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Canopus Drums at NAMM 2015 (VIDEO)

In this video from NAMM 2015, Canopus Drums’ Naoya Hasegawa shows us an assortment of kits, snare, and miscellaneous products that the company is offering this year. The first kit is its gray sparkle lacquer Yaiba II Groove kit that…

Modern Drummer
Feb 11, 2015

Showroom: Sound Percussion Labs Introduces Kicker Pro and Lil’ Kicker Drumkits

Sound Percussion Lab’s new Kicker Pro is a 5-piece, student-size drumkit that combines sleek, modern design, rugged construction, and professional features including tunable drumheads, a full-size chain drive bass drum pedal, and multi-ply, real poplar wood shells. With an 18x14…

Modern Drummer
Jan 8, 2015

Showroom: New Kits From Tama

Blending the clear, precise cut of birch with the deep, subsonic low-end of bubinga, Tama’s limited edition Starclassic Performer kits demonstrate the versatility of the B/B approach. The limited 24" bass drum four-piece Rock kit is a classic one-up/two-down setup.…

Modern Drummer
Nov 11, 2014

RBH Monarch Series Now Available With Exotic Veneers

RBH Drums has added exotic veneers to its Monarch series drums, including bird’s-eye maple with cherry inlay, cherry interior veneer, and cherry reinforcing hoops, that are said to produce a slightly brighter tone and moderately sharper attack than the standard…

Modern Drummer
Jun 25, 2014

Sherwood Percussion Builds “Natural True Tone??? Drum Shells

Thirty-year drum-building veteran James Pierce, owner of Sherwood Percussion, has created the Natural True Tone drum shells, which are designed to have minimal stress in the wood and feature a unique Internal Lug System (ILS). Natural True Tone drums are…

Modern Drummer
Jun 9, 2014