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Mapex UK welcomes Andrew Scott to their artist roster

Having recently joined British Blues Rock group, King King, he is currently in the studio recording the bands next album before hitting the road in 2020. Hailing from St.Andrews, Scotland, Andrew’s passion for music began with the piano and bagpipes before he realised his appetite for drums. He went on to study Music at Glasgow

By | 2019-11-25T21:47:14+00:00 November 25th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Mapex UK welcomes Andrew Scott to their artist roster

Drum Workshop Acquires Slingerland from Gibson

Drum Workshop Inc. (DW) recently announced the acquisition of the Slingerland drum brand from Gibson, the Nashville-headquartered guitar icon. Principals from both companies inked the undisclosed deal that will see the Slingerland name be shepherded by the award-winning, California-based custom drum maker. “No question Slingerland is one of the great American drum brands. It’s also near

By | 2019-11-25T21:26:19+00:00 November 25th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Drum Workshop Acquires Slingerland from Gibson

Techra Carbon Drum Sticks added to Active Music Product Portfolio

Active Music are proud to announce the addition of Techra Carbon Drum Sticks to there current portfolio of products. Developed in Italy, using a unique manufacturing process, Techra Carbon Drum Sticks offer today’s drummer a more durable drum stick. Techra’s mission is to offer drummers new expression opportunities using innovative materials and concepts. Available in

By | 2019-11-02T12:08:08+00:00 November 2nd, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Techra Carbon Drum Sticks added to Active Music Product Portfolio

Module v VSTi

Circuit boards, whether inside a drum module or a computer, all do the same thing. So whats the difference? More and more electronic drum users seems to be using VSTi instruments now, from club drummers up to massive stadium bands (see later), but why? What's better? How does it work? So this month

By | 2019-10-27T11:25:48+00:00 November 1st, 2019|Categories: Seriously Wired|Comments Off on Module v VSTi

Yamaha launch Rec’n’Share app for Android

Ever since its introduction, the award winning Yamaha EAD10 acoustic-electronic drum module has captivated drummers around the world. A part of the musicians’ fascination with the system is enhanced with Yamaha’s Rec’n’Share app for shooting and editing videos of performances and sharing them on social media. Rec’n’Share is a free app and is now also

By | 2019-10-28T16:21:30+00:00 October 28th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Yamaha launch Rec’n’Share app for Android

Simmons Launch SD1200

Simmons, the first name in electronic drum kits, has introduced its new SD1200 Mesh-Head Electronic Drum Kit, aimed at the advanced drummer. The SD1200 comes with the Simmons Signature Sound Library, an expansive 764-sound collection of drum kits and snares. The new kit includes a 12-inch, dual-zone snare; two 8-inch and one 10-inch, dual zone

By | 2019-10-28T16:10:53+00:00 October 28th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Simmons Launch SD1200

Hal Leonard Release ‘The Drummers Fake Book’

For years, Hal Leonard has produced fake books for all musicians: jazz instrumentalists, pianists, guitarists, and even ukulele players. But up until now, not for drummers. But now Hal Leonard is proud to publish its first-ever The Drummer's Fake Book. Destined to become the drummer's best friend, it provides a virtual mental warehouse of songs that drummers

By | 2019-10-14T22:11:55+00:00 October 14th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Hal Leonard Release ‘The Drummers Fake Book’

Joe Clegg Launches The ‘You’re So Hybrid’ Video Series

Joe Clegg is pleased to launch his ‘You’re So Hybrid!’ video series, an introduction to using Ableton Livewith electronic drums for live music performance. Drummer Joe Clegg, known for his long standing collaboration with Brit Award winner Ellie Goulding, is also the musical director for Grammy Award winners Clean Bandit and live music producer for

By | 2019-10-12T10:56:45+00:00 October 12th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Joe Clegg Launches The ‘You’re So Hybrid’ Video Series

CP Samples releases Chris Whitten Drums for Roland TM-6 Pro

CP Samples have announced that they have released a special pack of samples specifically for Roland TM-6 Pro users. Chris Whitten made a name for himself playing drums with Paul McCartney, Dire Straits, Edie Brickell, The Pretenders and The Waterboys amongst many others. In 2005 Chris started collaborating with record producer Peter Henderson (Supertramp, Rush

By | 2019-10-01T13:01:34+00:00 October 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on CP Samples releases Chris Whitten Drums for Roland TM-6 Pro

Reissued Santa Monica Shells Celebrate DW Drum Making History

Drum Workshop Inc. (DW) has announced the reissue of the original Collector’s Series all-maple shell configuration. Named after the famed California beach town where Drum Workshop was founded, the shells offer yet another versatile sonic option for drummers and pay tribute to DW’s near 50 year drum-making legacy. Hand-crafted from select plies North American Hard

By | 2019-09-30T22:41:32+00:00 October 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Reissued Santa Monica Shells Celebrate DW Drum Making History
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