Drum Center of Portsmouth Blog

DCP Tribute to Ronnie James Dio

DCP Tribute to Ronnie James Dio

Portsmouth, NH is the birthplace of Ronnie James Dio...so what are we going to do about it?
23 days ago
Canopus Zelkova - The Definitive Boutique Snare Drum

Canopus Zelkova - The Definitive Boutique Snare Drum

The Canopus Zelkova snare drum is equal parts genius, eccentricity, opulence and madness. Each Zelkova shell is HOLLOWED FROM A STUMP of precious 200 year old Zelkova wood, also called Akagi or "red wood."
1 month ago
The 10 Best China Cymbals Reviewed for 2021

The 10 Best China Cymbals Reviewed for 2021

China cymbals are some of the best available due to their crisp sound and durability. They are most often used in metal music or jazz performances with extensive drum solos.
4 months ago
Ultimate Paiste Cymbals Review: 2021 DCP's Updated Guide

Ultimate Paiste Cymbals Review: 2021 DCP's Updated Guide

In this guide, we’ll break down and review each box offering from this company and give you the highlights and benefits. Use this review to help you parse through all the information out there and learn about which Paiste products might be right for you.
4 months ago
How To Tune Your Snare Drum: 11 Best Tricks That We Use
DRUM CENTER OF PORTSMOUTH WINS “BEST STORE DESIGN” AWARD FOR 2020
2021's Best Drum Triggers: Top 5 Drum Triggers For The Money Reviewed
2021’s Best Drum Heads for Church: Top 4 Church Drum Heads for the Money Reviewed
2021’s Best Cymbals for Punk: Top 5 Punk Cymbals for The Money Reviewed