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Pearl Photo Contest

Winner Announced!! @christopherlidberg https://www.instagram.com/p/CYt5rjFqxbw/ Thank you very much indeed for participating in the Pearl Global Photo Contest that has connected the worldwide Pearl friends. We are very impressed and moved by all of these one-of-a-kind drum sets each single one of you have shared with us, which has made it almost impossible for us to pick up one winner photo. Again, it was hard to pick one, but we would like to announce that the photo shared by @christopherlidberg has been chosen as the winner for the contest this time, which shows an amazing range of Pearl drum sets, from classic Pearl drum sets to the latest Masters series, which shows a long history of Chris collecting and Playing these Pearl kits! Please join us for congratulating christopherlidberg!! With all respect we would like to say massive thanks to each single one of you who have shared us and the world your wonderful Pearl kits, you all ROCK and are equally the BEST. --------------This event is outlined as follows (the event has already been closed)-------------- Pearl Photo Contest will be held! Post a photo of your favorite Pearl products to Instagram or Facebook or WeChat. We will post the Grand Prix and other photos on the News page of our website at a later date. [Application Period] 2022/6/1~22022/6/30 [Instagram Posting procedure] ・Please follow the account. ・Please do not unfollow us for the duration of the program. (For our confirmation process.)  @pearl_drums_global And, if there is an account for your area, choose it and follow it. You would get your chances of being referred by your local account as well as the global account!    Brazil: @pearlbrasil  Australia : @pearldrumsaustralia  Korea : @pearldrumskorea  India : @pearldrumsofficial_india  Argentina : @pearlargentina ・Please post your favorite Pearl product photo with ”#pearlglobalphotocontest”  (The submissions with snare drums or drum pedals only are also welcomed.) We will be also posting your photos on the stories of each Pearl Instagram account throughout the entry period. Be sure to check it out! [Facebook Posting procedure] ・Please like the Facebook page. ・Please do not unfollow us for the duration of the program. (For our confirmation process.)  @pearldrumsglobal  Brazil : https://www.facebook.com/Pearlbrasil  Australia : @pearldrumsaustralia  Korea : @pearldrumskorea  India : @pearldrumsindia  Argentina : @PearlArgentinaPaginaOficial  If there are any accounts in your area, please follow them! ・And please join by pasting the image of your Pearl product in the comments of this article.  (The submissions with snare drums or drum pedals only are also welcomed.) [WeChat Posting procedure] ・Please follow the WeChat page. ・Please do not unfollow us for the duration of the program. (For our confirmation process.)  China:中音精鼓门  If there are any accounts in your area, please follow them! ・And please join by pasting the image of your Pearl product in the comments of this article.  (The submissions with snare drums or drum pedals only are also welcomed.) This event will be held in many countries around the world. So we are looking forward to seeing the photos that shows your country's characteristics! We look forward to hearing from your many postings! [Notes] *We will repost those with hashtags specified by us may be without your permission. We appreciate your understanding. *This event is not sponsored by Instagram or Facebook, WeChat. *Please note that this event is subject to cancellation or change without notice. *Please keep your account set to public. *The organizer reserves the right to delete comments at its discretion. The reason for deletion will not be given.


