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Tama, Meinl, Remo Lead MIPA Awards

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.

Acoustic Drums

  • Brady Spotted Gum
  • Drumcraft Series 8
  • Tama Starphonic Snare Drums

Cymbals

  • Meinl Byzance Sand Ride
  • Paiste Alpha Brillant Series
  • Zildjian K Light Flat Ride

Drum Hardware

  • DW-3000 Series
  • Mapex Falcon Pedal
  • Pearl Eliminator Demon Drive Bass Drum Pedal

Drumheads

  • Aquarian Hi-Velocity
  • Evans EC2 SST
  • Remo Ambassador X

Drumsticks

  • Pro-Mark Autograph Sticks
  • Regal Tip Extreme Metal Sticks
  • Vic Firth Signature Series

Electronic Drums

  • Korg Wavedrum W-DX
  • Pearl E-Pro
  • Roland Octapad SPD30

 Percussion Instrument

  • LP One Hand Triangle
  • Meinl Taku Hirano Signature Handed Bale
  • Tycoon Swing Shake

 Drum Education

  • Keith Karlock "The Big Picture" (Hudson DVD)
  •  Derek "Roddy Blast Beats Evolved" (Hudson DVD)
  • George Kolias "Intense Metal Drumming" (Music Sales)

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