A few months back, I ran the first Headhunters review featuring a selection of the company’s grooved, un-grooved, and gripped drumsticks. They’re really nice sticks, and you should take a few minutes to read the review. The Canadian stick slingers were nice enough to send a huge box of product over, so we’ve still got […]Read more "Headhunters Drumsticks Bundles Part 1"
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"
Not long ago, I had the pleasure of reviewing a set of gorgeous Trilogy series drums from Sakae. Along with that shell pack, the company was also nice enough to send a few samples from their hardware catalog so I had something to hang that beautiful rig on. However, the stands and pedals had so […]Read more "Sakae X-Calibur XDP-200S Single Bass Drum Pedal"
Are you listening to Ash Soan? If you’re not, you probably should be. But here’s the thing. You probably already are even if you don’t realize it. When he isn’t backing up artists and contestants as part of the house band on The Voice UK, he’s cutting studio tracks for some of the biggest artists […]Read more "Rigged: Ash Soan"
Sometimes an instrument just speaks to you. From the second you sit down, playing feels like a conversation with an old friend. Every note is right where you need it, and each sounds better than the last. It feels like you’re getting answers to questions before you knew you wanted them. It’s a weird sensation. […]Read more "Sakae Trilogy Series Drums Review"
Low Boy Launches Universe’s First Online Bass Drum Beater Customizer and Beater Giveaway Low Boy Custom Beaters, the industry’s first and only builder of custom wood bass drum beaters, has launched the Beater Builder, an online bass drum beater customizer. To celebrate this launch, Low Boy is also announcing eight days of product giveaways. […]Read more "Win a Customized Beater from Low Boy Beaters!"
We’re back with another edition of Rigged! This time, we’re checking out the immensely talented Travis Orbin‘s gear. This dude is a savage. Watch everything. Can you describe the kits you’re using on your main gigs? Currently, I perform live only with Darkest Hour. In North America, I utilize a Pearl Vision birch kit with […]Read more "Rigged: Travis Orbin"
It’s giveaway time! Well, kind of. This is Part 1 of a FOUR PART series of Headhunters Drumsticks (how great is that name?) reviews to be posted over the coming weeks. When I post the final review, I’ll be sharing instructions for how you can enter to win a selection of these awesome products at no […]Read more "Headhunters Drumsticks Review"
Sakae Drums sent over a beautiful five piece Trilogy kit, an aluminum snare, and a selection of hardware for review. Can’t wait to share the full write-up with you. Here’s a quick teaser. See the full Trilogy review here.Read more "Sakae Trilogy Drums, Aluminum Snare, and Hardware Review Teaser"
Happy New Year! Among my resolutions for 2015 is a plan to give you guys more stuff. Thankfully, I’m on track to do just that. Sorry the Gifts Under $200 series didn’t pan out. It’s been a busy season. But, I’m back and I’ve got a LOT of stuff to give away in the coming […]Read more "PDP by DW Concept Series Hardware Review"