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Tips for pre-production

Tips for pre-production

When it comes to recording music, there are several pre-production tips you can follow to ensure a smooth and productive process.

Prepping drums for recording

Prepping drums for recording

I recommend changing both top and bottom heads on toms and snare a day or two before your session. For heavy music I really like coated Remo emperors and for more mid scooped sound I like the clear pinstripes, also the Evans UV2’s work great. Bottom heads clear ambassadors work great. For more open sounding drums coated ambassadors work great as do Evans UV1’s. For snare drums pretty much any coated…