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Old 04-23-2010, 12:23 PM
 
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I am a drummer, and looking for places to live in NYC where I can play my drums. Someone said I should check out a loft, but wasn't able to elaborate on why (WTH?)...

Do you agree or disagree?

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Old 04-23-2010, 04:13 PM
 
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Probably meant loft practice space, as there are tons of those.

Every drummer I know in NYC practices in studio space/practice space
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Old 04-23-2010, 04:41 PM
 
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it all depends on the acoustics....not all apts and lofts have the same... most buildings will not tolerate it after a certain time of day an may still complain about quality of life noise issues during the day hours.
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Old 04-23-2010, 09:53 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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Not only does it depend on acoustics, it also depends on your neighbors!
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Old 04-24-2010, 03:51 AM
 
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i used pad sets
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Old 04-26-2010, 08:47 AM
 
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Easy fix: Rent a rehearsal space or build a soundproof room.
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Old 04-26-2010, 10:04 AM
 
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I would say any apartment that has a storage area or basement area or maybe even an attic area would be best. It's all about eliminating as many neighboring walls as possible.

Or you could practice in the subway station and get paid to do it!
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Old 04-26-2010, 11:01 AM
 
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Mesh head electronic drums.
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