Heads. Hoops. Lugs. Lug Washers. Metal. Plastic. Wood. Maple. Birch. Poplar. Cherry. Oak. Spurs. Mounts. Shells. What matters? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qvYr8KOMu0 DW kick was a nightmare to tune. DW lots more finicky, much more on-edge between good and bad sound than cheaper EASTAR kit. Wow.
One nice touch: flip to room mics for compare/contrast. Same cymbals used, same setup, same placement, same mic’ing. Gretsch Catalina Maple, coated heads, 2.3mm triple-flanged hoops. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zz2lAEeIHdc Drum Center of Portsmouth, nice work!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wY3hwEVCong From the video comments — “I think the overall sound quality is becoming homogenized. The players switch up instruments nearly with every song, presumably to get differing sounds? Possibly for fresh strings to keep in-tune after such full-blast playing. The drums sound more homogenous than ever — every song now has the exact same … Read more
Explanations, examples. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P45jlDNTf5Q
From comments int the video — “Around 34:00 in Neil reveals the most probable cause for his brain cancer — 28,000 miles ridden in a year…28k miles wearing that stupid motorcycle helmet with integrated bluetooth microwave head cooker. TOXI COM lists tens of thousands of military studies confirming microwaves cause biological harm, including cancer. … Read more
Abstract 45:15 in: “This is worth it. Those eighty-thousand people. That kinetic ritual. That electricity that comes to the stage, that the artist reflects back — that shamanism. You know, we get a rhythm going, and you’ve got this mass of humanity with you. That’s quite intoxicating.” Content Published on Feb 16, … Read more
Jojo Mayer will give a brief synopsis on the emergence of rhythm culture and its relationship to technology and communication in the western world. In regards to this, he shares his thoughts on interacting with digital culture and cross examines… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KExLCJAuTXA