The incredible people at Vic Firth sent me these sticks months ago to review and I’m just getting around to sharing my thoughts now. Why did it take so long? Well, it’s because I was waiting for these things to wear out. But, despite many, many hours behind the kit, they still haven’t. In fact, […]Read more "Vic Firth TITAN 5B Drumsticks"
This is a cool one. The subject of today’s review comes from a company called Jenkins-Martin Drums. JM’s history is fascinating, heartbreaking, and inspirational. But, I’m not going to run the tale down here because I just finished writing about it for DRUM! Magazine. That article should be available in print sometime in the next […]Read more "Jenkins-Martin 14×6.5″ Fiberglass Snare Drum"
Alright, we’re back again with a third and final Canopus snare drum review, which means we’ve sadly reached the end of our 2015 Canopus tour. Heartbreaking. If you haven’t yet, please go back and check out the review and videos of the other two Canopus drums I’ve reviewed this year – the Yoshihito Eto Signature […]Read more "Canopus 14×5.5″ Neo Vintage M3 Phenol Fiber Snare Drum"
Not my footage. but had to share. All of Carter’s videos are outstanding. I love the audio, his groove is insane, and the gear he demos is always great. Watch this then watch all of them.Read more "Carter McLean Demos A 14×6.5″ Dunnett Titanium Snare Drum"
I’m a big fan of this organization. If you know a female drummer, make sure they enter. Official press release below. HIT LIKE A GIRL 2016 TO GO “BEYOND YOUR WILDEST DRUMS”. The International Female Drumming Contest Announces 2016 Dates And Names Drumming Superstars Anika Nilles and Hannah Welton As This Year’s Celebrity Co-Spokespersons. With […]Read more "Hit Like A Girl is Back!"
Not long ago, we took a look at the Canopus Yoshihito Eto signature snare drum (go check out the review and watch the video – excellent drum). In that same shipment, the good people at Canopus were nice enough to ship over two drums from their Neo Vintage series. Each of the snares in this […]Read more "Canopus Neo Vintage M4 Snare Drum"
They’re back! Tama’s original run of Superstar drums have an excellent reputation among collectors, and are favored for their full, focused, and punchy tone. The first-run Supes were available from approximately 1976-1986, and mostly featured 6-ply, 9mm thick all-Birch shells without reinforcement rings (although earlier models were built with a 4-ply, 6mm thick all-birch shells […]Read more "Tama Superstar Classic 5-piece Shell Pack Review"
Check out our previous Sakae Trilogy and Sakae X-Calibur Bass Drum Pedal Reviews. Because, hey, you’ve earned it. Specs Shell: Seamless with top and bottom interior beads Hoops: Triple-flanged 2.3mm Righty Halo Lugs: 10 double-ended, bridged Wires: 20 strand steel coil with bronze clips Heads: Sakae by Remo Ambassador Coated, Sakae by Remo Hazy resonant […]Read more "Sakae 14×5.5” Aluminum Snare Drum"
I had nothing to do with these videos, but I think they’re recorded beautifully and the drums are killing. Had to share. These guys at Rosemary Drum Company are putting together a lot of really incredible demos. Please take a few minutes to check them out. And, head over to Oriollo to learn more about […]Read more "Oriollo Phantom Aluminum Snare Drums"
So, this is nuts. Anyone tried it? Also, this company, masshoffdrums.com, makes incredible stuff.Read more "Snare Tuning Trick"