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Geoff Nicholls (Rhythm)December 16, 2014, 14:55 GMT
Combining birch and mahogany in cutting-edge shell craftsmanship with classic hardware, this Modern Classic snare is faultlessly constructed with top quality components throughout.
Geoff Nicholls (Rhythm)December 12, 2014, 14:25 GMT
By offering a restricted choice of shell-packs and finishes Pearl is able to bring to market the professional quality Masters BCX for the price of a top budget kit.
Geoff Nicholls (Rhythm)December 5, 2014, 16:16 GMT
Remo's first open mesh heads give a realistic, if rather pingy feel at wide-ranging tension settings. They should solve any noise issues while enabling longer and less ear-damaging practice sessions.
Adam Jones (Rhythm)December 1, 2014, 14:49 GMT
Yamaha's credentials run through this kit like the words in a stick of rock. It's beautifully made; solidly engineered to take the knocks of real life and produces a quality of sound that defies its price tag.
Dave Holmes (Rhythm)November 28, 2014, 14:47 GMT
A great option for those in search of a loud, responsive snare that won't get garish.
Rich Chamberlain (Rhythm)November 27, 2014, 15:03 GMT
Three interesting additions to the Vic Firth catalogue, all of which are solid performers, but the VKB-3 really is something special.
Rich Chamberlain (Rhythm)November 26, 2014, 15:18 GMT
If you're looking to give your gear a spruce then this is a good option. We found it didn't revive our kit in the way we had hoped, but at this price it's worth a look.
Dave Holmes (Rhythm)November 25, 2014, 14:51 GMT
Another addition to the must-try list in the mid-price snare market.
Stuart WilliamsNovember 21, 2014, 12:58 GMT
The TD-1's flexible pedal positioning, upgradeability and solid construction mean that, unlike other budget set-ups, you're unlikely to damage or outgrow this kit in a hurry.
Adam Jones (Rhythm)November 13, 2014, 14:38 GMT
If the origins of the Frequent Flyer lie in acoustic settings, the finished product is more than capable of punching above its weight.
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