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John Good on Timbre Matching DW Drums

Sunday, June 28th, 2009 | by matthew mcglynn

In 1997, Drum Workshop released a promotional video called _The American Dream II_. I’ve excerpted John Good’s demonstration of Timbre Matching from that video, along with comments from Neil Peart, Mick Fleedwood, and others about the simple genius of selecting drum shells based on their primary resonant frequency.

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Paul Hewitt on Rocket Shells

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009 | by matthew mcglynn

My favorite picture from NAMM: Rocket Shells founder Paul Hewett standing atop a carbon-fiber snare-drum shell. Those shells must be indestructible. (I saw John Good of Drum Workshop last weekend, too, but he sure wasn’t standing on one of his snare drum shells.) Rocket Shells was formerly a custom drum manufacturer, but has recently left […]

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