Drum Mute Reviews

Drum mutes are what you will need if you are trying to muffle the sound of your drum kit without replacing your heads or cymbals with new hardware. These can be removed and added as needed, without much fuss, but can have some drawbacks. Check out our reviews to see what’s good an bad about the various options out there.
Review: Vic Firth Drum Mutes

Review: Vic Firth Drum Mutes

The Vic Firth drum mutes have been popular for a while with drummers who need an easy drum mute solution. They are pretty simple in design and straightforward in how they work. They will knock the volume of your kit down by quite a bit, but there's some potential...

Review: Evans SoundOff Drum Mutes

Review: Evans SoundOff Drum Mutes

Drum mutes are a good way to take the sound volume of your drum kit way down, but there are some sacrifices to going this route. It's not all bad, especially if you use something like Evans SoundOff Drum Mutes. Let's take a look at what people who use these say about...

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.