Deric Dickens 


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Drum rider

Drums 1 Snare drum 14" X 6.5" or 14" X 5"

1 rack tom 12" X 8" or 12" X 10" (to go on snaredrum stand)

1 floor tom (with legs!) 14" X 14"

1 bass drum 18" X 14" or 18" X 16"

2 snaredrum stands that go very low. -preferable: Premier, Yamaha, or Pearl

3 thin cymbal stands, one with boom. -preferable Pearl, Tama, Ludwig, Premier or Yamaha but please, not the thick and heavy ones.

1 hi-hat stand. -preferable DW,  Yamaha or newer Sonor. Not Pearl or Taye!

1 bassdrum pedal, mallet with whole felt. - DW 5000, Pearl, Yamaha or newer Sonor. Not Taye!


1 rug (3m X 2m)


*Drums: preferable Ludwig, Gretch, Ayotte, 70´s Premier or Yamaha. If new Yamaha; the bassdrum must be without the riser rod.


*Heads: All top heads must be white-coated Remo Ambassador.  Bottom heads can be either white-coated or transparent Remo Ambassador.  
Both heads of bassdrum must be white-coated Remo Ambassador.

Fronthead of bassdrum must be without a hole.

Hardware: all stands and pedals must be in perfect condition with felt, screws, rubber ring, hi-hat clutch etc.


Microphones, if needed… all microphones must be on stands and not clips

bassdrum, front head: Electro Voice RE 20 or Beyer M 88

snaredrum: Shure SM 57

toms: Sennheizer MD 409 on MD 421, on stands

overheads: Neumann KM 184 or AKG 414 or sim.

hihat: if needed, any condensator mic.