The Best Bass Drum Beaters for Metal Drumming

Metal drummers have some of the fastest feet in the business, so it’s no surprise that they choose their bass drum pedals and beaters carefully.

Stories for Drummers

Sounds From Below is a collection of written and audio stories about drums and drummers. Hosted by Low Boy Custom Beaters founder Jeremy Brieske, this occasional podcast series digs deep to find stories that you won’t hear on any other drumming podcast. Drummers from around the globe contribute articles to the Sounds Drom Below blog.

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The Best Bass Drum Beaters for Outdoor Drumming

The Best Bass Drum Beaters for Outdoor Drumming

In this guide, we’ll hear from a few Low Boy artists on which bass drum beaters they prefer and also get gear and tuning tips from a live sound engineer who mans the board for large outdoor shows.

The Best Bass Drum Beaters for Country Drumming

The Best Bass Drum Beaters for Country Drumming

Country music covers an incredibly wide range of musical styles. In this gear guide, we’ll hear from Low Boy artists across the country music spectrum about which bass drum beaters they use and why.

The Best Bass Drum Beaters for Jazz Drumming

The Best Bass Drum Beaters for Jazz Drumming

Choosing the right bass drum beater for the music you’re playing is a critical and underrated way to take your sound to the next level.  In this guide, we’ll talk to some Low Boy jazz artists about which beaters they use and why. The answers might surprise you!

Drumming in the Time of Coronavirus, featuring Lou Santiago Jr. and Will Carroll

Drumming in the Time of Coronavirus, featuring Lou Santiago Jr. and Will Carroll

In this episode, we focus on the issue that dominated the first half of 2020, the coronavirus pandemic. Antiquarian bookseller Ken Gloss of Brattle Book Shop shares tips on how to set up amazing Zoom call backgrounds, Jeremy shares his top ten drumming books, and then we hear drummers Lou Santiago Jr. and Will Carroll share drastically different perspectives on their personal battles with COVID-19.

JC Clifford of Drumtacs and the Music City Drum Show: Quarantine Check-In

JC Clifford of Drumtacs and the Music City Drum Show: Quarantine Check-In

JC Clifford is a drum industry connector, and the ultimate venue for connecting drummers is a drum show. JC is one of the organizers of the inaugural Music City Drum Show, scheduled for August 8th in Nashville. But like every other public event scheduled for the rest of 2020, this drum show may not happen at all. How does JC deal with an uncertain future? Listen in to our conversation to find out.

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