How to Tune and Muffle a Bass / Kick Drum Pt. 1

In this video, I’ll go through my bass/kick drum tuning process for the batter head, as well as various muffling techniques to change the sound of the drum. This video perfect for the fellow educator and/or drummer who might need some guidance with tuning.

The Bass/Kick in this video is from my Ludwig Classic Maple kit in Electrostatic Orange.

  •  7 Ply Maple with a 45 degree interior, and slight round over exterior bearing edge
  •  18(deep) X 22″ virgin (no tom mounts)

Bass/Kick heads:

Drum Gear in this video:

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