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. […]Read more "Bopworks Drumsticks"
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 […]Read more "SilverFox Sweet Pea Drumsticks"
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"
With a body slightly thicker than a regular Zildjian 5B, the Tony Williams signature may feel surprisingly heavy for anyone expecting a more traditional jazz stick. The stick is hefty in the hand with a little extra weight in the shoulder and a meaty acorn tip. I initially purchased the Williams model to offer a […]Read more "Zildjian Tony Williams Signature Stick"