I tried some Radians DIY custom moldable earplus last week. They work very well. They are incredibly cheap when one considers the sound attenuation levels they provide.
Rebound is your friend! Learning how to utilize rebound will allow you to effortlessly perform doublets, triplets and quintuplets on a single bass drum. Don't kill the rebound on your drums -- learn how to use it to your personal advantage.
Does anyone own a DW 5000 one piece foot board pedal? If so, could you offer some impressions / evaluations of that product? I formerly used Rogers SwivoMatic one piece foot board pedals then Asba Caroline one piece foot board pedals. Unfortunately service parts for these excellent pedals are...
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I am a big fella (6'5" @250 lbs) with BIG feet (size 15EEEE). I am looking for kick drum pedals with a LONG foot board without the hinged heel plate. I like heel-toe technique -- I am a fusion jazz player who is tired of being forced to play barefoot by kick drum pedals with dinky...