Drums

DW Concrete Snare Drum

Firstly I would like to say a big hello to you all and introduce myself. Although I play Rock-Metal-Fusion Drums, I am known as Jazz-Man. This is my first review here on Loopermusicgear.com, So hold tight, we might be in for a bumpy ride. Now, I will say this straight off the bat, I really like DW Drums and to have people like John Good in the business of making fine musical instruments is somethi...[Read More]

Sonor To Release New “Martini Kit”

It appears that the German percussion company is doing their take on the compact drum kit, however, the company is calling it “a new take on the cocktail kit”, which might not quite be correct, but it does look quite promising. And while it might not be a cocktail kit, it looks to be a great compact drum kit. The kit is made of Sonor‘s cross-laminated shells and fitted with Remo ...[Read More]

The Worlds Best Selling Drum Kit Returns – Reintroducing The Pearl Export

There’s only one drum kit in the world that can claim the title of the world’s best selling drum kit, and that’s the Pearl Export. So why exactly did Pearl decide it would be a good idea to discontinue the kit back in 2007? We may never know, but they obviously realized how bad of an idea that was and have recently brought it back. Reintroducing the Pearl Export EXX series of dru...[Read More]

NAMM 2013: Pearl P-930 Demonator

A couple years after the release of Pearls Demon Drive pedal, their first endeavor into the direct drive world, we now see the Pearl P-930 Demonator, a chain driven Demon style bass drum pedal. The Pearl Demonators features include interchangeable cams and a Powershifter pedal board. Now, my first thought about this pedal when I saw it was, that looks great but what makes it any different from pre...[Read More]

NAMM 2013: New Snare Drums by Gretsch

Another bit of juicy news from NAMM is the arrival of a bunch of new snare drums by Gretsch. There are 3 new models on the list including drums made from Brass, Walnut and a Stave model which can be made from Oak or Cherry. The brass model is 6.5″ x 14″, and includes 10 lugs. Joe Mazza, the product manager for Gretsch Snare Drums has been quoted as saying that the “Bell Brass giv...[Read More]

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