Best Headphones for Drummers: BANGING sound without the price tag!

Drummign headphones on roland electronic drum kit

As drummers, protecting our hearing is imperative! But one of my favourite things to do when practising is to play along to music. So now have an issue… What’s the best way to listen to music while playing drums? Grabbing the best damn pair of headphones you can afford of course! Now, I should start by … Read more

Best Amp for Electronic Drums: Get your kit sounding amazing!

Best Drum Amps

You could have the best electronic drum set in the world, but it won’t mean a thing without an equally good drum amp so you can sound your best, whether it’s at practice, or on the stage. In fact, one could argue that ‘the amp maketh the kit’ – a good amp can make even … Read more

Keep You Cymbals Safe! Our Best 5 Cymbal Bag Picks

You’ve just purchased the perfect set of cymbals to complete your perfect drum setup. As you place the cymbals in place, you’re in ecstasy. As your drumsticks caress the cool metal, you graduate to Nirvana. For a moment, life is perfect. That is, until, you begin to disassemble your masterpiece and, to your horror, realize … Read more

Best Drum Tuners: 4 Options for an Amazing Sounding Kit

As drummers, we’re precious about the sound of our kit. As such, the search for the best drum tuners is one that every drummer must undertake at one point or another. But, your search is over. I’ve written an easy to use post on 4 of the best drum tuners available this year, so you … Read more

Best In Ear Monitors for Drummers: 6 GREAT Options

So you’re looking for the best in ear monitors for drummers? It’s a common search for gigging drummers looking for the best way to hear their monitor mix, click and maybe even a backing track on stage. In this post I’ll run through: some info about IEMs why we need them as drummers and the … Read more

Best Drum Practice Pad: 6 Amazing Options

best practice pad

Whether you’re just starting out with playing drums or you’re an experienced touring drummer getting your practice in is critical! As with most musicians, practising our instruments can be a struggle with the amount of noise they produce. And for drummers especially, the amount of space they take up! Luckily, a lot of drum practice … Read more

Best Drum Heads for Rock: 3 MUST TRY Options!

But, of all these things, the most important to me is being loud enough to cut through the mix. The rock drum head has to be able to deliver a HUGE sound to punch through the guitars and bass. Without this, the your drum heads will falter and your sound will fall flat. Also read: … Read more

Alpine MusicSafe Pro Filter Ear Plugs Review

Alpine Music Safe Pro Review

Every musician wants to enjoy the sound of their music on stage. On top of this, gig-goers want to be able to enjoy a show without ringing in their ears the next day. This is where choosing the best ear plugs comes into play. Alpine offers an amazing hearing protection accessory that is specially designed … Read more

Best Earplugs for Musicians: 5 AWESOME Picks

Hearing loss is a musician’s greatest fear. That’s why choosing the best earplugs is SO important when you’re a touring drummer or musician. The loud volumes and extremes of frequency at gigs and concerts put musicians at high risk of sustaining hearing damage and developing conditions like tinnitus. Unfortunately, being around loud noises is kind of our … Read more

Travis Barker’s Signature Sticks: 4 Great Alternatives!

When I was younger, I used to exclusively play Travis Barker’s signature drumsticks for a few reasons: Like I mentioned, this was when I was pretty new to drumming but when I started playing in bands and touring, I started going through pairs of sticks like crazy and things became very pricey, very quickly. So if … Read more

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