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Check out KBrakes Review in Modern Drummer Magazine

Check out KBrakes Review in Modern Drummer Magazine

Full Article - Mitigate kick drum creep with these simple-to-install feet. I don’t know how you feel on the matter, but I think drums sound the best when they are being beaten to the brink of exploding. Especially kick drums. Unfortunately, laying into a kick drum with the force of Thor’s hammer leads to an issue every hard-hitting drummer has experienced: the dreaded sliding bass drum. This brings us to a product I’ve had the pleasure to gig with for the past month called KBrakes, which is the brainchild of Wes Keely, a frustrated touring drummer with an entrepreneurial spirit....

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Drummers leave your cinder blocks at home!

KBrakes are a product for drummers to stop their bass drum from sliding. We hear from a lot that drums DO NOT SLIDE if you "know how to use your gear" if you "have good and expensive drums" if you "set up your drums correctly" and if you "just use the spikes".  Touring drummers will say that sliding "sometimes just happens". Drummers all over the world play amazing drums like DW, Mapex, Tama, QdrumCo, C&C, Slingerland, Ludwig and more and from time to time they all move, jump, twist, shift and slide around. We see a lot of make shift solutions out...

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KBrakes Video Making Highlights

Jono and I were making magic the other day at Rancho Recordo! That studio is awesome and so many great bands have recorded there, Taking Back Sunday, The Swellers, Saves The Day, Whitey Morgan and Many Many more! It's a great place and has a great vibe please check it out if you are looking for a great place to record with a great engineer! Rancho Recordo Info The video is coming soon but in the meantime please look at this pic of Jono.  

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New Video with Jono

This week we are doing a new KBrakes video with Jono from The Swellers and Braided Veins. We are meeting up at Rancho Recordo to play some drums and it's going to be awesome!  Check out some of Jonos Videos below! - KB   <br />

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