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Old 04-11-2008, 02:34 PM
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Who's got the best snare sound?


Well, any opinions? What do you like from a snare - a dry crack, a clonk, a buzzy wash? Who's got the snare sound you like best?
I like Danny Carey from Tool, Gavin Harrison from Porcupine Tree, and Mike Portnoy's MelodyMaker Snare. Stirling Campbell's snare on Bowie's Heathen and Reality albums is pretty awesome too - especially when you hear it live.
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Old 04-13-2008, 02:02 AM
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Re: Who's got the best snare sound?


If I had to pinpoint 1 or 2 of many that stand out in my mind
#1. Aaron Spears - He has a snare drum that he made out of a floor tom.
#2. Eric Moore- There is something about the way his snare cuts through a room.
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Old 04-29-2008, 05:41 PM
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Re: Who's got the best snare sound?


Guys/girls your forgetting old school: My view of the best sounding snare of all times would
be Steward Copeland of the Police his snare is so tight and yet when he plays and someone
else plays the same track you can tell the difference.In Peter G's (Big Time) you can tell it's Steward I could tell the first time i heard it with my eyes closed.Next i would saw it has to be
Gina Shockley(go go's) Great short sustain,very sharp. Look at the song "Head over Heels"
Ok next would be a choice between Hillary Jones and Poodie Bell. Then Neal Peart Oh dont forget some Gene kuper.Then there are allways others but these would be my choice of the best snare sound if really there is something that you can call it.(it's based on what each drummer likes, and feels good with (as Bernard Purdie would say) See i gona plane something
to ya, not explane,but plane something
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Old 04-29-2008, 10:23 PM
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Re: Who's got the best snare sound?


I go with Gavin Harrison. My new favorite band. Anyone else have some links to some other progressive bands like this? Can't stop listening to this stuff..........
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Old 04-29-2008, 10:45 PM
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Re: Who's got the best snare sound?


my snare...? lol
I love chris adlers umm panther isn't it by mapex.
Ummm, I like em' high pitch and a lil' ring. Can't think of any others I like out there but I know there's a few more snares.
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Old 05-03-2008, 10:46 AM
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Re: Who's got the best snare sound?


Carter Beauford changed up from the early years. He had a real thin ringing sound early on, now that PHAT sound. Nice.

Any supraphonic fans out there?
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Old 05-04-2008, 03:11 AM
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Re: Who's got the best snare sound?


Stewart Copeland has a nice mix. plus, he's an amazing drummer. and John Rusty has a nice pop.
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Re: Who's got the best snare sound?


Most of my fav. drummers are more from a musical background rather than clinical, so the snare sound is unfortunatley, usually sacrificed for the good of the tune.

Ilove David Silvera's snare. Maple (I assume) "14 by something thin. It had this enormous crack when rimmed or flammed, but the best funky sound too.

Joey Jordison has undoubtedly the most popular snare on the planet right now. Pearl, cast aluminium, "13 by "6. Every kid wants a peice of that action.
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Re: Who's got the best snare sound?


Also, I realy liked the giant ping of John Staniers snare in Helmet. I mean, that sound would drive you insane if you were using it all the time, but It worked so well in the music and it was just a very daring idea to give it that clunking sound that you have to give them credit.

I guess Lars was impressed too, hence St Anger.
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Re: Who's got the best snare sound?


This one is a really hard question because there are so many choices. I think my favorite would be George Strait's drummer on his Live DVD. Now understand I an a Blues/Rocker and his though ok is not my style of playing music, though I did play for him for a very short perioud many years ago. The snare has a very distinctive Pop but it is very deep resanuance. That snare is made of African Mahogany (Probally Steam Bent) and had a Rock Maple wood rim on it. The sound of that snare is almost orgasmic! It could be used in any gene of music!
It is so different drim any I have heard. My second is Chris Layton's snare with Stevie Ray Vaughn.
My choices in snares are Ludwig Black Beauty Bronze, a Maypex Hammered Bronze Black Panther, or a 20 Ply African Mahogany from Shine. So far! At this time I have on hold a solid African Mahogany kit ordered from Pearl. I have also been working on a deal with Shine.
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