Drum Tuning 101 with Austin Davis

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  • Austin Davis

Every great drummer knows how big of a difference well tuned drums can make.

Drums are crucial to the foundation of your band. They are often the most distinguishable instrument in the mix, so getting your drums dialed in is a game changer.

Knowing how to properly tune drums benefits you, the front of house engineer, and the entire sound of your band.

In this 2 part video series, Austin Davis teaches his best drum tuning tips!

For the last 9 years, Austin Davis has been playing drums for worship artist, Kari Jobe. He has also had the privilege of playing with Cody Carnes, Lauren Daigle, The Belonging Co., and Vertical Church Band.

The better your drums sound, the better you sound, and the more confidently you will play. Watch now!

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Part 2 Includes:

  • How to get Austin Davis’s Snare Drum Sound
  • Different Ranges of Tuning
  • Tips on Dampening

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