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KickPort - Drum Insert
KickPort Drum Insert

Bart Elliott test-drives and reviews the KickPort, a drum insert that claims to enhance the sound of your bass drum / kick drum by doing three things simultaneously.

If you have considered purchasing this product, you'll want to watch this video review and read the scientific facts about how this product works (or doesn't work) before you buy.


"The Beats Go On" featuring Shelly Manne
Shelly Manne

The late Shelly Manne, who came into prominence as a West Coast session / jazz drummer after moving to Los Angeles, CA in the early 1950s, has provided percussive contributions to numerous cartoons, movies, television shows, and even educational films throughout his 45 year career.

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