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Snare resonator heads are supposed to be ridiculously thin. Don't worry about that. The best way to control the sustain of any drum is with tuning (it's also important for best tone). Snares also have, well, snares that can be tuned a bit. But definitely start with tuning the drum. Basically, every drum has a lowest resonant frequency based on its diameter ...


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Many of the referenced thread's pros and cons of a trad grip for a right handed player still hold true for a left handed player, namely a trad grip for a leftie would still look subjectively cool, and would still make it easier to play softly, as much as that is ever true. It will still be tricky to maintain balance, and will create similar obstacles in ...


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Out on a bit of a limb here, but dampen the top head, make sure the two heads are non resonant, and tighten the snare itself. Haven't played proper drums for decades, but that's the way I'd go.


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If all you want is eighth notes on the snare drum, then don’t use Drummer at all. Create that specific part yourself. Just create a drum track and do one of the following: record a bar of yourself tapping eighth notes on the snare drum record an empty bar, then tap the bar and choose “Edit” and in the drum editor, pick up the pen by sliding the pen slider ...


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I teach ancient style snare on old rope drums, so we only do traditional. I can't comment on the pros and cons of each for lefties, but I have noticed that they pick up the traditional grip more easily that righties. Last night I had a first lesson with a pair of twins, one righty and one lefty. It was obvious the lefty "got" the grip much more quickly than ...



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