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evans360front1From the highest toms down to the depths of your bass drum, Level 360 Technology has started a revolution. Over the last year, Level 360 has set a new standard for the tuning experience and tonal capabilities of tom and snare heads. Now, that same innovation is here for your bass drum. Logical, no-hassle tuning with deeper tones that shake the ground you play on. Focus on your bass drum technique, not teching your bass drum. More Evans News ….

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ironfrontWith metal and nothing but metal in mind, we mod-ed and     tweaked until we forged the heaviest sounding metal axes ever built. For the ultimate in playability we took our legendary super-thin, ultra-playable Wizard RG neck, and upped the ante to Nitro Wizard – as fast and comfortable, but with added road-tested durability. Every Iron Label axe is matched perfectly with American-made EMG® or DiMarzio® pickups. Whether it’s one of the original austere models or one of the new pumped up, decked-out spotlight-stealers, you’ll find the Iron Label Series to be the perfect metal machine, ready to rattle bones and wake the dead. More Ibanez News …..

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The Custom Pro series of snare wires are the ultimate in ease-of-use.
Available in 13″ and 14″ models, the Custom Pro Series wires are designed with Anti-Choke end plates that significantly reduce annoying snare buzz and also provide a wider range of available snare tension without choking the drum. The Speed Release straps allow the player to disengage the snare wires without releasing the straps for the strainer or butt clamps. The result is snare wire changes that can happen in seconds. The brass models provide a brighter, resonant sound, whereas the steel models provide a darker, crisp response. More Puresound news …..

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cocktailThe “Cocktail-JAM” Kit™
is a TAMA original, in both appearance and sound. Ideal for hip-hop, jazz, intimate acoustic settings, or tight rehearsal rooms. Completely compact, this kit can easily be set up and played using a throne in much less space than a typical drum set. The “Cocktail-JAM” kit™ and its hardware can be completely packed easily in just two bags, which are included with the kit, making it super portable and easy to transport to any gig.
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The New Hughes & Kettner Tubemeister DeLuxe 20 and 40

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The New Hughes & Kettner Tubemeister DeLuxe 20 and 40

This is the one you’ve all been waiting for: we’re delighted to introduce TubeMeister Deluxe!

Fresh for NAMM 2016, TubeMeister Deluxe is a jaw dropping chunky new brother for TubeMeister, and is set to make your job as a guitar player better sounding, easier, and a whole load more fun.

The 20-watt Deluxe 20 and the 40-watt Deluxe 40 take the Meister lunchbox amp format to a whole new level, with boutique tube tones inspired by the most-loved channels of the flagship TriAmp Mark 3, and a bunch of killer new features that make Rocking on Stage, Playing at Home and Recording at Night better than ever.

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Iron Cobra 2016

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Iron Cobra 2016

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New Iron Label 2016

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New Iron Label 2016

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With metal and nothing but metal in mind, we mod-ed and tweaked until we forged the heaviest sounding metal axes ever built. For the ultimate in playability we took our legendary super-thin, ultra-playable Wizard RG neck, and upped the ante to Nitro Wizard – as fast and comfortable, but with added road-tested durability. Every Iron Label axe is matched perfectly with American-made EMG® or DiMarzio® pickups. Whether it’s one of the original austere models or one of the new pumped up, decked-out spotlight-stealers, you’ll find the Iron Label Series to be the perfect metal machine, ready to rattle bones and wake the dead.

Meinl Percussion

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Meinl Percussion

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PASSION FOR DETAILS

Variety

Over the last 25 years we have created a specific portfolio to match the variety of our customers. Today we are proud to offer a wide assortment of high quality percussion instruments for players all around the world regardless of age, playing skills, or economic background. A large variety of colors, a well thought out assortment and trend setting ideas is what MEINL percussion stands for.

Innovation

As a modern and progressive company, MEINL has never been content with the status quo! By talking and listening to the people who play, we have developed many new and improved percussion instruments. Original MEINL innovations like the Free Ride System for Bongos (patented), the Floatune® Tuning System for Timbales and Djembes (patented), the revolutionary STEELY II Conga and Djembe Stands (patented), or the Professional Conga and Bongo Stands (patented) prove our leading position in Research and Development work and set the standard in the percussion world.

