News Archive


Shaw Fully Custom Drum Kits

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

Shaw drums are true Custom Drums. They are available with a variety of hardware and build options Including a choice of sizes, depths, bearing edges, hoops, lugs, snare wires, air vents, heads and fittings. We work with you to produce drums tailored to exactly the way you want them to sound; to...

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New Shaw Snare Wires & Bolts

Friday, April 29th, 2016

The snare wire is a vital part of the sound of the snare drum.  We at Shaw have spent a great deal of time examining all available snare wires from early 1960′s production models onwards, researching all aspects from materials to spiral diameter and a pitch.  We finally settled on our optimum...

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Matt Helders: top tips for drummers

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

As drummer for Brit world conquerers Arctic Monkeys, Matt Helders has amassed an army of fans, but it is on his latest project that he has truly proven himself to be at home on drumming’s top table. The project is Iggy Pop record Post Pop Depression, an album which Queens of the Stone Age mainman...

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The All New Shaw Drum Mats

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Heavy duty, British made, professional quality drum mats. Available in Charcoal, Red or Blue. Non-slip rubber backing and over-stitched bound edges result in a smooth mat that lies flat against the floor. Shaw Drum Mats are available in a range of sizes:

The Pro 2m x 1.6m (6’6″ x 5’3″)...

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‘Classic English’ Shaw Sticks

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Responding to drummers’ ever-changing tastes in stick styles and designs, the UK’s Shaw Sticks has announced a new range of Classic English Model wood tip sticks. The new sticks have been designed following a complete re-tooling at Shaw, bringing them even closer to the original UK production...

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YAMAHA DTX ELECTRONIC PACK.

Monday, April 25th, 2016

This Electronic DTX upgrade pack is the perfect way to expand your current Yamaha electronic drum kit. This Yamaha pack includes the DTX502 drum module and 3-zone snare drum pad. The XP100SD drum pad provides you with the perfect acoustic feel thanks to it’s silicone surface. Enjoy Yamaha’s...

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The Things That Separate Career Musicians From Hobby Musicians

Sunday, April 24th, 2016

Music is something that’s enjoyed by all kinds of people around the world. These people are split by those who enjoy listening to music and those who also enjoy making music. But out of the latter, this special group is further divided into what some like to refer to as the “hobby musicians”...

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How Prince Shook Up the Music Industry

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Throughout Prince’s prolific career, the artist almost always made a bold statement against the music industry. Prince Rogers Nelson, who died on Thursday 21st April at the age 57, released 39 studio albums but eschewed the Internet and expressed his distaste for downloading music.  Here are...

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New UK Drum Show announced for September 2016

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

A brand new event for UK drummers and percussionists has been announced in the form of The Drum Show.Launched by Torn And Frayed (organiser of The Guitar Show), the event will be held on September 17th-18th at the MK Arena in Milton Keynes. With exhibiting brands including Tama, Zildjian, Natal,...

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Not-So-Obvious Revenue Streams for Musicians

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

You’ve probably seen many lists outlining revenue opportunities. Here’s a little twist on not just learning what they are, but also how to utilize them. In fact, some of these may never have even occurred to you. Here are five ways you start making money from your music right now!

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Job Opportunity: Sales and Marketing Director – Source Distribution

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Description: HHB Communications Ltd are recruiting for a Sales and Marketing Director who will work as a member of the group management team to run the Source Distribution division with overall responsibility for maintaining and growing sales whilst also managing the Source marketing...

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DD1 Plus Electronic Kit from Ddrum

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Ddrum introduces the brand new DD1 PLUS Electronic Drum Kit featuring dual zone snare; chokeable cymbals; Micro USB; and more sounds, user kits, and songs than ever before! An expansion of the DD1 model, the DD1 Plus provides 335 total sounds, 35 stock kits (24 pre-set kits and 11 user kits), 60 play-along...

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New, Weighted KickPro Pillows

Monday, April 18th, 2016

In an era where many aspects of the drumset, from shells and heads to pedals and hardware, have been tweaked, upgraded, modified and refined to improve sound and performance to the highest levels, the KickPro Bass Drum Pillow (Patent Pending) offers a new, equally advanced approach to bass drum muffling...

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DW Pure Oak Collector’s Series

Sunday, April 17th, 2016

Everybody loves a good story, and DW’s is a page turner. Rising from a humble drum lesson studio to boutique pedal maker to custom drum builder to full-line drum company and, finally, last year’s ascendance to one of the biggest powerhouses in the industry, DW now houses some of the most iconic...

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Our New online music teacher training course is featured on MI Pro

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

We are so happy and overjoyed at Become a Music Teacher as our new teacher training course has been featured on the MI Pro music website, where they cover the latest news stories on new gear, national and international music shows/events and they also put out all the top new jobs for us budding musicians...

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