Product Spotlight: Istanbul Agop Xist Cymbals

Product Spotlight: Istanbul Agop Xist Cymbals

We’ve always been huge fans of the Xist series from Istanbul Agop. The quality and sound available from the B20 hand-hammered bronze at this price range is utterly unbeatable. Up until now, the sound of these cymbals has leaned a...

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That First Kit Feeling

That First Kit Feeling

As you might expect, there are many perks of working in a drum shop - particularly one like ours. We get to meet amazing drummers from all over the world, host and attend awesome events. We get to build...

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First Impression of dD Drums – by Wayne Blanchard

First Impression of dD Drums – by Wayne Blanchard

Wayne Blanchard has been a permanent fixture in the upper echelons of the drum industry for decades. For 24 years he was the global brand marketing manager for Sabian Cymbals and has remained firmly in the scene since then. Wayne visited...

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Scotland’s Funkiest Wee Drum Shop

Scotland’s Funkiest Wee Drum Shop

    It gives us great pleasure to welcome you to this monster effort of ours. As you possibly may know, we're always up to something here at dD Drums and the last year has been mental!   Regardless of whether it was bouncing over...

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Scottish Drum Fest 2015

After a lot of planning and preparation, we are delighted to report that the Scottish Drum Fest 2015 was a huge success! It’s rare for us to actually enjoy an event as it was happening with there being so...

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London Drum Show 2015

 London Drum Show 2015. I had the tremendously good fortune to be asked along to this years London Drum Show by Keith Keough of the British Drum Company to help launch his beautiful drums and bring this brand into drum world. My account...

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Meinl Cymbal Selection – October 2015

Meinl Cymbal Selection. Since launching as a Meinl Byzance Centre in the summer, we’ve experienced massive demand and interest in Meinl cymbals. It seems Scotland has been crying out for a shop to stock these cymbals as they continue...

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Meinl Byzance dD Drums

Meinl Byzance dD Drums

 Meinl Byzance at dD Drums: We know it hasn’t been long since we last wrote a blog about a visit to Meinl but we were lucky enough to be back in Gutenstetten a few weeks ago. Unlike our spur-of-the-moment...

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Gabor Dornyei Teaching Weekend

 Gabor Dornyei teaching weekend at dD Drums: We often host guest teaching days or weekends at dD Drums. Since last year’s Scottish Drum Fair we’ve been really keen to get Gabor up for a few days teaching at the...

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Meinl Drum Festival 2015

 Meinl Drum Festival 2015. We had an early start on Friday morning but after a long day of air ports we were grateful to be picked up by the awesome Jan from Meinl. We were taken to Gasthaus Fiedler...

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