For 2019, Zildjian is releasing some brand new cymbals as well as some additions to existing models and we were very lucky that Zildjian let us take a sneak peak before they were launched at NAMM.
Flex Beaters are the invention of Rich Farago who designed them to improve drummer’s ergonomics while performing. Each beater has a flexion - the red or purple plastic part between the beater and shaft -
Master drummer Benny Greb has been at it again. Not content with his initial 14” Sand Hats, his taste has now extended to creating a 16” version as well. The cymbals are made from B20
The Drummers Lifeline - Peter Erskine and Dave Black This little book is one for the tour bus, or a train journey, or just anywhere you may have a few minutes to kill (you can
12x6" PDP recently released some new artist model snare drums and as part of that, possibly the biggest part of that, were the three Chad Smith drums. All three of these models feature a seamless
The Aston Starlight. Check out the shark fin laser pointer - VERY James Bond, but entirely practical and very useful. Drummer's relationships with microphones have changed over the last ten years or so.
Concepts: A Guide to Essential Drumset Processes for the Modern Drummer - Nick Schlesinger London based drummer and educator Nick has just published his own concepts book with the theory behind it being rather simple;
Gretsch’s black nickel over steel snare drum falls within its Full Range line. The drum’s steel shell has 45’ bearing edges and comes with 2.3mm triple flanged hoops, 10 double ended lugs, 20-strand snare wires and
Something for the more image conscious drummer… At a time when you can get custom drum finishes and colours, coloured sticks, coloured cymbals and customisable hardware, it seems no surprise that we should now have
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