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Old 01-17-2019, 10:35 PM
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Default Re: Heads over Shells

Originally Posted by Jeremy Bender View Post
While watching videos and reading posts lately I learned quite a bit about shell construction than ever before. However I'm still convinced the biggest determining factor in drum sound is the heads used on the drums.
In other words... the majority of tone we, the audience (or microphone) hears is the head selection not necessarily the Lake Superior maple cross laminated stress free secret sauce legacy hybrid bearing edge etc... that the folks in the marketing dept. would have us obsess over.

I'm not saying those items don't affect the sound. I just don't think they have the dramatic effect on tone that they're presented as when compared to head selection.
Couldn't agree with you more.

This video speaks volumes re.
Rash of letters after an Architects name? Alphabet Soup, don't drown in it...
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