AM DRUMS - Melodic steel tongue drums, by AM Rustic

AM Drums are made by AM Rustic, who began producing them purely out of love for the sound. When busking with their first home-made AM Drums, people would literally stop in their tracks and seemed to be happily hypnotised. The effect was addictive and AM Rustic began to make as many as they could sell, to spread this feeling as far and wide as possible.
Several years later, their experience has led them to refine the production process to maximise the quality of the instrument.
All AM Drums are tuned very slowly and carefully, by hand, to achieve the right notes.
AM Rustic always keep a selection of AM Drums in stock (ready for immediate dispatch), including these commonly used scales:
  • Aolian - A, D, E, F, G, A, A#, C
  • Ake Bono - G, C, D, D#, G, G#, C, D
  • Dorian - A, D, E, F, G, A, B, C
  • Ionian - G, C, D, E, F, G, A, B
  • Oriental - C, D, F, A, A#, C, D, F
  • Pentatonic C - C, D, E, G, A, C, D, E
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AM Rustic say that virtually
any scale is possible (provided it can be adapted to 8 notes) and will tune your AM Drum to any scale you choose. They love a challenge and are happy to try out new or exotic scales, or different kinds of tuning.
AM Drums can also be hand-painted in the colour of your choice, and all this comes at no extra cost, with your AM Drum ready for dispatch in less than one week.
At 150 euros each, AM Drums are one of the best value melodic steel drums on the market, and are a great alternative to expensive, elusive alternatives, such as the hang.
AM Rustic love to hear your feedback and suggestions, so don't hesitate to get in touch.
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