D.W. Performance Series

The main drum set used in Adam’s videos. Purchased directly from the DW Factory in 2011, the HVX Maple shells are custom sizes, not offered in default packs.

  • Kick – 22” x 20”
  • Snare – 14” x 6.5”
  • Rack – 10” x 8”
  • Floor – 16 ”x 14”

Sonor Safari

Currently used as Adam’s practice kit, this drum set offers a punchy alternative to the big DW. The maple snare used on this drum set was handmade by Adam in 2012, and features art from Ralph Steadman.

  • Kick – 16” x 14”
  • Snare – 14” x 6.5”
  • Rack – 10” x 8”
  • Floor – 14 ”x 12”

Gretsch Hand Hammered Steel Snare – 14″x8″

12″ Byzance Traditional Splash (Stack Top)

16″ Byzance Vintage Trash Crash (Stack Bottom)

14″ Byzance Extra Dry Medium Hats

19″ Byzance Extra Dry Thin Crash

20″ Byzance Vintage Crash

20″ Byzance Traditional Hand Hammered Thin Crash

22″ Byzance Vintage Pure Light Ride

Coated G2

A first choice for snare and toms, the G2 coated is the Honda Civic of drumheads. Consistent, durable, and reliable.

EC2 Clear

Similar to the Clear G2, the EC2 G2 offers a slightly shorter decay, and a modern slap on toms.

HD Dry

The ideal choice for a controlled, balanced snare sound. Removes overtones, and offers a thick, reliable snare sound. Well suited for pop, rock, and hip-hop.

EMAD

The most reliable and versatile kick head on the market. Modern and beefy, with extreme attack. Used on both the Kick Drum and the Floor Tom.

Vic Firth 5A Barrel Tip

AKG C414 XLII

The AKG C414 is a staple in Adam’s studio. Whether used on snare, toms, hats, or overheads, the C414 provides stunning clarity and presence.

Shure SM81

This slick condenser mic provides a crisp, sharp sound for higher frequency sound sources. An ideal choice for hats, snare bottom, and overheads.

Sennheiser MD421

A beefy classic, loved by engineers worldwide; often a first choice for toms. With a phenomenal mid-low range response, this mic brings a thick sound to any size tom.

Sennheiser e604

The go-to tom mic. The e604 provides a consistent recording on any size tom. Present, slappy, with the perfect amount of highmids for a balanced, modern tom sound.

Shure Beta57A

A well rounded snare mic, built as tough as they come. Reliable, balanced, and durable.

Audix D6

The only kick drum mic you’ll ever need. The D6 offers a snappy but natural response, with as much low end as your speakers can handle.

Canon 5D Mark ii

Canon 6D

Canon T3i

GoPro HERO 5 Black

Sigma ART 35mm

Sigma ART 50mm

Sigma EX 12-24mm

Logitech Brio

CT-400 Pro

This quad-driver model from Clear Tune Monitors delivers pristine frequencies with astonishing sound isolation and build quality.

Final Cut

Logic

Pro Tools

Finale

Focusrite Scarlett 18i20

Focusrite Clarett 8PreX

Mackie ProFX16V2

D.W. Performance Series

The main drum set used in Adam’s videos. Purchased directly from the DW Factory in 2011, the HVX Maple shells are custom sizes, not offered in default packs.

  • Kick – 22” x 20”
  • Snare – 14” x 6.5”
  • Rack – 10” x 8”
  • Floor – 16 ”x 14”

Sonor Safari

Currently used as Adam’s practice kit, this drum set offers a punchy alternative to the big DW. The maple snare used on this drum set was handmade by Adam in 2012, and features art from Ralph Steadman.

  • Kick – 16” x 14”
  • Snare – 14” x 6.5”
  • Rack – 10” x 8”
  • Floor – 14 ”x 12”

Gretsch Hand Hammered Steel Snare – 14″x8″

12″ Byzance Traditional Splash (Stack Top)

14″ Byzance Extra Dry Medium Hats

16″ Byzance Vintage Trash Crash (Stack Bottom)

19″ Byzance Extra Dry Thin Crash (Left Crash)

20″ Byzance Traditional Hand Hammered Thin Crash (Right Crash)

20″ Byzance Vintage Crash (Far Right Crash)

22″ Byzance Vintage Pure Light Ride

Coated G2

A first choice for snare and toms, the G2 coated is the Honda Civic of drumheads. Consistent, durable, and reliable.

