Snare of the day

Slingerland Radio King 14 x 7″

This Stunning 14 x 7″ Solid shell Radio King just landed at the shop…

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What can I say? Highly sought after 7″ Solid maple shell in a cool Red/Yellow Duco with original Nickel hardware and hoops. Black / brass Chicago badge dates this drum late 1950’s (’56-59). Some wear to the paintwork, but this drum looks and sounds way cool.

Fitted with a new Remo Hazy Ambassador and a set of Puresound wires as the originals were a bit worn out; I left the batter head as it has cool song notes and lyrics written by a previous owner. This drum takes regular heads, tunes up easily and sounds #Stunning! More information on the website…

Snare of the day

Ludwig Super Classic

Today’s featured snare drum is this lovely 1960’s Ludwig Super Classic.

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In aged white marine pearl, this drum has plenty of character in the original wrap – a discolouration that may match your drum set if it has spent it’s life in smokey clubs. The keystone badge with serial number¬†638627 dates this drum around 1968 and its in great original condition. This Super Classic is a 3 ply maple shell in 14 x 5″ with reinforcement rings and a clear interior (rather than the earlier drums that were painted white). All hardware is original, tight down to the snare wires.

This drum tunes up easily and sounds great across the range – at a higher tension it has amazing stick response and plenty of life for a brighter, jazzier vibe; tuned down lower it has that lovely warm, classic American vintage back beat to it, really nice.

If you’re looking for a classic American vintage snare with plenty of mojo, then this would be well worth a consideration. More information on the website.

Cymbal of the day

15″ Paiste 2002 Hi Hats

Looking for some new Hi Hats? How about trying a pair of 15″ 2002 by Paiste?

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These stunning Paiste 2002 hi hats came into the shop recently in really great condition. Many people swear by the 2002 range of Paiste cymbals, particularly players who lean towards rock. These 15″ hi hats sound amazing – although stamped heavy, they have more of a medium sound, I would say.

In great condition, they look like new with just a few stick marks Рcheck them out on our website