"This is going to be an industry standard."
– Mark (Kickstarter backer)
"They work even better than I had hoped! Really great design guys!"
– Justin K
"Got mine today. They are awesome! Threw the gels in the garbage!"
– Josh B
"These things are fantastic! Will tell my friends. Great product!!"
– Christy C
Watch the design story
Can I hear a demo of how Drops actually sound?
Yes. Go to the Drops™ home page and scroll down to the Play Demo section and hit "play" on the video there. You can hear each of the different weights of Drops in action. Headphones recommended.
Which Drops go on which drums?
Drops are meant to mix and match on your kit. Play around with different weights on each drum to get the tone you're looking for. Generally speaking, the heavier Drops provide a tighter, dryer sound, while the lighter Drops provide a fatter sound. Get the tone you want. No rules.
Can I use Drops on my toms?
Yes. Drops sound great on toms. We like using the 200g "wallet" on the floor tom, and the little 40g on the rack tom. Experiment and have fun.
Are Drops compatible with all drums?
No. This iteration of Drops is designed for drums with standard steel hoops, including triple flanged and die-cast hoops. Wood hoops require a modified design for the molded silicone part. Also, vintage Sonor drums with those larger slotted tension rods are not compatible with the current design. We'd like to support wood hoops and vintage tension rods in the future, because they're pretty sweet.