Gear

Sabian XS20 Cymbals Reviewed!

BY DAVID LIBMAN With its revamped Sabian XS20 series, Sabian is offering a combination of professional-quality B20 cast bronze with a semi-professional level mid-range price tag. That’s very unusual, and here’s why. CAST CYMBAL SOUNDS AT SHEET CYMBAL... Read More

Sabian: Three New 21” Rides

BY JOHN NYMAN (Originally published in DRUM! Magazine’s September 2009 Issue) TWO HOT PINGS AND ONE COOL THING Jazz icon Art Blakey used to ask for three med... Read More

The Best iPhone Music Apps

BY JAKE WOOD Everyone knows iPhone users are annoying. Look at them with their shiny black status symbols, absent-mindedly ignoring the world around them (pay attention to us normals!). As they smugly text a witty line that only those of privileged p... Read More
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The Rumors Are True

The Korg WAVEDRUM, originally introduced to the music world back in 1994, is set to make a return in 2010, DRUM! has learned. This legendary instrument, an ide... Read More

Review: Starclassic Performer Bubinga/Birch Drum Set

BY BRAD SCHLUETER It seems like every time I blink Tama has expanded its upper-level Starclassic lines. The company currently offers birch, maple, bubinga, acrylic, and annual limited edition exotic kits, and now it’s introduced a new bubinga/birch h... Read More