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Pearl Project 108

WANT TO BE A PART OF SOMETHING BIG IN THE PERCUSSIVE WORLD? HERE'S YOUR CHANCE TO BE SEEN AND HEARD IN PROJECT 108.   Pearl, the world's largest manufacturer of drums and percussion, is asking drummers all around the world to send in videos of themselves playing at 108 beats per minute. You could be featured along with some of our top Pearl Artists like Todd Sucherman, Nate Morton, and Jason Hartless. This is a call to ALL drummers! As long as you're playing Pearl gear, you're good. That means drumset, marching drums, hand percussion... any Pearl gear will do! This is your chance to show the world what you've got. Impress us with your finely tuned skills or show us your creativity with something we've never seen before!     These 4 bars are yours to do whatever you want and we can't wait to see them! Read the FAQ  or Rules below for details on how to submit your video.           ELIGIBILITY Participants of all ages are welcome. US and International Residents are eligible to participate. Employees of Pearl Corporation and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, advertising agencies, and families, and persons living in the same household as such employees, are also welcome to participate. The Project 108 video is subject to all national, federal, state, and local laws and regulations.   SUBMISSION PERIOD The PROJECT 108 submission period starts on February 7th, 2022, and will end when an appropriate amount of videos are received. We will give a one-week warning before closing the submission period.   HOW TO ENTER To enter the PROJECT 108 video, complete the online registration form and upload your video using the UPLOAD button below.   VIDEO SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS Pearl equipment must be the focus in the video. Video submissions must be a supported YouTube file format like MOV, MP4, AVI and you can see a full list here. To ensure we edit your video in the correct starting point, include a 4-count stick click intro. Please use the highest resolution possible to record your performance. Do not include licensed music, backing tracks, or graphics in your finished video.   SELECTION OF VIDEOS All entries will be reviewed and selected by the Project 108 Team and their decisions are final on all matters relating to PROJECT 108. All participating Pearl Artists will have 8 bars of performance at 108 bpm.   FULL RULES & REGULATIONS THE LEGAL STUFF By submitting the PROJECT 108 video entry form and entering the contest you agree to give Pearl Corporation permission to use your name and likeness for promotional purposes without further compensation. Entrant hereby irrevocably grants, transfers, sells, assigns, and conveys to Pearl Corporation, and each of their respective successors and assigns, all present and future right, title and interest of every kind and nature whatsoever, including, without limitation, all copyrights, and all rights incidental, subsidiary, ancillary or allied thereto (including, without limitation, all derivative rights), in and to the Submissions for exploitation throughout the universe, in perpetuity, by means of any and all media and devices whether now known or hereafter devised (including the right to publish and display Submissions for purposes of advertising, publicity and/or trade, in whole or in part). By entering, each Entrant represents and warrants that the submission is: (a) wholly original. (b) does not incorporate or include anything that would require the consent of any third party permissions. (c) does not violate any copyright, trademark, publicity right, privacy right, or any other right of any third party. (d) Submissions must comply with video requirements located on our site. Pearl Corporation reserves the right to promote and publicize, through any means available to us, the progress, development, process, news, and success of all entries, in whole or in part, to promote Pearl Corporation, the PROJECT 108 video, and future video contests. In addition, Pearl Corporation shall have the right, in their sole discretion, to edit, composite, morph, scan, duplicate, or alter the Submissions for any purpose which they deem necessary or desirable, without the need for any further compensation by them, and each Entrant irrevocably waives any and all so-called moral rights they may have in the Submission submitted by him or her. Pearl Corporation and any of its associated or affiliated companies, their directors, officers, agents, employees and customers, and appointed advertising agencies, their directors, officers, agents, and employees from all claims of every kind on account of such use.           First, upload your video using the button below.       Then complete the form to take part in Project 108.             WHAT IS PROJECT 108?   Project 108 is our way of showing the strength of the Pearl drumming global community and to feature their talents in one seamless video.     HOW DO I TAKE PART?   Record yourself playing 4-bars at 108 beats per minute (bpm) on your Pearl gear.     DO I NEED ALL PEARL GEAR?   Pearl equipment must be the focus in the video and we would prefer that non-Pearl drum/hardware/percussion logos not be visible. Project 108 is not just for drumset players, but also for percussion, marching, and orchestral instruments as well.   WHAT DO I PLAY?   This is your chance to show the world what you've got. Impress us with your finely tuned skills or show us your creativity with something we've never seen before! These 4 bars are yours to do whatever you want and we can't wait to see them!   HOW DO I SEND MY VIDEO TO YOU?   Once your video is completed, complete the registration form above and use the Upload Link to send us your video. The form must be completed to take part in Project 108.     WHY 108 BPM?   A lot of drummers tend to play a variable of the same two and four backbeat pattern when they first sit down behind a kit and it was the average tempo of our test group. This tempo that can be dissected many ways and still be played comfortably. */  


