Drum Tuning Secret-Try Gaffers Tape

Drum KitOne of the biggest challenges of tuning drums is minimizing unwanted resonances.

Drummers “in the pocket” know that a little gaffers tape applied to the edge of a drum head can help tame those unwanted vibrations.

Experiment with the size of the tape patch and wit how close it is to the rim.  You’ll be surprised how much difference a minor change in the location of the tape strip can make.