I wouldn't be surprised if this solid steel, 50 lb. snare drum shell isn't summarily condemned by the SPCR (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Roadies.)
The audio in the movie gives you a little taste of the what it sounds like in the NAMM drum ghetto.
For your next recording session, instead of lugging multiple snares of different depths, just bring one of these. You can change the depth anywhere from 5" to 7.5".
I wonder if the dimples give you get better hang time with this snare when you go all Keith Moon on your kit?
The next time some drummer starts going on about his vintage Gretsch "Round Badge" kit you could one-up him with this truly old school Native American kit.
These would have been really cool if the shakers actually lit up on the louder hits.
I suppose it makes a certain amount of sense for a Swiss manufacturer of cymbals to take inspiration from another local product.
The story of a future North Korean leader and his experiences during a childhood trip to a blue collar neighborhood in New York.
…or maybe just a way for drummers to make more noise.
After success with cushions for wheelchairs, motorcycles, boats, RVs, airplanes, and tractors, ROHO has set their sights on drummers' butts.
These bits of closed cell foam are Drum Stackerz. They provide a buffer between drums when you stack them for travel.
©2011 Barry Wood