Pork Pie Drums: Overview

Posted in Other Drums on February 27, 2016

Pork Pie Drums

Pork Pie drums is a fast growing American drum manufacturer based out of Canoga Park, California. You get a sort of mom and pop shop feel with this company. In 2006, the company had only 9 employees and the founder would sign each drum stamping it with its date of manufacture. Their piglite acrylic lines Read More »

Best Piccolo Snare Drum of 2016 - Review

Posted in Other Drums on February 25, 2016

Piccolo Snare Drum

Why not Add a Piccolo to Your Arsenal and Vary Your Attack! Drummers tend to collect snare drums more than any other piece of the sound puzzle. Snares have tremendous individual “personality,” and none have more than the often overlooked it. Piccolo snares are shallow snares, usually just 3 inches deep, and rarely wider than 13 Read More »

Asmat Art Drums: They are Strange and Beautiful

Posted in History, Other Drums on February 19, 2016

three asmat drums

Asmat drums are hour glass shaped tribal drums carved from a single piece of wood. They are named after the Asmat tribal group who inhabit Papua New Guinea in Indonesia who regard the drums as sacred. Usually Asmat drum is around 5 feet high, 8 inches wide at the top, 5 inches in the middle, Read More »

Djembe Drums | 5 Reason Why You Will Love It

Posted in Other Drums on February 19, 2016

playing

Some folks may not have learned about the djembe drum; it’s a percussion instrument used your hands. Not long ago I wrote an article about it's history and reviews of the drum, but now let's focus on it's charm. OK, it is basically help drum… but not simply any hands drum, it’s a djembe. This is Read More »

Peace Drums - Review 2016

Posted in Other Drums on February 18, 2016

demolition-metalic-yello

  Peace drums is a division of Peace Best Music Co., Ltd. They offer a wide range of musical instruments like drums, marching percussion, latin percussion instruments and saxophones. They are based out of Taipei, Taiwan. Additional wraps and lacquer finishes for many of the kits are available upon request for a small fee of Read More »

CB Drums

Posted in Other Drums on February 18, 2016

CB JRX55

CB drums or CB Percussion as its known, is under the parent company Kaman Music Corp (KMC). KMC owns many famous music brands such as Takamine, Ovation, Hamer, Sabian and Gibraltar. They currently only offer snare drums, marching snares, and bells (small compact versions of xylophones). While their drum sets are now largely unavailable, you Read More »

Traps Drums Review - 2016

Posted in Other Drums on February 18, 2016

Traps Drums

  Traps drums manufacturers acoustic and electronic sets that are basically a molded rim to hold a drum hoop and a head. They don't actually have a shell. Much like a practice pad set. This of course makes them extremely easy to pack and travel with. Of course having no shell at all gives you Read More »

African Drums

Posted in Other Drums on February 5, 2016

Adrican Drum Band

There are many different types of different African drums. They come in a variety of shapes and produce a wide spectrum of different sounds. Here we'll take a close look at some of the most common types of and explore their different traits and how they were used. Djembe Drums OVERVIEW The Djembe or Jambe Read More »

Caribbean drums

Posted in Other Drums on February 5, 2016

Man playing Steelpan

Caribbean drums OVERVIEW The most Common type of Caribbean drums are the Steel drums or steelpans. They are large round metal drums with the center, about 1 mm thick, bent inward like a bowl, so by playing on various shapes on the drum, you can get different pitches. The lower pitches are generally on the outer edge Read More »

Bata Drums

Posted in Other Drums on February 5, 2016

Bata Cajon

Bata Drums OVERVIEW Bata drums are hour glass shaped drums made from one solid piece of wood with one end being larger than the other.  Similar to a more common djembe. With a deep history, they are also currently being used as modern day latin percussion instruments for cuban jazz and other similar genres of music. Read More »