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Drum Kit / Drum Set Information

With thanks for contributors from rec.music.makers.percussion [RMMP] newsgroup

the original dysfunctional groove family - see www.RMMP.net

About drums and drumming

       What is a drum?

        What are the bits & pieces

        Equipment descriptions & explanations

        Drum Shells (theories of construction)

        Reinforcement Rings

        Building/rebuilding drumset drums

        Snare Beds

What is available?

       Drums

        Electronic Kits

        Cymbals

Consumables

       Heads

        Sticks Brushes Rods Mallets

Replacing Heads and Tuning your kit

       Tuning menu

        Snare Tuning

        Kick Tuning

        Tom tuning

        Tensioning Pattern

        Muffling

        Tuning FAQ

Playing your drums

       Health & Safety

        Warm-up Routines

        Practice Routines

        How to practice at low volumes

        Auditioning

        Soundproofing - Room within a Room

Making your living from playing drums

        So you wanna be a pro..

        Endorsements

        Industry Gatherings & Organisations

        Occupational Hazards

        Auditioning at professional level

        Gig Checklist + Emergency Checklist

Mic'ing Drums

       Live

      Studio

Taking care of your kit

       Routine & periodic maintenance

        Cleaning cymbals

        Re-finishing your drum kit

Reviews

       Drumsets

        Snare Drums

        Cymbals

        Heads

        Sticks

        Ancillary Equipment (Snare wires)

Internet resources for Drummers & Percussionists

       Education and reference

        Equipment

World Rhythms on drum kit

        African

Drumspeak

       Glossary of terms

How do you pronounce 'Paiste' anyway