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Drum Workshop Inks Worldwide Distribution Deal With Kickport

Drum Workshop has inked a deal for worldwide distribution, marketing, and artist relations for KickPort International products. Drum Workshop, Inc. chief product officer, Don Lombardi, spearheaded the agreement that will have DW taking over operations for the line, while manufacturing…

Modern Drummer
Mar 28, 2016

Drumerica Announces 2014 Contest Finalists

Videos to be posted at   Drumerica, the National Contest For Young Drummers, has announced the names of the 18 finalists in this year’s competition. They are: • Swing/Blues (Groove Essentials Track #23): Chris Chandler • Latin (Groove Essentials…

Modern Drummer
Aug 27, 2014

Want a clearer, fatter kick sound? Check out the KickPort/FX bass drum system.

The new KickPort/FX bass drum system is said to be a fast, easy, and affordable way to achieve a studio-quality bass drum sound. The pre-pack includes a KickPort for the resonant bass drum head and a 2" FX port for…

Modern Drummer
Jul 29, 2014

Drumerica Is Open to All Young Jazz, Rock, Latin, Metal And R&B Drummers

No matter what style of music they play, aspiring drummers can show their talent, skill and personality by participating in the 2014 Drumerica drumming contest. Entry in the newly-created National Competition for Young Drummers is free and open to all…

Modern Drummer
Jul 7, 2014

Drumerica National Competition for Young Drummers Kicks Off July 1

To celebrate the current crop of talented, young, American drummers, leading drum, accessory, and media companies have joined together to announce the first annual Drumerica online video contest for teen drummers. Drumerica is set to take place over the upcoming…

Modern Drummer
May 15, 2014

KickPort 2 Bass Drum Sound Enhancer

The new and improved KickPort features the recently developed Firm-Flex collar for easier installation, a better fit, and even a fatter bass drum tone. KickPort 2 is now available in black (KP1-BK2), white (KP1-WH2), chrome (KP1-CH2), and gold (KP1-GO2).…

Modern Drummer
May 8, 2012

Chris DeRosa

Greetings, Modern Drummer readers! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season with family and friends. I wanted to mention a few words about a wonderful experience I had recently. I was asked by ShareTheMic and the U.S. Embassy…

Modern Drummer
Jan 10, 2012

Felipe Torres 2011 Blog

Hello, Modern Drummers, and thanks again for checking out my blog! Felipe Torres here. It’s been a while since I checked in, and I wanted to share with you some of the fun and amazing things that I’ve experienced this…

Modern Drummer
Sep 1, 2011