Julián Fernández wrote:https://youtu.be/8BAYa0mOIrA?t=261
Hahaha! Classic! Nice work.
nomsgmusic wrote:Interesting take on the classic SD question.
I like it the different slant!
I am NOT a gear head, but I have many snares. So I don't write a ridiculously long post, I'll do this... Here is a current picture of my SD shelf (minus two.) Below I'll list all the snares, and you can ask me why I like any of them.
I can tell you that I really don't get a new snare unless it fills a need (sound) that I don't already have. And I tend to take this viewpoint of snares.
I like to find where a snare "likes to live" (tuning, heads, wires, rims, etc...) and keep it there (basically.) When I want another snare sound, I pick another drum, instead of going down a possible wormhole of trying to get a snare sound "differently." That can often waste my time (and others) which is bad business (IMHO.) I keep the tweaking for the year or so after I get the drum. THAT is the time that I get to know the drum, and try to find where it sounds best (regarding the above components) then I tend to keep it there until the heads needs changing. I learned this approach from watching Steve Jordan work, and time spent with (and learning from) drum tech Artie Smith. It works for them, and it works for me.
I keep a bunch of rims (cob, maple, DC, single and double flange, and triple flange of a few different thicknesses,) heads, and different type of snare wires to experiment with.
The snares that aren't in the picture are an Ocheltree 5.5 Phantom, and a cheap Tama Steel snare 5x10 (I think.) They were on a gig (sorry!)
The pictured snares are all 14's unless noted.
Top row: 6.5 Yamaha Brass, 4.5 Yamaha Erskine, 4.5 Custom Birch, 4.5 Solid Cherry Longo, 5.5 1980's Yamaha Steel, 8" Eames Naturaltone, 7x13 Brady Jarrah Stave, 7x12 Sleishman-ADM Jarrah Stave, 6.5x13 Yamaha Musashi Oak, 5.5x12 Musashi Oak, 12" and 10" Yamaha Stage Custom Birch (mountable.)
Second Row: 6" Longo solid Walnut, 6.5 Ludwig Hammered Bronze, 7" N&C Solid Maple, 5" 1920's two piece NOB shell Ludwig Black Beauty, 6.5 Eames Master Model Birch, 4.5 Brady Jarrah Ply, 6.5 Slingerland 1920's Professional NOB, 4.5 N&C Cast Aluminum, 8" Yamaha Recording Custom, 5" Hitmaker NOB (with wood hoops,) 5" Ludwig 60's Acrolite Plain shell, 6.5 Remo Gold Crown.
Bottom Row: 6.5 Slingerland 1970's COB, 6" Gretsch Custom w/ wood hoops, 4" Ludwig Downbeat, 8" Tempus Fiberglass, 4x15 1920's two piece NOB 6 lug, 5.5 DW Maple Mahogany, 8x15 1950's WFL, 6.5 Pearl Maple Orchestral triple strainer, 5.5 Gretsch COB 4160, 6.5x15 Birch Ludwig, 6x12 Tama Steel.
On floor: 6.5 UNIX Walnut Stave, 6.5 Gretsch wood, 5" 1960's Supraphonic.
I will happily answer why I like and own any of these drums, and why I chose them over similar drums.
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