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Drumkit Of The Week

1 Of 10: Brian Smith’s Custom Birch Pork Pies

This custom drum kit is one of only ten Pork Pie birch kits ever produced. The au naturale set was nabbed by drummer Brian Smith off Craigslist at a cool $800. When he received the kit, he noticed the letter "B" on each drum. He gave Pork Pie a call and after a bit of research, found out that this was a collector's item.

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An Orange County Drum Set By Way Of Aberdeen, Scotland

Who would have ever envisioned that the skate-punk culture born in Southern California would wind its way across the continent and Atlantic ocean to find root in the highlands of Scotland? And yet here is living proof provided by Nathan Wind, a drummer from Aberdeen who sent us some pics of his new Orange County Drum & Percussion kit.

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Mark McCrocklin’s Black Velvet DW Kit

"Although I live in Dallas, the kit was special ordered through Erik at Cymbal Fusion, in Houston, Texas," says Texan Mark McCrocklin. “[He] worked with me for weeks, coming up with my color and shell scheme and boy did it pay off. The finish is Black Velvet with satin chrome hardware."

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Terry Allen’s Conversion To E-Drums

A couple decades ago, early attempts at electronic percussion convinced most people that it was just a passing fad. Now look around. We’ve come an awfully long way since then, evidenced in part by Terry Allen’s story

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Joshua Berros’ Kit Breaks Age-Old Rules

Perhaps one of the first things you’ll notice about Joshua Berro’s Yamaha Recording Custom kit is that he positions the hi-hat in the center, where most drummers have a mounted tom. Is he taking a page out of the Bill Bruford book of setup choices?