Superstar Classic Exotix Drumkits
Built on a foundation of 100-percent maple shells, Exotix series drums feature a lacebark pine outer ply and are designed to emit powerful tones with brightness and projection. Hardware includes triple-flange hoops and low-mass lugs. The Star-Mount system optimizes resonance, adjustability, and stability. Drumsets are available in Black Sunburst or Garnet Burst finishes. The seven-piece shell pack lists for $1,749.98, and the five-piece lists for $1,416.65.
Introduced twenty-five years ago, Groove Juice is a spray-on/rinse-off cymbal cleaner. List price is $10. groovejuiceinc.com
MS45DR Electronic Drum Monitor System
The MS45DR features a 2.1 loudspeaker system, including two compact, lightweight satellite speakers that mount to a 1.5″ rack frame. The satellite speakers are twenty watts and come with a .75″ dome tweeter and a 3″ midrange driver. The subwoofer features a 6.5″ driver and is also twenty watts. List price is $499.99.
Strike Amp 12 Powered Drum Amplifier
This 2,000-watt electronic drum amplifier offers a 12″ woofer and horn-loaded tweeter for clarity and punch. Additional features include a high-frequency compression driver, two XLR/TRS .25″ inputs with independent volume controls and a clip indicator, an XLR output, and a lightweight and flexible tilt-back cabinet that can be mounted on a speaker stand. A contour EQ switch controls tone, and a ground-lift switch eliminates unwanted noise. List price is $299.
Drummer’s Wing Nut Wrench
This hand tool tightens or loosens difficult bolts and is ideal for securing cowbells, wood blocks, and drum/cymbal stands. Made from lightweight, aircraft-grade aluminum, its sleek design allows for straight access to the nut. List price is $29.99. crabbytools.com
Drumset Stick Bag
The DSB-2C canvas drumset stick bag features six interior pockets that can accommodate numerous pairs of drumsticks, brushes, and accessories. An inside zip-up pocket can be used to store drum keys, small tools, cymbal felts, and miscellaneous items. Charts and set lists can be stored in a rear exterior pocket, while the front exterior pocket provides a larger storage space with padding to help protect metronomes, headphones, tablets, and other devices. innovativepercussion.com
N8 Custom In-Ear Monitor
The hybrid design of the N8 utilizes a 9 mm dynamic driver for low frequencies and eight balanced armature drivers for the midrange and highs. The hand-built monitors are customizable and feature 64 Audio’s patent-pending technologies. Accessories include a personalized protective case, a dehumidifier, a cleaning tool, a shirt clip, a 48″ or 64″ detachable cable, and m15 or m20 apex modules. List price is $1,699. 64audio.com