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EXPORT IN "PURPLE NEBULA" LIMITED FINISH

The Legends of Tomorrow, Play Export Today. The Best selling drum set of all time is now offered in a "Purple Nebula" , a gorgeous purple sparkle finish that is unique to the current EXX color palette. The purple sparkle finish, Purple Nebula, is a bit of reminiscent of one of the Pearl's iconic finishes, Purple Craze, however, instead of offering the astonishing finish with our hi-end drum set series, we are now offering it with Export series as a limited run for a limited period of time. Please contact a local Pearl dealer for the availability. Three configurations are available. EXX705NP/C #737 includes 20x16 Bass Drum, 10x7 and 12x8 Rack Tom,14x14 Floor Tom, 14x5.5 Snare Drum EXX725P/C #737 includes 22x18 Bass Drum, 12x8 and 13x9 Rack Tom,16x16 Floor Tom, 14x5.5 Snare Drum. EXX725SP/C #737 includes 22x18 Bass Drum, 10x7 and 12x8 Rack Tom,16x16 Floor Tom, 14x5.5 Snare Drum.


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MODERN UTILITY SNARE DRUM : LIMITED FINISH

Modern Utility 6 Ply 100% Maple Snare Drum Offered in Limited Finish "Blue Mirage"! Every year, Pearl always puts lEvery year, Pearl always puts lots of efforts and time into making new finishes that will stimulate and excite the industry. And from the latest round of Pearl's new finish development, we have picked up one color, Blue Mirage and have decided to offer it with Pearl's most affordable 100% Maple snare drum series, Modern Utility. No word is required to describe how beautiful this first-class looking finish is and the price point of the snare drums would make it seem almost unbelievable that you can add a 100% maple snare drum in an eye popping finish like Blue Mirage to their snare drum collection within this price range. Available Sizes are 12x7 13x5 14x5.5 14x6.5 14x8 14x10 (Floor Snare Drum) Please contact a local Pearl dealer for the availability.


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MIDTOWN IN "ORANGE CRUSH" LIMITED FINISH

Big Gig, Small Rig, Huge Sound. On top of 2 stock colors, Pearl has offered a Limited Finish "Orange Crush" now available! At home, on the street, as well as on stage, Pearl's ultra-portable Mid Town kit has been vital to the gigging drummer in the metropolitan groove. We are very excited to give a new limited color a go with MDT series and this classic orange sparkle finish, Orange Crush, will surely make you stand out whether the kit is played on the street or on stage, all eyes are on it! Small drums, Big Sounds, that is what Mid Town is all about. And let this beautiful sparkle finish shine the compact drum set even brighter! Midtown Orange Crush MDT764P/C #738 is a shell pack including 16" Bass Drum w/lifter, 10" Tom Tom w/OptiLock/Tom Arm, 13" Floor Tom and 13" Snare Drum. Hardware and Cymbals are not included. Please contact a local Pearl dealer for the availability.


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New Mobile Application Pearl Mania Available in Brazil!

If you happen to be in Brazil, why not download the Pearl new mobile App, Pearl Mania, which provides you with most updated news on Pearl related products, events or Pearl artists' activities you do not wish to miss out on. Not only does this App give you hot news, but also every time you purchase Pearl products in Brazil you can earn some special points on it, which you can then exchange for exclusive prizes! Furthermore, if you become an engaged user on the App you may receive special access to some local Pearl events!! Please learn more about the application at https://pearldrumbrasil.com.br/pearl-mania/ and stay updated on what Pearl has to offer in Brazil.


