News (General)

Andrew Small’s ‘Hybrid & Triggering Masterclass’

Yamaha UK are really pleased to announce that Andrew Small will be opening Yamaha’s Drumfest events in September and October with a Masterclass on Hybrid Drumming and Triggering. Yamaha’s 3-day festival devoted entirely to drumming, being held in Cardiff, Birmingham, Nottingham, Glasgow and London. Without doubt Andrew Small is one of the most respected drummers pioneering

By | 2017-09-07T19:56:33+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Andrew Small’s ‘Hybrid & Triggering Masterclass’

Promark Introduce Long Versions Of Popular Models

You asked, they listened! Due to popular demand, Promark Rebound 5A and 5B Acorn models are now available in a long version. Featuring the same diameter, taper and reimagined acorn tip as their standard counterparts, these models feature an extra half-inch of length for added reach. Although there is added length, the long, rebound taper

By | 2017-08-11T18:14:17+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Promark Introduce Long Versions Of Popular Models

Carl Allen Joins Vater

"I have spent a lot of time searching for what I feel like "home" for me in a stick and a stick company. I have found that. I am pleased to announce that I am now endorsing Vater drumsticks, brushes and mallets. I feel blessed and honoured to join an esteemed roster of amazing drummers

By | 2017-08-11T18:14:17+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Carl Allen Joins Vater

BR Distribution Hits 30 – Happy Birthday to BR Distribution!

For many readers of this site, when you have picked up an Ahead product or an Istanbul Agop there really is no thought given to who is behind bringing your recent purchase to your local retail shop, and why would you? Your relationship is, with the exception of the online purchases, with the guy behind

By | 2017-08-11T18:14:17+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on BR Distribution Hits 30 – Happy Birthday to BR Distribution!

Caroline Scott Clinic, Edinburgh, August 5th

Caroline Scott will be holding a drum clinic at Drum Central in Edinburgh on Saturday, August 5th from 1-2pm. She will be discussing techniques to work on time, dynamics,rudiments, playing with brushes, and ear-training. Caroline Scott is a freelance drummer from Edinburgh, based in London since 2009. She plays a diverse range of styles from

By | 2017-08-11T18:14:17+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Caroline Scott Clinic, Edinburgh, August 5th

“BeatNav” Metronome App – Discover Your Tempo – Now available on App Store and Google Play – Press Release

Music is all about rhythm, consisting of pulses and determined by the speed and tempo of these pulses. But contrarily to what you might think, rhythm is not a fixed value, it is a variable. Therefore, for transitions from rhythms to be accurate, knowledge in so called ‘metric modulation’ is required. In fact, considering that

By | 2017-08-11T18:14:17+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on “BeatNav” Metronome App – Discover Your Tempo – Now available on App Store and Google Play – Press Release

Protection Racket Launch Revamped Nutcases – Press Release

They call themselves ‘Nutcases’ and for years they have roamed backstage, round studios, in pubs and many bedrooms looking for targets. They have encased, swathed and wrapped literally tens of thousands of drums, caring for them in the single largest ‘Protection Racket’ in recent years. Witnesses attest to the fact the drum world is still

By | 2017-08-11T18:14:17+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Protection Racket Launch Revamped Nutcases – Press Release

Sabian Boosts XSR Line With Key New Models

  Although it’s only been about a year since SABIAN launched XSR, 3 key new models have already been added to the line. 17” & 19” XSR Fast Crashes and a 22” XSR Ride are professional level B20 cast cymbals incorporating many of the same processes that have made HHX Evolution and AAX X-Plosion cymbals

By | 2017-08-11T18:14:18+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Sabian Boosts XSR Line With Key New Models

Promark By D’addario Launches Revolutionary Firegrain Drumsticks

Pro mark by D’Addario has turned up the heat with their brand-new line of drumsticks called FireGrainTM – a revolutionary heat-tempering process that transforms ordinary hickory drumsticks into precision tools with unprecedented durability. While keeping their original weight, balance, and feel, FireGrain sticks allow drummers to hit harder and play longer, naturally. No excess vibration,

By | 2017-08-11T18:14:18+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Promark By D’addario Launches Revolutionary Firegrain Drumsticks

Yamaha Tour Custom Drum Set Is Back

  Yamaha Music Europe GmbH (UK) are proud to introduced the Tour Custom drum set, designed for today’s actively working drummer looking for a versatile kit suitable for both recording and playing live, finished in five new beautiful Satin ‘Candy’ finishes. The Tour Custom Drum sets are constructed with 100 percent Maple 6- ply shells

By | 2017-08-11T18:14:18+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Yamaha Tour Custom Drum Set Is Back
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