Drum gear of the month: Feb 2011
Every month MusicRadar’s industry-leading sister magazines - Guitarist, Computer Music, Total Guitar, Rhythm, Future Music and Guitar Techniques - publish the best independent and in-depth music-making gear reviews.
This is a collection of kits, edrums, cymbals and djembes - plus a shining five star-rated snare drum - from Rhythm Magazine's gruelling testing process. First reviewed in Rhythm issue 186 and published on MusicRadar throughout February.
Scroll on for this month’s top picks and click through to read each product’s full review. First up: that excellent PDP Blackout snare…
PDP Blackout snare drum (£195)
2Box DrumIt Five electronic drum kit (£1799)
It might not be the ultimate electronic drum kit, but with an eye-catching design, impressive kit feel and the ability to load your own sounds, it’s certainly a strong and interesting addition to the market.
4 out of 5
FULL REVIEW: 2Box DrumIt Five electronic drum kit
(Reviewed by Jordan McLachlan - Rhythm Magazine issue 186)
Odery Fluence Fusion Series drum kit (£599)
Performance Percussion PP300R Starter Kit (£399)
Stagg Vintage Bronze thin crashes (from £55)
Remo Apex and Advent Djembes (from £127)
"Looking to the future with no-nonsense additions such as this duo, the Remo star certainly looks set to continue to rise. Just a shame about the minimal bass response…"
3 out of 5
FULL REVIEW: Remo Apex and Advent Djembes
(Reviewed by Charlie Price - Rhythm Magazine issue 186)
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