- 1 Can you practice double bass without pedals?
- 2 Do I need a double bass pedal?
- 3 Who was the first drummer to use double bass?
- 4 What is the best double bass pedal for the money?
- 5 Can you use a double pedal as a single pedal?
- 6 Can you use a double kick pedal as a single?
- 7 How far should the beater be from the bass drum?
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.
Do I need a double bass 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 was the first drummer to use double bass?
The first person to use and popularize the double bass drum setup was jazz drummer Louie Bellson, who came up with the idea when he was still in high school.
What is the best double bass pedal for the money?
6 Best Double Bass Pedals for 2021
- 1 DW 9000 Double Pedal Extended Footboard: Best Option for Beginners.
- 2 DW Pedals: Machined Chain Drive Double Pedal: Best for Experienced Drummers.
- 3 Tama Dyna-Sync Double Pedal: Best for Customizable Features.
- 4 Tama Speed Cobra 910 Twin Pedal: Best for Speed.
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.
Can you use a double kick pedal as a single?
Silver Member. You can play a double pedal as a single but you can ‘t play double on a single pedal. There’s your answer.
How far should the beater be from the bass drum?
I’d recommend starting by placing your bass drum pedal into position (there’s usually a slot under your bass drum. Then measure a distance of about 3 inch (about 8 cm) or have your beater set at an angle that’s about 45°.