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Video Demo! ddrum - Max Series Drumset

 This excerpt is taken from the complete article that appears in the March 2016 issue, which is available here. Product Close-Up ddrum Max Series Drumset Leave your gaff tape at home! These alder/maple drums have a big, articulate, and controlled…

Modern Drummer
Jan 31, 2017

Crush Drums AXM Hybrid Series

  Originally available only in high-gloss vintage sunburst, the Sublime AXM series, featuring ash and North American maple hybrid shells, is now offered in trans satin black and high-gloss white with silver sparkle finishes. The series includes 6-ply toms with…

Modern Drummer
Jun 6, 2014

WIN the Ultimate Hybrid Drumset from YAMAHA

This is your chance to win the ultimate Hybrid Drumkit from Yamaha — a prize worth over $5,700!  The set includes Live Custom acoustic drums (available in four colors), DTX electronic percussion components and hardware:   • 14 x 22"…

Modern Drummer
Dec 5, 2013

Product Close-Up: Acoutin Custom Metal/Wood Snares

September 2013 Product Close-Up Acoutin Custom Metal/Wood Snare Drums by Stephen Bidwell I first became aware of Acoutin Custom at PASIC 2012. Owner/operator Cooper Acoutin was sharing a booth space with fellow builder Ronn Dunnett, and while I was there…

Modern Drummer
Jul 31, 2013

Zildjian K Custom Dark Complex Rides and Hybrid Trash Smash Cymbals

Zildjian K Custom Dark Complex Rides and Hybrid Trash Smash by Michael Dawson Three of the more interesting pieces that Zildjian has released this year are the medium-thin 21" and 22" Dark Complex rides and the funky-looking 19" Hybrid Trash…

Modern Drummer
Jun 19, 2012