There are different types of mutes for drums to control overtones and sustain. By mastering multiple mutes, you can produce sound according to the environment and music. It's also useful for separating sounds, so please try using mutes. Mute types There are generally two types of mutes for bass drums: a mute that is placed inside the bass drum and a mute that is attached to the striking surface of the drum head.
○ Mute types
There are generally two types of mutes for bass drums: a mute that is placed inside the bass drum and a mute that is attached to the striking surface of the drum head.
■ Mute inside the bass drum
By putting a blanket in the bass drum, the attack is emphasized and you can get a clear bass drum sound. This creates a short sustain sound that you often hear in popular music, and is an indispensable mute for bass drums. EQPad can give you a bass drum sound without using a blanket.
■ Mute to be attached to the striking surface of the drum head
beater of the foot pedal hits is a mute that kills two birds with one stone in that it not only enables creating a sound with more attack, but it also improves durability. You can choose from several manufacturers including REMO and AQUARIAN, as well as EVANS.
■ Ring mute
This is the simplest type, just put a ring mute that matches the size of the drum you want to mute on the drum. The wider the ring, the higher the mute effect. A mute suitable for snare drums.
■ Type to be attached around the edge
A mute that can be attached to the hoop and the mute condition can be controlled by the position and number of clips used. It is a versatile mute that suppresses the sound of the hoop and can be set on the bottom with a single touch.
■ Mute drumhead
A drum head with a built-in mute. The advantage is that there are various types and you can easily create sounds. The sound is suppressed in advance and it is easy to tune, so it is also recommended for amateurs.
By muting, even drummers who may not be good at tuning, can cut extra overtones and reverberations to easily produce a clear bass drum sound, and you can make sounds that make use of the original sound of the drums when recording. Everyone, please use "Mutes" to make your instrument sound like you want it to sound.