Hardware

Keplinger Stainless Steel Ride

Keplinger Stainless Steel Ride

For those that know me, know I have a somewhat cult status obsession with @keplingerdrums drums. My Goto snare has been a made to order 13″ stainless for some time now. I saw @revival_drum_shop post a Keplinger Stainless Steel 23″ Ride and just had to see what it brings to the table. I’m in a trashy cymbal phase, & I’m not at all disappointed. : : : : : ;; : : :

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Ambient Drum / Room Mic Experiment

Ambient Drum / Room Mic Experiment

I’ve been meaning to set up various ambient mics around this facility for some time now (19 years or so). I have some drum tracking lined up to record and finally got around to giving this a go beforehand. I set up a basic Kick/Snare/Hat kit and six different mic locations. Some more successful than others. The video cuts between the mic setups to showcase the results.

What location do you prefer?

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Will that other Lunchbox sound different?

Will that other Lunchbox sound different?

I recently got into a debate that triggered a call for analysis. Are lunchbox PSU’s/Shielding drastically different between products? Curiosity got the best of me and had to find out. I use three different manufactures myself API, BAE, & RND. Being all respected brands I wasn’t expecting to see drastic differences. Two of three have built-in PSU’s and thought that might have some impact.

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