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    The sound of the drum is within the heads

    What if I said the sound of the heads is in the drum? after all it only happens when tightened on the shell, or what if the sound of the heads and drum is in the tension screws? Could it be that a drum is the sum of all it's parts, Wow what a revelation..
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    Reminiscing about George Hayman Drums

    all water tanks sound the same.
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    Reminiscing about George Hayman Drums

    One of the first Pearl wood fibreglass sets..
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    Reminiscing about George Hayman Drums

    Johnny Dick Australia early 70's the Canon kit,,
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    The sound of the drum is within the heads

    What about all heads sound the same.
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    Gretsch VS. Ludwig Shotout!

    Gretsch USA with triple flange hoops. Ludwig Hammered Bronze Snare.
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    The sound of the drum is within the heads

    All drums sound the same is now a marketing theme as most would be on the "yeah' spectrum.. no specifics they've got you where they want you.. of course pot metal lugs hoops and screws aren't even mentioned.
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    The sound of the drum is within the heads

    That's what you think.
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    The sound of the drum is within the heads

    Funny you should say that after I watched that video I watched a video " rock " from 1963 recorded in mono that still has way more nuance than the "bin " kit.. I can't see how a genre negates any need for good tone..
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    The sound of the drum is within the heads

    Well if it's all in the heads , they still sound like garbage.
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    The sound of the drum is within the heads

    I just sold 1967 set of Rogers to a Violin builder! go figure.. I've just about finished my Coffee, I'll go now. nice chatting.. I've always played my drums wide open, drives sound guys nuts... just means that aren't good at sound really.. oh a little more sarcasm for ya"s, next time you get a...
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    The sound of the drum is within the heads

    I know we can all play drums on a Keyboard!
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    The sound of the drum is within the heads

    Deaf engineers and drunk patrons aren't my target right now . ha! ....if it is a goal to anyone and to the wider Drummerworld community all power to you. Have at it. Sounds like all most people need are trigger pads.
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