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Postby DrumStix22 » Mon Sep 14, 2009 12:07 am

I've been told that my bass drum volume is a lot bigger than my snare and hi-hat sound. Has anyone else had that problem and what did you guys do about it??
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Re: Drum Overall Sound

Postby danne87 » Thu Sep 17, 2009 12:33 pm

Swing your arms harder. ;)
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Re: Drum Overall Sound

Postby DrumStix22 » Thu Sep 17, 2009 5:50 pm

oh my hands are really loud too. I use rim shots half open hi-hats all that stuff but my bass drum just seems to be louder all the time..btw thanks for the reply!
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Re: Drum Overall Sound

Postby danne87 » Thu Sep 17, 2009 11:22 pm

Maybe you should put a pillow in your bassdrum. Or get a felt beater to your pedal.
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Re: Drum Overall Sound

Postby DrumStix22 » Fri Sep 18, 2009 1:21 am

ok ill try that! thanks!
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Re: Drum Overall Sound

Postby jnewlon_drum » Wed Nov 25, 2009 11:39 am

danne87 wrote:Maybe you should put a pillow in your bassdrum. Or get a felt beater to your pedal.




i have a pillow and 2 towels in my bass drum....that should do the trick...ooorrr....if ur snare head and tom heads are old and have been played on alot...u might have some dead heads which will really effect the timbre (tone) and volume of the drum....u should get new heads if thats the case
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