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Drummer Talk 226 – Tuning 201: The Kick

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Drummer Talk 226 – Tuning 201: The Kick

We wrap up part 3 of our 3 part series on tuning with a discussion on the kick drum.

In the news, we discuss the Crescent Cymbal/Sabian partnership, just who is the new drummer for Slipknot, what did Dave Lombardo have to say about Slayer’s current lineup, who is filling in on drums for Primus, the results of the Bonham memorial concert, and US Navy band auditions!

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Drummer Talk 225 – Tuning 201: The Toms

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Drummer Talk 225 – Tuning 201: The Toms

We’re back for part 2 of our 3-part series exploring tuning! Today, we go in-depth with the toms. In news, both Kings of Lean and Aerosmith have to cancel shows due to drummer health issues, Dave Grohl terrifies us with his Foo Fighters teasers, and Slipknot still wont make with the new drummer’s name!

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Drummer Talk 224 – Tuning 201: The Snare Drum

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Drummer Talk 224 – Tuning 201: The Snare Drum

We start part 1 of our 3 part series on drum tuning by discussing all of the considerations for the snare drum. In news, we cover catching DCI finals live, winning sweet Kaman gear from Modern Drummer, King Crimson’s reunion toour, how Tim Alexander’s heart surgery has affected the Primus tour, we listen to a snare drum quartet, and we get a feeling for what it’s like inside a lesson with Stewart Copeland.

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Drum!: How To Tune Drums In Four Steps

Drum!: How To Tune Drums In Four Steps

From DRUM!

Talk to ten different drummers and you’ll get ten different ways to tune drums. The reason is that there’s actually no wrong or right way to tune a drum, or right or wrong pitches to tune it to. So the best I can do is share the ways I tune drums.

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Drum! presents Drum Setup & Tuning Basics with Tommy Igoe

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Drum! presents Drum Setup & Tuning Basics with Tommy Igoe

Every drummer’s body is different, and there is more than one way to be comfortable behind a set of drums. Don’t get sucked into the “right”and “wrong”trap, because what’s right for you may be wrong for someone else. This article is designed to give you a great place to start and from there, suit to taste. Also, if you are a lefty, just do the mirror image of what I describe here.

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TRU TUNER Tuning Gadget from NAMM 2013

This seems like one of those ideas that would work on paper, but having to keep up with the rotation and position of 8-10 drum keys at a time (for initial set up, that is) seems like it would render this gadget impractical.

What do you think?

Drummer Talk 08/10/2007 – The Truth About Tuning

Today we’re uncovering the truth about tuning. We also discuss news about Thomas Lang’s Creative Control book and Ludwig’s new Legacy Classic series. Listener, Steve Vorass is the drummer of the week and rudiment of the week is Ian’s “Swing (Ride) 5”. Show Notes

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