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Tama Announces Limited Edition Hyper–Drive Kits, Big Black Steel Snare Drum, and Cymbal Stand Packs

Tama has added its shallow-shelled Hyper-Drive configuration to the Starclassic Performer B/B to create the modern B/B EFX Hyper-Drive kit. Each six-piece configuration is available in a choice of two classic Delmar glass glitter finishes. Tama’s Sound Lab Project Big…

Modern Drummer
Nov 20, 2014

Cympad Expands Chromatics Series with Crimson, Yellow, and White Models

Expanding its popular line of Chromatics cellular-foam cymbal washers, Cympad is now offering them in crimson, yellow, and white models. “Dealers and drummers continue to ask for more colors, and we are happy we can accommodate them,” explains Cympad president,…

Modern Drummer
Aug 29, 2014

Shakerstix Drumsticks With Built-In Shaker Sound!

Shakerstix are played as a traditional drumstick with an added shaker sound. The SSRT1 model has the look and feel of a traditional 5A drumstick. Model SSDR1 combines the Shakerstix design with a wooden rod-style stick to achieve a softer…

Modern Drummer
Jun 18, 2014

Quiet Down Your Practice With Cymbomute Cymbal Mutes

A Cymbomute cymbal mute fits around the rim of a cymbal and is held in place by its own tension. These devices are available for any size and type of cymbal, so an entire setup can be muted no matter…

Modern Drummer
Jun 10, 2014