Reviews 2017-03-31T16:23:22+00:00

DW Purpleheart Drum Kit

I remember a time when life was simpler; Drum Workshop really only had one line of drums and they were made from maple. How things have changed.  Without delving into the archives, I think I’ve

By | September 2nd, 2018|Categories: Reviews|Comments Off on DW Purpleheart Drum Kit

Vic Firth VicBeaters

Felt Vic Firth’s VicBeaters have been out for a little while now Felt and Wood These are basically the same design and dimensions, but two different materials. They have two playing surfaces -

By | August 15th, 2018|Categories: Reviews|Comments Off on Vic Firth VicBeaters

UV1 Drum Heads

Evans’ UV1 heads may be something you’ve read about. They’re coated heads, similar to some of the other coated heads the company offers, but they’re manufactured/finished in a different way. The level 360 collar technology

By | July 14th, 2018|Categories: Reviews|Comments Off on UV1 Drum Heads

Sonor SQ1 Drum Kit

Around 2009 I reviewed Sonor’s SQ2 kit. I liked those drums. They were my first time playing a high end Sonor kit and a bit of an expectation going forward was set. That line of

By | June 30th, 2018|Categories: Reviews|Comments Off on Sonor SQ1 Drum Kit

Tama SLP Fat Spruce

Tama’s SLP line has been a round for a while now but it seems to always keep getting bigger. One of the latest additions is the Fat Spruce snare came out not too long ago. 

By | June 1st, 2018|Categories: Reviews|Comments Off on Tama SLP Fat Spruce

Gibraltar Hardware

There’s been a resurgence in the last few years involving lightweight, flat-based stands. Gibraltar’s take on this has included both straight and boom cymbal stands, a snare stand (which wasn’t available for the video) and

By | May 15th, 2018|Categories: Reviews|Comments Off on Gibraltar Hardware