The Showroom

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Showroom: Dream Cymbals Distributing the Wambooka Water Drum in North America

  Dream is the exclusive North American distributor of the Wambooka, which is an updated darabuka made from a single piece of high-quality polycarbonate designed to hold water for pitch bends, timbre changes, and other effects. List price is $249…

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Mar 20, 2015

Showroom: TAD Products Sticker Drumstick Clip

The Sticker is a plastic clip that replaces the fragile cardboard sleeves drumsticks are commonly packaged in so that drummers can keep their drumsticks secure and matched. The Sticker Clip accommodates drumstick sizes from 5A to 2B, and its unique…

Modern Drummer
Mar 19, 2015

Showroom: Dick Visser Cajons

Dick Visser manufactures cajons in its own small factory in Holland using maranti wood. The cajons have adjustable snappy snare systems and are said to have a full rich bass sound and crisp high-end, making them ideal for pop and…

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Mar 18, 2015

Showroom: Syl’Sound Snare EQ Snare Drum Equalizer

The handmade Syl’Sound Snare EQ Snare Drum Equalizer is constructed of maple with mahogany and fits the interior of any 12"–15" snare drum shell from 5" to 8" depth. The accessory is designed to eliminate unwanted overtones and dampen the…

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Mar 17, 2015

Showroom: Dream Cymbals Introduces Timsha Finger Cymbals

Dream’s new Timsha finger cymbals are available in four sizes (small, medium, large, and extra large). They are cast in India and are tuned to create a shimmering effect. Said to be heavier than most finger cymbals, Timshas list for…

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Mar 13, 2015

Showroom: SKB Large Hardware Case

SKB has expanded its drum case offerings by adding the 1SKB-DH4216W, a larger version of the popular 1SKB-DH3315W hardware case. The new case measures 42"x16"x16.5" and provides ample room for drum hardware and stands. Features include handles on each side…

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Mar 12, 2015

Showroom: AM Cajons Handmade Drums With Retro Finishes

AM Cajons is a new company based in Kenosha, Wisconsin offering handmade cajons in two models. The Rambler is made with Baltic birch and features a dual fourteen-strand internal snare system. The Ambassador is also made from Baltic birch and…

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Mar 11, 2015

Showroom: Trexist Cymbals USA

Trexist Cymbals USA opened its doors on April 1, 2014 and provides several cymbal lines, including the G-Series, which features a big cross in the middle of the cymbal, as well as the Aurum, Evo, Soulmate, Astoria, and Hybrid series.…

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Mar 10, 2015

Showroom: New Vic Firth Accessories

VicGloves are specially designed to protect the player’s hands without sacrificing feel. Crafted from premium cabretta leather, these gloves feature a ventilated synthetic mesh palm and back and a synthetic rubber grip on the thumb and forefinger for extra grip…

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Mar 2, 2015

Showroom: Mapex Expands and Updates Accessory Line

Mapex has added a complete line of tom holders, cymbal arms, boom arms, and clamps to its hardware selections. The SONIClear tom holder employs a low-mass design that is said to preserve vibration in the drum, thus increasing tom resonance…

Modern Drummer
Feb 26, 2015

Showroom: Sabian B8X Cymbal Series

Sabian has announced that B8, a bestseller since its launch in 1984, will be replaced with the significantly improved B8X series, which features fully hammered bells, adjusted profiles, and a new logo, at the same prices. One of the more…

Modern Drummer
Feb 25, 2015

Showroom: Gon Bops Cajons and Tambourines

The Commuter is a fully collapsible cajon that fits into a backpack for transport to gigs, rehearsals, and sessions. Ideal for urban musicians who commute by bike, public transportation, or small vehicle, the Commuter also fits easily into overhead luggage…

Modern Drummer
Feb 24, 2015

Showroom: Vic Firth 
American Classic 5A and 5B Sticks Available With Barrel Tips

The American Classic 5A Barrel measures .565"x16" and features a proportionately barrel-shaped tip. The result is said to be a balanced stick that creates clarity with great tone. The .595"x16" American 5B Barrel features a reduced surface area of the…

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Feb 23, 2015

Showroom: Paiste Signature Cymbals and New PSTX, 602, and 2002 Models

Police drummer Stewart Copeland teamed up with Paiste Sound Development to design a small hi-hat for fine articulation yet crisp enough to cut through at all volume levels. The result is the 12" Signature Combo Crisp hi-hat, also known as…

Modern Drummer
Feb 21, 2015