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NAMM 2018: Ludwig NeuSonic "New Sound" Drums
Ludwig has introduced the NeuSonic drum shell range. "NeuSonic" has an implied translation of "New Sound", so the name alone promises something special, and fortunately this new range of kits doesn't disappoint.
The NeuSonic Shells are constructed from a 6-ply Maple/Cherry hybrid. They are built in Ludwigs's Monroe Factory in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, and are available in 2x 3pc shell packs - the Ludwig NeuSonic 22" 3 Piece Shell Pack and the Ludwig NeuSonic 20" 3 Piece Shell Pack.
The NeuSonic Shells hark back to simpler times, with their small kit proportions and classic colour wrap finishes. Despite the simple outward appearance, the NeuSonic range will deliver a fantastic tone with the maple/cherry hybrid; a unique choice in woods, the likes of which is usually reserved for more expensive kits.
The kit has pre-set bass drum spurs, alongside a clever Triad Isolating Suspension Mount for the tom. The pack ships in one box, and seems to be aimed at drummers on the move - who need the gigging musician requirements of a zero-fuss setup yet zero-compromise on tonality and construction.
The closest design we've seen for the NeuSonic is the popular Club Date Downbeat kit - with its maple/poplar/maple shell. However, with the NeuSonic range, you'll be getting that quality wood hybrid combination that should give this range the edge in terms of tonality and projection, as well as providing you with a unique 'voice'.
The NeuSonic shells are available in 4 great-looking wraps, including Black Cortex, Aspen White, Sugar Maple, and Skyline Blue. With Ludwig's prestigious reputation, we expect these kits to have a great sound and response, allowing to access a quality tonewood combination at a lower-than-usual price point. For pro musicians on the move, this will be an ideal kit.
If you're seeking your own New Sound, the NeuSonic Kits from Ludwig should have you covered.
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By Matt WilkinsonPosted on 24 Jan 2018 10:03 to category : Instruments News
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