Shortlist revealed for Percussion Product of the Year
The drum world has seen many exciting and innovative new products enter the market in the last year or so - covering everything from kits and cymbals to electronics and percussion - representing significant forward steps in build quality, features and value for money.
The products listed below are our pick of the best gear out there. They have all been closely inspected by Rhythm receiving either the 'Rhythm Recommends' or 'Rhythm Star Buy' awards.
We asked for your votes to help determine the 'Rhythm Percussion Product of the Year'. Those votes have now been used to compile a final shortlist, and the ultimate winner will be announced at the MIA Awards ceremony on the evening of 30 November 2011.
The shortlist, in no particular order, for Rhythm Percussion Product of the Year is:
Pearl E-Pro Live electronic drum kit
Tama Speed Cobra bass drum pedals
Roland SPD-30 (Octapad)
DW Performance Series kit
Roland TD-9KX2 electronic drum kit
Yamaha Club Custom kit
Natal Bubinga drums
Alesis DM10 Pro electronic drum kit