In 1958, one British percussionist made a decision that would change the drumming world forever. Find out how Natal's founder, Alan Sharp, revolutionised the way percussion was made.
The influential session drummer dropped by to pick up a new kit, so we grabbed a few minutes to talk gear, techniques and touring with pop sensation Anne-Marie.
In case you haven’t noticed, drums often take one hell of a beating. Be it the constant set-up and dismantling, the drubbing they are subjected to at a show, or the endless cycle of lugging them from rehearsal to show to studio and back again.
As much as your kit was designed to take a bashing, there are ways to look after a kit without wrapping it in cotton wool and barely touching it. We’ve pulled together our top tips to improve your kits’ sound and reliability and keep your gear in prime playing condition.