Are Tama SLP snares good?
The Walnut is warm and rich with low-medium tone. The G Series Bubinga has an abundance of power with a sound that’s quite dry, a great choice for recording. The price is right. Tama provides good value in the SLP G Series snares that wouldn’t be overpriced at $400+.
What does SLP stand for Tama?
Sound Lab Project
Tama has recently expanded its popular and competitively priced Sound Lab Project (S.L.P.) snare drum series to include three full drumsets. The Fat Spruce kit features all-spruce shells, a wood not often used in drum construction, for a unique sound that we found satisfying and fun to play.
Who makes SLP drums?
TAMA SLP series drum kits are incredibly popular because they offer distinctly different sounds, tons of value, and even more options when you pair them with the wide range of TAMA SLP snare drums. One of the highlights you’ll want to check out is the TAMA SLP drum kit’s Direct Flexi-Mount tom suspension.
Is Tama a good snare drum?
The rating of Tama snare drums is pretty high, considering they are known across the globe. They feature the best material, aimed at offering an incredible experience for the drummer. One thing that stands out is the rich multi-ply wood selection that creates rich, strong, and tight sounds.
How tight should my snare be?
For most styles, you want the snare-side head very tight. Not only does it give you that nice crack that most of us love, but you get the added benefit of greater response from the head. Loose snare heads have a place, too.
What pitch should a snare drum be?
For a 6.5″ snare drum, the pitches G – Bb are what you should listen for (Ab – B for a 5″ drum). Using your drum key, tighten each tension rod ONE EVEN HALF TURN always working in opposites across the drum until you come near the pitch. Use a piano or keyboard percussion instrument to help find your pitch.