Thomann's Cool Online Guides

Here's a list of our current Online Guides. Each one extends over several pages and explains a specific product area in simple terms with the aid of pictures and diagrams, covering their history, use, and different types. Some documents cover complete setups, and others specific techniques of use. If you’re unsure of how to go about choosing the right product for you, or you just want to know more about any of these topics, read on!

Choosing a Beginner's Instr.

Choosing a Beginner's Instr.

The first hurdle though, is to decide on which instrument to learn?

Drum kits for beginners

Drum kits for beginners

This guide will help you find a suitable drum kit and accessories for beginners.

E-Drums

E-Drums

Electronic drum sets are an instrument to reckon with.

Drum Hardware

Drum Hardware

Hardware is the stuff you play on and it does not make a noise – ideal scenario that is.

Cymbals

Cymbals

The choice of cymbals is just as important as the choice of drums within a kit. Let’s take a closer look.

Percussion Instruments

Percussion Instruments

Percussion instruments are the backbone of many traditional styles of music and are a wonderful way to add colour, texture and motion to contemporary music.

Grooveboxes

Grooveboxes

The single most important element in any style of dance music is the ‘groove’, a chemistry of rhythm for your song that can make or break its overall feel.

Drumheads

Drumheads

Drumheads have been manufactured from plastic since 1956, mostly polyester.

Drum Shells

Drum Shells

In our online guide, we want to look at the modern drum set from every angle.

Drumsticks

Drumsticks

Many Drummer’s have not yet found their optimal stick - the selection is large.

Percussion for drum sets

Percussion for drum sets

Percussion for drum sets is like the toy shop for drummers.

Snare Drums

Snare Drums

The sound of the snare drum defines and unites almost all forms of popular music.

Young Children's Instruments

Young Children's Instruments

In this guide, we’re going to look at one of the most important decisions a parent can make for their child

Cajon

Cajon

Yo cannot nowadays conceive of an unplugged rock, pop, and especially folk-rock session without this box as a replacement for the bass and snare drums. Consulting this guide will help you make the right choice.

Congas

Congas

Congas, common to most cultures worldwide. A somewhat challenging instrument sometimes but always so versatile

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