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Old 04-22-2013, 05:19 PM
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Default Re: Fiberskyn on 18" BD

Based on the desired sound that you described for those applications, my go-to head would be an Evans EQ4 frosted.

You could definitely try an EMAD (especially coated!) and have it tuned up into a bop range with the smaller ring. The EMAD is Florian Alexandru-Zorn's (who plays everything from brush jazz to more experimental stuff) go-to bass drum batter, though he often tunes lower. You can hear some samples of him with it here:

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