It’s that time of year again. Christmas! It comes and goes so fast that many of us have barely enough time to stop and think about what we as drummers might need or want. Here’s a list of some gift ideas from and for drummers! Also, don’t forget to check out last year’s gift guide for even more ideas. Enjoy!
Drumeo Live Lessons
There’s never a bad time to take drum lessons and the guys over at Drumeo have something unique and special going on: Live and interactive drum lessons. Even if you can’t tune in to the live lessons, there is a whole library where you can browse and view them when you’ve got the time. Incredible!
Tune-Bot Digital Drum Tuner
The Tune-Bot makes it easy to tune up all your drums – it measures pitch at each lug position and also overall pitch, so you know you’re zeroed in on the perfect sound. It also allows you to tunes your toms to intervals and save your preferred tunings for fast recall later. Perfect if your church has multiple drummers who like to always tamper…. uhh i mean tweak the kit (you know what I mean!!!).
iDrumTune iPhone App
For those of us on a tighter budget there’s always an “app for that”. Check out the iDrumTune iPhone App.
Because sometimes we just need a little more cowbell!
Tama Drums Quick Set Cymbal Mate 4 Pack
A super quick way to pop your cymbals on and off for quick setup and tear down.
Meinl String Cajon
Looking for the perfect way to change up your sunday playing for an acoustic/unplugged feel? Check out this amazing cajon from Meinl. Perfect for your church’s next unplugged setlist and playing on the go (youth retreats, bonfires, etc…)
Sabian AAX Praise AND Worship Pack
Sonically matched in the SABIAN Vault for gospel and R&B players, the SABIAN AAX Praise & Worship Pack includes 11″ AAX X-Plosion Splash, 13″ AAX Stage Hats, 16″ AAX X-Plosion Fast Crash, 21″ AAX Raw Bell Dry Ride, and 18″ AAX X-Plosion Fast Crash. The SABIAN AAX series delivers consistently bright, crisp, clear and cutting responses — AAX is the ultimate Modern Bright sound!
Cympad Optimizer Washer
Cympad foam cymbal washers have been carefully developed to outperform and outlast conventional felt washers while offering drummers a host of advantages.
* Conforms to cymbal shape and size * Extends cymbal life and prevents breakage * Increases articulation * Increases comfort and reduces hand fatigue * Outlasts standard felt washers All of our items are sold as-is so ask questions
MOONGEL Drum Damper Pads
An easy and effortless way to get rid of unwanted overtones and dampen the sound of your drums. MOONGEL is also great for churches with mic’d drums!
Tip: Wash the pads in soapy water to give them that “like-new” look and feel.
AKG D112 Dynamic Bass Drum Microphone, Short Telescoping Boom Stand and Cable
The AKG D112 is one of those mics that have been around the block and back. It’s no wonder it’s the time-tested industry standard!
What drumming gifts and gadgets would you add to this list?