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SYNCING ROLAND SPDSX PADS WITH V DRUMS

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - November 30, 2015

The folks at Macron Music (Erina, NSW) were lucky enough to welcome Roland V-Drums drum specialist Simon Ayton into their shop as he filmed a world first for them … a Roland specialist video on how to sync up your SPDSX Sample Pad with any Roland V Drums Kit. Check…

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‪Bosphorus Traditional Series XT Edition Cymbals‬

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - October 26, 2015

The story of XT Edition cymbals started when Robert Brian showed up and said he love the Traditional Series but needed some modifications on the cymbals to meet his needs for the new projects he was working on. The folks at Bosphorus ended up with an updated design which is not…

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PRO-MARK SELECT BALANCE DRUMSTICKS

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - July 19, 2015

The Pro-Mark Select Balance series features balancing on the front or back-end to suit your preference. This stick offers a 3″ “rebound balance” taper for increased response and rebound. Available in five sizes, this stick is made of premium American hickory and features a redesigned teardrop tip. Each pair is…

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ROLAND RT-30 SERIES TRIGGERS

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - July 5, 2015

In this video, JIM RILEY (RASCAL FLATTS), the great JIM KELTNER and JOHN TEMPESTA (The Cult, Testament) chat about the Roland RT-30 triggers With exceptional trigger sensitivity, ultra-quick installation, and compatibility with the latest drum hardware, the streamlined RT-30 series sets a new standard for anyone wanting to explore hybrid…

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PAISTE PSTX EFFECT CYMBALS

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - June 28, 2015

Hitting our shores in July is the new range of Paiste PSTX cymbals. Trashy effect sounds to complement the classic cymbal types crash, ride and hi-hat in the set are very much the trend. Paiste now goes a step further and introduces the PSTX, a complete collection of extremely affordable…

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PRODUCT OF THE WEEK: KAHZAN CYMBALS

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - May 24, 2015

The Kahzan Cymbal Company’s mission is ‘to provide drummers and percussionists a range of high quality cast cymbals (using century old crafting techniques) that can accurately address the various musical genres’. Each cymbal range from ‘Standard 3’ through to ‘Tribal’ has been developed and manually crafted to attain consistent tonal…

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Dead Letter Circus – ‘Say Your Prayers’ Roland TD-30KVS and Superior Drummer Playthrough

Posted in Blog, Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - May 11, 2015

Dead Letter Circus has just release their new single ‘While You Wait’ via UNFD, and will be doing a series of intimate shows in major capitals this coming July in support of the track. Mixed by Chris Lord-Alge, the track is  the lead single from the yet-to-be-announced third album, expected…

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DIXON GREGG BISSONETTE SIGNATURE SNARE

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - May 11, 2015

Hear Gregg Bissonette perform various styles and discuss the specs on his two DIXON  signature snare drums – a 6.5 x 14″ Hammered Brass and a 6.5 x 14″ Steel, each with a Black Nickel finish and chrome hardware. These are two beautiful snare drums that are versatile enough to…

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YAMAHA ABSOLUTE HYBRID MAPLE DRUMS with Antonio Sanchez

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - March 12, 2015

Antonio Sanchez of Pat Metheny’s Unity Group plays Yamaha Absolute Hybrid Maple on the song “Rise Up” http://au.yamaha.com/

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WATCH/ GRETSCH WALNUT KIT WITH NEW POLITICS’ LOU VECCHIO

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - February 24, 2015

Lou Vecchio from US rock band New Politics discusses Gretsch Walnut Series Drums. Distributed in Australia by Pro Music

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