Best Headphones for Drummers

Here’s a question that comes up a lot: “What are the best headphones for drummers?”

I’ve got the answer.

I’ve tried a bunch of them. But it always comes back to one thing. And I always come back to one particular set of headphones.

If you read this blog with any regularity, you know that I’m not always interested in analyzing every single endless possibility. You don’t need to read about ten different headphones I’ve tested and the pluses and minuses of each of them and then their prices.

What you probably want is just the answer, right?

What are the best headphones for drummers and why?

Here we go….

What Drum Mics Should I Get?

Recently, on Reddit, I noticed that microphones were being asked about. More specifically, the question was posed: “What Drum Mics Should I Use?”

Now, I should preface my answer to this question by stating that I am not a true recording gear head. In other words, I don’t understand all the pluses and minuses of different technical issues. You know, things like::
Frequency response
Directional patterns
Cartridge type
Decibel scales
Etc etc

For a lot of that, if you want to get really technical, you can check out this great article I found here:

And even further, on the same website–DPA Microphones—there is a series of articles called “Microphone University”–and you can go to that series by following this link:

But in my case, I don’t want to learn all of that!

I just want to know how to set up my recording situation so that I can make recordings that are a true pro level so I can use them to record tracks for people and to make content for my YouTube channel and to create the courses that I make in order to help aspiring drummers.

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