Having never lived particularly close to a large, well-stocked drum shop, I was, up until recently, mostly unfamiliar with TRX cymbals. I’d seen a few reviews, and I’d certainly noticed their appearance on the drum kits of just about every up and coming monster player on Youtube, but I’d yet to see any in […]Read more "TRX Dark Icon Series Cymbals"
I’m really exciting to finally share this (hopefully) first installment in a series of (somewhat) instructional videos that take a look at creating interesting and unique sounds using traditional drum set components and a few household items. I’m calling the series “Outsourcing” (I called it Outsourced in the video, but that was a horrible NBC […]Read more "Outsourcing Episode 1: Tymp-Tomming"
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"
I like Mike Strickler. He’s a big dude with a big voice and a big beard (for reasons that should be clear from my videos, I like that), but more importantly, he makes beautiful drums. After starting his company, Avenue Custom Drums, out of “boredom and a love of drums”, he’s developed a sizeable […]Read more "Avenue Custom Drums 14×7 Maple Snare"
I get quite a few hits each week from searches for Geo. H. Way snare drums, so I wanted to update the site with a few videos of the Studio model I reviewed a while back. I hope you enjoy the clips below (please forgive my awful brush playing), as well as the photos I’ve […]Read more "Geo. H. Way Studio Snare – Under Further Review"