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  • Hammerax Bash Compact Tone Stacks
    Showroom: Hammerax Bash Compact Tone Stacks
    The Showroom - October 31, 2014
    Bash Compact Tone Stacks produce a burst of metallic sound similar to closed hi-hats but with a more raw tone. The compact 8" triple-layer stack is said to be as powerful as much larger instruments, with deep hammering to increase cutting power. Tightness of sound is adjustable, from an aggressive roar to a tight click, with the turn of a wing nut. All Hammerax products are USA made....
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  • MD Editor Billy Amendola
    Modern Drummer Associate Editor
    Billy Amendola Appears on
    The Shoe Podcast

    Multimedia - October 30, 2014
    On the most recent episode of the podcast The Shoe, Modern Drummer associate editor Billy Amendola discusses the current state of the music industry, the effects of the Internet on musicians, and the Rock ’N’ Roll Fantasy Camp. […]
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  • On-Stage Introduces Tablet Mounting System for iPad Air
    Showroom: On-Stage Introduces Tablet Mounting System for iPad Air
    The Showroom - October 30, 2014
    Designed with musicians in mind, the u-mount TCM9361 Snap-On cover makes mounting an iPad Air to mic stands, keyboard stands, workstations, drum hardware, and conductor stands easy and flexible. The u-mount also works on exercise equipment, strollers, shopping carts, and other objects that musicians use in their everyday lives....
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  • PhillyDrumProject
    Philly Drum Project “Beats, Brews & Banter” With Mike Greenfield of Lotus
    Drummers - October 29, 2014
    Philly Drum Project's next "Beats, Brews, & Banter" event will be held Tuesday, 11/4 from 7-9pm, at The Hard Rock Cafe, 1113-31 Market St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107....
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    DW Frequent Flyer Drumset
    News and Events - October 29, 2014
    Drum Workshop has announced the addition of a new model to its line of Design Series drums, called the Frequent Flyer kit, co-designed with Peter Erskine. The travel-friendly set includes a shallow 12x20 bass drum, traditional 8x12 rack tom, 11x14 floor tom, and 5x14 snare drum....
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  • December 2014 Issue of Modern Drummer featuring Gregg Bissonette
    December 2014 Issue of Modern Drummer featuring Gregg Bissonette
    Issues - October 28, 2014
    See what's in the pages of the December 2014 issue of Modern Drummer magazine featuring Gregg Bissonette!
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  • Showroom: Shure PSM 300 Stereo Personal Monitor Systems
    Showroom: Shure PSM 300 Stereo Personal Monitor Systems
    News and Events - October 27, 2014
    The PSM 300 introduces the clarity and precision of stereo, 24-bit digital audio to personal monitoring while bringing the custom-mix control that Shure PSM systems are known. PSM 300 has two offerings, one easy-to-use model designed for entry-level users (P3TR112GR), and a professional system (P3TRA215CL) with advanced features....
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  • Rick Allen of Def Leppard Fame to Exhibit in Wentworth Gallery
    Rick Allen of Def Leppard to Exhibit His Art at Wentworth Gallery
    News - October 23, 2014
    Wentworth Gallery will present, in its Short Hills, New Jersey, premiere, Rick Allen’s works from his latest collection, titled “Rick Allen: Angels and Icons.” Allen’s art is currently being showcased exclusively in Wentworth Gallery locations throughout […]
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  • Showroom: Craviotto Solitaire Series Aluminum Snare Drums
    Showroom: Craviotto Solitaire Series Aluminum Snare Drums
    News and Events - October 22, 2014
    The Craviotto Drum Company’s new Solitaire snare drums feature a price point geared toward providing working drummers with a handmade metal shell instrument. Solitaire snares feature a thin-wall, aero-grade aluminum shell that’s cast and rolled in the USA and is said to provide strength, warmth, clarity, and substantial body with enhanced mid-range projection....
