I’m a cymbal enthusiast, modular synthesizer nerd, cassette tape tweaker, and all around gear hoarder. When I’m not patching or drumming you can find me in the ‘Patterned Button-Ups’ section at the thrift store, or relaxing with my cats.
Those small divots in your cymbals have a larger impact on tone than you might think. Hand hammered, machine hammered, what’s the difference and why should it matter? You’ve read it before, in the ambiguous, adjective-filled world of cymbal descriptions: hand hammered. What do they mean? How does this affect my cymbals’ sound? We’ll explore […]