Low Volume Cymbal Reviews

Low volume cymbals are going to be your best option if you want to play cymbals with a natural feel but need to take the volume down. In fact, low volume cymbals will sound much better than muted real cymbals. Let’s take a look at some of the more popular options on the market.

Review: Wuhan ORA Low Volume Cymbals

Review: Wuhan ORA Low Volume Cymbals

The Wuhan ORA low volume cymbals can be a good alternative to those that need a reduced volume practice cymbal but don't want to spend the money on more expensive options. The term ORA is short for Outward Reduced Audio. Or in other words, not as loud. Let's take a...

Review: Evans dB One Low Volume Cymbals

Review: Evans dB One Low Volume Cymbals

Evans dB One low volume cymbals are an excellent option for drummers who need a more quiet kit at a very fair price. The sound quality is very usable and they play like traditional cymbals. Let's take a look at the details to see how they stack up.Check Pricing or Buy...

Review: Sabian Quiet Tone Low Volume Cymbals

Review: Sabian Quiet Tone Low Volume Cymbals

Sabian Quiet Tone cymbals are an excellent option for drummer who need to lower the volume of the acoustic cymbals on their kit. This could be for practice purposes or even lower volume gigs. These cymbals will take the decibel level down without making a major...

Review: Agean Regular R Low Noise Cymbals

Review: Agean Regular R Low Noise Cymbals

Agean are known for their high quality, hand-crafted, Turkish cymbals. Among their offerings are the Agean Regular R Low Noise cymbals. The Regular R cymbals are designed to be around 50% to 60% of the volume of traditional cymbals, while retaining as much of the feel...

Review: Zildjian L80 Low Volume Cymbals

Review: Zildjian L80 Low Volume Cymbals

If you need to take the volume of your cymbals down a few notches - or more than a few - the Zildjian L80 cymbal line is definitely worth taking a look at. With these Zildjian low volume cymbals, you know you will be getting the quality and tone that comes from a well...

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.