Originally Posted by Milt Hathaway
I don't know if you've heard of the band, but there's a rock group from Canada called Rush, and their drummer plays e-kit on a number of the band's songs. Somehow he makes them sound very good.
I don't think anyone's saying e-kits can't sound good, only that they don't sound like a-kits.
Neil Peart makes excellent use of his e-kit. When he wants electronic sounds, he uses an electronic kit, and when he wants regular drum sounds he uses an acoustic kit.