Sorry to do this again, but I wanted to make another request for you guys to click the ads you see around the site (and please, patronize our sponsors as well). These advertisers are helping me stay afloat, so please, click away! Alright, down to business. This week, we’re looking at an updated version of […]
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Loooong break after the huge NAMM show out in Anaheim. Sorry about that. Quick reminder, all the coverage I put together from the convention is going to DRUM! Magazine. Keep your eyes on their Gear page for a near never-ending stream of booth videos and extras (including a visit to Regal Tip’s display). Alright, to […]
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Hello! We’re back with the second installment of our Stick of the Week series. For this edition, we’re checking out a very unique stick from a company called XCEL. If you’re curious about a particular brand or model, let me know in the comments section, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. XCEL 5B Specs Material: Hickory Length: 15 7/8” […]
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Welcome to the very first installment of our “Stick of the Week” series! Hopefully, these super-quick reviews will provide a little extra info about some of the many, many drumstick models on the market. If you’re curious about a particular brand or model, let me know in the comments section, or email email@example.com. Before we […]
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Sorry for the lengthy delay between updates! I’ve been busily working on making some big changes to the site. DGR should have a new and expanded design in the coming months, and it’s just been more work than I’d initially imagined. In the meantime, however, I’m ready to give some incredible gear away! I’ve got […]
Read more "Shakerstix Review and Giveaway"
Hello! I always feel like I need to apologize after long periods without a review or update, so I’m very sorry it’s been so long since I put something up on the site. In the past month, I went on a two-week tour with this band, and then I proposed to my longtime girlfriend. Busy […]
Read more "Wincent Drumsticks and Accessories – Win FREE Sticks!"
It’s been a little while since I’ve been able to share a new review because I’ve been hard at work on the first of a new series of videos that should be ready later this week (hopefully). In the meantime, please check out this short write up of three throwback stick models from Bopworks. […]
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After reviewing (and thoroughly enjoying) the SilverFox Sweet Pea drumsticks a few weeks ago, I was very eager to check out more of what the company has to offer. Fortunately, the good folks at Grover were nice enough to set me up with two more models for review, and I’m happy to report that the […]
Read more "SilverFox Nitestalks and 545 Maple Drumsticks"
Earlier this year, I had an opportunity to check out a few of the drumsticks, rods and brushes available from SilverFox Percussion. After hearing so much about the quiet Massachusetts based company, I was eager to get a little hands-on experience with their product, and maybe get to the bottom of their “hit harder, lasts […]
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Having played the Vater Fatback 3A for years, I recently decided to shed a few unneeded ounces and switch to a lighter model. Problem is, I was totally attached to the big, meaty tones offered by heavy shoulder and large ball tip of the Fatback. After a few weeks of searching and experimentation, I finally […]
Read more "Vater Hickory Wood Tip Fusion"