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"
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"
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"
Alright, it’s been a long time (long time) since I left you (left you) without some dope gear for re-view (RIP Aaliyah). I’ve been away from the site for a couple of weeks because I got married (!) to an incredible woman at the end of May, then immediately scooted out of the country for […]Read more "Stick(s) of the Week: Pro-Mark Jazz Cafe Series"
Happy Friday ya’ll! Quick reminder before we dive into this week’s stick: make sure you enter our Superdrum snare drum Giveaway if you haven’t already. The entry deadline is April, 1 2013, so you’ve still got plenty of time. Alright, let’s get down to business. This week, we’re checking out a stick from the recently […]Read more "Stick of the Week: Ayotte Jazz Maple"
Loooong break after the huge NAMM show out in Anaheim. Sorry about that. Quick reminder, all the coverage I put together from the convention is going to DRUM! Magazine. Keep your eyes on their Gear page for a near never-ending stream of booth videos and extras (including a visit to Regal Tip’s display). Alright, to […]Read more "Stick of the Week: Regal Tip Session"
Welcome to the very first installment of our “Stick of the Week” series! Hopefully, these super-quick reviews will provide a little extra info about some of the many, many drumstick models on the market. If you’re curious about a particular brand or model, let me know in the comments section, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Before we […]Read more "Stick of the Week: SilverFox Bop Master"
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"