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Product Review: Kickport

Kickport: Hype or Heavenly? I’ve seen lots of Kickport’s installed on lots of different drums lately, and to be honest I didn’t really want to jump on the bandwagon. I don’t have any good reason of not wanting to jump on the bandwagon, other than the fact that I think that my kick drum sounds perfectly fine the way it …

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Pro Drummer Tips: Kenny Sharretts on Resetting an Old Drum Head

Kenny Sharretts has worked as a drum tech for Melissa Etheridge, Kelly Clarkson, Peter Frampton, Joss Stone, The American Idols Live, 30 Seconds to Mars, and Smashmouth. He is the current drum tech for Stevie Wonder and Rihanna. As a drummer he has worked for several Texas legends including Monte Montgomery, Kevin Fowler, Joe King Carrassco, Rusty Wier, George Devore, …

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Pro Drummer Tip: Kenny Sharretts – Snare Drum Tuning In the Studio

Kenny Sharretts has worked as a drum tech for Melissa Etheridge, Kelly Clarkson, Peter Frampton, Joss Stone, The American Idols Live, 30 Seconds to Mars, and Smashmouth. He is the current drum tech for Stevie Wonder and Rihanna. As a drummer he has worked for several Texas legends including Monte Montgomery, Kevin Fowler, Joe King Carrassco, Rusty Wier, George Devore, …

How to Tune Drums – 4 Practical Drum Tuning Tips

The ability to tune drums is something that comes with practice and patience. In this post I offer just a glimpse in the world how to tune drums. This post is not inteneded to make you the next great drum tuner, but should at least give you some insight in the the art of tuning drums that you may or may not have already known. This is your basic drum tuning stuff….stay tuned (no pun intended!) for some more in depth step by step “How To” drum tuning advice in one of my next posts! Enjoy!