Vater has added the Zero Pad to its Chop Builder Pad product range , which it says meet the demand for a soft-style practice pad option .
One size and colour scheme version of a pad concept that has been around for many years in slight variations , the Zero Pad ’ s plush surface material and 3 / 4-in . thickness gives drummers another pad offering with minimal rebound compared to a traditional gum rubber pad .
The Vater version is single-sided , measures 11 in . in diameter , and is able to sound quiet due to the nature of the pad material . Covering the back side of the wood base is a thin layer of soft rubber to prevent slipping when placed on a surface . The pad can also be used with a snare stand .
AlphaTheta Music Americas has announced the release of the HDJ-CX from its Pioneer DJ brand . The HDJ-CX headphones are a brand-new model of lightweight professional on-ear DJ headphones . A focus on comfort as well as audio quality means these headphones were designed to be worn for long periods of mixing and monitoring .
The headphones weigh under a third of a pound without the cable and feature an ergonomic design to minimize head , neck , and shoulder stress . The model also uses the new PEEK-PU-PEEK composite film diaphragm for clear mids and highs and powerful lows , meant to allow its users to pick up on little nuances in their music . For more information , contact SFM : 514-780-2070 , info @ sfm . ca , www . sfm . ca .