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What You Need to Know About...Plywood Snare Drums

As touring and recording great Kenny Aronoff explained, “Start with a metal drum and a wood. That will cover a lot of situations.” TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital…

by Michael Dawson
Jan 30, 2019

Product Close-Up – Canopus Snare Drums

Canopus is one of the premier boutique drum manufacturers in Japan, specializing in reinventing classic designs from the past and refining contemporary drum construction methods. The Yaiba II series is the company’s foray into a more affordable price point and…

Modern Drummer
Mar 8, 2017

Gretsch - Renown Birch and Walnut Drumsets

Product Close-Up Gretsch Renown Birch and Walnut Drumsets Two new shell offerings expand the tonal spectrum. Acouple years back, Gretsch revamped its Taiwanese-made “touring drummer” Renown series so that it stood closer in line with the company’s top-end U.S.-made counterparts.…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2017