originally Posted by Swiss Matthias
Yes, I think this is the same issue as toms on rock/pop kits tuned so low that nothing
more than a dead and short sound is reaching the audience, but from the player's point
of view it sounds great. Drummers should think about the audience as much as about
their sound behind the kit.
Ive always found that toms cranked a bit high sound deeper to the audience then they do from behind the kit
a tighter drum will always project farther as well
mic'd up or not