We’ve got a special guest contributor! Big thanks to Kevin S. for submitting this outstanding review. (Editor’s Note: Kevin submitted two drafts of this review back in September of last year, and I’m just now getting around to posting it because I’m a subhuman monster. Sorry Kevin). Sometimes we lose sight of the forest by […]Read more "Meinl Byzance Vintage Benny Greb 22″ Sand Crash/Ride"
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"
Last year, I was lucky enough to spend a few weeks with Zildjian’s new Kerope cymbal line. I put together a full review for DRUM! Magazine which you can read here: Zildjian Kerope Cymbals. And check out the video: Subscribe to DRUM!Read more "Zildjian Kerope Cymbal Review at DRUM! Magazine"
We’re back! We’ll be sharing a load of new reviews in the coming weeks, and we’re focusing primarily on gear that retails for under $200 to best benefit your gift giving (and receiving, duh) needs. Stay tuned. Today, I’m (finally) finishing up our look at Libor Hadrava’s Signature Stacks from Dream Cymbals. We test drove […]Read more "Gifts Under $200: Dream 14″ Libor Hadrava Signature Stack"
First things first: click an ad! These great companies are keeping this site afloat. Help them out, get to know their products, and click! Alright. Great news! I’m finally running another giveaway! I don’t get to offer up great gear to you guys super often, so I’d like to extend a very special thank you […]Read more "Dream Cymbals 10″ Stack Review and Giveaway!"
And we’re back! Today we’re checking out a great selection of bronze from Chinese-based Silken Cymbals (distributed in the U.S. by Eastwest Cymbals). Let’s get to it. Silken Sebring Cymbals Prices 8” Splash – $33.00 17” Crash – $89.25 20” Custom Ride – $204.00 A Little History Boutique cymbals are most often associated with Turkish […]Read more "Silken Cymbals Sebring Sampler"
Hello! Before we dive into today’s review, I wanted to remind everyone that there’s still time to enter our Booty Shakers giveaway. Read the review, watch the video and enter before 11:59 PM EST on September 9, 2013. Let’s get to it. Sabian XS20 dB Control 16” and 18” Brilliant Finish Crashes Features Brilliant finish; […]Read more "Sabian XS20 dB Control Crashes"
Hey guys, no new review today, sorry. Waaaay backed up gearing up for next week’s NAMM show (my very first!). I’ll have a review up tomorrow of a very, very intriguing product, so make sure to check back. In the mean time, please check out Bang-Go-Boom. Awesome site run by a guy who really, really […]Read more "An Update and a Recommendation"
Alright, our excellent giveaway sponsored by Diril Cymbals and Arsenal Musical is sadly coming to a close. I wish I could give you guys free gear every single week, but for now, we’ve got to take a little break. Thankfully though, we’ll finish up with one more opportunity to snag one of these beautiful, hand-crafted […]Read more "Big Giveaway Part 4 of 4: Diril Cymbals Special 10” Splash"
I’m drowning under work right now, and just haven’t had time to get this review together, but I wanted to at least open the door for the contest. So, if you’d like to be entered to win this beautiful Shiny series splash from Diril and Arsenal Musical, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Diril […]Read more "Big Giveaway Part 3 of 4: Diril Cymbals Shiny 10″ Splash"