Drums / Percussion

Let Us Help You Choose The Right Kit

Looking for a drum kit? We are an Authorized Dealer for the brands we sell, and making an informed decision about the drum kit you choose is very important. When you start shopping around you’re going to see what seems like endless choices. Our advice, play as many different brands within your budget and buy the kit that plays and sounds the best to you. more quickly.

People with a knack to drum, bang on everything.

Desks, cabinets, steering wheels… pretty much anything they can. Maybe it’s time to invest in a drum kit and put their talent to good use. We stock drum kits from Yamaha, Mapex and Ludwig, and most are within everyone’s budget. From beginner to professional, we can supply just what you’re looking for.

We also have a great selection of sticks, heads, cymbals and hardware, along with accessory percussion items like shakers, cajon, tambourines and so much more.

Buying Your First Drum Kit

What do you need to know? See below for a little help. There’s nothing as exciting as buying new gear, especially when you’re first starting to play an instrument. But for aspiring drummers, it can feel like there’s a lot to learn before you even pick up a set of sticks. With so much choice, you can – and should – get a kit that’s just right for you. What’s more, starting off with the right gear will help you achieve your goals more quickly.

When purchasing a great drum kit, there are several key factors to consider:

  1. Size and configuration: The size and configuration of a drum kit will depend on the type of music you want to play, as well as the space you have available. A beginner or intermediate player might be looking for a standard 5-piece kit, while a professional or experienced player might prefer a larger or more customizable kit.
  2. Quality of the materials: The quality of the materials used in the construction of the drums will affect their sound and durability. High-end drums are typically made from premium woods like maple or birch, while lower-end drums may be made from less expensive materials like poplar or basswood.
  3. Hardware: The hardware of a drum kit includes the stands, pedals, and other components that hold the drums in place. Look for sturdy and durable hardware that can withstand the rigors of regular use.
  4. Heads: The heads of a drum are the surface that is struck to produce sound. The quality of the heads will affect the sound of the drums. Look for heads that are made from high-quality materials and have been properly tuned.
  5. Brand and reputation: Consider the brand and reputation of the drum kit. Well-established and reputable brands are often a safe bet for quality and reliability.
  6. Price: Drum kits come in a wide range of prices, from beginner-friendly models that can be had for a few hundred dollars, to high-end kits that can cost several thousand. Having a rough idea of how much you’re willing to spend will help you narrow down your search.
  7. Try it out before buying: The most important factor is to try it out before buying. Even if you’ve done your research and have a good idea of what you’re looking for, it’s essential to get a feel for the drum kit and see how it sounds and plays.

In summary, when purchasing a great drum kit, consider the size and configuration, quality of the materials, hardware, heads, brand, reputation, price, and try it out before buying.