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POWERTONE/UV2 TOM TUNING TUTORIAL
Howdy All! Here's my latest Step by Step drum tuning lesson "PowerTone/UV2 TomTuning Tutorial" in which I take you STEP BY STEP from ground to sound through three great tom tuning intervals for a 12"/14" tom setup while maintaining a Perfect 4th interval BETWEEN the toms at all tunings. These are intervals I've used in my 22 years as a pro drum tech tuning drums for artists such as Stevie Wonder, Rhianna, and Dead & Co. With step by step overhead shots/graphs, pitches, tune bot settings, AND drum dial settings this is a GREAT tutorial for any drummer wanting to learn how to tune a drum step by step to 3 great tom tuning intervals. Tuning interval 1: Even tuning where the batter, and resonant heads of the toms are tuned equally to the same pitch. This interval has a long sustain, and a very rich tone. Usually a touch more pillowy as the heads move together in a similar wave pattern. Great for everything in terms of a basic all around drum sound. Tuning Interval 2: Reso a Major 3rd Higher Than The Batter. This tuning tightens up the sustain while keeping a round tone. A bit more definition, and attack. Great for classic rock, country, R & B, and jazz. Tuning Interval 3: Reso a Perfect 4th Higher Than The Batter. This tuning tightens up the sustain even more while keeping a warm tone, but with a bit more punch, definition, and attack. Great for rock, modern country, gospel, pop, and outdoor/large venues.
TOUR TECH: HOW TO TUNE A SURDO DRUM ON DEAD AND CO 2023
Good day everyone. Please help support my upcoming shoulder surgery, and recovery by streaming this video and/OR use my August 2023 Lesson Pack Coupon Code MUSICCITY10 for $10 off ANY of my Lesson Packs (#1, #2, or The Power Pack). Coupon good through August 31st, 2023. Recorded while on tour with Dead & Co 2023 , this video is a step by step lesson on tuning up a single headed Surdo using the surdo of the one, and only Mickey Hart. The lesson shows you how to install a head on what is essentially a traditional claw hook style tension drum. Much like a claw hook system on a bass drum. Along the way I will show you a bunch of drum tuning tips (how to prep a Remo drums head for installation, how to balance a drum head, tap tuning tricks, & more), all while the "donation" of your streaming fee helps me defer some of the cost of my upcoming rotator cuff surgery. That way I can focus on recovery so I can get back to making great drum tuning , and tech videos for you all. #drumtuning #drumtech #drums #drumming #deadandcompany
A LESSON IN TUNING UP YOUR KIT AFTER A GIG FULL WIX
Hello Everyone. Here's a 5 part drum tuning lesson on some of what I've found to be the most common tuning fixes I use after I play a gig or after the drummer for whom I'm teching plays a gig. The examples I used are situations I find ALL the time as a tech, whether I'm doing a tuning lesson online OR re-tuning a drummers kit after they rocked a stadium the night before. These are also techniques I use to keep my kits in tune from gig to gig when I drum in between tech tours. No matter what, this 5 part lesson will also help to teach you the fundamentals of the 2 key tuning system that I use as a tech for artists such as Stevie Wonder, Rihanna, Janet Jackson, Train, and Dead & Co. If these methods work for me they will work for you so please stream this lesson to get a wicked set of tuning lessons while helping to support my YouTube channel. This lesson has tips for a 13" tom, a 16" floor tom, a 10 lug bass drum, an 8 lug snare, and a 10 lug snare including a tip that also is THE way to tune a 5 lug tom. However, the lessons ARE NOT SIZE SPECIFIC. They are lug pattern specific over a range of sizes. Hence these tuning lessons will work for almost every drum kit on the planet.
HOW TO TUNE A BRASS SNARE STEP BY STEP TO 4 GREAT TUNINGS
Howdy All. Here's a my step by step drum tuning lesson on "How To Tune A 6.5" x 14" Brass Snare Drum Step By Step To 4 Great Tunings" feat. the Rogers 6.5" x 14" Brass SuperTen Snare Drum. In this vid I show you STEP BY STEP how to get 4 great tunings for a 6.5" x 14" Brass Snare Drum. These tunings are also a great start for ANY metal shell 14" snare drum at any depth. In this step by step video I take you step by step from "ground to sound" from installation for both heads all the way through all 4 tunings (Low, Medium, Medium High, and High tones) including pitches, frequencies, and Drum Dial settings for ALL of the tunings. This lesson also includes overhead tuning graphs to guide you step by step through each tuning. The tunings included are a full bodied Medium Tension Perfect 4th, a swampy Low tension , a Medium/High tension Major 3rd for a killer pop, and Medium/High Tension Perfect 4th with a full bodied crack like the tuning I used for the Black Beauty of Drew Shoals with Train. The best part is how you learn to move quickly from tuning to tuning with ease, and pick up tons of drum tuning tricks along the way. I can avowedly say this is one of the MOST in depth videos I have made on how to tune a snare drum, and it will definitely take your tuning skills to the next level.
HOW TO TUNE A 20 INCH BASS DRUM TO SOUND GREAT AT 4 TUNINGS
Howdy all. Here's a step by step drum tuning lesson on how to set up, and tune a 20" Bass Drum to sound great at 4 different tunings. These tunings cover several styles of feel for your kick batter. Loose, medium loose, and medium tensions are discussed with examples of 4 GREAT tuning intervals to get the most out of your 20" Kick Drum, or pretty much ANY Kick Drum.
HOW TO TUNE A 6.5” x 14” 8 LUG SNARE DRUM TO 7 DIFFERENT TUNINGS
TAKE YOUR SNARE DRUM TUNING GAME TO THE NEXT LEVEL!!! Howdy All! Here is a step by step lesson on how to tune an 8 lug snare drum to 7 different tunings at several different tension levels. Pitches/frequencies, overhead guide graphs, a ton of drum tuning tips, help make this lesson an invaluable tool in getting the snare sound YOU have always wanted from your 8 lug snare. 7 different sounds, and feels to serve all types of music. Learn step by step how to go from tuning to tuning with ease. While this Rogers Powertone is a great sounding drum these tips, and tunings will help you get the best sound possible from ANY 8 lug snare drum. Tunings discussed/demoed include a high tension Perfect 5th, a high tension Perfect 4th, a medium tension Perfect 5th, a medium tension Perfect 4th, a low tension Perfect 5th ( The Swamp), a medium/high tension Minor 3rd, and a high tension half step.
HOW TO TUNE A 13" TOM STEP BY STEP
In this step by step lesson I teach you how tune a 13" Tom 4 different ways with a single ply batter, and a single ply reso. Each tuning is at a different tension range (Low, Medium/Low, Medium/High, and High) giving you a broad range of tones to use with your 13” tom. I also discuss how the tunings of my 16" Floor Tom changed with the tunings of my 13" tom in order to maintain the same interval between the 2 drums, and maintain a consistent style of tone between the 2 drums. This lesson video video includes pitches, tune-bot, and drum dial settings for both toms at all tunings. Go from ground to sound, step by step so you learn EXACTLY how to get these tunings every time you tune up your 13" tom. Stream today to help support my channel, and give a boost your tuning game.
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