Maintaining your kit
Posted: 14 May 2019
Updated: 30th June 2022
The modern day drum kit has been around since the early 1920s and has been the backbeat of music ever since. Here are some care and maintenance tips to keep your drums in prime playing condition.
Read time: 4 mins
In case you haven’t noticed, drums often take one hell of a beating. Be it the constant set-up and dismantling, the drubbing they are subjected to at a show, or the endless cycle of lugging them from rehearsal to show to studio and back again.
As much as your kit was designed to take a bashing, there are ways to look after a kit without wrapping it in cotton wool and barely touching it. We’ve pulled together our top tips to improve your kits’ sound and reliability and keep your gear in prime playing condition.