Tama, Meinl, Remo Lead MIPA Awards
- By Phil Hood
- Published March 27, 2010
The 2010 MIPA awards were announced this past week at the Musikmesse convention in Frankfurt, Germany. Top winners included Tama, Remo, Meinl, Pearl, Vic Firth, Korg, LP, and Hudson in seven categories.
The MIPA are the most respected global industry awards and are sometimes called the Grammy Of The Pro Audio Industry.
Our congratulations to all the winners. By the way, you still have one month to vote in the Drummies for DRUM! Magazine Reader awards. Here’s the link.
The finalists and winners (bolded) are below.
- Brady Spotted Gum
- Drumcraft Series 8
- Tama Starphonic Snare Drums
- Meinl Byzance Sand Ride
- Paiste Alpha Brillant Series
- Zildjian K Light Flat Ride
- DW-3000 Series
- Mapex Falcon Pedal
- Pearl Eliminator Demon Drive Bass Drum Pedal
- Aquarian Hi-Velocity
- Evans EC2 SST
- Remo Ambassador X
- Pro-Mark Autograph Sticks
- Regal Tip Extreme Metal Sticks
- Vic Firth Signature Series
- Korg Wavedrum W-DX
- Pearl E-Pro
- Roland Octapad SPD30
- LP One Hand Triangle
- Meinl Taku Hirano Signature Handed Bale
- Tycoon Swing Shake
- Keith Karlock "The Big Picture" (Hudson DVD)
- Derek "Roddy Blast Beats Evolved" (Hudson DVD)
- George Kolias "Intense Metal Drumming" (Music Sales)