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Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead 22 in.

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A clear, single ply, medium weight bass drumhead. Aquarian's patented "Floating Muffling System" features a narrow felt muffle ring that's attached t...Click To Read More About This Product

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A clear, single ply, medium weight bass drumhead. Aquarian's patented "Floating Muffling System" features a narrow felt muffle ring that's attached to the backside of the drumhead to produce a low-end, well-defined punchy sound.


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AquarianSuper Kick I Drumhead
 
4.5

(based on 32 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (24)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

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88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (7)
  • Improves sound (5)
  • Easy to use (3)
  • Functional (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Concerts (3)
  • Practicing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (4), Professional musician (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Best Batter Head Ever

I was blown away from the sound the first time I heard this drum head. At first I thought it was from my resonant head, but after experimenting on another bass drum of the...Read complete review

I was blown away from the sound the first time I heard this drum head. At first I thought it was from my resonant head, but after experimenting on another bass drum of the same size, I found out it was all from the Super Kick! I've tried the Evans Emad, but this Aquarian is still king. Over time those Emads start to rattle and buzz rendering the bass drum head useless. Never again will I have to run those old school felt strips in the bass drum. Thank you Aquarian!

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Major dislike

I own a Pearl Masters series BRX kit with a 22 x 18" kick. While I'm still experimenting on a great kick head for this drum, the Super Kick 1 ain't it....Read complete review

I own a Pearl Masters series BRX kit with a 22 x 18" kick. While I'm still experimenting on a great kick head for this drum, the Super Kick 1 ain't it. After putting the head on, I noticed a significant loss of tone (although I had that infamous "bass increase" Super Kicks are known for). After several frustrating moments tuning both high, low, and medium, I'm left with a one-trick pony head that sounds like a bass-heavy cardboard thwack. Almost no sustain whatsoever. It makes my beautiful birch kick drum sound like it's being choked to death. The flip side is that my D6 picks up what the Aquarian lacks with its natural inclination to grab the "click" of the kick drum through its diaphragm. In my opinion for that big bass sound you need some sustain and click, and the Aquarian robs all of that away. The difference between the Evans EQ3 I previously had on there (which is also dampened in its own way) and the Super Kick is night and day. I'd trade someone in a heartbeat.

I would not recommend this if you want anything other than a dead, thuddy bass drum.

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(3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Major dislike

By Wooooooo

from South Dakota

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Pros

  • Durable
  • Good For Recording
  • Lots Of Warmth And Bass

Cons

  • Detracts From Tone
  • Hard To Find Sweet Spot
  • Sounds Flat

Best Uses

  • Recording

Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

I own a Pearl Masters series BRX kit with a 22 x 18" kick. While I'm still experimenting on a great kick head for this drum, the Super Kick 1 ain't it. After putting the head on, I noticed a significant loss of tone (although I had that infamous "bass increase" Super Kicks are known for). After several frustrating moments tuning both high, low, and medium, I'm left with a one-trick pony head that sounds like a bass-heavy cardboard thwack. Almost no sustain whatsoever. It makes my beautiful birch kick drum sound like it's being choked to death. The flip side is that my D6 picks up what the Aquarian lacks with its natural inclination to grab the "click" of the kick drum through its diaphragm. In my opinion for that big bass sound you need some sustain and click, and the Aquarian robs all of that away. The difference between the Evans EQ3 I previously had on there (which is also dampened in its own way) and the Super Kick is night and day. I'd trade someone in a heartbeat.

I would not recommend this if you want anything other than a dead, thuddy bass drum.

(2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Look elsewere

By Warsaw Revolver

from Tennessee

Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

These heads are good as long as you like a completly dead slap. I put these on my double bass mapex pro m after my emad2's broke and I was sick that I wasted about $80 for these heads. I wasn't expecting them too be so dead. I mean they sounded decent but they were WAYYYYYYY to dead for my liking and the problem with a pre muffled head is that you can only add muffleing not take it away after about 3 days of using these I went and got some PS3 and aLOT lot happier.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Add depth to your bass drum

By Jack Bauer

from Tucumcari, NM

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Pros

  • Adds thump and low-end
  • Durable and holds tuning
  • Good Quality
  • Improves Sound
  • Super Kick I is single-ply

Cons

  • *None

Best Uses

  • Excellent for clubs
  • Most styles of music except Jazz
  • Perfect for recording

Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

These heads are magic for those of us who cannot afford a high-end set of drums (and it is great for them as well). I have always liked the tone and feel of the Super Kick I because it is single-ply and not too heavy or thick, with a good attack.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Awesome heads!

By Pearldrum29

from Aurora Colorado

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Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

I am a drummer in a metal band and I just bought these heads today. I play a 9 piece pearl masterworks double bass kit and I put these heads on my kicks and they sound amazing. I recomend this heads to everyone who wants a great sounding head.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Review

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

For all you people complaining about the head ripping...GET A FALAM PATCH! It cost's on average $5, it multiplies your heads lifespan and gives it a more defined attack.

 
5.0

Super kick very good for most things.

