Posts Tagged ‘Drum kit’

drumcool.com - 2013-02-11 playmobeat drum trio from Germany (stand up comedy)

There is an astonishing drum trio that is making some real noise on the social media around the globe… They come from southern Germany and call themselves ‘Playmobeat’, and man, they sure know how to make a show on drums…
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Yep! That guy is carrying a whole cool electronic drum kit in that bag!

For cool drummers demanding digital and portable at the same time, Roland announces the

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Q: Do you feel any pressure when recording to make an album as commercially successful as your previous one?

A: After Dave Navarro left the band and John came back, no one really knew what was going to happen. We just started making (more…)

Q: How about a complete break down of all of your Dream Theater touring drum kits?

A: I’m using either a Pearl Reference Pure kit or a Pearl Masterworks kit. The two 22″ center bass drums are identical in size in order to play typical double bass patterns and to be able to play single kick patterns with either foot. And sometimes I want to free (more…)

Once again, Ahead brings a totally new product from what we’ve been used to see. Quite associated with drumsticks, and recently with earplugs now they bring a cool looking line of cases as well. (more…)

Dave McClain Machine Head (Rotterdam 2009)

Q: How did you develop you double bass drum technique?

Dave McClain: “I practice a lot just by myself. When we’re home, I practice at least three days a week, usually four or five. I’ll play our songs or geek out and play solos or just work on things. I’ve had this double bass breakthrough in the last couple of years. I started doing heel-toe doubles on the kick drum. On our last Machine Head album, Rob wanted me to (more…)

Q: What, in your opinion, are the most important technical aspects to know as a drummer?

A: It’s important to really understand that technique is only a means to an end. I’ve heard that phrase over the years but the older I get, the truer it seems to ring. Everything we learn as a drummer from the (more…)

Buddy Rich once said, “You don’t tune a drum…you tension it.” Well, up to now that’s been true. Popular tuning devices currently on the market focus on mechanical forces — either the torque of tension rods against the threads of lug receivers, or the (more…)

As a tribute to the drums that changed the industry Yamaha announces a limited-edition reissue of the classic 1980s version of the original Recording Custom.
For over 30 years, the Recording Custom has set a benchmark for excellence. It might be the most (more…)

drumcool.com - Roland td-30kv kit

Roland’s revolutionary V-Drums have lead the drumming industry in electronic drums. Now, with the introduction of the SuperNATURAL-powered TD-30KV/TD-30K V-Pro Series, the electronic drum set reaches a new pinnacle in drumming performance.

SuperNATURAL sounds with Behavior Modeling, along with advanced sensing technology, provides a new (more…)