Monday, August 11, 2008

Drum Tunings for Home

Each song on Home has it's own drum tunings and setup fit to the chord progressions and mood of each respective song. Various drum choices (especially snare drums) were repeated in songs with similar themes or genres to help with continuity.

TRACK 1 - GMAJ, D MAJ, G DIM
KICK: Pacifica 22" tuned to D (no front head)
TOM 1: Pacifica 10" tuned to E
TOM 2: Pacifica 12" tuned to B
FLOOR TOM 3: Gretch 16" tuned to D
SNARE: Pearl 14" tuned to D

TRACK 2 - D MAJ, Bb MINOR
KICK: Ludwig 20" tuned to E (front head, no hole)
TOM 1: Ludwig 12" tuned to A
FLOOR TOM: Ludwig 14" tuned to E
SNARE: Red DW 13" tuned to E

TRACK 3 - F MAJ, G MIN
KICK: Pacifica 22" (with front head)
TOM 1: Pacifica 10" tuned to E
TOM 2: Pacifica 12" tuned to A
FLOOR TOM: Gretch 16" tuned to E
SNARE: Mapex 14" tuned to E

TRACK 4 - DMIN 9
KICK: Pacifica 22" (with front head)
TOM 1: Pacifica 10" tuned to D
TOM 2: Pacifica 12" tuned to A
FLOOR TOM: Gretch 16" tuned to E
SNARE: Mapex 14" tuned to E

TRACK 5 - G9
KICK: Pacifica 22" (with front head)
TOM 1: Pacifica 10" tuned to F
FLOOR TOM: Pacifica 16" tuned to C
SNARE: DW 13" tuned to F

TRACK 6, 12 - C MIN6
KICK : Pacifica 22" (with no front head)
TOM 1: Pacifica 10" tuned to E
TOM 2: Pacifica 12" tuned to B
FLOOR TOM: Gretch 16" tuned to D
SNARE: Pearl 14" tuned to D

TRACK 7 - E MAJ
KICK: Pacifica 22" (with front head)
TOM 1: Pacifica 10E tuned to E
FLOOR TOM: Gretch 16" tuned to E
SNARE: DW 13" tuned to F

TRACK 9 - G MIN
KICK: Pacifica 22" (with no front head)
TOM 1: Pacifica 10" tuned to Bb
TOM 2: Picifica 12" tuned to G
FLOOR TOM: Gretch 16" tuned to D
SNARE: Mapex 14" tuned to E

TRACK 10 - Db MIN 9
KICK: Pacifica 22" (with no front head)
TOM 1: Pacifica 10" tuned to E
TOM 2: Pacifica 12" tuned to B
FLOOR TOM: Gretch 16" tuned to E
SNARE: Pearl 14" tuned to D

TRACK 11, 14 - BMIN, FMIN
KICK: Pacifica 22" (with no front head)
TOM 1: Pacifica 10" tuned to C
TOM 2: Pacifica 12" tuned to A
FLOOR TOM 2: Gretch 16" tuned to D
SNARE: Red DW 13" tuned to D

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

When is this bad boy coming out?

Eric said...

Wow. Just curious: how do you adapt all that for a live show?