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Product Showcase — May 2022

May 4, 2022, 08:00 AM by Rhythm Scene Staff

Black Swamp Soy WaxBLACK SWAMP PERCUSSION
Soy Wax and Drum Dampener
In an effort to directly address sustainability within ongoing product development and an initiative to introduce more eco-friendly accessories into their catalog of products, Black Swamp Percussion has released a new soy tambourine wax and wood drum dampener.

The new Black Swamp soy wax is manufactured from a highly renewable material and packaged using a recycled sleeve and sticker. Wax is poured into an easy-to-use tube and applies smoothly to the tambourine head surface. This helps enhance friction for performing finger rolls, rivaling the performance of traditional beeswax thumb-roll compound.

The new Black Swamp wood drum dampeners are made from lumber cut offs and feature a wide variety of exotic and domestic lumber reused for drum dampener construction. Dampeners are 5 inches long and 1 1/8 inches wide. Felt backing both muffles and reduces movement, while still retaining the tone your drum needs to sound its best. Besides repurposing lumber, Black Swamp is also utilizing a recycled sleeve for BSDD packaging.

For more information, visit blackswamp.com.

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