? Inspired initially by the beating heart, rhythms have been pounded on instruments since the beginning of mankind, this is historically the first category of instruments ever! We’ve come a long way in perfecting the tones and methods of creating rhythms, and the NAMM show is the place to be for discovering the cutting edge. Below you will find all the latest, up-to-the-minute information about new drum & percussion products unveiled at NAMM 2019… ?
Hybrid drumming… What’s that? Simply put, it’s a combination of acoustic drumming and electronic drumming. In the TM-1 Trigger Module‘s case it allows you to play acoustic drums and get a plethora of different electronic drum sounds out of your PA speakers or amp. Just think of the possibilities… Click the link above for the full specs.
This limited edition, all-maple, 8 x 12″ snare drum gives you that dry and short sound that many drummers are looking for. Made with top-notch 10-ply maple, chrome hardware and stained a dark walnut colour this snare is sure to please.
Our Andy gets the low-down on more DW PDP products of 2019 in the video below:
Zildjian launches its new series in the effect stacks field: The FX Stacks. These stacks come in different sizes from 8” to 16” and they offer quick and brilliant staccato sounds in one versatile cymbal pair. Their top is made of proprietary alloy and bottom is made of cold rolled steel. The set is also adjustable from bright, fast and cutting to trashy, raw and washy simply by adjusting the wingnut.
Alesis introduces a brand new e-drum set with the Turbo Mesh kit which is aimed for beginners and semi-pro drummers. The set comes with the Turbo drum module with stereo line out and headphone output, 120 sounds, 10 drum kits, 30 play-along tracks, training and metronome functions as well as CD/MP3 aux input for your own play-alongs. The set also has a USB/MIDI to connect virtual instruments and record your own playing. The mesh heads have tension rods so you can adjust the tension of the heads for your personalised feel!