NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!

28th Jan 2014 | 12:44

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
Crush Drums

NAMM 2014:If you want to see wacky/awesome/headache-inducing drums, NAMM is the place to be. So, we've rounded up some of our favourite sights from the 2014 show.

We start with this absolutely incredible piece of work from Crush Drums. Yes, that really is a drum rack that looks like a tree.

See Crush's NAMM stand in pictures here.

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
SJC

SJC always bring a little colour to NAMM, and this year was no exception.

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
Bone Custom Drums

A neat acrylic snare from Bone Custom Drums. And that wasn't all they had to show...

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
And loads more!

...They had this little lot as well!

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
Drumlite

An SJC kit gets the Drumlite treatment.

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
Gaai

The work of former Pork Pie master craftsman Masayoshi Nakamura, Gaai Drums' stand was peppered with beautifully finished snares, just like this one.

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
EVH violin

Ok, this isn't a drum, but it's pretty cool, right? Time for a full-on Van Halen kit decked out in similar style?

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
Sonor SQ2 Nebula

A drum kit finished with an image sent from the Hubble space telescope? We're not sure where Sonor got this idea from, but we're sure glad they did.

Check our full Sonor stand in pictures gallery here.

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
Roto Drum

Our old friends behind the Roto Drum were back, and once again causing a right old stir with this attention-snatching kit.

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
Q Drum Co

The Ilan Rubin-backed Q Drums were out in force, and with kits like this it's easy to see why the Nine Inch Nails man is such a fan of the LA company.

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
Peace

Peace and love? Not by the look of this meaning looking drum from the Taiwan firm.

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
PDC

A snare with plenty of bite from Phoenix Drum Company.

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
Liberty Drums

We found this stunning sparkle from our pals at Liberty Drums.

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
Brady Drums

One of several lush kits from the guys at Brady Drums.

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
Gretsch USA Prototype

A stunning step into the past with this prototype Gretsch kit.

You can find our full Gretsch NAMM stand in pictures gallery here.

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
Ludwig Signet

Ludwig's tasty new Signet 105 range.

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
Truth Custom Drums

One of many stunning snares from the Truth Custom Drums booth. See what else we found on Truth's stand right here.

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
DW

DW's icon snare range generated quite a buzz, here's the series' Roger Taylor drum.

You can see the rest of the Icon range, and everything else we found on DW's NAMM stand, here.

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
Premier

Premier does it again with this cracking addition to the ONE range.

Check our Premier NAMM in pictures gallery for more.

NAMM 2014: The coolest kits, snares and finishes at this year's NAMM!
Tama

A teeny, tiny Tama kit, it's the mightily impressive Cocktail Jam.

To see Tama's stand in full head here.

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