What is the difference between "mesh heads" and pads? – Question of the Day

Mesh heads offer a more realistic feel than rubber pads. The mesh allows more bounce, flutter and sensitivity that’s important for detailed performance, and more accurately models the performance of real (acoustic) drums. Rubber pads also tend to make slightly more noise when hit than their mesh counterparts.
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Will's Product Pick: Korg Wavedrum Mini Electronic Drum Pad

Red Dog Price: £259 A big WELL DONE to Korg for bringing out some great new battery powered products! Korg‘s newest product in this vein of portable goods is the Wavedrum Mini – a drum synthesizer with a difference. The most fun aspect of this device is the external microphone clip that can be attached […]
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Alesis Samplepad Announced

The ever-innovative and often insanely competitively priced Alesis have today announced the Alesis SamplePad, a sampling drum pad with 25 built-in sounds but also, crucially, the ability to load samples via SD card. So far, so Roland SPDS-X. However, the difference here is that the Alesis Sample Pad is going […]
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Roland V-Drums with Ben Stone.

Ben Stone has been playing drums professionally for 18 years and has undertaken playing and/or programming duties with the likes of Mal Pope, Elin Fflur, Rick Wakeman, The Gorillaz and N.E.R.D. (Pharrell Williams) to name a few. Ben is a professional drummer/programmer with many facets to his career so far […]
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