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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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NAMM SHOW 2019: ROLAND TM-1 TRIGGER MODULE

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - February 9, 2019

Roland’s Global Strategic Product Marketing Manager (Drums & Percussion) Jules Tabberer-Stewart shows us the new TM-1 Trigger Module at NAMM Show 2019. The TM-1 is a unique trigger module that makes it easy to add more sounds to your acoustic drum kit. And those sounds can be anything you like,…

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NAMM NEWS: NEW KITS FROM GRETSCH DRUMS

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - January 10, 2019

Today Gretsch Drums have announced a few new additions to their range of kits Gretsch Debuts USA Custom Limited Edition Exotic For over 6 decades, USA Custom has defined “That Great Gretsch Sound” and is considered to be one of the most recorded brands in music history. The highly acclaimed…

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ROLAND TR-8S RHYTHM PERFORMER UNVEILED

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - March 6, 2018

Roland’s love affair with drum machines started with the Rhythm Ace R-1 back in 1964, then progressed through to the 70s and the legendary TR-77 rhythm box. On the eve of the 80s, it was Dr Rhythm the mighty DR-55 and then the unmistakable sound of the iconic TR-808 Rhythm…

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NAMM 2018: NEW CYMBAL RANGE FROM PAISTE

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - February 8, 2018

Reto shows us the new range of cymbals from Paiste at NAMM 2018. http://paiste.com/

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NEW PERCUSSION SYNTH FROM MOOG

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - January 12, 2018

Drummer From Another Mother (DFAM) is a highly-interactive, Semi-Modular Analog Percussion Synthesizer and a vibrant deviation from the traditional drum machine–presenting an expressive hands-on approach to percussive pattern creation. DFAM’s fully analog circuitry behaves much like a living organism, reacting in different ways to input from different individuals. To demonstrate…

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TAMA STAGESTAR DRUM KIT

Posted in Christmas Ideas, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - November 28, 2017

TAMA’s entry-level Stagestar drum kit provides the precise bearing edges for easy tuning that beginners need and the wide tuning range that pros demand. It features famous Swingstar quality, with smaller shells – designed to fit in tighter spaces.  It’s the perfect kit for the young student who deserves a…

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