X8 Drums Blog

  • Which Drum should I Choose - Traditional or Synthetic?

    9th Sep 2019

    Which Drum should I Choose - Traditional or Synthetic?

    With so many beautiful drums to choose from, it can be hard to know where to start. In this guide we get you past the first hurdle of djembe buying, which is deciding whether to go with a tradit…

    Published by Solomon Masala

  • 9th Sep 2019

    Drum Fashion: How to Dress Up your Djembe

    Not that we would ever encourage “drum envy,” but, have you ever noticed that some djembe drums have a little more going on than the rest? We’re not talking the hand-carved djembes (although, those…

    Published by Kristin Stancato

  • 8th Sep 2019

    X8 Drums Staff Review of the Gretsch Marquee Drum Set

    Matt from X8 Drums took some time to demo and talk about the Gretsch Marquee Drum Set, a brand new offering from Gretsch. After playing a couple of songs and getting a feel for the kit at Wunder…

    Published by Kaitlin Meilert

  • 23rd Jun 2019

    How to Tune Your Djembe

    Due to the delicate nature of the materials used in a Djembe, it is normal for the drum to need periodic maintenance and tuning in order to produce its best sound and keep the drum in top for…