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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…

Modern Drummer
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…

Modern Drummer
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…

Modern Drummer
Mar 12, 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: 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: 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

Showroom: Yamaha Hybrid Packs Combine Acoustic and Electronic Components in One Kit

Yamaha DTX502 Hybrid Pack With Stage Custom Birch Drum Set Yamaha is now offering all-in-one acoustic/electronic hybrid drumset packs for drummers who want to take advantage of the growing trend of combining acoustic and electronic elements into one self-contained drumkit.…

Modern Drummer
Feb 20, 2015

Showroom: Headhunters Dreamcatchers Brushes

Dreamcatchers incorporate an adjustable nylon hoop and a traditional non-retractable wire brush. The hoop is expandable and can be retracted back to the handle. The nylon hoop helps compress the wire brush filaments into the drumhead more readily for a…

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Feb 18, 2015

Showroom: Blue Hummingbird Small-Diaphragm Condenser With Rotating Head

With a precisely tuned diaphragm based on Blue’s B1 capsule, the Hummingbird is a versatile and precision-engineered Class A small-diaphragm microphone said to be ultra-responsive and to deliver extended frequency response, making it an ideal studio and stage solution for…

Modern Drummer
Feb 13, 2015

Showroom: Cymskin Cymbal Protectors

Designed and made in England, Cymskin cymbal protectors offer in-case protection by eliminating metal-to-metal contact and preventing scratches, logo-fade, and the risk of edge dings. A cymbal can be mounted directly onto a cymbal stand with no finger contact with…

Modern Drummer
Feb 4, 2015

Showroom: Shure Unveils New Motiv Digital Product Line and iOS Mobile Recording App

Shure introduces Motiv digital products, a new plug-and-play microphone line suited for individuals looking to capture high-quality audio for vocal/acoustic recording, podcasts, YouTube videos, and field recording. Motiv products include four new Apple-certified products, including three condenser microphones and a…

Modern Drummer
Jan 23, 2015

Showroom: Bucks County Drums’ Unique Semi-Solid Drum Shell

Bucks County Drums’ patent-pending semi-solid drum shell fuses a solid wood shell to the interior of a super-thin ply shell. The ply shell holds the solid component intact and doesn’t allow it to move. The drumhead only touches the solid…

Modern Drummer
Jan 22, 2015

Showroom: Burns Engineering’s New Bass Plate Drum Accessory

The patented Bass Plate attaches to a bass drum using the same screws and holes used for the two bottom batter-side tension lugs. The objective of the Bass Plate is to restore the balance and fullness of the drum’s sound…

Modern Drummer
Jan 21, 2015