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5 Questions with Peter Erskine

Here at Sweetwater, we have the good fortune of having many of the world's leading musicians stop by for a visit, or in the case of drummer/educator extraordinaire, Peter Erskine, booking time to record an album in... Read more »

Peter Erskine on Remo Drum Heads

World-renowned drummer Peter Erskine talks about why Remo drumheads are his drumheads of choice. After the video, shop Remo at Sweetwater here: https://www.sweetwater.com/store/manufacturer/Remo Watch the making of... Read more »

Remo Crimplock Symmetry: Better Fitting Heads for Your Congas

Remo has come up with a way to account for the size variances in conga shells and counterhoops across manufacturers. It's called Crimplock Symmetry, and we at Sweetwater are really excited about it. Crimplock... Read more »

6 Ways to Overcome Drum Volume by Sweetwater

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TlGnzDHxUk Sweetwater's Nick D'Virgilio presents six great tips for managing the volume of your drum kit. Whether you're playing live on a crowded stage, or in a studio recording... Read more »

8 Easy Ways to Control Snare Buzz

If you play acoustic drums, you know snare buzz is a fact of life — it's simply part of the sound. All of the drums and cymbals feed off of each other to create the natural sound of a drum kit. In a live... Read more »

Zildjian L80 Low Volume Cymbals and Remo Silentstroke Drumheads Review by Sweetwater

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlDX6buKfu0 Hey drummers, let's take a look at two great low-volume solutions for your drum kit: Zildjian's L80 low-volume cymbals, and Remo's Silentstroke drumheads. Between these... Read more »

Remo Designer Series Apex Djembe Review by Sweetwater

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACYto9ENSGk Check out the Remo Apex Djembe! It's made from molded ABS plastic - it sounds great, and it won't fluctuate with the temperature and humidity changes like a wooden drum... Read more »

Drumheads — Understanding All the Options

If you have been playing drums for any length of time, you know that there are a slew of different drumhead options out there. Drumhead manufacturers are constantly trying to up the ante on the competition and come... Read more »

How to Control Drum Sustain with Dampening

What does dampening your drums do, and why would you want to do it? The simple answer to those questions is to shorten or take away completely the sustain of the drum, so it sits in the mix of the music you are... Read more »

M.I.P.A. Winners Announced

Each year, at the Musikmesse trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany, the world's journalists get together and present awards to the best products in a wide range of categories — the Musikmesse International Press... Read more »

MIPA 2012

At a ceremony held on March 22, the 13th annual MIPAs (Musikmesse International Press Award) were presented to the industry. For the MIPAs, journalists from more than 100 magazines vote for the best music and pro... Read more »