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NAMM 2017: YAMAHA 50TH ANNIVERSARY DRUM KIT

Posted in Gear, Percussion, Sydney Drum Show News    //    Post Date - February 6, 2017

Yamaha drums—50 years in the pursuit of sound and performance perfection Based on Yamaha’s renowned Absolute Hybrid Maple kit, revealed at NAMM was the 50th anniversary model features shells with outer plies made from two varieties of beautiful exotic wood, and gold hook lugs that recall the revered Maple Custom…

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NAMM 2017: DRUM GEAR ON THE TRADE SHOW FLOOR

Posted in Gear, Percussion, Sydney Drum Show News    //    Post Date - February 3, 2017

Australian Musician presents a selection of acoustic drums and cymbals captured at the NAMM Show

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NAMM 2017: PAISTE 900 SERIES CYMBALS

Posted in Gear, Percussion, Sydney Drum Show News    //    Post Date - January 30, 2017

Yamaha Australia’s Nathan Biggin discusses the new 900 series of Paiste cymbals at the Paiste booth, NAMM 2017. au.yamaha.com

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GRETSCH RENOWN SERIES WITH EDDIE FISHER (ONE REPUBLIC)

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - November 8, 2016

One Republic drummer Eddie Fisher plays and talks about a Piano Black Renown kit. The newly designed 2016 Gretsch Renown is one of the most versatile drum sets ever made. Now, with one drum set, you can play with the sensitivity and touch to handle the smoothest grooves of the…

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WATCH: EVANS UV1 COATED DRUMHEAD

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - October 18, 2016

The UV1 series is designed for the widest range of sonic possibilities while remaining the most durable single-ply drumhead available. The patented UV-cured coating provides unmatched durability and consistency of texture, while the unique 10mil film delivers exceptional strength and versatility for a full range of musical applications. Learn more:…

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LOUISE BARTLE (BLOC PARTY) ON DREAM CYMBALS

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - October 13, 2016

Dream Artist Louise Bartle stopped into the Woodshed during a day off in Toronto while touring the world with Bloc Party! The people at Dream asked her why she’s playing their cymbals and she was happy to let them know! Dream Cymbals distributed in Australia by Dynamic Music.

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MORE BIG & UGLY CYMBALS FROM SABIAN

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - October 5, 2016

In response to drummers worldwide who asked for more choice from the Big & Ugly collection, SABIAN has just introduced new crash-friendly sizes and hi-hats. Initially launched as big, dark, loose and dynamic cymbals – Big & Ugly was all about sonic versatility, tonal complexity and huge fun.  Now Big…

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WATCH: BETTER MUSIC’S YAMAHA DTX582K DEMO

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - July 14, 2016

Noof and Jimmy demo the brand new DTX-582 from Yamaha! The flagship of the 502 series, the DTX 582 features DTX-PADs for snare and toms, a real hi-hat trigger, large 3-zone cymbals, and the big KP100 kick pad, which can easily accommodate a double foot pedal. The superb feel of…

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WATCH: VINNIE COLAIUTA 90’S KIT UNBOXING

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - June 28, 2016

The people at Gretsch lovingly restored Vinnie’s Signature Kit from the 90’s. Some of you might recognize it. What better way to welcome him back to Gretsch than for all of the fans to experience unboxing his kit with him. Gretsch drums distributed in Australia by www.promusicaustralia.com

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TAMA STAR MAPLE DRUMS with ULYSSES OWENS JR.

Posted in Gear, Percussion    //    Post Date - May 24, 2016

Ulysses Owens Jr. is an American multi Grammy Award winning drummer and percussionist, known for his work with bassist Christian McBride, Kurt Elling, Wynton Marsalis,and Maceo Parker. Ulysses checks out the TAMA Star maple drums http://www.australismusic.com.au/brands/tama/

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