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Doo Wop (That Thing) - Drum Cover by KMKanDrum

Updated: Jul 13

So many things to unpack in this one!


For one: This is my daughter's current favorite song (it changes from day to day). She sings (or tries to, at least) and dances to it every time it comes on. Not sure if that's a good thing or bad, but she's having fun, so I guess that's what matters for now.


Also, this is the first cover to feature my brand new snare drum! I stumbled upon it at NAMM Show this year, sitting on a nice drumkit at the Revolution Drum booth:


It is a Cherry Hill Drums 5.875" x 14" Tiger Mahogany / Maple Segmented "Artisan Reserve" Snare with Solid Brushed Brass Hardware including 10 Lugs, Handmade Strainer and Butt, and DieCast Hoops. The Lugs and Strainer also feature yellow pearl inlays, and the finish is a 2k Matte Finish to match the hardware sheen. It came finely tuned with Remo Heads and Canopus Snare Wires. It is a thing of beauty, custom-made, and one-of-a-kind! And believe it or not, it sounds even better than it looks!


So "Doo Wop (That Thing)" is a perfect song to showcase this drum because I can go back to the basics of just a Kick, Snare, and Hi-Hat set up and play this entire track on just those three instruments!


Which is exactly what I did. No crash cymbals or ride, no tom fills, no-nonsense! Just straight up 4-minutes of solid grooving that I hope you will enjoy! Check it out:

Song: Doo Wop (That Thing)

Artist: Lauryn Hill

Album: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998 Ruffhouse/Columbia Records)

Original Drummer: Programmed drums

Music: Drumless Track via XTRAX Stems

Take Count: 15


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Equipment:

- DW Design Piano Black Drumset

9x10, 10x12, 12x14, 14x16, 18x22

- Cherry Hill Drums 5.875x14 Mahogany/Maple Snare

- Ludwig Black Beauty 5x14 Snare Drum

- DW Blue Pearl Oyster Maple 5x12 Side Snare

- Paiste Cymbals

6" Paiste Signature Splash

8" Paiste Signature Dark Energy Mark I Splash

10" Paiste PSTx Swiss Splash

14" Paiste Signature Dark Energy Mark I Hi-Hats

18" Paiste Signature Full Crash

18" Paiste Signature Dark Energy Mark I Crash

18" Paiste Signature Precision China

22" Paiste Signature Dark Energy Mark II Ride

- RhythmTech Mounted Tambourine

- Pearl HH3 ChaBELLa Horatio Hernandez Cowbell

- VicFirth American Classic Hickory 5B Wood Tip Drumsticks

- VicFirth Corpsmaster CT1 General Mallets

- Vater WHIP Black Multi-Rod Sticks

- Vater WireTap Retractable Brushes

- AHEAD 5B Black Alloy Drumsticks

- ProMark 5B Rebound Activegrip™ Black

- Roland TM-2 Acoustic Drum Trigger Module

- ddrum AcousticPro Kick Trigger

- ddrum AcousticPro Dual Zone Snare Drum Trigger

- DW Hardware & drumheads

- Audix drum microphones (i5, D2, D4, D6)

- MXL Mogami 603S Overhead Microphone Pair

- Røde NT1-A vocal microphone

- Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera

- GoPro Hero 5 Black

- GoPro Hero 8 Black (x3)

- Behringer U-Phoria UMC-1820 Interface

- Behringer Digital UltraGain ADA8200 8-Channel PreAmp

- Obeamiu 5600k USB Studio Lighting Kit 3-Pack

- Apple iMac 27" Retina 2019

- Logic Pro X

- Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2021

- Adobe After Effects CC 2021

- Adobe Photoshop CC 2021

 

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