Category Archives: Drum Gear

That Mark Guiliana Is Quite Good And Why Do I Still Want Another Ride?

Mark Guiliana Actually, Mark Guiliana is bloody incredible. I hadn’t paid all that much attention to him until this random solo happened to catch my eye in the YouTube recommendations. I first stumbled upon Guiliana while letching at the Sabian HHX Groove Ride in this video: Then I searched for more. This solo came up, […]

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UK National Drum Fair Is This Weekend

This looks like a great event wot I have never been to. It takes place this coming weekend, Saturday the 26th and Sunday the 27th of September. If you are anywhere in the vicinity of Birmingham, it looks like a hoot. On both days there’s Jeff Davenport’s tuning workshop which is one of the best […]

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Demo Of Bill Sanders’ New 14″ Practice Pad

Bill Sanders has just released his new 14″ pad and since I have been using and recommending his practice kits for years, he asked me to check it out prior to launch.

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Got A Pair Of Vic Firth SD4’s

I’ve been looking for some sticks to use for my weekly jazz set with the Gex trio. We have to play very very quietly most of the set. I am using brushes 80% of the time but need to swing some sticks on a couple of numbers. I tried the AJ2’s and the AJ6’s both […]

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