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Win 1 of 2 Mic Lockers Worth Over $14,000

Sweetwater Mic Locker

Once in a while I might exaggerate about how amazing a giveaway is, but this mic giveaway from Sweetwater Sound is nothing short of insane.

Sweetwater is giving away two amazing microphone collections, with mics from Neumann, Shure, Blue, AKG, RODE, Royer, and others, plus stands from Ultimate Support. Mic locker #1 is worth over $20,000, a locker #2 is valued just below $15,000. Follow the link below for complete details.

Win a Set of Evans Level 360 Drum Heads

EvansLevel 360 Drum Heads
Unless you’re a serious basher, or prefer razor blade tips, chances are your drum heads have been installed for WAY TOO LONG. I’m certainly guilty as charged.

The good people at The Drummer’s Journal are already giving you each issue of their drum magazine for free, but now they’re giving you chance to win a set of Evans Level 360 drum heads. One winner will score three Evans G1 tom batter heads and one Evans Power Center snare head with Level 360 technology, in the winner’s choice of sizes.

Interview with Tom Hoare of The Drummer’s Journal [podcast]

You’ve heard of boutique drum builders and cymbalsmiths, but what about a boutique drum magazine?

Tom Hoare, editor of The Drummer’s Journal — a free, online drum magazine based out of the UK — grew up reading the major drum mags, but now thinks it’s time to shake things up.

“I grew up reading these magazines like Rhythm and Drummer, and I felt they were really, really good. But as I got older, I started to feel like they just weren’t really giving me what I wanted to read anymore, and I felt that they were featuring the same people and the same interviews. And what they do, they do it absolutely really, really well, but I thought there was something different I could offer.”

Win a $5,000 Drum Package from Mapex, Sabian, Remo, and Vic Firth

Mapex Drum Kit
This is a pretty killer opportunity for the drummers out there. Not only do you have a chance to win a full drum kit, including cymbals, heads, and sticks, but you can customize all of it to your personal specs!

One lucky winner will have the chance to design their own 6-piece Mapex Mydentity Kit, complete with personalized Sabian XS20 cymbals, logo bass drum head from Remo, and your own signature sticks from Vic Firth. It’s a total prize package worth $5,218!

Win a $6,000 Guitar Recording Gear Package

Eastman Recording Package

It’s cheap to get into home recording but, like most things, your audio chain is only going to sound as good as your weakest link. The winner of this guitar and recording gear giveaway from Premier Guitar, however, will be rocking a very high quality setup!

With a total value of $6,295.86, here’s the entire prize package:

Win a Martin D-35 Seth Avett Custom Acoustic-Electric Guitar

Martin D35 Seth Avett
There’s been a huge resurgence of rootsy music over the past few years, and the Avett Brothers have been leading that charge. You might not think of Seth Avett as a guitar hero, but the guy is an ultra-talented musician who is influencing a lot of younger players.

And what do guitar heroes get? Signature guitars, of course! And what do we expect from the companies who are building these signature guitars? The chance to win one! This month, you have a chance to win the new Martin D-35 Seth Avett Custom Signature Edition acoustic-electric guitar, courtesy of Musicians Friend.

Win a Sennheiser EW135G3 Wireless Handheld Microphone System

Sennheiser EW135 Wireless Microphone
When learning to run sound, there are many lessons to be learned. One of the first lessons? Cheap wireless mics will get you into nothing but trouble! If you’ve experienced continuous dropouts, or painful feedback when a speaker moseys into the crowd, you know what I mean.

The winner of this wireless mic giveaway will not have to worry about these issues (well…still keep an eye on the feedback). Up for grabs from is a Sennheiser EW135G3 wireless handheld system, which sells for $599.