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Kick Drum Triggers vs. Kick Drum Pads for Electronic Drumming

Most electronic drum kits come with a kick drum pad. Some are designed to work without having to buy a kick pedal. Some are designed so that you have to attach your own kick pedal to use with the kick pad. There seems to be quite a bit of variation ...

Apartment Sound Control

When setting up my apartment after moving in about a year ago, I took into consideration that I was basically going to be running an electronic-based music studio. I realized that I was going to have to take precautions to keep sound under control ...

A Year After The Silencing of My Drum Kit

I've been watching too many stupid dramatic horror movies and TV shows lately so I'll call this event The Silencing. This was the time at which I converted the kick pedals on my electronic drum kit to use triggers and isolation pads on the floor, ...

Rubber Drum Pads vs. Mesh Drum Pads

Electronic drum kits rely on the drummer hitting drum pads to trigger sounds, and the drum pads are typically hard rubber or mesh. Each type of drum pad offers a large difference in feel during playing, as well as offering different acoustic ...

Review: Triggera Krigg Kick Pedal Triggers

I have a pair of the Triggera Krigg v3 kick pedal triggers and they have helped me to eliminate the vibration and floor noise I used to get with my kick drum pedals on my electronic drum kit. These triggers have a pretty simple design, they ...

Review: Roland NE-10 Kick Drum Pedal Isolation Pads

When I moved into my latest apartment I quickly found out that kick pedals hitting a drum pad, while sitting on a hardwood floor, can make a lot of noise and vibration. I use an electronic drum kit in my apartment to be able to play and keep the ...

Silent Drumming