Category Archives: Basic
Here we have a really interesting Drum Shield. It’s kinda classy looking and also has a non distorting, flat front (which makes it easier for the drummer to see when the singer wants them to play quieter).
There are so many great comments to be made, light puns, harsh critiques, but with this one we are going to have a caption contest. In the first one you can’t use, “There’s a vacuum in front of the drum … Read the rest
Unlike Drum Cage, Drum shield seems to be a pretty easy term to understand. “Drum” got it it goes with the drums. “Shield” ok it shields the drums.
Drum Cage should be just as simple. Sadly it’s not. We’ve seen some pretty good Drum Cages here. But we need to be careful to not forget the bad ones. Here’s an example of someone who didn’t quite grasp the concept:
This looks like it will be a great show … Read the rest
Please remember it gets hot in the Drum Shield. The benefits of a drum shield have been laid out time and again. There’s no way to get around how important a piece of the band the drum cage can be. But remember inside that drum cage the drummer can get pretty darn hot. And just to not be too cruel. If you are going to put a fan on stage and point it at the drummer put the fan inside … Read the rest
A Drum Shield does a good job of hiding a drummer. The problem is sometimes it can keep the drummer from seeing what the musicians are doing. Everyone knows there’s precious little worse than a drummer left to his own devices. So it’s important that periodically you get out some solvents and clean the drum shield to be sure the drummer can see the band leader.