Quality

Since our formation, our main objective has been to offer percussion instruments which comply with the highest quality levels regarding manufacturing and materials used. Only by committing to the highest standards, we can guarantee top quality instruments, the maximum of playing comfort, the best possible sounds, and therefore long lasting customer fulfillment.

Responsibility

Our perception of what it means to be a global player tells us not to measure success in sales only; it is also the way how we achieve it! As a family owned and managed company, we conduct business with integrity, respecting our employees, customers, artists, and the environment around us. Therefore we strictly observe the CITES-regulations set forth in the “Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora” and only use wood from environmentally controlled forests or industrial wood plantations.

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The MEINL Cymbal Series

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The MEINL Cymbal Series

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Hand hammered cymbals created for today’s music. And ultra-modern designs that give drummers more sounds to choose from. Between our traditional foundry in Turkey and our state-of-the-art facility in Germany, we do it all. Cymbals, sounds and beyond.

Six Degrees of Darkness

The warm darkness of traditional hand hammered cymbals is re-imagined with Byzance. Each range is hand crafted by MEINL artisans at our foundry in Turkey, then given sound-enhancing final touches by our craftsmen in Germany. Six different ranges offer a choice of feels and sounds for virtually every style of music. Best of all, with Byzance your sound is all yours, because every Byzance cymbal is a one-of-a-kind.

Modern

While traditional cymbal making covers the warmer, darker end of the sound spectrum, it takes modern cymbal making technology to create brighter, glassier sounds. With M-Series and Soundcaster those qualities come to life through unique sounds and stunning looks.

Aggressive

Three different cymbals, created from three different metals, producing three different sounds, have one thing in common: Their bright responses are aggressive! Mb20 is powered by thick bronze for maximum projection. Mb10 delivers a more focused degree of cut. Mb8 slices through with a direct response. This trio delivers three levels of aggression designed to cut through the loudest music

Clarity and Cut

Loud. Louder. Loudest. From the loud Classics, to the louder Classics Custom to the loudest, Classics Custom Extreme Metal, this trio of innovative cymbals is all about high-energy response. These cymbals add pure punch wherever clarity and cut are a must. Ideal for pop, rock, and the most brutal metal imaginable, all three will get you heard.

Innovation

When you want something totally different – something wilder than normal – step into Generation X. There are no rules. Innovation is the reason these cymbals exist. This diverse collection of designs looks and sounds creative, even crazy, but it makes perfect sense if what you want are unique sounds to create your own sonic signature.

First Step

If you’re choosing your first set of real cymbals, HCS and MCS offer looks and sounds that are much more serious than their price tags suggest. Designed by the MEINL R&D team and crafted using our advanced technology, these two nicely priced series let you make your first set-up one that you can be proud of. After all, every drummer wants cymbals they feel good about, right? Take your pick – HCS in brass or MCS in bronze.

The Sounds

Darker sounds blend with the music, brighter ones cut through. Many players mix them together. The Bronzes Only MEINL offers four bronzes. High numbers deliver more tone; lower ones sound brighter and tonally tighter.

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BEATBUDDY

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BEATBUDDY

BeatBuddy Mini

Bring the drummer right into your home with the BeatBuddy Mini — effortlessly insert fills, transition from verse to chorus, add accent hits, throw in drum breaks, and more, to create an unprecedented live drummer effect — all with the simple ease of a guitar pedal format.

No programming is necessary. Just cue your drummer and START jamming.

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Beatbuddy offers you complete creative control. It’s the first drum machine with the simplicity of a pedal. A live beat, hands-free.

Use Right Out Of The Box: No Programming Necessary! Includes 200 songs (that you control!) in a 21 genres and 10 different drum kits those songs can be played on. You’ll be sure to find your beat.

 

Available now! Please contact your local dealer.

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HARDCASE

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HARDCASE

Hoshino Benelux BV is proud to announce that they will start with Hardcase Distribution for the Benelux market.

Stay tuned for more information.

Promark

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Promark

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The ProMark company was founded in 1957 by Herb Brochstein, a professional drummer and drum shop owner. ProMark has always been a family business and so continues with the 2011 purchase by D’Addario & Company from Herb’s son Maury.  The offices and factory remain in Houston, Texas; manufacturing hickory, maple and Japanese Shira Kashi™ Oak (ProMark was the first American drumstick company to successfully market sustainable Japanese Oak) drumsticks in its modern 90,000 square foot facility.

