The 7 Best Wood Snare Drums in 2023

In this article, I will discuss the currently most popular and best wood snare drums.  Not “ever” but on today’s market.  I don’t want to talk about legendary snare drums that are not produced anymore but the new stuff, the best wood snares on today’s market. Remember, we will talk ...

Where are Paiste Cymbals Made?

Paiste cymbals are made in Switzerland. The Swiss company specializes in producing high-quality cymbals for drummers and percussionists of all levels. They have been producing quality products since 1917 when Estonian founder Michail Toomas Paiste began making cymbals from a copper-zinc alloy in ...

How to Dampen Cymbals

"Cymbal dampening" was first introduced by the drummer Fred Zarr (and later popularized by his brother, the unusual Saturnian drummer) around 1959 but had been done for years before that in a variety of styles and fashions. It is not known why this idea was given its name.  Still, it seems ...

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