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15 the best drum overhead mics

How to pick the best drum overhead mics? Before we talk about the best drum overhead mics, let’s discuss condenser mics used as overheads. There are thre... Read More
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Condenser drum mics buying guide

There are so many different varieties of drum microphones, and the prices vary dramatically.  Searching for the ideal drum mic for your drum kit can be confusing and exhausting.  Our guide can help you choose the best microphone for ... Read More
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History of the Snare Drum

Eight Centuries of Innovation & Ingenuity Followed Beginnings as Military Communication Device By David A. Brensilver The idea of stretching a cord o... Read More
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How to Spot Counterfeit Vintage Drums

BY ROB COOK “How can you prove to me that it’s real?” “Real?” "Not just made up from some other kind of drum." I don't remember exactly how I responded. This happened about seven years ago, and I can hardly remember conversations from seven... Read More