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Mapex Drums Add Two New Finishes To Popular Armory Line

Drummer’s Review Mapex Drums are pleased to announce two further colours to its Amory Line of drums. Drummers now have the choice of either Rainforest Burst or Night Sky Burst lacquer finish. Rainforest Burst 2020 saw the launch of 14 new Black Panther Snares, the new Saturn, Saturn Evolution and 5 new Design Lab artist … Continue reading Mapex Drums Add Two New Finishes To Popular Armory Line

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Paiste Continues Signature Series Revival

Drummer’s Review The renowned Swiss cymbal maker Paiste have announced a new phase of Signature Series re-launches and new models. In 1989, Paiste launched the Signature Series, using a bronze alloy specifically created for cymbal sound. The sonic energy of “Signature Alloy” enabled Paiste to create cymbals with previously unknown qualities, featuring rich, full, and expressive … Continue reading Paiste Continues Signature Series Revival

Ludwig Introduce New Products For 2021

Drummer’s Review Ludwig Drums are delighted to present the new product offering for 2021. Firstly, there is the addition of two new snare drums to the popular Acrolite Series; the Acro-Brass and Acro-Copper. Using Ludwig’s world-renowned unique USA shell manufacturing process, they are currently available in a 14×6.5” size. These new additions are going to … Continue reading Ludwig Introduce New Products For 2021

Sonor Giant Step Single Pedal

Drummer’s Review Here’s our review of a Sonor Giant Step single bass drum pedal. Filmed at Cube Studios. Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/drummersreview​ and click on the bell icon to be notified every time we launch a new completely impartial, HD video review. Also, you can connect with us further by following our social media … Continue reading Sonor Giant Step Single Pedal

Active Music To Offer Free Goody Bag With Any Ludwig Breakbeats Purchase

Drummer’s Review From Friday January 8th until Wednesday 31st March Active Music , UK Distributor for Ludwig, are offering drummers purchasing a Ludwig Breakbeats kit, through an authorised UK or Irish Dealer, the opportunity to claim a free goody bag worth over £50. The goody bag will contain (subject to availability) a Code snare drum … Continue reading Active Music To Offer Free Goody Bag With Any Ludwig Breakbeats Purchase

The Modern Drummer Podcast Episode 13: Narada Michael Walden & Carmine Appice.

Modern Drummer Magazine The Modern Drummer Podcast – Narada Michael Walden’s UPBEAT interview with Carmine Appice + Interview with Gary Ingraffia from ddrum. In this episode, Narada Michael Walden interviews drumming icon and author Carmine Appice. Carmine discusses the early days of Vanilla Fudge, piers that influenced him including Dino Danelli from the Rascals, Mitch … Continue reading The Modern Drummer Podcast Episode 13: Narada Michael Walden & Carmine Appice.

Modern Drummer Pop-Up Podcast with for KING & COUNTRY!

Modern Drummer Magazine Monday Dec 21st – Check out the Modern Drummer Pop-Up Podcast with for KING & COUNTRY! Billy Amendola & David Frangioni talk with them about their current drive-in tour which just wrapped up, their Little Drummer Boy worldwide sensation track and video, and the MD + for KING & COUNTRY Drum Contest … Continue reading Modern Drummer Pop-Up Podcast with for KING & COUNTRY!

The Modern Drummer Podcast Episode 12: Mike Dawson with Gavin Harrison

Modern Drummer Magazine Episode 12: Mike Dawson feature interview with Gavin Harrison + Dawson’s Shop Talk interview with Christoph Anlauf & review on two Solid Drums snares. In this episode, MD Managing Editor Mike Dawson interviews Gavin Harrison. Gavin discusses his improvisation practice routine process, recording ideas, micro-fills, integrating spontaneous rhythms into a vocabulary, and … Continue reading The Modern Drummer Podcast Episode 12: Mike Dawson with Gavin Harrison

Dream Cymbals Eclipse Series – Drummer’s Review

Drummer’s Review Here’s our review of a selection of Dream Cymbals Eclipse Series cymbals, featuring… 15″ Hi-Hats, 17″ Crash, 19″ Crash, 21″ Ride, 23″ Ride, All hand-hammered from B20 Bronze Alloy, Each model dual-layered – raw un-polished/lathed bell coupled with highly polished & lathed outer edge. Dream Cymbals say…“This newest addition to the family, the Eclipse … Continue reading Dream Cymbals Eclipse Series – Drummer’s Review

MeldaProduction Announce MDrumReplacer

Drummer’s Review Music production and audio processing advanced tools maker MeldaProduction is proud to announce availability of MDrumReplacer — an aptly-monikered drum replacement plug-in pairing the best drum-detecting algorithm on the market with perfectly-recorded multilayer samples as an easy-to-use tool to fix flaws, replacing weak-sounding snares, lousy kicks, and such like with a chosen multilayer … Continue reading MeldaProduction Announce MDrumReplacer

Dust Palace Boutique Drum Sample Library Launched

Drummer’s Review Dust Palace launches its first, full, boutique drum sample library, Spring, Echo, Distort (DP001). Created by drummer and musical director, Joe Clegg, the professional collection of creative and unusual sounds has been designed with live performance in mind. See the launch below: Clegg, founder of Dust Palace, is known for his work as … Continue reading Dust Palace Boutique Drum Sample Library Launched

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