When reviewing some of the recent Roland electronic drum kits, we’ve noticed that there is a...Read More
Category: Electronic Drum Hardware
This guy converted his whole acoustic kit to an electronic drum kit for recording purposes. Which...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
Why Silent Drumming?
I'm a serial apartment drummer, having lived in apartments for the last 15 years or so and trying to keep up my drumming chops at the same time.
As a result I've become pretty good at hiding my drumming from my neighbors and not annoying them in general, while playing drums as much as I want to, when I want to.
I didn't make it happen overnight, I had to learn a few techniques to silence drums and keep the noise down. I cover everything I learned here, plus compile in more info from other sources around the Web.