EC2 Clear

Similar to the Clear G2, the EC2 G2 offers a slightly shorter decay, and a modern slap on toms.

EMAD Calftone

The ideal choice for a warm, thick, controlled floor tom.

EMAD

The most reliable and versatile kick head on the market. Modern and beefy, with extreme attack and clarity.

Vic Firth 5A Barrel Tip

AKG C414 XLII

The AKG C414 is a staple in Adam’s studio. Whether used on snare, toms, hats, or overheads, the C414 provides stunning clarity and presence.

Shure SM81

This slick condenser mic provides a crisp, sharp sound for higher frequency sound sources. An ideal choice for hats, snare bottom, and overheads.

Sennheiser MD421

A beefy classic, loved by engineers worldwide; often a first choice for toms. With a phenomenal mid-low range response, this mic brings a thick sound to any size tom.

Shure Beta57A

A well rounded snare mic, built as tough as they come. Reliable, balanced, and durable.

Sennheiser e604

The go-to tom mic. The e604 provides a consistent recording on any size tom. Present, slappy, with the perfect amount of highmids for a balanced, modern tom sound.

Audix D6

The only kick drum mic you’ll ever need. The D6 offers a snappy but natural response, with as much low end as your speakers can handle.

Canon 5D Mark ii

Canon 6D

Canon T3i

GoPro HERO 5 Black

Logitech Brio 

Sigma ART 35mm

Sigma ART 50mm

Sigma EX 12-24mm

CT-400 Pro

This quad-driver model from Clear Tune Monitors delivers pristine frequencies with astonishing sound isolation and build quality.

Final Cut

Logic

Pro Tools

Finale

Focusrite Scarlett 18i20

Focusrite Clarett 8PreX

Mackie ProFX16V2

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D.W. Performance Series

The main drum set used in Adam’s videos. Purchased directly from the DW Factory in 2011, the HVX Maple shells are custom sizes, not offered in default packs.

  • Kick – 22” x 20”
  • Snare – 14” x 6.5”
  • Rack – 10” x 8”
  • Floor – 16 ”x 14”

Sonor Safari

Currently used as Adam’s practice kit, this drum set offers a punchy alternative to the big DW. The maple snare used on this drum set was handmade by Adam in 2012, and features art from Ralph Steadman.

  • Kick – 16” x 14”
  • Snare – 14” x 6.5”
  • Rack – 10” x 8”
  • Floor – 14 ”x 12”

Gretsch Hand Hammered Steel Snare – 14″x8″

12″ Byzance Traditional Splash (Stack Top)

16″ Byzance Vintage Trash Crash (Stack Bottom)

14″ Byzance Extra Dry Medium Hats

19″ Byzance Extra Dry Thin Crash

20″ Byzance Vintage Crash

20″ Byzance Traditional Hand Hammered Thin Crash

22″ Byzance Vintage Pure Light Ride

Coated G2

A first choice for snare and toms, the G2 coated is the Honda Civic of drumheads. Consistent, durable, and reliable.

EC2 Clear

Similar to the Clear G2, the EC2 G2 offers a slightly shorter decay, and a modern slap on toms.

HD Dry

The ideal choice for a controlled, balanced snare sound. Removes overtones, and offers a thick, reliable snare sound. Well suited for pop, rock, and hip-hop.

EMAD

The most reliable and versatile kick head on the market. Modern and beefy, with extreme attack. Used on both the Kick Drum and the Floor Tom.

Vic Firth 5A Barrel Tip

AKG C414 XLII

The AKG C414 is a staple in Adam’s studio. Whether used on snare, toms, hats, or overheads, the C414 provides stunning clarity and presence.

Shure SM81

This slick condenser mic provides a crisp, sharp sound for higher frequency sound sources. An ideal choice for hats, snare bottom, and overheads.

Sennheiser MD421

A beefy classic, loved by engineers worldwide; often a first choice for toms. With a phenomenal mid-low range response, this mic brings a thick sound to any size tom.

