Exclusive Photos From 2016 Summer NAMM

Canopus is a high-end Japanese drum maker. Their Groove kit and Harvey Mason snare (below) were show highlights. Now that they have a US distribution point in Las Vegas, Canopus drums will be more available here.

Mike Ciprari of SJC with some of his new snares.

DRUM! Ad Rep Eric Frank (in the nifty “skull logo” shirt) with Alessandro from Techra carbon drumsticks.


Natal’s DNA Series is a new entry-level model, but with decent lugs and hardware. A nice $399 starter set.

Drummer Richie Martinez is smiling because he found out KBrakes really stop his bass drum from sliding