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Drum Kit Configurations

Larry has had a long association with Yamaha drums (and hardware), and Paiste cymbals.  He also prefers to use ProMark sticks.

ELEVATION TOUR
SHELLS

Yamaha Beech custom (white) with:

12" x 8" Brady (Australian) snare
WSD-086 14" x 6.5" snare
WBD-824 24" x 16" bass drum
WTT-814J 14" x 10" tom
WTT-816 16" x 14" tom
WFT-816 16 x 16" floor tom
WFT-818 18" x 16" floor tom
14" rack

*Cymbals and hardware likely to be the same – or similar – to
those used on previous tours (as specified below).

POPMART
(Europe 1997)

SHELLS

Yamaha Maple "30th Anniversary" (with custom finish).

14" x 8" Brady snare
12" x 4" Yamaha "Peter Erskine" snare for "Streets"
14" x 12" tom left of the hi-hat
16" x 16" floor toms (x2)
24" x 16" bass drum

Yamaha fitted this drumset with a special custom finish.

*Cymbals and hardware likely to be the same – or similar – to
those used on previous tours (as specified below).

ZOO TV

Larry used the following kit during the 1993 Zoo TV shows throughout Europe:

SHELLS

Yamaha Maple "30th Anniversary" (with custom metallic finish)

13" x 9" tom-tom above the bass drum
15" x 13" tom-tom left of the hi hat
16" x 16" floor-tom
24" x 16" bass drum
12" x 8" Brady snare drum


PAISTE CYMBALS

CYMBALS

Paiste Line Signature Series

16" Power Crash
17" Power Crash
18" Power Crash
18" Full Crash
22" Power Ride
14" Sound Edge hi-hat
     or...
14" Heavy hi-hat

PAISTE LINE SIGNATURE


ACCESSORIES
ProMark 5A Signature sticks
Tambourine
Latin Percussion cow bell
Latin Percussion timbales
Two JBL Control 1 speakers

JOSHUA TREE TOUR

During the 1987 Joshua Tree Tour through North America and
Europe, Larry used a Yamaha Turbo Tour Custom Kit, comprising:

SHELLS
Yamaha bass drum BD824T
Yamaha 14" piccolo snare SSD493
Yamaha tom tom TT814T
Yamaha floor toms FT916C (x2)
Yamaha floor tom FT918C
Ludwig 13" piccolo snare
Latin percussion Tito Puente timbales
CYMBALS
Paiste 2002 14" Sound Edge hi-hats
Paiste 3000 18" Rude crash/rides (x2)
Paiste 2002 18" heavy crash
Paiste 2002 18" medium
ACCESSORIES
Promark 5A ZX series sticks
Latin percussion cow bell
Latin percussion wood block
Rhythm Tech half moon tambourines (x2)
PAISTE POSTER FEATURING LARRY
PAISTE POSTER FEATURING LARRY

Joshua Tree Tour kit information obtained from the
official 'Rattle and Hum' book by Peter Williams and Steve Turner.

MISCELLANEOUS HARDWARE
CS-930 cymbal stands (x4)
CS-935 cymbal stands (x3)
DFP-780 double foot pedal
FP-850 foot pedal
HS-930 hi-hat Stand
SS-930 snare stand
TH-945A tom holder
DS-940 drum stool

RACKS
Rane SM26 Splittemixer
Alesis DataDisk (for storing MIDI data)
Alesis D4
Yamaha DTS70 drum trigger system
E-MU sampler
Yamaha tape deck KX 630
Ensonic DP4 Parallel Effect Processor
Alesis HR16 drum computer
Tech Bullet "Larry Mullen" 12 channel mixer
Carver PM600 Magnetic Field Power Amp (for headphones)
Carver PM600 Magnetic Field Power Amp (for JBL Control 1 speakers)

MICROPHONE PLACEMENT

Main stage:
Bass drum miked with Beyerdynamic M88 or Shure SM91
Snare miked on bottom with Shure SM 57 and
      B&K 4006 on top
Hi-hat miked with B&K 406 or Shure SM81
Cymbals miked with B&K 4011or AKG 414
Toms miked with Sennheiser M421 or Shure SM98
Voice miked with Sennheiser M420 headset or SM58 wireless UHF
Headset: Shure SM-58 wireless UHF, or Isomax Countryman

B-stage:
Bass drum miked Shure Beta 52
Toms and snare miked with Shure Beta 56
Hi-hat miked with Shure SM-57

information courtesy of: www.u2newzooland.com