Sennheiser e604

The go-to tom mic. The e604 provides a consistent recording on any size tom. Present, slappy, with the perfect amount of highmids for a balanced, modern tom sound.

Shure Beta57A

A well rounded snare mic, built as tough as they come. Reliable, balanced, and durable.

Audix D6

The only kick drum mic you’ll ever need. The D6 offers a snappy but natural response, with as much low end as your speakers can handle.

Canon 5D Mark ii

Canon 6D

Canon T3i

GoPro HERO 5 Black

Sigma ART 35mm

Sigma ART 50mm

Sigma EX 12-24mm

Logitech Brio

CT-400 Pro

This quad-driver model from Clear Tune Monitors delivers pristine frequencies with astonishing sound isolation and build quality.

Final Cut

Logic

Pro Tools

Finale

Focusrite Scarlett 18i20

Focusrite Clarett 8PreX

Mackie ProFX16V2

Drums

D.W. Performance Series

The main drum set used in Adam’s videos. Purchased directly from the DW Factory in 2011, the HVX Maple shells are custom sizes, not offered in default packs.

  • Kick – 22” x 20”
  • Snare – 14” x 6.5”
  • Rack – 10” x 8”
  • Floor – 16 ”x 14”

Sonor Safari

Currently used as Adam’s practice kit, this drum set offers a punchy alternative to the big DW. The maple snare used on this drum set was handmade by Adam in 2012, and features art from Ralph Steadman.

  • Kick – 16” x 14”
  • Snare – 14” x 6.5”
  • Rack – 10” x 8”
  • Floor – 14 ”x 12”

Gretsch Hand Hammered Steel Snare – 14″x8″

Cymbals

12″ Byzance Traditional Splash (Stack Top)

14″ Byzance Extra Dry Medium Hats

16″ Byzance Vintage Trash Crash (Stack Bottom)

19″ Byzance Extra Dry Thin Crash (Left Crash)

20″ Byzance Traditional Hand Hammered Thin Crash (Right Crash)

20″ Byzance Vintage Crash (Far Right Crash)

22″ Byzance Vintage Pure Light Ride

Heads

Coated G2

A first choice for snare and toms, the G2 coated is the Honda Civic of drumheads. Consistent, durable, and reliable.

EC2 Clear

Similar to the Clear G2, the EC2 G2 offers a slightly shorter decay, and a modern slap on toms.

EMAD Calftone

The ideal choice for a warm, thick, controlled floor tom.

EMAD

The most reliable and versatile kick head on the market. Modern and beefy, with extreme attack and clarity.

Sticks

Vic Firth 5A Barrel Tip

Mics

AKG C414 XLII

The AKG C414 is a staple in Adam’s studio. Whether used on snare, toms, hats, or overheads, the C414 provides stunning clarity and presence.

Shure SM81

This slick condenser mic provides a crisp, sharp sound for higher frequency sound sources. An ideal choice for hats, snare bottom, and overheads.

Sennheiser MD421

A beefy classic, loved by engineers worldwide; often a first choice for toms. With a phenomenal mid-low range response, this mic brings a thick sound to any size tom.

Shure Beta57A

A well rounded snare mic, built as tough as they come. Reliable, balanced, and durable.

Sennheiser e604

The go-to tom mic. The e604 provides a consistent recording on any size tom. Present, slappy, with the perfect amount of highmids for a balanced, modern tom sound.

Audix D6

The only kick drum mic you’ll ever need. The D6 offers a snappy but natural response, with as much low end as your speakers can handle.

Cameras

Canon 5D Mark ii

Canon 6D

Canon T3i

GoPro HERO 5 Black

Logitech Brio 

Lenses

Sigma ART 35mm

Sigma ART 50mm

Sigma EX 12-24mm

In-ears

CT-400 Pro

This quad-driver model from Clear Tune Monitors delivers pristine frequencies with astonishing sound isolation and build quality.

Software

Final Cut

Logic

Pro Tools

Finale

Audio Gear

Focusrite Scarlett 18i20

Focusrite Clarett 8PreX

Mackie ProFX16V2