Category Archives: Drum Room

Does the Drummer and Drum Enclosure need to be on stage?

Drum enclosures are big.  This isn’t grade school show and tell where you make something in your home and then just put it in your back pack.  So take a lesson from these guys and notice that if you are going to build a drum shield, you should probably build it in place.

 

Of coures it brings up the obvious question.  What if these guys are geniuses who have realized having a drummer on stage can be quite … Read the rest

Are Three Cinder Blocks Heavy Enough?

A key feature of a Drum Shield is the difficulty level of escape.  Seriously what’s the point of locking them behind glass if they can just walk around it and start singing into an unattended mic?  With the advent of athletic high jumping drummers the Drum Shield Roof was invented.  But what if you have a drummer that can both jump high and is strong????  Well in the search for ever increasing security we came across the brilliance of this:… Read the rest

Drum Shield Temperature Control

 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

Drum Shield Horse Blinders

Drum Shields serve so much greater purpose than simply controlling drum volume.  We’ve already seen them multitasking as a Set List Organizer.  Here’s a great example of how a drum shield can actually help keep the drummer from getting distracted.  The hardworking labcoats over at Acoustical Solutions have conjured this fantastic idea:

Drum Shield Horse Blinders

Horse Blinder Drum Shield, Drum Cage, Drume Enclosure

Notice how they use opaque sections to keep the drummer focused on the lead singer.

These opaque panels of course serve a double purpose.  … Read the rest