Introducing, The Past

December 9, 2008

Keep BeBoppin’ along with Taye’s Studio Maple Traditional BeBop sizes.


Taye Drums’ Studio Maple line is already known for moving when you move, responding to every touch of the drum. Now, Taye Drums allows you to do it with their new BeBop configuration. With the looks and sounds of yesteryear, take advantage of the Studio Maple’s solid shell design with 6 alternating vertical and horizontal plies of 100% North American Sugar Maple.

You will enjoy the smooth sound and traditional look of a 12”x8” rack tom, 14”x14” floor tom, 18”x14” bass drum with a matching 14” x 5” snare drum. Available in Black Oyster (SM418BP-BO, shown) and White Pearl (SM418BP-WP) with a retail price of $1919, make sure you have Taye on your side.

It is time to take Taye home with you and let everyone hear how good you sound.

In case you never saw this….you’re welcome!

November 19, 2008

This is about a year or so old and just cracks me up every time I see it. Thanks for posting this again, Robonzo.

Pick a drum any drum…..picture

November 5, 2008

OK…so I have some images for you.  Tell me your favorite.

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These are some ideas that have been tossed around for magazines or posters…..tell me what YOU think.

Buddy Rich Memorial

November 5, 2008

So my friends over at Big Drum Thump have a great post on the Buddy Rich Memorial with some killer images from another site.

Seeing Bozzio’s kit makes me think of the scene from “So I Married An Axe Murderer“, “hello, I ordered the large?”

See Taye Drums, Love Taye Drums….get stuff

October 29, 2008

Don’t we all love SWAG?  Wikipedia says, (I love the W)

Invented acronyms in modern slang

The modern usage of the word “swag” has been subject of a number of acronyms[1], usually for humorous effect, such as “Scientific Wild-Ass Guess”, or backronyms, such as “Stuff We All Get” (in reference to the word’s American usage). While use of the word “swag” can be cited as far back as 700 years[2], slang acronyms such as these are modern inventions, and as with all backronyms, are not related to the word’s true etymology.

Anyway, we would love some love from you lovely people.

The best pun on Twitter about “Taye” gets a shirt…(or maybe the top 3, you never know what will happen with Taye Drums!)

I will let ya’ll know!  It’s too punny for me…..woohoo…ok..ok…I have to stop.

Did you get your banner ad today?

October 17, 2008

get your Taye Banner here!!!!

I would love my Taye Guys and Girls to Taye up and let ’em know who rocks your socks!

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Don’t Miss Taye at the 4th Annual Drumathon!

October 17, 2008

Taye Drums donates to the Visible School’s 4th annual Drumathon which will be streamed live online on Drummer Talk on October 24th, 2008.

In an effort to visit PASIC 2008 in Columbus, OH; Visible School’s Director of Percussion and founder of Drummer Talk, Dave Kropf will be rounding up the percussion students and others to play drums and percussion for 24 hours. Each participant will have sponsors per hour of playing. You can donate, too at the Visible School’s site.

Taye Drums is proud to participate by donating a GoKit in Black Micro Flake (GK518F-BKM) for their “Pay to Play” portion of Drumathon. To play this kit one of the audience members pays $1 per minute to play the short stack toms and bass drum.

The funky looking, neo-modern, and edgy GoKit will play any music you throw at it, from drum ‘n’ bass to fusion to bop to Latin. The GoKit is a big sounding kit that will stow easily in small cars. (Remember, it won’t make your stereo sound any better.)

Here’s Dave and the crew talking about Drumathon 2008.

Visible School is an independent college designed from the ground up to uniquely prepare creative young Christian men and women for skilled, relational ministry through the purposed exploration of their talents as applied to an empowered artistic calling. They fill the gap in education where vocational colleges, Bible schools, universities, and the school of experience cross but don’t meet. Right in the center is VISIBLE SCHOOL, with an integrated, holistic, academic, vocational, discipleship and community-based program that feels like hard work, purposed fun, and real family simultaneously.

Drummer Talk started out by Visible School’s Director of Percussion, Dave Kropf, as a simple weekly podcast devoted to drums, percussion, news, technology, and other drumming topics. Part education, part editorial, part morning-drive radio, the Drummer Talk podcast is drummers getting together and chatting about drums. Drummer Talk has grown to nearly 1000 regular listeners per week with the numbers growing daily.

So let’s all go help the guys get to PASIC so they can drool all over the drums and learn more to become better drummers than the rest of us.

Do you tweet?

October 15, 2008

We do

oh my gawd! He’s playing Taye

October 3, 2008

Welcome New Artists and Updates

September 26, 2008

Taye drums is proud to announce the addition of quite a few wonderful drummers to the family.

Phil Wickham‘s drummer, Dan Bailey who are about to embark on Phil’s first headlining tour starting on October 14th in Powder Springs, GA; with Fee.

New Orleans great and Charmaine Neville’s drummer, Gerald French, The Giant to the Taye Drums family.  He is currently on the road around the world.

We have also partnered with metal drummer, Mike Justian (pronounced “Justin”).  He has held the seat with Unearth, The Red Chord and is now slamming through Trap Them on an East Coast and European Tour.  This guy is the real freaking deal, folks.  Check out his Drum Nation #3 track, Weak Would.  You will flip your stinking lid!!!!

Our other artists that are out and about this year are Darius Minaee who is playing with Rock En Espanol band, Volumen Cero with a new record dropping October 2nd.  If you are in Los Angeles, make sure you hit the Roxy that night.

Have I talked about Satnam Ramgotra enough yet?  Well, he can be heard on quite a few soundtracks and he likes his GoKit.  Check out the soundtracks of the Dark Knight, Madagascar 2, Kite Runner (2007 Oscar Nominee), Charlie Wilson’s War, Vantage Point, The Code (name to be changed), Babylon A.d., Duplicity, The Burning Plane, and many others.  Finally, make sure you watch his myspace for dates with his band Alien Chatter.

Pete Maloney is getting ready for the Dancing With The Stars (38 cities, pick one, go see it), and will be appearing on Andrew Ripp’s debut album as well as a song on legendary rocker Edgar Winter’s newest release.

Keith Zebroski is on the road with Country Music phenom, Miranda Lambert through the rest of this year.

OK…well, my Taye guys/girls, please get back with us and let us know what is going on with all of ya’ll.

We’ll keep the crowd as updated as we can!