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Truth Custom Drums @ 2013 Winter NAMM

Join us on a tour of the Truth Custom Drums booth at 32013 Winter NAMM for some cool drum designs that straddle the chasm between retro and radical.

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So Cal Custom Drums @ 2013 Winter NAMM

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We got our first chance to meet the craftsmen behind So Cal Custom Drums earlier this year at the company’s Winter NAMM debut, and liked what we saw.

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Alex Acuña Jams At 2013 Sabian Live

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We just happened to have a couple video cameras rolling when Acuña took the stage with his band the Unknowns at 2013 Sabian Live.

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Rotek Drum Tuners @ 2013 Winter NAMM


Every year Rotek has unveiled an even more refined version of their tuning mechanism at the NAMM Show. This year looks and feels like they've arrived.

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Premier Drums @ 2013 Winter NAMM

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The classic UK brand Premier went from being all but dormant a few years ago to one of the most prolific drum makers at the 2013 Winter NAMM Show.

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Ray Luzier Shreds At 2013 Sabian Live

Here’s another clip of Ray Luzier from the 2013 Winter NAMM Show, this time jamming with Billy Sheehan and George Lynch at Sabian’s after-show party.

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AJP Custom Drums @ 2013 Winter NAMM

Despite the fact that AJP Custom Drums was a NAMM newcomer, the company turned some heads with its beautiful instruments and impeccable handiwork.

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Chris “Daddy” Dave Jams @ 2013 Winter NAMM

If you’ve ever wondered who Chris “Daddy” Dave is, we've got an answer. This video. Check out this phenomenon jamming with his band the Drumhedz.

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Dixon Drums @ 2013 Winter NAMM

Dixon Drums continued to increase the high end of its catalog at the 2013 Winter NAMM Show with the launch of the classy Artisan Series drum kit.

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R-Class Components @ 2013 Winter NAMM

We’re not sure how custom drum maven Ronn Dunnett finds time to build such cool drum set accessories, but he introduced a number of them at 2013 NAMM.