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Masters Maple Complete 2020 New Finishes

Pearl Masters Maple Complete, or MCT, has been a must for the touring pro since its debut in 2016. in 2020 Pearl has added five premium lacquer finishes and one graphic design finish to the already versatile MCT color line-up. All of these six new finishes ensure the finest quality in the industry and have brought the series to a whole new level. 2020 new finishes #823 Cain and Abel #836 Red Burst Stripe #837 Chrome Contrail #838 Satin Sakura Coral #840 Almond Red Stripe #841 Piano Black with Silver Stripe If you are considering getting a new pro kit that offers an unparalleled sound, please let Masters Maple Complete, which is now available in the eye popping new finishes, be your choice. For more information about Masters Maple Complete or other Pearl products, please go to our product pages.


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Pearl Essentials ~ Why do you play Pearl? ~

Everyone has different reasons why they have chosen what they play. Our partner in Australia has made the program called "Pearl Essentials", in which our Australian friends introduce you to the Pearl gear they use and talk about what they like about it as well as some stories behind it. Please head over to Pearl Australia Instagram page or Facebook page now to check the series of videos! You may also leave your comments on the social media platforms and share us the reasons why you play what you play. Well, if you ask us, that is because Pearl is "the best reason to play drums". Please check them out!. Pearl Essentials Dean Cooper; https://www.instagram.com/p/CD0P1U8hA3T/ Pearl Essentials Jay Allen: https://www.instagram.com/p/CDu6FWlBZZR/ Pearl Essentials Jared Roberts: https://www.instagram.com/p/CDiG2VthGmK/ Pearl Essentials Key Smith: https://www.instagram.com/p/CDSngMKhjrN/ Pearl Essentials Dan Kerby: https://www.instagram.com/p/CC7Tv1IB56O/ And more: https://www.instagram.com/pearldrumsaustralia/ , https://www.facebook.com/pearldrumsaustralia/


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DENNIS CHAMBERS LIVE ZOOM CLASS!

LIVE ZOOM CLASS! Join Dennis for three hours on Sept. 20 in a class of just 15. Dennis will work with everyone individually to answer their questions and demonstrate his approach to technique and musicality! REGISTER HERE: http://www.thegroovemasters.com/


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Pearl Sticks

Did you know that Pearl was offering its own sticks in Japan? In fact, Pearl sticks have been widely recognized as one of the best sticks in Japan for their durability, playability as well as the attractive price and product range with which each series is being offered. Pearl offers long sticks, short sticks or mid-long sticks to cover all kinds of needs. Or if you look at the availability of stick-tip types, you'd have Tear Drop type, Barrel type, Oval type, Arrow type,,, the list just goes on and on. As far as the wood materials these sticks are made out of go, you'd have Oak, Hickory or even Maple to choose from. Furthermore, since the Pearl sticks' qualities have been well received in Japan, Pearl has even collaborated with many artists to create signature models, all of which are very unique and specific in spec and have expanded the Pearl sticks product range into the point where it covers almost all demands one can think of and thus even most discerning players will find some pairs to choose from the options. If you ever visit Japan, why don't you hop in a musical instrument store where you will most likely find pairs of Pearl sticks and bring them back home with you to add to your stick collections?


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Play hard and play clean?

As the world is suffering with the corona virus pandemic, Japan has been no exception with the number of daily infections hitting over a hundred, people finding it hard to adjust themselves into the new normality and many drummers being unable to find a place to play the drums under such circumstances. In the face of these most challenging times, Pearl has taken a whole new step and invented a very unique product to combat the virus in the most "rhythmical" way and that is a hand sanitizer stand. As you may be thinking, there are many hand sanitizer stands out there and it itself is nothing new, however this, our friends, is not just a hand sanitizer stand, but it is converted from a Pearl Hi-hat stand. This simple, yet innovative hand sanitizer stand has so much more to offer than you may think it does. First, as it is converted from one of the most selling Pearl Hi-Hat stands, H-830, it is light, yet very sturdy for ensuring a quick mobility as well as an extreme stability. Second, of course, it has inherited the "height adjustable feature" from the original product so that you may adjust the height as required for children or any special occasions. Third, the specially made slide-plate allows a flexible positioning of the sanitizer bottle you may place on the tray, which is also specially made for this use. We could go on and there are many more features to add, but if we are allowed to mention one more thing about the product, it would be the fact that you do not need to use your hands to push the hand sanitizer bottle, but you would just need to step on the Hi hat pedal with your foot, just like when you play a Hi hat as usual, which would then pull the slide-plate down to the point where it pushes down the bottle top then you can sanitize your hands completely hands-free!!! Who would have thought that a Hi-hat stand would actually turn into a hand sanitizer stand, except a long existing drum manufacturer who has been always trying to offer something people might need? Although it is still nowhere near to an end to this pandemic we are pleased to be able to play a roll in combating the virus. We wish you all and your loved ones are safe and well and hope we will see a light at the end of the tunnel soon.


