News — Bassdrum
Fashion over Function ?
There are a a lot of really amazing drum companies that are just making cool stuff. Over at KBrakes we deal with a good amount of them. There are so many amazing people behind these companies. Some of them are just one man show drum making machines and some are father and sons or just friends that want to pump out fun drums. Over the years we have seen some pretty "weird" and "innovative" things and it's always hard to tell what will catch on and what will not. Innovation that solves a problem and creates something new is very different...
KBrakes 512: Stop your kick drum from sliding!
KBrakes 512's is an anchoring system designed to stop your kick drum from sliding away from you as you play. With 512 stopping points KBrakes 512s dig directly into the carpet locking your kick drum in place. KBrakes 512s also creates a more solid drumming experience with a large base and shock absorbing material. Designed with intent inside of the 512 shaft is designed with a similar shape to your kick drum spur meaning that instead of losing your low end and tone into the floor with the spikes they are actually lifted off the floor giving your kick...
KBrakes Grips and HiStops Review
KBrakes Grips are designed to allow you to play your drums on any hard surface without any slipping issues. With KBrakes Grips you have the option to leave your drum rug at home. This Sonor kit is equipped with KBrakes HiStops which are designed with 256 stopping points on the bottom along with the KBrakes Grips attachment for hard surfaces. With this combination your kit will be locked down on carpet or hard surfaces.
Watch this GIANT kick drum in action
Joey Bones just got an amazing new Love Custom Drum drum kit and it's awesome! He's getting his first taste of playing those awesome drums on a hard surface without a drum rug by adding KBrakes and the KBrakes Grips attachment. The KBrakes Grips are an attachment that allow you to play your drums on any hard surface without a drum rug. Watch him kick this drum with the force of 10 men and watch the drum not move 1 mm. Big Drums, Big Beard, Big Beats, No Creep!
Check out KBrakes on the The Drum Heads Podcast
Check out KBrakes on the The Drum Heads Podcast talking drumming, funning and silly stories. On this episode Daniel asked me about one of my craziest stories while on tour and I don't think he was quite expecting the weirdness of the story that he got. We did get to catch up on what's been happing with KBrakes and about the new products that we just launched a few months back at Summer NAMM! Check out the pod cast for more antics and silly stories about drumming, drums, and drummers!