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LP TOMMY LEE “ROCK STAR” COWBELL IS STADIUM-READY

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - December 1, 2020

Latin Percussion (LP) are proud to launch the Tommy Lee Graphic Collect-A-Bell, which he will use on the much anticipated 2021 Mötley Crüe stadium tour. The new Tommy Lee Graphic Collect-A-Bell is based on LP’s classic Ridge Rider® design, one of the most popular cowbells in history and revered for…

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THE LEGENDARY PERCUSSION PAD, UPDATED FOR MODERN PERFORMANCES

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - November 9, 2020

Introduced over 20 years ago, the SPD-20 is still treasured by percussionists around the world for its wide-ranging versatility and authentic percussion sounds. Filled with user-requested features and the latest Roland percussion technologies, the OCTAPAD SPD-20 PRO takes performance to the next level while fully retaining the core appeal of…

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INTRODUCING ROLAND V-DRUMS TD-07KV

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

The new V-Drums TD-07KV combines high-end sound, superior expression, and uncompromising playability—all packed into a compact and affordable electronic kit that will keep you coming back for more. Conveniently compact and ideal for drumming at home, the TD-07KV V-Drums kit delivers the superior expression and playability of high-end V-Drums in…

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WIL CALHOUN JOINS GRETSCH DRUMS ARTIST FAMILY

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - October 2, 2020

Gretsch Drums is delighted to announce that Grammy Award winning drummer, Will Calhoun, is now an official endorser. 

 Best known as the drummer of the alternative rock band, Living Colour, Calhoun’s extraordinary creative vision and drumming talents have seen him contribute to many and varied music genres including jazz, rock,…

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ROLAND HITS US WITH THEIR RHYTHM BITS

Posted in Blog, Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - October 1, 2020

While we’ve all been in lockdown, it seems that the team at Roland have had their heads down and getting busy to deliver some wonderful new products including the TR-6S Rhythm Performer, TR-06 Drumatix, and TR-606 Software Rhythm Composer as a plug-in for DAW music production. There will also be…

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DW LAUNCH SPACE CARBON SNARE DRUMS

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - September 15, 2020

Drum Workshop Inc. (DW) introduces the all-new Collector’s Series Space Carbon snares, an out of this world sonic alternative to wood and metal snares!

 The versatile properties of carbon fiber have given the composite material a legendary reputation among notable drummers across several musical genres. Its impressive strength-to-weight ratio combined…

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Pearl Essentials: Dan Kerby (Bliss N Eso) for Pearl Drums Australia

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - July 23, 2020

Pearl Drums Australia has launched their new video series – ‘Pearl Essentials’. The concept of this is quite simple, each episode features a Pearl Artist discussing a particular Pearl item and why they love it – their Pearl Essential! In episode one they present Dan Kerby (Bliss N Eso and…

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PRO MUSIC AUSTRALIA NOW DISTRIBUTING MACDADDY STOMPBOXES

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - June 19, 2020

Pro Music Australia is excited to announce that they are now distributing Macdaddy Stompboxes. These exceptional stomp boxes are uniquely handmade on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. A History of the Stompbox The first stompbox began appearing in the southern states of the USA shortly after the  civil war. When…

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GRUV GEAR REINVENTS DRUM TRANSPORT WITH NEW VELOC

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - April 21, 2020

With most drummers honing their chops at home during this global lockdown, Gruv Gear presses forward with game-changing products in preparation for musicians to travel and tour again. The new VELOC One-Trip Drum Transport system allows drummers to carry a 5-piece kit in a single trip, a feat never before…

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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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