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I Can’t Believe I’m Giving You This…

In Drums by Philip2 Comments

It’s been almost 3 years since the last update to my eBook “How to Make Custom Drums”. That all changes very soon. When I wrote the original version of the eBook in 2009 I was making some pretty standard looking drums that sounded incredible: However, to truly give you the ability to make a custom drum set or even start …

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6 Custom Drum Companies to Check out At NAMM 2013

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The NAMM show is one of the world’s largest gathering of musical instrument manufacturers in the world, held every January in Anaheim, California, USA, at the Anaheim Convention Center. The NAMM show showcases all of the new products from drum companies (as well as guitar, bass, and basically any musical product you can think of) from all over the world …

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Practical Drumming & Life Wisdom from Ed Francis of Round Rock Drums

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Today’s post comes from Ed Francis, motivational speaker, professional drum instructor, and founder Round Rock Drums. In this post, you’ll find a great deal of practical wisdom applied to become a successful drummer. Read this and apply Ed’s principles if you want to grow as a drummer and human being! Click here to leave a comment for Ed. I’ve received …

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20 Gift Ideas for Drummers and Drum Builders

In Drummer Gifts by Philip2 Comments

Christmas is right around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking about potential gifts ideas! I’ve compiled a list of gifts that I would want for myself this Christmas, and I’ve included some of the gifts that fans on Facebook mentioned! Overall this is a list of goodies that would make any drummer/drum-builder happy. You can also refer back …

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DW 9000 Series Hardware Review – Drum Hardware

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DW offers some great hardware for your drums. For most of my life, I’ve only owned cymbal stands and hardware that I bought from friends or from Craigslist. Not anymore! I just purchased some really nice hardware from Drum Workshop and I thought that I would share what I love about my new cymbal stands and drum hardware stands. If …

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Pro Drummer Tips: Kenny Sharretts on Resetting an Old Drum Head

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Kenny Sharretts has worked as a drum tech for Melissa Etheridge, Kelly Clarkson, Peter Frampton, Joss Stone, The American Idols Live, 30 Seconds to Mars, and Smashmouth. He is the current drum tech for Stevie Wonder and Rihanna. As a drummer he has worked for several Texas legends including Monte Montgomery, Kevin Fowler, Joe King Carrassco, Rusty Wier, George Devore, …