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The legendary Dallapé orchestra has been reassembled and because the group is part of the Finnish music history, I decided to make a signature drum set for the band, honoring the traditions. Their drummer Anssi Nykänen has already become a great fan of a 28” bass drum earlier, so it was a a natural […]

September 26th, 2010|0 Comments

Drum set of the month


This kit is a great example of the finishing possibilities. The customer in question made a wish of a metallic pinkish color, but not lilac. The finish needed to be high-gloss, with glittering sparkles on top of the color, and in addition the wood grain needed to be showing through. The end result is […]

June 26th, 2010|0 Comments

The Hustler

At times you have let loose a bit, so I carried out an idea I’d had for a long time about “The Hustler” drum set – in the style of the oh-so-horribly-gorgeous drums of the 70s. No bottom heads on the toms, bass drum filled with muffling and other “sound enhancers”, cymbal stand and […]

May 26th, 2010|0 Comments

25 years of building musical instruments!


2009 is a jubilee year for me and at the same time for Kumu Drums, as I started the company in 1984. Initially, the name was Soitinverstas Kunikunda (Instrument shop Kunikunda), and the first instruments for sale were five-string kanteles (traditional Finnish harps), shaman and frame drums and other percussion instruments. The product selection […]

February 26th, 2009|0 Comments

New marching drums for the Conscript Band of the Finnish Defence Forces

The Finnish Defence Forces’ Conscript Band got new Kumu marching drums in early December. In total, there are 12 drums, which all feature SuperWoodHoops. The dimensions are 14” x 13”, and the color is TunisianNight, finished in GlossTone. In addition, the hoops come with chrome bands and the sides are furnished with battle flags. […]

January 26th, 2009|0 Comments