A Brief History of Drums

Effectively being our first and oldest musical instrument, drums have had an important role in human history, serving various cultural functions dating back tens of thousands of years. In this article, we’ll be taking a look at the history of drum kits and how its use has changed through history.   First Origins Given that … Continue reading A Brief History of Drums

Horrifying Film Scores That Evoke Nightmares

While watching a horror movie what makes your heart beat fast the most? Of course the unseen terror that’s chasing our protagonists is scary as hell, but is that all? The background score is the key factor that makes the whole atmosphere all the more scary, makes our palms sweat, our heart beat faster as … Continue reading Horrifying Film Scores That Evoke Nightmares

Top 5 Drummers Who Can Sing

They can sing and they can swing their drum sticks like it’s no body's business. As drumming alone isn’t that impressive, these fellow artists can co-ordinate their arms, legs as well as their vocal cords. Today we will take a look at those blessed souls who are as multi-talented as we hope to be in … Continue reading Top 5 Drummers Who Can Sing

What Are The Best Drum kits for Beginners

Like with any other instruments, it´s difficult to say which of all the popular drum kits in the market sounds the best. It depends on a variety of factors including personal preference and the style of music you´re playing. But if you’re a beginner, it likely you’re not exactly sure what style you want to … Continue reading What Are The Best Drum kits for Beginners

Tama: A Musical Instrument with a Difference & a Rock Drummer’s dream

  Despite recent declines in the level of popularity enjoyed by traditional musical instruments due to advancements in beat-making software development, drums like Tama and Mapex have somehow managed to remain relevant because of the unique sounds they create.   Tama drums are manufactured by Hoshino Gakki in Japan. Hoshino Gakki started manufacturing these drum … Continue reading Tama: A Musical Instrument with a Difference & a Rock Drummer’s dream

Mapex: For a better drumming and musical performance

Mapex drums is one of the younger drum companies in the industry,  which started its operation back in 1989 under the KHS Musical Instrument Company in Taiwan, but have quickly managed to build a reputation for quality sounding drums such as the Mapex Voyager, Horizon, the Mapex Meridian Birch, the Maple, the Saturn and Orion … Continue reading Mapex: For a better drumming and musical performance

African Percussion and bongos: elegant and affordable

Experience the drummer's dream If you want to experience a unique Afro-beat and its irresistible rhythm, African percussion drums and bongos can be some of the best musical instruments to play.  While these special drums and instruments have remained very popular in the Africa in the past, music and drum lovers from the rest of … Continue reading African Percussion and bongos: elegant and affordable

Melbourne’s premier drum specialist shop

Melbourne Premier Guitar Specialist Store for 20 years. Check out the latest in acoustic & electronic drum kits, cymbals and percussion at Australia's cheapest prices. Now open from 10am - 7 days a week. Our drum shop stocks range of drum kits (aka drum set, trap set) of drums, cymbals and percussion instruments and accessories … Continue reading Melbourne’s premier drum specialist shop