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Join In the Steve White Play Along Competition with Free Track Download, in Association with Yamaha UK

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British drumming legend Steve White has teamed up with Yamaha to make one of his brand-new tracks available for you to

NAMM 2021 – Ludwig / Active Press Release

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Active Music Introduce Ludwig’s New Products For 2021 Active Music are delighted to present the new product offering from Ludwig Drums

NAMM 2021 – Paiste Press Release

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Paiste Continues Signature Series Revival Nottwil, Switzerland – The renowned Swiss cymbal maker Paiste announces a new phase of Signature Series

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Snare Drum of the Month – Canopus Zelkova 14×6.5″

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About ten years ago, Mike arranged for me to review some drums from Canopus; these were a kit - I cant remember what model - and two Zelkovas, a 14x5.5” and a 14x6.5”. It was

Groovers & Shakers – Pete York

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Pete York was born in Middlesbrough on the 15th of August 1942 and came to drumming from a slightly different angle to the rest of us ‘baby boomers’ in the UK. He played jazz first.

Snare Drum of the Month – December 2020 – Pearl 14×5″ Hybrid Exotic Vectorcast

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I’m guilty of having a few snare drums. I’m also guilty of sometimes getting a new drum, playing it for a week or two in my studio and then swapping it out on the kit

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Sabian Effects Cymbals

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Sabian AAX Heavy Crashes and HHX 21 & 23” Complex Rides

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Book Review – Alex Cohen – Ultimate Progressive Drumming

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Mapex Snares for 2020 Part 3

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New Mapex Snares For 2020 Part II

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Anika Nilles – Pad Book Review

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