ProMark uses only un-endangered wood in the manufacturing of its sticks and mallets. The harvesting of our hardwoods is carefully controlled, with replenishment of the forest as one of our top concerns.  Prior to becoming drumsticks, the wood goes through a multitude of selection and pre-finishing processes at our own mill in the mid-south, followed by rigorous inspections throughout the manufacturing process.

The Houston manufacturing team works with the state-of-the-art machinery to produce the drumsticks, keyboard and timpani mallets that are designed tested and used by top performers, educators, students and enthusiasts throughout the world.

ProMark has been the sticks of choice by such renowned artists as Neil Peart, the late Elvin Jones, Ringo Starr, Phil Collins, Mike Portnoy, 9-time DCI champion Concord Blue Devils, and many, many more.

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Evans Drumheads

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Evans Drumheads

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From the highest toms down to the depths of your bass drum, Level 360 Technology has started a revolution. Over the last year, Level 360 has set a new standard for the tuning experience and tonal capabilities of tom and snare heads.

Now, that same innovation is here for your bass drum. Logical, no-hassle tuning with deeper tones that shake the ground you play on. Focus on your bass drum technique, not teching your bass drum.

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Puresound

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history_banner_puresound_42241Puresound Percussion was founded in 1995 by Yoav DeBasc, a young auto repair and autobody specialist who also had a passion for the drums. After moving to Los Angeles in the early 1990s, Yoav realized that by combining his love of drumming with his knowledge of metallurgy he would be able to improve the quality of an important but often overlooked part of the snare drum: the snare wires. Using his experience and expertise, Yoav began to formulate special steel alloys and manufacturing processes for a new line of snare wires that would recreate the clarity, sensitivity and tone of classic, American-made snare wires while advancing the state-of-the-art. Through extensive research and development, he discovered that the sound and performance of the snare wires could be modified and enhanced by controlling the alloys, weights and coils
Today, PureSound snare wires feature the highest quality craftsmanship and components (including their distinctive copper-colored end-clips) and are available in a wide choice of models to fit a wide variety of modern and vintage drumset, concert and marching snare drums— providing the tone, range, sensitivity and durability that have established Puresound as the world’s leading snare wire specialist. In addition, Puresound continues to develop other new technologies to meet the ever-expanding demands of contemporary drummers. Besides their popular snare wires and accessories, Puresound also offers custom quality Ultrasonic™ snare drums and innovative Speedball® bass drum beaters. Yet, no matter which product you choose— and no matter what style of music you play— Puresound remains dedicated to improving the sound and performance of your drums and helping you improve your drumming.

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Puresound

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Puresound

history_banner_puresound_42241Puresound Percussion was founded in 1995 by Yoav DeBasc, a young auto repair and autobody specialist who also had a passion for the drums. After moving to Los Angeles in the early 1990s, Yoav realized that by combining his love of drumming with his knowledge of metallurgy he would be able to improve the quality of an important but often overlooked part of the snare drum: the snare wires. Using his experience and expertise, Yoav began to formulate special steel alloys and manufacturing processes for a new line of snare wires that would recreate the clarity, sensitivity and tone of classic, American-made snare wires while advancing the state-of-the-art. Through extensive research and development, he discovered that the sound and performance of the snare wires could be modified and enhanced by controlling the alloys, weights and coils
Today, PureSound snare wires feature the highest quality craftsmanship and components (including their distinctive copper-colored end-clips) and are available in a wide choice of models to fit a wide variety of modern and vintage drumset, concert and marching snare drums— providing the tone, range, sensitivity and durability that have established Puresound as the world’s leading snare wire specialist. In addition, Puresound continues to develop other new technologies to meet the ever-expanding demands of contemporary drummers. Besides their popular snare wires and accessories, Puresound also offers custom quality Ultrasonic™ snare drums and innovative Speedball® bass drum beaters. Yet, no matter which product you choose— and no matter what style of music you play— Puresound remains dedicated to improving the sound and performance of your drums and helping you improve your drumming.

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