Put your money where it matters — $4,000 Drum Set with Cheap Heads VS $400 Drum Set with Nice Heads

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.

Homogenization of DMB’s “sound” ?

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