Getting the perfect drum sound requires the right drum, the right drumhead and a working knowledge of how to fine tune the drum for the music and the room. Having the right tools to modify your sound is essential for a great sounding drum.
NEW! DRUMHEAD ESSENTIAL PACKS
Aquarian Drumheads Essential Packs are an ESSENTIAL component for a better drum sound.
TC TEXTURE COATED ESSENTIALS PACK
CC CLASSIC CLEAR ESSENTIALS PACK
• Dynamic response that drummers should expect from a quality single-ply drumhead
Aquarian drumKit TOOLs
drumkitTOOLS are a collection of simple and practical solutions for helping you fine tune your drum sound, maintain and extend the life of your drumheads, and temporarily fix things when they break!
PREVENT SNARE WIRE PUNCTURES Durable, and made from a proprietary woven material, place these under the ends of the snare wires to protect and reinforce the bottom snare head where it is most vulnerable.
MODIFY, CONTROL AND PROTECT Made to help shape snare and tom head frequencies with an added focused stick attack. Adds durability and longevity to your drumhead.
Mike Johnston + Aquarian Drumheads
Mike Johnston has been an Aquarian Drumheads Artist and Educator for more than 14 years. He has a talent for helping his students become engaged and really “get it!” With unique teaching techniques like, “embrace the suck,” he communicates in a way that has the student learning lessons that go well beyond the drum. The first of Mike’s lessons; a quality drum sound always starts with quality drumheads.
Texture Coated Drumhead Series
TC Texture Coated single ply head brings out the best in any drum. These heads let a drum do its job and live up to its potential with the Aquarian Z100 coating adding warmth while delivering maximum attack and resonance.
Make your drum sound just the way you imagined it should.
Mike Johnston on Aquarian Essentials
The sound of your drums can influence improvisation and the drum solo. The pitch, the tone, and resonance of these drums all add inspiration for the melodic and rhythmic fragments in this creative solo by Mike. The Aquarian Texture Coated Single Ply is a valued partner in the creative process.
When is a snare drum not a snare drum? When it is acting as a tom-tom! With or without snares, the Aquarian Texture Coated single ply head let the snare drum sing with clarity and a pure tone.
A good drum sound should support the music AND the song. This track shows how Mike uses his technical skill, his creativity and his Aquarian Texture Coated single ply heads to create a great blend and balance between the drums and cymbals.
The balance of tone and dynamics creates a beautiful flowing groove that drives this odd-time composition. Reinforcing our mission that at Aquarian Drumheads, our job is to help drummers make better music.