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PAISTE FORMULA 602 PAPERTHIN CRASHES

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - March 5, 2020

Warm, silvery, airy with a mystical touch. Medium wide range, fairly complex mix. Very soft, papery feel. Very responsive. A graceful crash cymbal for delicate, sensitive playing with light sticks, brushes, rods and hands. Well suited for mallet rolls. Have you has a chance to check out the Formula 602…

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NAMM 2020: YAMAHA YV2030SET VIBRAPHONE

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - January 29, 2020

Paul from Yamaha USA shows us the new YV2030SET vibraphone at their booth at NAMM 2020. Replacing the YV520, the new YV2030SET vibraphone is designed with the modern school in mind. This new vibraphone features a gas spring height adjustment system and redesigned bars for an amazing quality of sound….

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NAMM 2020: YAMAHA YCH7018 / YCH6018 CHIMES

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - January 29, 2020

Paul from Yamaha USA shows us the new YCH6018 and YCH7018 chimes at NAMM 2020. Replacing Yamaha’s CH500 chimes, the new YCH series has been designed to provide a magnificent orchestral chimes sound. Based on in-depth analysis, the chimes tubes have been completely redesigned to deliver rich full fundamental tones…

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NAMM 2020: YAMAHA STAGE CUSTOM HIP

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - January 28, 2020

Joel from Yamaha Drums USA shows us the new Stage Custom Hip. The new Stage Custom Hip is the perfect kit for drummers on the move with a unique combination of sizes for portability and a small foot print on stage without a compromise on sound. A 13″x8″ floor tom…

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NAMM 2020: ROLAND VAD-506 ACOUSTIC DESIGN DRUM KIT BOOTH DEMO

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - January 27, 2020

Roland Australia’s Simon Ayton demonstrates the new VAD506 Acoustic Design Electronic Drum Kit for us at NAMM 2020. When you need the glamour and presence of a full acoustic drum set on stage—but with the convenience and control of electronic drums—Roland’s VAD506 is the perfect solution. This premium five-piece kit…

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POWER UP YOUR SPD-SX WITH 10,000+ FREE SAMPLES AND SPD-SX-EDITOR

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - December 11, 2019

The Roland SPD-SX is the sample pad of choice for musicians seeking professional-level performances. Whether next to the drummer providing extra sounds and effects, alongside the keyboard player for backing tracks and melodic loops, or out front with the singer for dynamic vocal performances, the SPD-SX helps deliver superior stage…

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WATCH: DRUM LEGENDS NICKO MCBRAIN & IAN PAICE TALK PAISTE

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - September 19, 2019

The folks at Paiste had the amazing opportunity to interview two of the best drummers of all time in one room, Paiste Artists IAN PAICE (Deep Purple) & NICKO McBRAIN (Iron Maiden). A short interview turned into a remarkable conversation and since the chat was so inspiring, honest, hilarious, humble…

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ROLAND ZENBEATS: FIND YOUR CREATIVE FLOW

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - September 17, 2019

Roland Zenbeats is a music creation app designed to keep you in an effortless artistic flow—whether you’re an emerging musician or an established producer. Download for free on any device or platform. Make beats, access lessons, and sample the world around you. Awaken your music’s possibilities with signature drum sounds…

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ROLAND GROOVEBOX IS BACK!

Posted in Blog, DJ/dance, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - September 5, 2019

                      Roland’s Groovebox returns! All-in-one production and performance with genre-defining sound, deep synthesis, and clip-based sequencing. Choose from the 8-track recording and sampling capabilities of the MC-707 or the ultra-portable, 4-track MC-101. The MC-707 GROOVEBOX has everything you need to…

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GLEN SOBEL (ALICE COOPER) SWITCHES TO VATER DRUMSTICKS

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - August 29, 2019

Glen Sobel gets all the great gigs and is currently busy touring with both Alice Cooper and The Hollywood Vampires. Glen is now using Vater Xtreme Design 5A with Red Grip Tape, Drink and Stick Holders and Stick Bag.   Glen Sobel has played in a variety of genres including rock, hip hop, pop, metal, punk, and fusion….

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