- 1 What should I look for in a double bass pedal?
- 2 Should I get a double bass drum pedal?
- 3 Can you practice double bass without pedals?
- 4 Should I buy a double kick pedal?
- 5 Who is the fastest double bass drummer?
- 6 Which Iron Cobra pedal is best?
- 7 Can you use a double pedal as a single pedal?
- 8 Is Double Bass necessary?
- 9 How do double kick pedals work?
What should I look for in a double bass pedal?
Adjustability is another important factor to consider. Good pedals should allow you to adjust them as much as possible. Make sure you have the ability to adjust the spring tension, the beater height, and the distance between the pedals. Overall, the pedals have to feel right for you.
Should I get a double bass drum pedal?
Double pedal technique requires a big investment of time to master, If you are a session musician you will possibly use it, but If its not something you require for the music you play then the time could be better used perfecting the style of drumming you like and use. If its something you want to get into then do it.
Can you practice double bass without pedals?
Because there’s no give in the floor, you can feel the impulse better on the floor than you can on a pedal. That being said, you won’t be able to learn control over the pedal itself this way. No getting around that, but the most important is to learn your leg then to apply those movements to the pedal.
Should I buy a double kick pedal?
Double Pedal is rarely a necessity unless you’re playing the extreme forms of metal. Still, if you ever hear tasteful use of double bass playing it can make you want to get one.
Who is the fastest double bass drummer?
Tim Waterson is a Canadian drummer who holds the world record for the fastest number of double strokes on a bass drum using a double pedal, with a record of 1,407 in one minute (January 22, 2002).
Which Iron Cobra pedal is best?
TAMA HP200P Iron Cobra Features As part of the Iron Cobra 200 series, the Tama HP200P is a very powerful single pedal. One of the reasons it’s considered the best single kick pedal is its superior responsiveness and accuracy of the hammer action. Its single chain design uses durable hardware.
Can you use a double pedal as a single pedal?
So you can have a double pedal and dedicate your practice time to both single pedal work and exploring the double pedal. Typically many drummers complain that their left (hihat) foot is weak when they start with the double pedal.
Is Double Bass necessary?
absolutely! All subgenres of metal incorporate double bass in some way, and with every passing year, the double bass start popping up in more genres and styles where it was previously considered taboo. This is important because this is the music the next generation of drummers is listening to NOW.
How do double kick pedals work?
In order to play “doubles” on the pedal, drummers can employ 3 main techniques: slide, swivel, or heel-toe. In the slide technique, the pedal is struck around the middle area with the ball of the foot. As the drum produces a sound, the toe is slid up the pedal.