Canadian Music Trade - December-January 2022 - Page 40
DW Ultralight Edge Snare Drum Drum Workshop ( DW ) has extended its range of custom Collector ’ s Series snare drums with the introduction of the Ultralight Edge snare . To be extra lightweight , it is crafted from Space Carbon , a high-grade material that is upcycled from private sector space program manufacturing .
The 5.5 x 14-in . Ultralight Edge snare is assembled by hand at DW ’ s California Custom Shop using the same construction as previous Edge models . It utilizes a carbon weave cylinder fitted precisely over machined aluminum Edge rings , creating a high-tech hybrid that delivers brightness , articulation , volume , sensitivity , and unique tonality , according to the company . It can be customized in any of five DW Custom Shop drum hardware colour options . The Space Carbon centre makes this the lightest of all the Edge snares . For more information , contact B & J Music : 800-268-8147 , www . bjmusiconline . com .
THE SCIENCE OF SONG How and Why We Make Music
What is music ? How is it made ? And what ’ s changed – and what hasn ’ t
Here ’ s all the best stuff about the science and history behind our connection to music .
Alan Cross , Emme Cross and Nicole Mortillaro – a creative team of well-known journalists and writers from television , radio and print – have created an engaging , accessible and relevant look at music geared to adolescents who are just beginning to get interested in the subject .