A2e Custom In-Ear Monitors
The A2e includes 64 Audio’s proprietary Linear Impedance Design (LID) technology and is ideal for musicians who plug into a broad range of high- and low-output impedance devices. Apex technology is said to relieve fatigue-inducing air pressure, and two drivers in a single package provide a low-profile look. 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 $499. 64audio.com
Sugar Skull Karl Perazzo Congas and Bongos
These signature congas and matching bongos feature Dia de los Muertos skull artwork designed by longtime Santana percussionist Karl Perazzo. The quinto, conga, and tumba shells are manufactured from 30″ Kevlar-reinforced seamless fiberglass and are finished with lacquer and chrome hardware. The drums are topped with rawhide heads and feature heavy-duty .3125″ tension rods, patented LP Top-Tuning Comfort Curve II rims, and ProCare shell protectors. Matching 7.25″ and 8.625″ bongos and an 11″ mini conga are also available.
List prices are $1,076.99 for the quinto, $1,092.99 for the conga, $1,123.99 for the tumba, $615.99 for the bongos, and $107.99 for the mini conga. lpmusic.com
Check them out at your local LP dealer or shop now at Sweetwater.
The Persephone snare features an .8 mm curved copper shell that is said to produce pure overtones while remaining easily controllable. The Trick multistep strainer offers precise snare control, and the ten single-point solid-brass lugs allow the shell to resonate freely. The drum, which is available in 5×14, 6.5×14, and 8×14 sizes, comes with 2.3 mm triple-flanged brass-plated or black nickel–plated steel hoops and a raw, raw lacquered, brushed lacquered, or dark vintage finish. drums.schagerl.com
Iron Cobra 200 Hi-Hat Stand
The Iron Cobra 200 series hi-hat stand is said to offer a quick response and smooth feel and is fully adjustable, sturdy, and adaptable to a variety of scenarios. tama.com
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The Air Throne features diamond-stitched leather, billet-machined matte black hardware, and a patent-pending quick-release system. The patented air-cooling technology features a fan housed within the seat to disperse airflow at a low volume. A fan speed adjustment knob is included. theairthrone.com
Phenol Fiber Piccolo Snare
This snare’s phenol fiber shell is made from layered craft paper and phenol resin, which is said to provide a high resistance to moisture. The outer layers of the shell are hardened to provide optimum vibration. The drum produces a strong attack and a deep tone, and it has wide tuning and dynamic ranges. canopusdrums.com