Aquarian American Vintage Drum Heads 22 in.

Aquarian American Vintage Drum Heads 22 in.

Talking drums are these cool West African percussion instruments where you squeeze the strings around the middle to change the tension on the drum heads and change the pitch. Go look at this amazing video. Do it. Didn't realize a drum could sound like that, huh?I've done a lot of kids' workshops on homemade musical instruments, including rainsticks, ocarinas, and motorized panpipes, made from everyday items, and I thought I'd share this one. Making a nicer talking drum from wood or coconuts…

Make a Talking Drum Out of Funnels

Talking drums are these cool West African percussion instruments where you squeeze the strings around the middle to change the tension on the drum heads and chang.

The Ludwig Beatles Drum Head Sells for $2,125,000.00

Ringo Starr Bass Drum Head, 1964 This drum head was painted by Eddie Stokes, a sign painter who made custom drum heads for Drum City, the London percussion shop where Ringo Starr purchased his gear.

Pearl Tru Trac Electronic Drum Head 13 in. 190839112156

Pearl Tru Trac Electronic Drum Head 13 in. 190839112156

These ultra-quiet mesh drum heads come closer to duplicating the feel of an acoustic drum head and their natural rebound better than any previous Alesis electronic drum kit. The Alesis mesh drum heads have a precise adjustment knob so drummers can adjust the heads to provide the exact response that best suits their playing style. | eBay!

Alesis DM10 MKII STUDIO KIT 9PC Electronic DRUM SET

These ultra-quiet mesh drum heads come closer to duplicating the feel of an acoustic drum head and their natural rebound better than any previous Alesis electronic drum kit. The Alesis mesh drum heads have a precise adjustment knob so drummers can adjust the heads to provide the exact response that best suits their playing style. | eBay!

Remo Silentstroke Mesh Bass Drum Head (22)

Remo Silentstroke Mesh Bass Drum Head (22)

From NYPL's Blogs: The Most Significant Drum Head in Popular Music, Part 2 http://www.nypl.org/blog/2014/02/18/holy-grail-percussion-world-2

From NYPL's Blogs: The Most Significant Drum Head in Popular Music, Part 2 http://www.nypl.org/blog/2014/02/18/holy-grail-percussion-world-2

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