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Craviotto Drums @ 2013 Winter NAMM

An impressive selection of Stacked Shell drum kits an unusually proportioned maple snare drums dominated the Craviotto booth t this year’s NAMM Show.

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Pearl Percussion At 2012 NAMM

Like so many other percussion companies, Pearl Percussion focused its new hand-drumming product launches on the ever-popular cajon trend.

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Roland TD-30KV V-Pro Drum Kit At NAMM 2012

While wandering through Roland’s enormous NAMM 2012 booth, we got an early demo of the company’s new TD-30KV V-Pro drum kit.

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BC Gigster Bass Drum Monitor At NAMM 2012

We ran across a new contender in the drum throne “tactile” monitoring system market at the 2012 NAMM Show. Find out what sets their version apart.

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Heil Sound Microphones At NAMM 2012

Bob Heil walks us through his new PR drum set microphones, and explains how he did his research while sitting under Danny Carey’s drum kit.

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Tama Drum Sets At NAMM 2012

Tama Drums

In this booth video tour, we check out some new drum kits at Tama’s 2012 NAMM booth, starting with a kit so big it should have had its own zip code.

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Rocket Shells Drums At NAMM 2012

After several years spent selling OEM carbon fiber shells to custom drum makers, this year Rocket Shells reintroduced its Carbon Classic snare drums.

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Rocket Shells Drums At NAMM 2012

After several years spent selling OEM carbon fiber shells to custom drum makers, this year Rocket Shells reintroduced its Carbon Classic snare drums.

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Joyful Noise Drum Company At NAMM 2012

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We spent some time at the Joyful Noise NAMM 2012 booth checking out the high-end metal-shell snare drums and a beautiful kit made of salvaged birch.

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MCD Percussion At NAMM 2012

MCD Percussion

We check out the unusual method MCD Percussion employs for its solid-shell drum sets, which feature canary wood, myrtle, walnut, maple, and catalpa.