Christmas is fast approaching, and it doesn’t always end up being the most wonderful time of the year! If they haven’t already, your family and friends are probably getting ready to ask you what you want for Christmas, and this can turn out to be stressful for you and for them if you’re not prepared!
We’ve got some great things coming this Christmas at WorshipDrummer.ca, but to start I thought it would be a great help to all drummers to share 20 awesome gift ideas that will inspire the drummer in you!
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1. Boss DB90 Dr. Beat Metronome
This is #1 on our list because you’ll suck as a drummer if you can’t keep time!
2. Mono Cases M80 Stick Bag
It’s waterproof, functional and stylish. What more could you ask for!
3. Mono M80 Cymbal Bag
If you already have the stick bag, there’s no doubt you’ll be asking for the cymbal bag this Christmas!
4. Successful Drumming DVD/CD/Workbook Box-Set
We’ve had a hands-on experience with the Successful Drumming DVD/CD/Workbook box-set and it is incredible. Need to read a review before you commit to buying this for your drummer? Read our review of Successful Drumming.
5. Evans MINEMAD Tom and Snare Damping
Perfect for getting rid of unwanted overtones without compromising the actual tone and feel of your snare and toms.
6. Vic Firth Stereo Isolation Headphones
Ear protection is often overlooked, but is actually crucial for a drummer playing in enclosed/tight spaces (bedroom, drum cage, garage, etc..)
7. Wooden Drumstick Pencil
Great for the kid in every drummer! Never miss a beat that passes through your head.
8. Roland SPD-SX Sampling Pad
Made famous by pro worshipdrummers like Simon Kobler (Hillsong United) and Jared Henderson (Desperation band), the Roland SPD-SX is the standard when for drummers when it comes to a sampling pad that you’d be able to hit!
9. Vater Drink Holder
A cool way to store your drink to ensure you stay hydrated as you play.
10. Fred & Friends Beat It Chopsticks Set
Can you say dinner drum circle!?!
11. ITALMODERN Glass Drum Table
Very elegant and rugged, drummer-style, all at the same time.
12. Drumdial Drum Tuner
The perfect assistant to help you tune your kit.
13. Fred Mix Stix Spoons
Maybe a better gift for the cook in your life, but as a drummer this is perfect to stir your Kraft Dinner 🙂
14. SoundCue App
A perfect and professional solution for live track playback on the iPad.
15. Aquarian Drumheads Cymbal Spring Cymbal Accessory
The red medium spring is recommended for crash cymbals 16” and larger. The yellow heavy spring is recommended for china cymbals and ride cymbals 18” and larger.
16. The Worship Drum Book: Concepts To Empower Excellence
Carl Albrecht (Paul Baloche) is the epitome of who and what a pro worshipdrummer is. Knowing the use of drums in a church worship services can be a very controversial issue, Carl shares ways that drummers can be sensitive to the congregation and leaders and yet play with authority and confidence. This book is packed with insight and is a must for any worshipdrummer!
17. Kickport Soundport for Bass Drum
The Kickport is making big noise with claims that it will make your bass drum sound obese (that’s a good thing for bass drums 🙂 ).
18. Evans Torque Drum Key
Every drummer needs a drum key. Period. But with the built-in torque-handle it helps you get the desired tension while helping to attain tuning accuracy. #FTW
19.The Big Gig by Zoro
The Big Gig provides a template for success by covering the vocational, personal, and spiritual aspects of a musician’s life all from the perspective of a pro worshipdrummer, Zoro (YES! He’s a Christian and an awesome drummer).
20. Pearl Throne Thumper
The Throne Thumper allows you to feel the low-end vibration like never before. It allows you to feel every kick from your bassdrum – great if you play with in-ears or in big rooms/venues.
Feel free to email this post straight to your friends (or spouses 😉 ) and let them know which items are on your wishlist!
I hope this is as helpful to you as it is to me. My list is done! 😉
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Join the discussion 8 Comments
A rumour has it that you are turning 30 this year…is there anything on this list that you are after??? please reply
the rumor is very true!
Since it’s kind of like a mega WISHLIST I’d want it all.. but if i had to slim it down to what I would NEED, it would be the following (in order of preference):
Still, I’ll say it, there is NO pressure to buy anything for me though!!!
Great list, Jon. Thanks!
Thx David. It was actually fun researching this stuff and putting it together.
I say we drop #8 for this improved version: http://www.thinkgeek.com/tshirts-apparel/interactive/ebb1/