News — Drums
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...
Check out our latest KBrakes Artist
We are proud to announce our the newest member to the KBrakes team! English Rocker Andy Selway of KMFDM. Check out what Andy had to say about discovering KBrakes! “I've had a drum kit since age 3, and from that day until present times I have been putting bricks in front of kick drums, tying them around my drum throne, tried those drum rugs with a built in kick drum stopper (terrible!) for the most part while on tour it's come down to me or my drum tech literally hammering nails into the drum riser or stage directly in front of...
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!