4 Tips for Recording Jazz Drums

4 Tips for Recording Jazz Drums

Jazz drums are an entirely different animal from rock drums, metal drums, or other types of drums. In this article, we’ll look at a few ways to treat jazz drums differently when miking, recording, and mixing them. You might like: How To Mic Up a Drum Kit for Kids The Right Mics For the Set … Read more

The Best Drum Circles in St. Louis, Missouri

The Best Drum Circles in St. Louis, Missouri

There’s an empty circle of metal folding chairs sitting at the front of the Pathway’s New Age Books and Gifts in Concord Village, south St. Louis. Slowly, a scattered few start coming in around 7 o’clock. They bring a variety of drums. There are a few djembes, a bongo or two, and a couple of … Read more

Simmons SD7K is a Great Starter Electronic Drum Set

Simmons SD7K is a Great Starter Electronic Drum Set

I recently purchased a Simmons SD7K electronic drum kit to teach myself to play the drums. I did a fair amount of shopping for an electronic drum kit before settling on the Simmons SD7K, weighing considerations of price and features. While the Simmons SD7K may not be the most advanced electronic drum set on the … Read more