Vulcan Legend Cymbals

Today we're looking at this 1930s/1940s inspired cymbal range from brand new company 'Vulcan'. We're trying out a pair of Hi-hats, Crash cymbal and two ride cymbals to give you an idea of what they sound like together. 

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Using Mixed Cymbals - UFIP

Here is a video about using cymbals that come from a variety of series and which have been designed for different styles of music. I wanted to make this video because I have never used a complete matching set of cymbals and I've instead always preferred to mix things up (quite literally). 

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Thread Locks -Zebra Drums 

Here we have a brand new product by 'Zebra Drums' made in Holland. The idea of this great drum accessory is to prevent the loosening of your tension rods. Here are Harry's thoughts after 4 gigs. 

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Vulcan Cymbals - Review

Here is a short video about a new cymbal company called "Vulcan." We tested out a range of their metals and had a lot of fun in the process! More to come from Vulcan very soon on Next Level Chops.

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Yamaha Crosstown Hardware

I'm really not a fan of heavy hardware and I know I'm not the only one. Any way of making the traps case a little lighter is always a winner as far as I'm concerned. I present the 'Yamaha Crosstown Hardware."

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UFIP Blast Crash Extra Dry Series Cymbals

Today we are testing out these superb 'extra dry' crash cymbals with The Music Shipping Company. UFIP are world renowned Italian cymbal maker who manufacture some of the highest quality B20 Roto-cast Cymbals in the world. 

 

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UFIP Tiger Series Cymbals

An exclusive surface treatment gives them their unique look and a sound that is explosive, powerful and rapid in response, proving them to be ideal for Rock, Metal and Punk genres.

 

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Cympad Chromatics

Cympad Optimisers increase the resonance of Crash and FX cymbals etc. - available in black or Chromatic colours.  Designed to protect your cymbals and improve their resonance, so maximising their overall sound quality.

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Shaw Drum Stick Product Range

Established in England in 1866, Shaw Percussion Ltd is one of the world’s oldest drum and percussion companies. For me, it has to be 5b.

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UFIP 1931 Series Cymbals

We tried out the new 1931 cymbal range from UFIP and even drafted in Jazz/Big Band drummer Garry Allcock to try these out in a few different styles.

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Muff Kopf Beater Cover

The Muff Kopf is a great way of achieving a vintage sound from your bass drum without changing the beater. It can also be used to create a softer sound for practicing at lower volumes.

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Wambooka Performer Pad

These pads come packaged in a small tin which keeps them all together between uses, and there are two different sizes of dampener included. Great Product!

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Spinbal Cymbal Spinner Review

Ever wondered how to make your cymbals look cooler? ...Well we have and we may just have found the answer to a problem that never actually existed. Seriously though these are cool. 

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Harrison Weston-Cottrell | Drums | Next Level Chops 2019