One of the thickest drumheads available, The Remo Emperor X Black Suede is extremely durable. These drumheads are designed to take a beating and can withstand long-term abuse.
The Remo Emperor X Black Suede drumhead is built with two 10mil plies, a 5mil underside center control dot, and a soft smooth suede coating. The suede coating gives a brighter attack, quickly followed by a short deep midrange and low-end sustain. The underside control dot adds durability and helps focus the sound even more, reducing sustain and overtones.
Designed to be played hard and loud, the Remo Emperor X Black Suede is perfect for medium to higher volumes. This is one of the thickest drumheads available, and can withstand the heaviest hitting and long-term use. The Emperor X Black Sude is also a great drumhead for rimshots. These drumheads benefit from microphones in extreme loud environments, so their warmer sound doesn’t get lost in the mix.
While the Remo Emperor X Black Suede is best suited to drumsticks, the suede surface is also responsive to brushes. Compared to regular coated drumheads, the Suede brush sound is less harsh and more consistent. The consistency is due to less variation (less bumps) across the drumhead’s coating.
Remo Emperor X Black Suede drumheads are available in 10″ to 14″ sizes, for snare drums and toms.