For a drummer that performs in a studio, live or practices often, electric drums is an arsenal. But if you come to think of it, if you would be practicing for playing the drums as a hobby and not really perform, isn’t electric drums a bit too expensive? If you just want to practice, I suggest you look for an affordable but good drum pad. Here are 6 drum pads we reviewed to help you choose from the best of the bests. We want to give you information you need before you head to the store where you would be more confused because of the varieties. Here are some of the pros and cons and a little bit about them to help you choose what you need.
|Remo Tunable Practice Pad||The Most Portable||Check Price|
|Tosnail Drum Practice Pad||The Best For Practicing||Check Price|
|Evans 2-Sided Practice Pad||The Best For Beginners||Check Price|
|Vic Firth Practice Pad||The Best Quality||Check Price|
|Drumeo P4 Practice Pad||The Best For Both Quiet and Loud Playing||Check Price|
|Movement Drums 12” Double-Sided||The Best For Any Genre||Check Price|
You can put this drum pad anywhere and you can also tune it. You don’t really have to buy a stand for this one because you can mount it in different places such as a desk or table. For some people though, the size could be too small. This one is really suitable for beginners and people who prefer smaller drum pads which can be brought around easily because of its weight and portability.
This drum pad is 12 inches, so we recommend this one to beginners. It comes with a very good looking finish and it doesn’t come with the scent other drum pads have. That chemical smell could really be a downside and most drum pads have it. This is very fun to play with, it’s bouncy, and very durable. When you hit it, no marks are left. It even comes with drum sticks which you could start playing with.
This one is a sided drum pad which is very convenient to play and practice with. It has a really large laying area too. The fabric is wear and tear resistant and very durable too. The gray side allows you to play a bit quieter, and the black side has a louder sound and less bounce as you hit it. These are good sides for practicing. The best thing about 2 sided pads is that you don’t need to purchase 2 pads that has different effects, which means you save money and you can buy more accessories.
This one is an outstanding 12 inches practice pad which could be quiet or loud depending on your preference.because it has a soft rubber, it allows you to play and not wake up people who are sleeping in the next room, and with the hard rubber part, you can make your performance louder and more intense.
This practice pads are like four piece drum sets that would give you four different sounds. It’s definitely versatile! It helps you develop consistency and accuracy. While the price is a bit expensive, you get more features and better quality, so why not? This helps you develop different techniques while making it realistic because of the placement of each part. While the toms don’t really sound good, you still get the idea on when you should be hitting it and how you should hit it to match the song you’re playing.
This 12 inches practice pad come with 4 different surfaces you could play on. It allows any type of genre and drummer to play with it. It’s also very portable aside from being very innovative. The insert which is polycarbonate could be added for a more crisp sound, but this could sometimes dent a bit. There’s also a conditioning pad that allows you to play quieter so you can use each depending on what you need at the moment. This one would definitely match your cross sticking and back sticking requirements.
There are different types of drum pads out in the market, we hope this helps you choose the best one for your needs so when you go into the store you don’t get confused with the different types, brands, and models. Let us know what you think, and if this has helped you choose, let us know your pick!