One of our most frequently asked questions is “what is the best drumhead out there?” How to select a drumhead is a tough question to answer, because it depends on your preferences and what you want from your sound. Do you want a lighter, brighter sound, or a heavier one? Do you want to hear more of the drumhead or the drum itself?

In this video, percussion specialist Barry Knain discusses some of the factors to keep in mind when you’re selecting drumheads, things to look out for, and differences among manufacturers.

Since this is one of the cheapest and fastest ways of manipulating your drum sound, make sure you know what to listen for!

Browse our selection of drumheads from Remo, Aquarian, and Evans here.