Yamaha has launched the company’s DTX6 Series of electronic drum kits, providing drummers of every level with a solution for quiet practice, rehearsal, recording, and education. The DTX6 Series, with the DTX-PRO module featuring the Kit Modifier, delivers high resolution sounds and puts drummers in control of unbound creative expression. Drummers can take videos of […]
The Evans RealFeel 12″ Limited Edition Barney Beats Bundle features a practice pad with a red gum rubber playing surface providing a unique sound and feel that is more responsive and makes practicing more fun. This pad is bundled with a custom imprint ProMark Rebound 5A. A limited number will be available with custom Barney […]
KAT Percussion has introduced a new electronic drum kit: the updated and upgraded KT-200. Stepping away from its longstanding design look of gray cymbals, white pads and a chrome rack, KAT Percussion has turned to a stealthy black and charcoal combination for this new kit, with the only hint of white showing up on the […]
Sabian 14” HH Vanguard Hats offer smooth transition from a fat, meaty “chick” to their inherently dry closed stick sound. Striking in appearance, they are completely raw on the bottom, lathed only on the outside 2″ area of the bow, and lined the rest of the way to the cup. Their complex tone blends well, […]
Included in Modern Drummer magazine’s list of the 25 greatest drum books, Advanced Funk Studies will help take your groove to the next level. With author and renowned drummer Rick Latham as your guide, you’ll learn hi-hat, funk, and fill patterns. Many of the ideas in this book are derived from some of the most […]
Whether you’re a music educator, band or orchestral student, conductor or composer, timpani has been one of the most mystical and misunderstood percussion instruments ever.
Even if you’ve never heard of the term, you know what it is. “Money beats” are the basic drumbeats that keep us grooving in pop, rock, country, dance hit after hit after hit. Rich Redmond is a guy who knows thing or to about hits, because he’s been the drummer on 26 #1 hits. He knows the thing or two abut money beats, too. After all, he’s been the drummer on 26 #1 hits…..
Yamaha showcased more than 75 new products at the 2020 NAMM Show, held January 16-19 in Anaheim, California. The company offered a display of technology and innovation in more than 34,000 square feet of exhibition space, and also put a bright spotlight on its brand promise “Make Waves,” the company’s global pledge to inspire people […]
Auralex® Acoustics, Inc. has announced a new updated version of the HoverMat—a portable acoustic barrier designed for use under drum kits, percussion setups, and other sound producing instruments. Based on customer suggestions and consultation with numerous drummers and percussionists, the updated HoverMat combines Auralex’s SheetBlok Sound Barrier with a non-slip durable fabric that is laminated […]