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Tuning Mesh drumheads

I fitted my drumset with Remo Silent Stroke heads for home practice convenience. However I cannot seem to be able to 'tune' the heads appropriately. I can't get enough sound out of them when tuning ...
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Perfect fourth over perfect fifth?

I am learning about the perfect 5th and perfect 4th. When tuning a drumset, why would you choose one over the other?
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Wood hoops vs steel hoops

Is there any difference, sound wise, of having wood hoops as opposed to steel hoops in your drums? Does the wood affect the sound, or tone of the drum?
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Oil in Drum wooden shells to prevent wood to dry out

I've been reading about using tung oil inside drum shells to help keep the wood from drying out and moisture to get into the wood. The obvious concern is how does the oil affect the tonality and pitch ...
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Heavy but silent acoustic drumming

I am gonna play a gig with an acoustic band (flute, saxophone, cello and digital piano) without any mics or speakers. I will be drumming along with them. The idea is that we play smooth jazz and ...
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Choosing Drum Sticks as per size and wood

I am a passionate drummer, not so professional, but have a band in my school. I don't focus on any specific kind of songs or beats and have an acoustic drum kit. I would prefer nylon tip drum sticks,...
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What are the disadvantages of using an electronic drumset?

Motivated by Why might one want to record a drum accompaniment electronically without using regular or electronic drumheads and cymbals to drum on? What are the disadvantages of using an electronic ...