VIDEO: Example drummer talks through his LED Chequerplate kit

Ex-The Streets and Lily Allen drummer Johnny 'Drum Machine' Jenkins is currently MD and drummer for Example's live band. He has also recently become Director for UK Custom Drum Company Chequerplate Drums & Percussion. Rhythm caught up with Johnny on the recent Example arena tour to take a look round his ace new Tron-style Chequerplate LED acrylic kit.

We also caught up with other company Director and drum builder Steve Poensgen to chat about the company. See the video below.

Chris Barnes

I'm MusicRadar's eCommerce Editor. It's my job to manage the buyer's guides on MusicRadar and help musicians find the right gear and the best prices. I'm a guitarist and a drummer and I've worked in the music gear industry for 18 years, including 7 years as Editor of the UK's best-selling drum magazine Rhythm, and 5 years as a freelance writer working with many of the world's biggest musical instrument brands including the likes of Roland, Boss, MusicRadar and Natal.