New Ddrum Dios Ash Kits Are In!

Lots to say about these kits!  First off, the looks.  We’re suckers for indulgent lacquer finishes, and these are a great example of how much wood grain can truly POP.   The black burst adds a cool vignette feel to the grain, where the sun set finish on the other kit showcases the beauty of ash wood at dark and light exposures.  Ok, now my favorite part: the price.  $999.99 each, INCLUDING THE SNARE DRUM.  I know, we’re nuts.   20141117_123119

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DW Collectors Kit Just In!

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Response Custom Snare Drum Review

Ethan gives a quick overview of one Response’s flagship snare drums. This 7×14 beauty is chock full of awesome features:

– 100% USA custom maple shell
– 6 ply reinforcement rings
– 45 degree bearing edges
– TRICK 3 position snare throw off
– Custom 3-wrap inlay

Call 608-782-4300 or email [email protected] for more info!

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We are now a certified Paiste Dealer!

That’s right, we’re the only Paiste dealer within a day’s drive, so stop down and check these beauties out!

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WE LOVE VINTAGE!

Just got a slew of amazing vintage Ludwig gear in!

1958 WFL Ludwig 3pc

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1966 Ludwig Jazz Festival 5.5×14

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1978 Ludwig Smokey Vistalite 5.5×14

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Ddrum Bombadier Drum Set Review!

Ryan gives a quick demo and review of Ddrum’s on 26″ bass drum kit!

 

 

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Rooftop Chop pt.1

Ryan, one of our drum instructors, give’s a quick groove on the top of the local radio station. Couldn’t have done without this awesome Crush Acrylic bop kit! The sizes are crazy, 16×18 and 13×13 with a Pearl steel piccolo snare, 3×13.

Stay tuned, more grooves in weird places up soon!

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New Review Video Up!

Dustin demo’s the 2014 Gretsch Catlina Club kit and all it’s new features.  What a fun and diverse kit!

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DECEMBER DRUM LOVE

This is our biggest giveaway EVER!

 

Down here at Coalition Drum Shop, we are all about creating and supporting drummers. We’re not here just to sell drum kits, we want to hep drummers succeed! Because of that, we’ve teamed up with Natural Recording Company – NRC to offer our BIGGEST give away yet! Every $100 you spend at Coalition Drum Shop FROM NOW TO DECEMBER 24th will enter you into a drawing for A FULL DAY of professional drum tracking AND mixing at Natural Recording Company’s studio right here in La Crosse! That’s over $400 of studio time, folks. To clarify: $100 gets your name in once, $200 gets your name in twice, and so on. THE DRAWING FOR THE WINNER is done on the 24th.

We chose NRC because Chad, the owner and studio engineer, IS A DRUMMER. He is also in possession of one of the rarest drum kits in the world, the DW Timeless Timber (see event picture). IF YOU WIN, you will have the option to do your entire day’s recording on this amazing drum set. The DW Timeless Timber birds eye maple 7pc drum kit is 1 out of only 100 EVER made. It’s rarity comes from the fact that it’s made from timber recovered from the bottom of Lake Superior harvested in 1871. EIGHTEEN SEVENTY ONE! That’s over 140 years ago. This precious timber yields unmatched sound quality and great character to this drum kit. The kit sizes are 18×22 bass, 5×14 snare, 8″, 10″, 12″, 14″, and 16″ hanging toms.

Don’t miss your chance to win this amazing package!

 

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Looking For an Entry Level Kit That Won’t Break the Bank?

Well look no further!  Coalition Drum Shop offers kit’s starting at 199.99!  All of our entry level kits come with a FREE half hour drum lesson and pair of sticks.  Stop down and see how we can get you out the door with a kit for less!

 

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Custom Bass Drum Head

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Big thanks to Rick Lakin for letting us get our hands on his signed Cheap Trick bass drum head (Yes, that is Bun E. Carlos’ signature!) and put a KickPort in it.  Rock on, Rick!

