Monthly Archives: December 2010

Toys : First Drumset

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everyone! What did you get this year? It doesn’t have to be material things, as I understand some people prefer to direct their Christmas energies towards families or charity works and the like. But … Continue reading

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Drumhead Review : Customer Service vs. Quality Control

[singlepic id=18 w=360 h=240 float=left]When I was getting my first drumkit, I had a choice between a wine red (lacquer!) Pearl Export Select for $900 and a black wrapped Westbury for $500. I let my eyes did the thinking and … Continue reading

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Show – Christmas Enchanted

Did another show with the great guys at Artistic Space Studio. I used my basic Yamaha electric kit and the cajon, with a black foam padding for my rear end. Didn’t want to end up with a sore butt again. … Continue reading

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Jingle all the way.

Played drums with the church band last week for the annual Christmas dinner. Extremely refreshing not to have to play 4/4 for the entire set. Everyone on the team were great musicians and we swung the whole night through. Ta-TaTa! … Continue reading

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What dreams are made of pt. 2

Continuing from where I left off, here is the rest of my collection. As I only plan on keeping a few special ones, anyone got a suggestion of what to do with them? I also have a bunch of drum … Continue reading

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What dreams are made of pt. 1

I was cleaning out my shelf today and took out my collection of catalogues over the past 10+ years. It brought back fond memories of studying those shiny pages cover to cover late at night and dreaming up my ultimate … Continue reading

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The dreaded secret weapon – the e-kit

I’ve had this kit for over three years and finally, finally I am bringing it out for a show. Now I’ll be the first to say I much prefer the sound and feel of regular drumkits, not the mention the … Continue reading

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The WINNIPEG show

Did a show 2 weeks ago with a group of very talented singers and musicians, I couldn’t help but felt I’ve grown a little. It was the first full length set I did with percussions only, super fun and nerve … Continue reading

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From nothing to something. It’s a miracle!

Back when my church needed a drumset, me being the default ‘drum guy’ I was appointed to scour high and low to find a drumset complete with all the fixings, for the price of $500. Though I knew the preferred … Continue reading

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Drums Review: Meinl Bongo-Cajon

I would like to start off this review with a disclaimer – I have been a drumset player for over 10 years and have only dabbed in percussion duties sparingly here and there. I picked up this little guy at … Continue reading

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