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"
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"
First of all, please let me say a huge thank you to Imperial Cymbals, SilverFox Percussion and everyone who entered our very first contest here at Drum Gear Review. Partnering with these excellent companies and being able to give away these beautiful instruments is the absolute best thing I’ve been able to do with this […]Read more "BrushFire Review and Contest Winner Announcement"
Ronn Dunnett’s penchant for innovation in the modern drum-smithing community is nearly without rival. His contributions to the industry have been written about extensively, so I won’t try to reiterate what others have better said before me, but I find it hard to address the quality and craftsmanship of anything from the Dunnett Classic […]Read more "The Geo. H. Way Drum Company Studio Snare Drum"