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"
I get quite a few hits each week from searches for Geo. H. Way snare drums, so I wanted to update the site with a few videos of the Studio model I reviewed a while back. I hope you enjoy the clips below (please forgive my awful brush playing), as well as the photos I’ve […]Read more "Geo. H. Way Studio Snare – Under Further Review"