If you are into drumming and music in general, you must have already known how an electronic drum set is a real deal breaker. Even though they have been around for a long time like from the 1980s, it is only recently that they have made a comeback. Initially the electronic drum sets had been made in such a way that they were complicated to use making drummers to have a hard time in using them. The electronic drum sets have however undergone many changes and they can be used as an alternative to the traditional acoustic sets and they can also be used by newbies.
Everything is now going digital including drumming and with drumming it gives users the convenience of getting a wide array of sounds while using only one drum set. Just like the traditional drum sets; there are also many kinds of electronic drum set such as the tabletop drum set. Some of the additional benefits of electronic drum sets include:
Electronic drum sets give a lot of versatility to the users as it gives the user the freedom of being able to edit their performance by simply adjusting sounds and timings to get the effect they are looking for. Recordings are much easier to do as editing performances is also much easier. It provides versatility to beginners as well as they can play around with a track to create something extra ordinary and different in any easy way.
As opposed to the traditional drum sets, with the electronic drum sets, one can save data in form of MIDI data which makes it easy if you need to do editing or mixing as you don’t have to deal with individual tracks as you can plug the midi data directly to the mixing board.
Due to the noise produced by drums, most of the time drummers don’t have the freedom of using their drums wherever they want especially when it comes to acoustic drums. With electronic drums, all is much simpler as the drum kit normally comes with cymbal pads and hence one does not move to a certain area in order to use the drums. It also has a volume knob that gives you the convenience of controlling the noise. They can also be used with headphones to keep the sound of the drums in control while using them.
As compared to he traditional acoustic drums that are big and not so portable, electronic drum sets are portable and compact hence you can carry them and use them anywhere and they will still take up less space.
As mentioned earlier, electronic drum sets help you achieve a wide array of sounds without necessarily going through so much hustle. You can use them to produce a sound effect in a variety of genres and hence can be idea for those who work with a wide range of music styles. You don’t need many mics to capture the sounds of your instruments.