Originally Posted by bermuda
The Earth Tone heads I've heard were very inconsistent, which means that your snare may sound good, or not. Also, I believe the Earth Tone heads are goat skin, not calf. I'm not sure if that makes a real difference in the sound, but it's worth noting.
You are right, at one time Earthtone used goat; however, they now use calf. Unfortunately, they do not clarify this on their website, but the product labels indicate calfskin. Below are my Earthtones on my USA Customs.