Category Archives: Drum

Pursuit of lightness

Getting more efficient at packing gears now… Partly by choice , partly because my back is starting to complain. I feel so old! The rack is long gone, but now even the double braced stands stay home too. Just 4 … Continue reading

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Review – Tempus Tangerine Carbon Fibre

I wrote this years ago but never got around to uploading it. But here it is! The more a drum vibrates the louder it is, and the harder the shell, the more energy it can transfer from the impact into … Continue reading

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Japanese toys are the best.

For those wondering about the drumset on my banner : I got this set of toy drums from my band as a birthday present some years back. It was a BECK anime series drumset sold in those popular carton toy … Continue reading

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From the ashes

First of all a Happy New Year’s Eve to everyone , greater things are yet to come, as they say. Got together with my drum buddy Jason and did a little fix up on our church snare. It was an … Continue reading

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Cajon time

Helping out at a friend’s church this week, one two shake shake shake.. And a little kick.. Your browser does not support the video tag

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It’s da best eva!!!!111!1!

I’ve had one favorite model of sticks for the past 10 years. It’s seen playtime on every gig I’ve had. It’s a hickory 5A , feels just a tad softer than your regular Vic Firths , has a teardrop tip, … Continue reading

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In the year 2000..

Back in the Y2Ks hanging floor toms were all the rage, two floor tom set up was every kid’s dream, Sunburst was the colour of choice and these things all go together like korn and bizkits. Put all these together … Continue reading

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They don’t make them like they used to

Never knew the old (1990’s) Premier cymbal stands came with memory locks for the tilters. British engineering FTW? The look is a little DIY-esque, which I guess is why it never caught on. Your browser does not support the video … Continue reading

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整鼓時間 – White Carbon Fiber Drum Wrap

Happy thanksgiving to all. Hope you enjoyed your turkey, and the many days of turkey sandwiches, soups, pies, and chopsueys to come. Me? Instead of roasting turkey, I was roasting and skinning the church drum set along with my buddy … Continue reading

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How do I live without thee?

[singlepic id=83 w=640 h=480 float=] I’ve seen these since forever and finally gotten myself one (well, five) of these time saving genius tools. Here’s what I got : 2 x Gibraltar drumkey drill bits (GC $3.99) 2 x Gibraltar speed … Continue reading

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