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Showroom: Drum Grip Drumsticks Help Correct Hand Placement for Beginners

The ergonomic design of the Drum Grip is said to set hands and fingers in the right place for a relaxed hold on the drumstick and a more comfortable grip. The sticks are labeled for each hand and feature molded…

Modern Drummer
Mar 16, 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…

Modern Drummer
Feb 18, 2015

Showroom: Vater Mallets and Marching/Orchestral Implements

The new Power Bass Drum mallets feature a shaft that starts with a .870"-diameter grip and then slightly tapers up to a .890" diameter at the head. This allows for a heavy and powerful sound, and the shaft is designed…

Modern Drummer
Feb 17, 2015

Showroom: Zildjian Expands the fx Line With Five New Offerings

Zildjian’s fx 10" and 12" Spiral Stackers are paper-thin in weight and provide an inexpensive entry into trashy cymbal stacking sounds. Zildjian product manager Tony Lapsansky explains, “You can stack them on anything, from splashes to Chinas to crashes, or…

Modern Drummer
Feb 16, 2015

Showroom: Roland RT-30 Series Acoustic Drum Triggers

Roland’s RT-30 series gives drummers a solution for using acoustic drums as triggers for a hybrid setup without incorporating additional pads. With quick, simple mounting on kick, snare, and tom drums, RT-30 triggers connect to devices, such as Roland’s TM-2…

Modern Drummer
Feb 12, 2015

Showroom: Vic Firth Split Brush Retractable Wire Brush

Designed with German drummer Florian Alexandru-Zorn, the Split Brush represents a new design concept for a wire brush. Created with two separate rows of medium-gauge wire, the two-tiered design helps produce different qualities of articulation. The retractable pull-rod includes a…

Modern Drummer
Feb 11, 2015

Showroom: Zildjian 21" Organic and 20" Renaissance Rides

The 21" Organic ride is the latest member of the K Custom series, and the 20" Renaissance ride joins the K Constantinople series. Both are said to offer clean stick definition coupled with dark ride and crash sounds for a…

Modern Drummer
Feb 10, 2015

Showroom: Vic Firth Steve Smith Tala Wand Slats

The Steve Smith Tala Wand Slats feature a foam center surrounded with four flat bamboo slats and wrapped in thin PVC and is said to provide a variety of unique sounds with ideal rebound and feel. Tala Wand Slats create…

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Feb 6, 2015

Showroom: Vater Marching Double Quiver Stick Holder, New Player’s Design Models, and Buzz Kill Dampeners

Vater’s Marching Double Quiver attaches to snare drums with adjustable hook-and-loop straps. Made from tough nylon, the Quiver provides easy access for quick stick changes. It is also ideal for use on traditional drumsets. List price is $17.99. New Vater…

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Feb 5, 2015

Showroom: Roland RH-300V V-Drums Headphones

Optimized specifically for use with V-Drums and other Roland percussion products, the RH-300V is said to deliver accurate, punchy sound for personal monitoring during practice, recording sessions, and performances. The RH-300V features dynamic drivers and a closed-back, circumaural design that…

Modern Drummer
Feb 3, 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…

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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

Showroom: Remo Dorado Cajon

Remo’s Dorado cajons are designed and handcrafted in California using birch and two sets of three high-quality compression springs with over 400 coils each. Additional features include a fixed faceplate that seals the drum completely and enables the bass tones…

Modern Drummer
Jan 20, 2015