Instruments & Gear

The UV1 series is the number one solution for drummers who are tired of flaked, chipped, and worn out coatings.

Read more: The UV1 Series Drumheads from D'Addario Percussion

Instruments & Gear

The Matrix Scarab 3D tuner takes the traditional clip-on tuner to the next level, putting a new modern twist on the traditional “needle” style pitch display with an all-new 3D display that provides the user with better visibility from multiple angles.

Read more: The Matrix Scarab 3D Tuner

Instruments & Gear

Cleartone Strings has released their Cleartone EQs in two brand new gauges: 10-47 & 13-56. Designed to mimic a perfect EQ setting, Cleartone EQs take the guesswork out of 80/20 vs.

Read more: Cleartone EQs from Cleartone Strings

Instruments & Gear

The Reflection Series Marimba presents a revolutionary new design, featuring a central truss system with modular frame design that enables quick and easy setup and agile movement through any door.

Read more: The Reflection Series Marimba by Majestic Percussion

Instruments & Gear

Created in collaboration with BeBop Sensors and Keith McMillen Instruments (KMI) musical instrument company, BopPad smart drum pad employs the world’s largest smart fabric sensor to create a uniquely expressive and accurate electronic drum pad for drummers, percussionists, and producers.

Read more: The BopPad from BeBop Sensors

Instruments & Gear

Drumdots mini are made of the same material as the original drumdots, at ½ the size to offer limitless versatility. 

Read more: Drumdots Mini from Drumdots

Instruments & Gear

The reborn Dyna-Sonic snare drum from Rogers Drums is a ten-lug drum based on the design and styling of the rare, original wood shell snare model.

Read more: Reborn Dyna-Sonic Snare Drum from Rogers Drums

Instruments & Gear

These new Hi-tech Onyx Reeds from Fiberreed offer an Easy attack with a warm low register and a powerful second and third octave.

Read more: Hi-tech Onyx Reeds from Fiberreed

Instruments & Gear

The new Légende professional clarinets from Buffet Crampon feature a cylindrical bore design and is considered the top model in the Tradition bore family.

Read more: New Releases from Buffet Crampon

Instruments & Gear

The new Reserve mouthpieces for alto saxophone from D'Addario Woodwinds capture the desired sound and provide the needed response for the most demanding, modern classical saxophonists, with exceptional range of dynamic flexibility and intonation across all registers of the saxophone.

Read more: Reserve Mouthpieces for Alto Saxophone from D'Addario Woodwinds

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