Yamaha has announced its new Live Custom line of drums aimed at gigging drummers.
The drums in the Live Custom line feature 100% oak shells which offer superior projection and volume even in loud environments making the Live Custom a great kit for larger stages and louder bands.
Other details include black nickel hardware and lacquer finishes. The thick oak shells give a deep, clear sound and a redesigned snare throwoff is smooth and durable.
"We are so excited about Live Custom " explained Gavin Thomas, UK Product Manager for Yamaha Drums. "Yamaha was the first Drum Company to develop 100% Oak shells, and it has established itself as a firm favourite for many of our artists over the years. It is beautiful to now see the next generation of Oak with many improved design elements including a thicker Oak shell, the drums deliver even more depth, projection and clarity than ever before"
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Yamaha Live Custom kits are set to ship in May 2013 with an estimated RRP from £1672.
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