News (General)

Roland Announces SPD::ONE Series Percussion Pads – Press Release

Roland has announced the SPD::ONE series, a new line of compact electronic percussion pads that can be played with drumsticks, hands, or feet. Offering features like built-in sounds, user sample import, intuitive operation, and more, the SPD::ONE series enables any musician to enhance their performances and expand their creativity with Roland’s leading digital percussion technology.

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DrumCore 4.2 Plug-In Adds UI Zooming – Press Release

Sonoma Wire Works has released an update toDrumCore® 4, the critically acclaimed AAX/VST3/AU plug-in with tempo-stretchable audio and MIDI drum loops of inspiring performances by hit-proven drummers, plus multi-velocity samples of their drum kits in many styles. DrumCore's 4.2 update adds UI zooming, which helps DC4 fit better on laptops and smaller screens. Right click

By | 2017-05-26T15:44:53+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on DrumCore 4.2 Plug-In Adds UI Zooming – Press Release

Learn to Play Day 2017 Unveils New Anthem

‘Beat Another Rhythm’ is the official anthem of Learn to Play Day 2017. It has been written by UK singer / songwriter Nina Schofield who was commissioned by Yamaha Music London to be the voice and face of this year’s event on 24th and 25th June. Learn to Play Day is the flagship event of

By | 2017-05-24T20:53:22+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Learn to Play Day 2017 Unveils New Anthem

LP Celebrates Longstanding Relationship With Carlos Santana

In celebration of their nearly 50-year relationship with Grammy Award-winning Latin rock icon, Carlos Santana, Latin Percussion (LP) has recently announced the addition of a new series of eye-catching bongos, congas and a timbale bell to the affordable Aspire line of percussion instruments which feature the memorable “Santana Lion” artwork from the band’s 1969 self-titled

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Leo Taylor Endorses Dream Cymbals

Sakae Drums artist Leo Taylor now also endorses Canada-based Dream Cymbals; both brands distributed in the U.K. by SVM Percussion. Dream Cymbals has welcomed young drummer Leo Taylor from Area 11 into the U.K. family of artists. Area 11 are an electronic rock band, whose recent album 'Modern Synthesis' hit No.27 in the U.K. album

By | 2017-05-10T20:23:39+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Leo Taylor Endorses Dream Cymbals

Terri Lyne Carrington – Drum Workshop

Monday 22nd May 3:30pm Symphony Hall Café Bar, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Level 3 Foyer, B1 2EA Internationally renowned drummer, composer and multiple Grammy award winner Terri Lyne Carrington leads a drum workshop following her performance at Birmingham’s Town Hall with Mosaic Project. We’re offering the chance to watch two exclusive workshops for free. Taking place

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Donati and Lang Headline DW Show Tour

DW Drums Sponsors First-Ever, Live-On-Stage Dual Performance from Technical Titans Superstar drummers, Virgil Donati (Alan Holdsworth/Planet X) and Thomas Lang(Paul Gilbert/stOrk) will headline the “DW TV Show” tour. Sponsored by DW Drums, the 7-city tour of Australia, Japan and the Philippines will also include an appearance at the Sydney Drum & Percussion Show. The DW TV Show marks the first-ever

By | 2017-05-07T10:48:31+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Donati and Lang Headline DW Show Tour

Canadian-based Dream Cymbals To Introduce ‘TriHat’ Hi-hats To The U.K. On 12th May.

The launch day takes place at authorised U.K. Dream retailers and includes store appearances and TriHat demonstrations by U.K. rostered Dream artists, such as Adam Gammage who currently plays for BBC Music ‘Sound Of 2017’ nominee Tom Grennan. The Dream TriHat has been designed to redefine how drummers think about Hi-hats. Of all the cymbals

By | 2017-04-20T19:23:14+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Canadian-based Dream Cymbals To Introduce ‘TriHat’ Hi-hats To The U.K. On 12th May.

Meinl Drum Festival 2017

Benny Greb About Benny Greb Benny Greb was born in 1980 and began playing drums at the age of six. Initially self taught, he began his full time studies in 1997 and quickly made a name for himself in the international drumming scene. His drumming is slick, full of musicality and finesse. It

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Craviotto Catch-up

For many of us, Spring is in the air. Here in the Midwest, the rains have stopped and we have sunshine! We've been really busy here at the shop and wanted to update everyone on some great drums coming through for artists and dealers! In this newsletter, we're going to take a trip around the

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