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NAMM 2020: NEW PEARL PRODUCTS COMING THIS YEAR

Drum Pedal NEW Pearl Eliminator Solo pedal For the reliable play of the working drummer. In 2020, Pearl is introducing Eliminator Solo bass drum pedals which deliver all the speed and performance of the original Eliminator, but in a single cam option. The Eliminator Solo: Black features the focused feel of the circular Linear Action (Black) Cam. Its slightly weighted feel and resistance-free footboard deliver traditional feel, power and speed with less muscle fatigue. The contrasting Eliminator Solo: Red delivers a lighter, fluid feel thanks to the Radical Progressive Action (Red) Cam. Best suited for the high-speed play, its sharp Cam angle increases rebound for a lightning fast, accurate stroke. New Pearl 930 Series Single-Braced Stands Boasting the same sturdy tubing and tier joints as their double-braced counterparts, Pearl’s new 930 Series Single Braced Hardware is an excellent choice for the gigging drummer on the move. Using the high-function and durability of the 930 Series stands, the Cymbal (C930S,) Cymbal Boom (BC930S,) and Snare (S930S,) stands are built to stand up to rigorous gigging and play with dramatically reduced weight. New Pearl 1030 Series Double-Braced Hi-Hat Stand Boasting the same sturdy tubing and tier joints as Pearl’s 930 Series stands, the new double-braced H1030 Series Hi-Hat stand is now available as a counterpart to Pearl’s new Eliminator: Solo bass drum pedals. Its smooth, traditional footboard performs with resistance-free precision, while the independent Trident tripod is positioned separate from the pedal frame to easily accommodate double bass drum pedals. New Pearl Unilock Arm & Leg Adapter The UniLock Arm & Leg Cymbal adapter (CHA70) is a multi-positional cymbal arm that creates quick, easy cymbal expansion around the drum set. The boom arm’s gearless Uni-lock tilter adjusts to practically any angle. Exceptional for working drummers who want to extend the use of existing gear in tight spaces. Percussion Ever Popular Travel Congas Redesigned Updated Pearl Travel Congas features 3.5” deep wood shells that deliver maximum portability and sound. Like traditional congas they utilize stave construction and feature real size Quinto, Conga and Tumba heads. Tuning the Remo Symmetry heads is effortless with five precision Allen tuning bolts and the included wrench. The newly redesigned Travel Congas also have a newly designed stand. New Travel Bongos Introducing the new Travel Bongos that are small enough, they fit comfortably in a backpack. Pearl Travel Bongos feature 3.5” deep wood shells that deliver maximum portability and sound. The new Travel Bongos stand features a gear tilter to put your drums at the right angle and utilizes a tension lever mounting system that securely locks your drums in place. Each stand includes a travel bag with shoulder strap, so your stands are as portable as the Travel Bongos. Accessories New Aluminum Trap Table Ideal for indoor and outdoor use, this spacious table has room for a surprising number of sticks, mallets and percussion instruments. Side walls prevent mallets from rolling off. The table is finished in gray powder coating, while the Chrome stand features black powder coated, double braced legs and a memory lock. New Tongue Drum Bag From percussion ensembles, elementary music instruction, solo performance, yoga instruction and drum circles, tongue drums are always on the go. This nylon bag is padded on the top, bottom and sides to fully protect your drum and ensure safe transportation. It also has a zippered pouch on the side for your mallets or personal items.