Canadian Music Trade - October/November 2021 - Page 73
Gretsch Black Nickel Over Steel Snare Drum Gretsch Drums has extended its Full Range snare drum collection with the addition of the 5x14-in . Black Nickel over Steel snare drum ( BNS ).
The new snare is a shallower version of the affordable 6.5x14- in . BNS . Like its larger sibling , it ’ s designed to provide a balance of power , sensitivity , beauty , and value in one snare drum . The 1.2-mm , 10-lug steel shell has a wide tuning range ; from a loose , slow , dry sound to a very sharp , bold , and bright attack . It features 2.5-mm triple flanged hoops , an adjustable throw-off , 20-strand snare wire , Remo Control sound drum heads , 45-degree bearing edges , and a mirror-like black nickel plating as a metallic finish .
The company says this versatile drum is ideal for live or studio playing with a crisp , bright tone that will complement a range of drumming styles and genres .
Luna Art Vintage Nylon Acoustic-Electric Guitar Luna Guitars has added to its Artist Series with the Art Vintage Nylon solid top acoustic-electric . With distinctive rustic looks , the nylon-string guitar offers simplistic visuals and delivers warm acoustic tones that are amplified with the onboard Fishman Clásica II Preamp .
The Grand Auditorium Cutaway provides crisp tones thanks to its solid spruce top , and mahogany back and sides . The Art Vintage Nylon is available in Vintage Brownburst finish with single-ply cream binding , a C-shape mahogany neck with a pau ferro fretboard and bridge , pearloid moon phase inlays , a bone nut , and D ’ Addario strings . Vintage-style open gear tuners with aged nickel hardware help reflect Luna ’ s logo on the dark mahogany headstock .
The Art Vintage Nylon was designed for live performance with the Fishman Clásica II Preamp with built-in EQ and tuner . This stage-ready system offers a clear , full sound that , when combined with the guitar ’ s comfortable profile , makes it a good choice for a variety of styles .