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Tuning Your Drum Kit presented by Josh Fisher from Jesus Culture

https://youtu.be/TDN74bSR_E4 Sweetwater's Nick D'Virgilio is joined by Josh Fisher from Jesus Culture to talk about tuning your drum kit for performance. After the video, learn more from Sweetwater Worship Connect... Read more »

Evans Hydraulic Series Drumheads Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4icw0TYXgNc Nick D'Virgilio presents the Evans Hydraulic series drumheads. Evans Hydraulic Glass drumheads feature two plies sandwiching a thin layer of oil, giving these heads an... Read more »

15 Stick Bag Essentials

As a drummer, your stick bag is your toolkit. It should contain everything that you need to play a gig or to get through a session, along with a small assortment of tools that might be needed for minor repairs. Here... Read more »

8 Easy Ways to Control Snare Buzz

If you play acoustic drums, you know snare buzz is a fact of life — it's simply part of the sound. All of the drums and cymbals feed off of each other to create the natural sound of a drum kit. In a live... Read more »

Drumheads — Understanding All the Options

If you have been playing drums for any length of time, you know that there are a slew of different drumhead options out there. Drumhead manufacturers are constantly trying to up the ante on the competition and come... Read more »

COOL TOOL: Change Your Drumheads in a Fraction of the Time

Changing drumheads can be time consuming and a hassle. A great way to alleviate this to get yourself an Evans Drill Bit Drum Key. This great little tool makes changing drumheads a breeze. Add to it a rechargeable... Read more »

How to Control Drum Sustain with Dampening

What does dampening your drums do, and why would you want to do it? The simple answer to those questions is to shorten or take away completely the sustain of the drum, so it sits in the mix of the music you are... Read more »

Evans Heavyweight Drums Heads Overview – Sweetwater at Winter NAMM 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCOSG_gVXl8 Get Evans Heavyweight drum heads at Sweetwater here: https://www.sweetwater.com/store/search.php?s=evans+heavyweight&Go=Search Evans unveiled their Heavyweight line of... Read more »

Cool Tool: Evans EQ Pad

Getting just the right amount of ring and resonance in a kick drum when recording can be a challenge; typically we resort to the tried and true (but certainly not ideal) trick of stuffing a blanket into the kick. It... Read more »

2011 MIPA Award Winners

Each year, more than 100 magazines from all over the world vote for the best musical instruments and audio equipment in more than 40 categories. The awards are presented at a special ceremony at the huge Musikmesse... Read more »


A membrane stretched across a drum shell. There are two types of drumheads, batter heads (which are struck to create a sound with the drum) and resonant heads, which vibrate sympathetically in response to movement... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2010: Evans

Give your bass drum a pro look with the new "Inked" by Evans program. Evans has a high-resolution printing system, so you can customize your drumheads. There are a number of options available. You can choose... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2010: Evans Power Center Tom Heads

If you're into that classic '70s tom sound but you're after modern consistency and quality, you've got to check out Evans new Power Center Tom Heads. These heads feature graduated film thickness and graduated dot... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2010: Evans EC2 Heads with Sound Shaping Technology

Evans has relaunched their EC2 Heads - now with Sound Shaping Technology. This breakthrough technology means you can control the ring thickness and density, in addition to its width. By controlling the placement and... Read more »

Drums Come to Sweetwater!

We've been carrying electronic drums and percussion at Sweetwater for years now, but the number of requests we've received from customers who want to purchase drums from us has become overwhelming. Well, we've... Read more »