remo drum head question

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which do you prefer, you can vote on each drum

for snare coated emperor
for snare coated emperor x
for snare black suede emperor x
No votes
for toms coated emperor
for toms clear emperor
for toms black suede emperor
No votes
for bass drum clear powerstroke 4
for bass drum coated powerstroke 4
for bass drum coated powersonic
No votes
for bass drum clear powersonic
No votes
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Post Sat Jan 24, 2009 3:28 pm

I have been playing punk rock with the same drum head set up for a few years
, and thinking about making a change.
My style is more like Rush meets slayer meets iron maiden.

I currenlty play clear emperor batters on all toms, but considering the black suede emperor, not sure how much this will change my sound

I play clear emperor on my bass drum but considering a few different ones.
clear powersonic, clear powerstroke 4 ,
coated powersonic, coated powerstroke 4,

For snare drums I play coated emperor but considering black suede black x, or coated emperor x

Any feed back would be great, I like a more high end pop for my snares, and for toms I like a fast attack medium sound.
For bass drum, I am looking for a fast attack punch sound
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Post Wed Jan 28, 2009 1:03 pm

Id go for evans EC2 on the toms :D and an evans EMAD on the bass drum that with give you a fast attack!
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Post Thu Jan 29, 2009 8:48 am

Controlled Dots on the toms batter and Ebony resos

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Post Thu Jan 29, 2009 9:28 am

Snare: Coated Ambassador or Coated PowerStroke3 batter and Ambassador snare side
Toms: Coated Emperor or Pinstripe (either clear or coated) batter and Ambassador resonant
Kick: PS4 batter and Ebony Ambassador resonant

Aquarian Alternatives:
Snare: Texture Coated single ply or Focus-X batter and Hi-Performance snare side
Toms: Coated Response 2 batter and Classic Clear resonant
Kick: SuperKickII batter and Regulator Resonant
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Post Fri Jan 30, 2009 6:32 pm

I havent used Remo in a while I was always an Aquarian man my self but lately I've converted to Evans.
But with Remo I've always liked the Power Stroke for Snare and Bass Batter and clear Pinstripes for toms
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Post Fri Jan 30, 2009 7:19 pm

I've used several coated heads on my acro. The worst by far has been the Emporor X. To me it sounds flat. It sucked the life right out of it. For Remo I'd go for the Ambassador or Emporer.
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Post Sun Feb 15, 2009 12:49 pm

For toms clear emperor both sides or ambassadors for the reso side. Snare drum, coated emperor batter and either emperor or ambassador for the reso. I don't use remo for the kick anymore, that's strictly Aquarian now. I've been giving other head configurations and brands a look as of late since I've exclusively used Remo my entire drumming career and I really like Attack heads, particularly for their price. Currently I have single ply medium coated on all my toms and single ply medium clear reso, and really like the sound.