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We want your used kits, cymbals, and hardware!

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If you’re looking to get rid of an older kit, LET US HELP!  We have an ever expanding network of vintage buyers/sellers and would love to help you move your kit.  Give us a call at 608-782-4300 or email us at [email protected]

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Drum Set Rental

Need a drum set and hardware for a short amount of time?  Take advantage of our DRUM SET RENTAL PROGRAM!  Prices start at $199.99 per night with package deals available.  Don’t take our word for it, check out Canadian group The Craig and Ash Band rockin’ on our rental kit last week at Oktoberfest!

 

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TRX Cymbal Review

We’re one of only a few dealers in the United States.  Come check ‘em out!

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DRUM CLINIC

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Are you a drummer? Having a tough time coming up with new stuff to play? Want to take your drumming to the next level? Come down to Coalition Drum Shop on Sept 6th and get your prog on with Madison native, Joel Croyle!  Joel excels in odd time, displacement, and teaching how to use simple techniques to do difficult things.

This is event is FREE. Drinks and snacks will be available at the event, and we will be raffling off some sweet gear!

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New Video Review!

Check out Dustin review the new special effects from Sabian:

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Grandma Drummer

We’re still in disbelief this happened…check it out for yourself!

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Check Out Our YouTube Channel!

We do weekly reviews, demos, and product spotlights, so check it out and subscribe!

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1963 Ludwig Club Date, all original – WOW!

I wanna hold yourrrr haaannd…*ahem* sorry, I was just reminiscing about the 60’s….specifically, 1963. What a wonderful year for music, art, and DRUMS!  Exhibit A: This beautiful Ludwig Club Date from, you guessed it, 1963.  Everything on this Ludwig Club Date is 100% original, even the Speed Master bass drum pedal.  You have to see this thing to believe it, it is in IMMACULATE condition.  Come down and check it out!

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Vintage Fever!

We love used kits over here at Coalition Drum Shop!  Just got this beauty in, a a SOLID MAPLE mid 70’s Slingerland in Blue Satin Flame.  Come on down and check it out for yourself!

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Now introducing Drum Set Rentals

Coalition Drum Shop is now offering drum kits for rental!  Putting on an event with multiple bands and want to cut down on change over time?   Hiring a band from out of town that needs a backline?  Coalition Drum Shop will deliver the kit within 10 miles of La Crosse, tune it to your specifications, and supply three boom stands and one Hi-Hat stand.  Call for pricing.

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One Year Anniversary Sale!

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March marks our one year anniversary as a drum shop!  We’re going strong, adding new brands (Tama!) and becoming a larger part of the community every day.  As a thanks for being a part of the drumming community, we’re offering 15% off ALL IN STOCK CYMBALS for the month of March!  Sale ends at the end of the month, come get some while the gettin’s good!

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New Drum Instructor!

We’d like to give a warm welcome to our new drum instructor: RYAN AMBLE! Ryan plays in the local group Day 42 and won 1st place in our drum competition a few months ago.  Lessons are $15 per 30 minute private lesson, which works out to $60 a month. The first 3 students to sign up will Ryan would get a full month of lessons for only $30!  Give us a call at 608-782-4300 to get your spot.

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Live Shows and Drum Clinics

We are in the process of planning some very exciting live music performances and drum clinics!  If you’re in a band and would like to book a show at Coalition Drum Shop email [email protected]  Stay tuned for more details!

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COALITION DRUM SOLO CONTEST

Are you a drummer at any skill level? Well then go ahead and sign up for this contest!  We’re giving away over $1,500 dollars worth of gear: cymbals, sticks, snares, gift cards, it’s all up for grabs. The top prize is a Response Custom Spllit Vented Snare worth over $700.00! Chose between junior, intermediate, or pro level. Each class will have it’s own round and will be judged accordingly. Sign up in our store, or email [email protected] with your name, phone number, and what level you want to sign up for.  Fans are invited to come watch as well!  Looking forward to bustin’ some ear drums on December 1st!

