So, this is nuts. Anyone tried it? Also, this company, masshoffdrums.com, makes incredible stuff.Read more "Snare Tuning Trick"
Canopus is one of those incredible companies that makes consistently outstanding products, but is criminally overlooked (at least here in the States – I’m not sure about how they are regarded internationally) by most players. I’m not sure if that’s an issue of perception or availability, but it’s bizarre. I think most drummers who are […]Read more "Canopus Yoshihito Eto Signature Snare Drum"
Welcome back! I’m really excited to share this review. The Carolina Drumworks snare drum featured in today’s piece is unlike most everything I’ve played before, and I really hope you all take the time to watch the video and read the full write-up. We get to check out a lot of great instruments here, but […]Read more "Carolina Drumworks Solid Walnut 14×6.5 Snare Drum"
Hey Guys, No new Stick of the Week today, but the winner of the Outlaw Drums Snare Giveaway has been notified by email. Please check your inboxes, spam folders, behind your ears, etc… to see if you won this incredible drum. Thanks for entering!Read more "Outlaw Giveaway Winner Has Been Notified!"
Through running this website, I’ve been able to check out a lot of really extravagant and incredible gear. I’ve also had more than a few opportunities to give some of that gear away. I’ve been extraordinarily lucky and consistently humbled by the generosity of those builders and purveyors who have been willing to not only […]Read more "Outlaw Drums Snare Review"
I really can’t wait to start talking about the subject of today’s review, but I want to add one more quick reminder about our Superdrum snare giveaway. Follow the link and enter to win before April 1, 2013. Alright, now that we got that out of the way, let’s get to it. Crush Hand Hammered […]Read more "Crush Drums 14×5.5″ Hand Hammered Copper Snare"
No new Stick of the Week today. We’ve got something much bigger to share… With the help of our good friends at DRUM! Magazine, we’re thrilled to announce a Super giveaway for the month of March. In the April issue of DRUM! Magazine (on shelves now), you’ll find a full review of three 12 lug snare […]Read more "Enter to Win a 14″x4″ 12 Lug Superdrum!"
Earlier this year, at the Nashville Drum Show, Not So Modern Drummer hosted 35 contestants for the return of the Snare Drum Olympics. Throughout the show, attendees could check out each and every single one of the snare drums, compare them against the competition and vote for their favorites. I really enjoyed going through each […]Read more "Checking Out the Competition at the 2012 Snare Drum Olympics"
I like Mike Strickler. He’s a big dude with a big voice and a big beard (for reasons that should be clear from my videos, I like that), but more importantly, he makes beautiful drums. After starting his company, Avenue Custom Drums, out of “boredom and a love of drums”, he’s developed a sizeable […]Read more "Avenue Custom Drums 14×7 Maple Snare"
Specs: 14×7 10 ply maple shell Trick 007 snare throw and butt Puresound Custom snare wires Solid brass tube lugs Triple-flanged hoops Nylon snare straps Phattie proprietary edge Something Special I live in an area with an uncommon affinity for high-quality, local craftsmanship. Asheville, NC hosts an ever-growing community of extremely talented artists and […]Read more "Phattie Distressed Acid Etched Snare"