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  • Showroom: Spaun’s New Revolutionary Series Blends Old-School Sound and Modern Manufacturing
    Showroom: Spaun’s New Revolutionary Series Blends Old-School Sound and Modern Manufacturing
    The Showroom - October 21, 2014
    The Revolutionary series from Spaun features old-school style and sizes coupled with modern manufacturing techniques to produce a rich, full sound and unique look. These drums are built from 8-ply maple shells and have rounded bearing edges for a darker and subtler tone, beavertail lugs, and wood badges....
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  • Jonathan Joseph
    Jonathan Joseph: Tracking Soul Legend Betty Wright’s Living…Love…Lies
    Feature Stories - October 20, 2014
    Jonathan Joseph recently wrapped up his second tour with legendary guitarist Jeff Beck, a gig that you can read all about in the November issue of Modern Drummer magazine. Here we talk with Joseph, who’s also singer Joss Stone’s drummer and musical director, about his work with R&B singer Betty Wright, with whom he recorded the recently released album Living…Love…Lies....
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  • Showroom: DW True-Sonic Snare Puts a Modern Twist on a Vintage Favorite
    Showroom: DW True-Sonic Snare Puts a Modern Twist on a Vintage Favorite
    News and Events - October 20, 2014
    Drum Workshop has recently released a snare drum that pays tribute to an American classic and includes today’s latest innovations and build-quality. This drum, the True-Sonic, features a pre-tensioned, highly-adjustable snare bridge that said to provide orchestral-like sensitivity and articulation....
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    Pearl Launches MYFIRSTDRUMSET.COM To Bring Drumming Message Forward
    News and Events - October 17, 2014
    In an effort to take the love of drumming to a new audience, Pearl has created www.myfirstdrumset.com, an interactive and informative web platform for parents and future drummers.
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  • Grover Pro Inks Deal With Hammerax
    Grover Pro Inks Deal With Hammerax
    News and Events - October 17, 2014
    Grover Pro Percussion, Massachusetts-based makers of high-quality professional percussion products, has reached an agreement with Hammerax that grants them exclusive rights to worldwide distribution....
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  • Aquarian Celebrates “West Coast Artist Day”
    Aquarian Celebrates “West Coast Artist Day”
    News and Events - October 17, 2014
    Aquarian hosted a “West Coast Artist Day” this past October 1. Food and beverages were provided and over ninety endorsers attended....
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  • Joan Jett
    Little Kids Rock Will Honor Joan Jett At Annual Star-Studded Benefit
    News and Events - October 17, 2014
    To ensure the continuation and revitalization of music education in economically challenged public schools across the country, non-profit organization Little Kids Rock will host its sixth annual Little Kids Rock Benefit, honoring Joan Jett and her music.
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  • Stanton Moore’s Second-Annual “Spirit of New Orleans” Drum Camp Set for December 5–7
    Stanton Moore’s Second-Annual “Spirit of New Orleans” Drum Camp Set for December 5–7
    News - October 16, 2014
    Grammy award–winning drummer Stanton Moore (Galactic) has announced that his second-annual “Spirit of New Orleans” drum camp will take place December 5–7 at the historic Old US Mint in New Orleans’ legendary French Quarter. Produced by MUSO Entertainment, this three-day camp celebrates the legacy and rich musical tradition that is unique to New Orleans....
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    Crash ’N Flash Introduces DMX Concert Pro Stage Lighting System
    News and Events - October 16, 2014
    The Crash ’N Flash DMX Concert Pro Stage Lighting System features a foot switch/stomp button with standby/power and system active/blackout indicator LEDs to depict system mode while offering complete control of the lighting effect....
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  • drummer Sam Ulano Tribute
    Sam Ulano Tribute
    Drummers - October 16, 2014
    The afternoon will be filled with stories, photos, audio, and video of Sam. His contributions to music education and drumming changed the way drumming was taught and instruction books were written....
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  • DW Personalized Snare Drums Exotic Monogram
    Showroom: DW Personalized Snare Drums
    News and Events - October 16, 2014
    Drum Workshop has recently added a new offering to their line of Collector’s Series snare drums, called Exotic Monogram. Each drum is hand-inlayed with laser-cut exotic wood veneers to comprise a “retro shield” design containing two personal initials....
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