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Protection Racket Drum Mat Markers

Drum Mat Markers are slick little pre-cut shapes, with a Velcro backing, allowing them to stick securely to your mat without glue or tape gumming it up. Each pack of Drum Mat Markers comes with thirty numbered stand-markers (each containing 3 sets numbered 1–10) which go under the tripod feet of your stands. There are also 10 corresponding markers for the stands themselves, so you’ll easily know which is which. They’ve even included bass-drum pedal and hi-hat markers! Now you can easily memory-mark your setup in minutes and make slight adjustments easily, until you’ve got a quick setup that is a comfy as that old futon you’ve had since college. […]

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Famous Drum Sets No.3 – The Four Piece

Its iconic familiar shape, paves the way for the shape of great things to come. Since its earliest incarnation, it has provided the building blocks for countless radio hits and live stage spectacles. It has been witness to history at Carnegie Hall, The Apollo, The Savoy, Woodstock, Altamont, Shea Stadium, Lollapalooza, Ozz-fest, and even the local neighborhood bar. […]

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Korg Wavedrum – Revolution of Percussion

You can play the Wavedrum in your lap, or mount in a regular-old snare stand. It’s lightweight and compact, perfect for any percussion, drum-set or DJ setup. You can even park it next to your studio console to catch those sparks of percussive inspiration. […]

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Famous Historic Drum Sets

As the “Trap Set” began to find its way into the pop music of the early 1900’s, it took on may shapes and configurations. Some drummers approached this new instrument as though it were an entire percussion section within their arm’s reach; surrounding themselves with all manner of Tympani, Glockenspiel, Tom-toms, Chimes and other vast and varied sound effects. […]

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Earplugs for guitarists, drummers and musicians

Among the musicians I’ve known, drummers typically have the worst case of tinnitus. Unlike guitarists, who can stand some distance from their amplifiers, drummers are seated and can’t move away from their instrument. The crashing of cymbals, in particular, has a harmful effect on drummers, since high frequencies do more damage to hearing than low frequencies do. […]