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Stay Connected With Vic Firth Drumchain

The Avedis Zildjian Company, parent company of Vic Firth, is pleased to announce the launch of the Vic Firth Drumchain, an exciting new initiative to help bring musicians together in times where being able to connect is more important than ever before. Vic Firth is committed to helping build these connections, whether it’s through the

By | 2021-04-09T19:31:27+00:00 April 9th, 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

Pearl News – 75th Anniversary Products

Pearl 75th Anniversary Press Releases Pearl Introduces New President Series Deluxe Drum Set Inspired by the Classic MIJ Sound ° 6-ply (7.5mm) Lauan Shells° Rounded 45-degree Bearing Edge° Superhoop II 2.3mm Triple Flanged Hoops° Classic BD Claws with T-Handle Tension Rods° Classic Battleship Lugs° 75th Anniversary Remo Coated Ambassador Front BD Head° Remo UT

By | 2021-03-31T21:20:48+00:00 April 2nd, 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

Rhythm Magazine – Looking Ahead

Rhythm magazine – which was originally published by Dennis and then Future Publishing before it was closed at the start of 2019 – resurfaced with a fresh look and feel in late 2019 under Lifestyle Media House.  When COVID-19 hit in the spring of 2020, Rhythm was forced to temporarily close, riding out the worst

By | 2021-03-01T16:59:24+00:00 March 1st, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on Rhythm Magazine – Looking Ahead

Gretsch Introduces The Keith Carlock Signature Snare Drum

Gretsch Drums are proud to introduce the Keith Carlock Signature Snare Drum (GA5514-KC). When the company is fortunate enough to work with the drummer who has performed with a wide range of artists such as Steely Dan, Toto, Wayne Krantz, James Taylor, Tal Wilkenfeld, John Mayer, Sting, Chris Botti and many more…why wouldn’t Gretsch Drums

By | 2021-02-28T17:48:08+00:00 February 28th, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on Gretsch Introduces The Keith Carlock Signature Snare Drum

DW Custom Shop Introduces Purple Core Drum Shell Technology

Drum Workshop Inc. (DW) announces the addition of all-new Purple Core™ hybrid drum shells to their expansive line-up of sonically customizable shell options. The shells feature a 3-ply Purpleheart core, combined with a choice of North American hard rock maple, cherry or mahogany select plies. The 9-ply shell is crafted with only a single long

By | 2021-02-14T18:33:23+00:00 February 14th, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on DW Custom Shop Introduces Purple Core Drum Shell Technology

Zildjian Announces Limited Edition Release of Vintage A’s from Armand Zildjian’s Personal Collection 

In celebration of what would have been Armand Zildjian's 100th birthday, the Avedis Zildjian Company is excited to announce, that for the first time ever, it will be releasing vintage cymbals from the Zildjian family vault.  

This first ever family vault release features 200 hand selected genuine vintage 20” A cymbals from Armand Zildjian's personal collection. Handed down through generations of Zildjians, these cymbals were cherished by Armand during

By | 2021-02-01T14:35:23+00:00 February 1st, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on Zildjian Announces Limited Edition Release of Vintage A’s from Armand Zildjian’s Personal Collection 

Ableton Presents Free ‘Ableton Live for Drummers’ Webinar

Ableton has arranged a Free Webinar on Wednesday 3rd February 2021, 19.00 GMT hosted by Joe Clegg, drummer & Musical Director for Ellie Goulding, Clean Bandit and Mumford & Sons. In the 90-minute session Joe and special guest Adam Marcello - drummer and Musical Director for Katy Perry - will discuss their take on hybrid drumming and how they use Ableton Live on stage. The webinar

By | 2021-01-28T17:07:51+00:00 January 28th, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on Ableton Presents Free ‘Ableton Live for Drummers’ Webinar

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

British drumming legend Steve White has teamed up with Yamaha to make one of his brand-new tracks available for you to download free of charge and enjoy drumming along to. The track ‘Running’ by Haugue and White is available to download as a drumless track and Steve has put out a challenge for drummers to

By | 2021-01-23T12:30:11+00:00 January 23rd, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on Join In the Steve White Play Along Competition with Free Track Download, in Association with Yamaha UK

NAMM 2021 – Ludwig / Active Press Release

Active Music Introduce Ludwig’s New Products For 2021 Active Music are delighted to present the new product offering from Ludwig Drums for 2021. Firstly, there is the addition of two new snare drums to the popular Acrolite Series; the Acro-Brass and Acro-Copper. Using Ludwig’s world-renowned unique USA shell manufacturing process, they are currently available in

By | 2021-01-15T19:07:13+00:00 January 15th, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on NAMM 2021 – Ludwig / Active Press Release
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