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Roland updates ultra-portable V-Drums with new kickpad for double bass drummers

Roland updates ultra-portable V-Drums with new kickpad for double bass drummers

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Continuing it’s series of September product launches, Roland has unveiled an update to its ultra-portable V-Drums model.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 13th 2017 at 11:49AM
INTERVIEW: Skunk Anansie drummer Mark Richardson on being a part of UK indie history and the importance of being nice

INTERVIEW: Skunk Anansie drummer Mark Richardson on being a part of UK indie history and the importance of being nice

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MI Pro editor Laura Barnes caught up with Skunk Anansie’s drummer Mark Richardson after his recent masterclass at ACM’s Guildford campus to chat about his musical career…

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 7th 2017 at 11:13AM
Aaron Spears joins London Drum Show line-up

Aaron Spears joins London Drum Show line-up

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Aaron Speakers has been announced as the latest drummer to join the London Drum Show’s line-up of top musicians.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 22nd 2017 at 2:07PM
Andy Gangadeen, Joe Donovan and Jeremy Stacey added to DrummerNight lineup

Andy Gangadeen, Joe Donovan and Jeremy Stacey added to DrummerNight lineup

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Remo has announced three more performers for DrummerNight – a benefit show in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. 

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 26th 2017 at 2:19PM

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Summer NAMM 2017: Yamaha Tour Custom drum set returns in five new finishes

Summer NAMM 2017: Yamaha Tour Custom drum set returns in five new finishes

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Yamaha has introduced the Tour Custom drum set – a versatile kit suitable for both recording and playing live.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 13th 2017 at 10:27AM
DW Drums recognised for craftsmanship and commitment to music education

DW Drums recognised for craftsmanship and commitment to music education

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On the occasion of DW Drums’ 45th Anniversary, the California-based drum maker has been honoured with a Certificate of Congressional Recognition.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 10th 2017 at 3:33PM
Ludwig Heirloom stainless steel snare drum now available in the UK from Active Music

Ludwig Heirloom stainless steel snare drum now available in the UK from Active Music

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To honour over 100 years of Ludwig craftsmanship, the drum manufacturer has released the Heirloom stainless steel snare drum.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 10th 2017 at 10:54AM
Ludwig offers free matching snare drum on USA shell packs

Ludwig offers free matching snare drum on USA shell packs

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UK dealers are able take advantage of Ludwig’s popular free snare drum promotion.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 19th 2017 at 11:47AM

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INTERVIEW: Drummer Kye Smith on making Punks on Speed and becoming a viral video sensation

INTERVIEW: Drummer Kye Smith on making Punks on Speed and becoming a viral video sensation

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Type ‘Kye Smith’ into YouTube’s search bar and you’ll soon understand why the drumming world is very excited about this Australian musician.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 19th 2017 at 11:25AM
Area 11 drummer Leo Taylor joins Dream Cymbals artist roster

Area 11 drummer Leo Taylor joins Dream Cymbals artist roster

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Sakae Drums artist Leo Taylor now also endorses Canada-based Dream Cymbals.

Laura  Barnes
on May 23rd 2017 at 4:47PM
Drummer Kaz Rodriguez talks samples and triggers at ICMP

Drummer Kaz Rodriguez talks samples and triggers at ICMP

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The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP) recently hosted an exclusive masterclass with one of the most talked about drummers currently on the scene, Kaz Rodriguez. 

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 26th 2017 at 3:20PM
New lightweight Samba drum line from Soar Valley Music

New lightweight Samba drum line from Soar Valley Music

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Percussion specialists Soar Valley Music has introduced a new range of Brazilian Samba drums into the UK.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 19th 2017 at 2:48PM

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DW Drums donates Prince tribute kit to the Grammy Museum

DW Drums donates Prince tribute kit to the Grammy Museum

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The Grammy Museum has acquired the five-piece DW Drums Collector's Series drum kit played during Bruno Mars' tribute to the late musical icon Prince at this year’s awards show.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 9th 2017 at 10:13AM
Maren Morris drummer Christian Paschall switches to Vater drumsticks and brushes

Maren Morris drummer Christian Paschall switches to Vater drumsticks and brushes

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Christian Paschall, touring drummer for Grammy Award winning artist Maren Morris, is now using Vater products.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 20th 2017 at 4:34PM
NAMM 2017: New Black Panther, Armory snares and Saturn V kits from Mapex

NAMM 2017: New Black Panther, Armory snares and Saturn V kits from Mapex

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Mapex has unveiled a host of new snare models as well as new-look Saturn V Touring drum kits.

Laura  Barnes
on Jan 19th 2017 at 6:00PM