Products Reviews

Bitmi – MIDI Drum Pad

We live in interesting times as musicians and in particular, as drummers. Recently I found myself at a my singers house, mapping drums for a new song using a Digital Audio Workstation, a MIDI enabled keyboard and drum kit VST plugins. Given the cost and time involved in studio recording and the often just-better-than-average results

By | 2019-10-15T14:39:10+00:00 October 14th, 2019|Categories: Reviews|Comments Off on Bitmi – MIDI Drum Pad

Remo Suede Max Drum Head

Ok, so technically this is a head designed for marching snare drums and not drum kit. However, I thought it would be interesting to try out this new head from Remo in a kit context and see if it provided a viable alternative for more conventional snare batters. The head itself is not made from

By | 2019-10-14T22:16:30+00:00 October 14th, 2019|Categories: Reviews|Comments Off on Remo Suede Max Drum Head

In Ear Stage Diver IEM

Like many of us, I use in ear monitoring when I gig. Nothing that unusual there. However, a few years ago having used generic fit bud-type models for a while I decided I wanted to try a moulded design. But, not being a pro player and being on a budget, I didn’t want to go

By | 2019-09-14T21:51:25+00:00 September 14th, 2019|Categories: Reviews|Comments Off on In Ear Stage Diver IEM

Gretsch Catalina Special Edition

Duco finish The Gretsch Catalina line has been around for some time now, but Gretsch has now released a limited Special Edition version so it therefore now has an increased level of cool to it.  These kits are available in two configurations - 20x14”, 10x7”, 12x8”, 14x14” floor and a 14x5.5” snare, or

By | 2019-08-31T22:43:25+00:00 September 1st, 2019|Categories: Reviews|Comments Off on Gretsch Catalina Special Edition

Ludwig 15×5” Supralite Snare Drum

So, these have been out for ages now but since this particular drum is a little more unusual I thought I would take a look at it. For those unfamiliar, the Supralite series of snare drums are made from a 1mm beaded steel shell which Ludwig says was designed for a bright cutting attack with

By | 2019-08-14T15:50:25+00:00 August 15th, 2019|Categories: Reviews|Comments Off on Ludwig 15×5” Supralite Snare Drum

The Muffkopf

Yep, they might look a little out there, but the general idea of the Muffkopf is to transform the sound of your bass drum from contemporary to vintage in an instant. Or, in other words, to go from a pointed, attacking sound to a flatter more vintage tone. We were given the Muffkopf Bundle to

By | 2019-08-01T09:13:29+00:00 August 1st, 2019|Categories: Reviews|Comments Off on The Muffkopf
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