EXL Export Lacquer Series incorporates Pearl’s Superior Shell Technology that puts sound first by blending premium poplar and rich mahogany for a lush tone.
The Sabian Stick Flip starts out as a drumstick bag, then unzips, flips, and morphs into a drumstick holder keeping transportation and function simple. The design makes transformation quick and smooth, without the need for snaps or special connections. As a stand, it sits firmly on the floor putting spare sticks within arm’s reach. Folded up, the low-profile bag is a lightweight, secure way to transport drumsticks.
With Roland’s TM-2 Trigger Module you can easily enhance your acoustic drum set with the creative versatility of electronic percussion. Its two trigger inputs support a wide variety of Roland pads and drum triggers, plus ready-to-play pro sounds augment extend the capabilities of your kit. Make use of studio quality multi-effects or trigger your own WAV sounds, loops, and backing track via an SDHC card.
As most drummers know, all kits are not the same. They not only vary depending on the style of music played, but also on where they will be played—large stage, intimate venue, or studio. Here’s an overview of some typical drum kit setups. Of course there are many variations, especially if you play a blend […]
Despite being a simple music accessory, there are many factors to consider when selecting drumsticks. The most important considerations for traditional drumsticks are diameter, length, weight, taper, tip, and type of wood. Then, there are specialty sticks with unique designs or added features. Ultimately, your choice will also depend on the type of music you […]
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David Kalt has always loved guitars. As owner of the iconic store Chicago Music Exchange, he’s surrounded by guitars all day. Recently, Kalt combined his two biggest passions, music and technology, and founded Reverb.com, an online marketplace for musicians. The site boasts 9,000 unique visitors every day, and has grown 35% each month since its February launch.
Evans Level 360 Drumheads garnered a lot of buzz at winter NAMM 2013. They’re not so much a new product as new technology. Evans Level 360 fits flush with the drum’s bearing edge, resulting in faster, easier tuning, and maximum sustain across their entire line of drumheads.