By jerm

from chicago

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

      I'm a guitarist/bassist that is getting better. I know too much about the drums for how good I am on them. I've rebuilt drums and tune drums for way better drummers than me. These heads are good for rock, punk, hip hop, and other styles that require or are styled for a punchy deep bass. Most drummers don't want much sustain on a bass drum which this doesn't have much sustain at all. Some jazz, world music, and others who want a little top end and sustain will be let down. I love them though.

       
      5.0

      You've got to be kicking me!

      By Kyle

      from undisclosed

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      Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

      Roy Burns, Aquarian, a thing of beauty. Only kick head I use!

       
      5.0

      Amazing heads

      By nick

      from nj

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      Pros

      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

          Heads are amazing. First time using Aquarius, very satisfied. I use two bass drums, they were pretty easy to tube together.

           
          5.0

          Kickdrum head of choice

          By Liond Dog Music

          from Seattle, WA

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          Pros

          • Good Quality
          • Improves Sound

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

            Records better than any other head I've ever used.

             
            5.0

            Best Batter Head Ever

            By AndyG

            from California

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Quality
            • Improves Sound
            • No More External Felts

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

                I was blown away from the sound the first time I heard this drum head. At first I thought it was from my resonant head, but after experimenting on another bass drum of the same size, I found out it was all from the Super Kick! I've tried the Evans Emad, but this Aquarian is still king. Over time those Emads start to rattle and buzz rendering the bass drum head useless. Never again will I have to run those old school felt strips in the bass drum. Thank you Aquarian!

                 
                5.0

                Get One...or Two!

                By HeavyMetalWelder

                from Auburn Hills, MI

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                Pros

                • Good Quality
                • Improves Sound

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

                  I bought this head along with the ported resonant head for both my bass drums and it is a superb difference. Good solid punch and low end, sounds very controlled and high quality compared to standard remos or evans. I highly recommend these to anyone. You will not be sorry you bought these.

                   
                  5.0

                  Great

                  By drum 1

                  from Louisiana

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                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality
                  • Improves Sound

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup
                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

                    I have tried other heads and combinations. When I discovered these it was like my search was over. I have several sets and I used what works, for me, Aquarian resonat and Super Kick 1. I'm not the heaviest player so I want the most sound for the least effort. Some compain of a dead 'thud'; I don't find that to be the case. Sounds the way a BD should sound to me - I love them.

                     
                    3.0

                    Head Cracks in the Middle

                    By jody795

                    from Austin, Tx

                    Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

                    I own this Drum head. I have a very light foot and in about a month or two the drum heads starts cracking where the beater hits the head. This happened to me twice with the same head. The sound is really good but the head does not last long.

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Definitly a recommendation.

                    By ZacDean11

                    from Monroe , Ohio

                    Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

                    I have used the Aquarians Super Kick I for about 6 months now and its definitly great for if your in a band for practice sounds. Also great for quick beats, not so much for slow jazzy beats.

                     
                    5.0

                    Super Kick I Rocks!

                    By Anonymous

                    from Undisclosed

                    Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

                    I purchased this bass drum head from my local percussion store. I love it! My bass drum used to have a Remo Weatherking head on it, and it sounded like, well, crap. This head sounds awesome. Nice deep sound is what it sounds like on mine. It is a great head. I have not used any other heads besides the Remo and this, but I love it.

                     
                    5.0

                    Aquarian heads

                    By progmusic17-s1V-_

                    from US

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                    Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

                    I got this head about a month ago and I have to say it is the best bass drum head I HAVE EVER USED, I also got Aquarian sig. black coated heads for my toms that are amazing!!!!!!!

                     
                    5.0

                    Awesome deep sound, with very little retuning

                    By Anonymous

                    from Undisclosed

                    Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

                    Absolutely killer bass drum head, hands down the best I've ever used.

                     
                    5.0

                    buy! buy! buy!

                    By timy tambourine

                    from Indiana

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                    Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

                    this is the best kick i ever heard. it's a nice quick punch if that's what you like. it is pre-muffled. it uses felt instead of foam. now i don't have ANYTHING inside my bass drum. it doesn't ring. just a nice punch. i reccomend this if you are into metal or rock

                     
                    5.0

                    Pure Quality

                    By Ufipsrule

                    from UK

                    Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

                    After trying many heads including the remo powerstroke 3, a friend recommended the super kick 1 to me. I bought one and finger tightened it on my bass drum immediately because I was dying to see how it sounded on my cheap and cheerful stagg kit! I was amazed how easy it was to tune and how it kept its tuning until now! Also, I put a SLUG patch on it which is far better than the falam patch or any other patch for that matter and this solves the problem of it not lasting. Buy a super kick 1, stick a slug patch on it, hit it and your sorted!

                     
                    5.0

                    Overall Excellent Head

                    By royalsfootball84

                    from Vancouver, WA

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                    Comments about Aquarian Super Kick I Drumhead:

                    This drum head delivers everything that can be asked from it while staying on a budget. It has extraordinary tonal quality and excellent control.

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