Monday, 3 March 2014

Choosing One of the Big Brands to Build Your Kit

In the world of drums, there are a number of names synonymous with classic sounds, retro looks and ergonomic designs. Choosing the right equipment will make or break your personal drum sound, so when you are in the market for a few upgrades or looking to build your very first pro kit, making sure you know the key players in equipment is surely going to put you ahead of the curve. Let us take a look at some of the brands that have become icons in their particular field.
Tama Drum KitsTama is one big name drum kit equipment specialist that has built its name of precision kit that sounds as great as it looks. Starting out in Japan in 1965, it launched to provide the Japanese market with affordable kits that sounded just as great as their North American or European counterparts. From there it has grown to be one of the most respected companies in drumming and lives on today providing a wealth of full kits, accessories and other important percussive tools.

 
Big name endorsements for your kit
Stuart Copeland of The Police
Some of the more famous players who use Tama kits include Stuart Copeland of The Police, and Lars Ulrich of Metallica. With ambassadors for Tama as those, you can see why this Japanese drum manufacturer has become one of the biggest names in the industry.

Lars Ulrich of Metallica
Pearl is another name so synonymous with percussion drum kits that is one of the few household names for drummers and non-drummers alike. Pearl kits have been used since 1945 by almost all of the major recording studios by professional musicians as famous as Ringo Star, Keith Moon and Chris Slade of AC/DC to name but a few. Pearl, being one of the world’s largest drum manufacturers also make a range of stands, pedals, drum sticks, tools and accessories.
Pearl Drum KitsDW Drums is another professional drum manufacturer that produces both acoustic and electronic drum sets. DW Drums is a popular choice for many aspiring drummers thanks to their great range of both beginner and professional kits. You can build your own kit from the floor up with DW Drums to create that personalised sound you are after. Names the Drum Workshop, this California based drum manufacturer is often the drummers choice for studio and gig use.

 
High quality construction is key

DW Drums was created with the mission to produce, design and manufacture the highest possible drum kits and accessories to provide both aspiring and professional musicians with equipment they can rely on. With great sounding drums of all sizes, DW Drums offer expert craftsmanship when it comes to construction and with only the best materials used in construction can ensure high quality standards throughout.
DW Drum KitsWhatever your level of drumming skill, choosing the right equipment is an essential part of creating your very own unique sound. With the help of these big names in drumming, you will be able to fine tune your sound with an upgrade of kit or with an investment in a custom kit of your own. Choosing high quality components that are built to last will ensure your equipment can endure even the longest of tours and allow you to take your skills to the height of excellence.

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