Updated: May 2
Here are some of the things that drummers do so wrong:
- Many don't know how to fit a Hi-Hat clutch at all.
- Don't know how to adjust the Hi-Hats, clutch and the Hi-Hat stand.
- Don't know how to tune a drum kit.
- Don't know how to adjust the bass drum pedal spring.
- They tend to over tied the cymbal stands.
- Many don't know how to adjust the snare strainer.
- Cymbals only go so loud.
- Don't know how to adjust a drum throne.
- Some refused to play to a click whilst recording and then want the drums quantised because they don't play in time. I guess practice can go a long way. Once I was told by a drummer that the click was out of time. I decided to agree with him for the sake of the band and recording session.
- Apart from the examples above, they nick the cymbal felts, nuts and others things if they can on the regular basis from the rehearsal rooms where a work.
Drum kits are expensive and drummers should learn how to assemble, tune and maintain a drum kit. I't is as important as to learn how to hit the bloody thing.
It is not a surprise that most in-house drum kits in venues are totally smashed to bits.
Drum tutors are partly guilty of it too. Link: How to Set Up a Drum Kit
Click on the pictures below for more crazy examples.