All drummers and drummer fans welcome!

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Want to upgrade your old drums?

At Coalition we are now buying, trading, and consigning used drums, cymbals, and hardware! Come in and chat with Dustin about how you can upgrade your set up in one simple step.

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Drum Review Video

Drum review on Crush Drums 5-piece Acrylic Drum Kit.

 

Die Cast Snare Hoops
Tom Brackets with Mating Memory Locks
22 x 18 inch Kick
14 x 6 inch Snare
10 x 7 inch and 12 x 8 inch Tom Toms
16 x 14 inch Floor Tom
Clear Acrylic Shells

ONLY $999.00

 

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New Response Custom Drums Exotic Series IN STOCK!

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Crush Acrylic Drums Have Arrived!

You read that right! We now have Crush Acrylic Drum Sets in! This set features features 100 percent seamless acrylic shells that boast fat and punchy sound! The snare drum is equipped with die cast hoops, the toms both feature 2.3 millimeters hoops, and the bass drum hoops are 100 percent acrylic. Crush brings you quality construction and solid features with their Acrylic 5 Piece Shell Kit Drum Set.

Crush Acrylic 5 Piece Shell Kit Drum Set Features
Seamless Acrylic Shells
Suspension Mount
2.33 millimeter Tom Hoops

 

Die Cast Snare Hoops
Tom Brackets with Mating Memory Locks
22 x 18 inch Kick
14 x 6 inch Snare
10 x 7 inch and 12 x 8 inch Tom Toms
16 x 14 inch Floor Tom

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Out the Door…

Used Yamaha Club Jordan Drum Kit Out the Door today. This little cocktail kit is a lot of fun and we are going to miss it! If you know of anyone who is selling used drums, we are buying!

 

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Special Offer!!

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Out the door…

Response Custom Drum Kit out the door today for Radison Riding.
Specs:
24×15 Kick Drum
13×8 Rack Tom
16×15 Floor Tom
100% North American 6 ply Maple
Beavertail Lugs
Aged White Pearl w/ Blue Pearl Center Stripe

 

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Kit of the Week!

Gretsch Renown 57 Maple Drum Shell Pack In Motor City Black Features: Innovative drum set Proportionately-sized 3-D chevrons Matching Gibraltar throne (FREE) Maple shells with 30-degree edges and Silver Sealer interiors Die-cast hoops on snare and toms Gretsch ball-socket tom holder with 12.7mm tom arms Hinged tom and FT leg brackets Heavy duty 12.7mm FT legs Chambered FT rubber tips for enhanced sustain Evans EMAD BD batter head Evans G1 coated heads on toms/snare Specifications: 18×22 Bass Drum 8×10 Tom 9×12 Tom 16×16 Floor Tom W/Legs 6.5×14 (20-lug) Snare Drum FREE Matching Gibraltar throne

ONLY $999.99

 BUY NOW!!

 

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Response Custom Drums

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We are very excited to announce that Coalition Drum Shop is the exclusive Response Custom Drums Dealer! We have 2 kits coming to our showroom so stay posted!

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Introducing Coalition Drum Shop!

Welcome to Coalition Drum Shop, a true, full-service drum and percussion shop!  Whether you are just getting started with drumming or you are a professional looking for custom options, Coalition Drum Shop has your new drum kit! With drums from Gretsch, Response Custom Drums, Crush, and Peace, we are sure to have a kit for anybody and any style of music. With one of the midwest’s largest in-stock inventories of Zildjian, Sabian, and TRX cymbals we are sure you will find that next ‘perfect’ cymbal for your setup!

We also offer repairs, tuning, delivery, set up, and online sales and shipping.  We’re the only music store in La Crosse that offers these services!

If you are in La Crosse, WI stop in at our new retail store at 215 State Street!

With over 50 years of combined drumming experience, Carl and Travis have the experience and customer service to assist you with all your drum and percussion needs!

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