Drum Sets

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Needs Review Pearl Masters Studio

Pearl Masters Studio

"The kit used was Tony’s Pearl Masters Premium Studio kit. This is Tony’s mai... more

Needs Review Mapex Saturn V Drum Kit

Mapex Saturn V Drum Kit

Used on Chicago Afrobeat Project's *What Goes Up*, as stated in this November... more

Needs Review Pearl Masters Custom

Pearl Masters Custom

Used live, as specified in this May 1, 2015 contact rider by Sasa Music. >... more

Cymbals

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Cymbals

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Needs Review Zildjian 14" A New Beat HiHats

Zildjian 14" A New Beat HiHats

"The kit used was Tony’s Pearl Masters Premium Studio kit. This is Tony’s mai... more

Needs Review Sabian 11608XN HHX 16" Stage Crash

Sabian 11608XN HHX 16" Stage Crash

"The kit used was Tony’s Pearl Masters Premium Studio kit. This is Tony’s mai... more

Needs Review Sabian 12012XN 20" HHX Stage Ride

Sabian 12012XN 20" HHX Stage Ride

"The kit used was Tony’s Pearl Masters Premium Studio kit. This is Tony’s mai... more

Needs Review Zildjian 14'' K Hi Hats

Zildjian 14'' K Hi Hats

Used live, as specified in this May 1, 2015 contact rider by Sasa Music. >... more

Drumsticks

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Drumsticks

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Needs Review Zildjian 5A Natural Wood drumsticks

Zildjian 5A Natural Wood drumsticks

Visible in this photo of Allen and specified on [page 46 of *Modern Drummer* ... more

Needs Review Zildjian 5B Hickory Nylon Tip Drumsticks

Zildjian 5B Hickory Nylon Tip Drumsticks

Visible in this photo of Allen and specified on [page 46 of *Modern Drummer* ... more

Snare Drums

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Snare drums

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Needs Review Guillaume Carballido Custom Snare Drum

Guillaume Carballido Custom Snare Drum

"Tony Allen first acquired a flamed-maple snare-drum prototype, 13 x 4 1/2 in... more

Needs Review Pearl Dennis Chambers Signature Snare 6.5 x 14"

Pearl Dennis Chambers Signature Snare 6.5 x 14"

Used live, as specified in this May 1, 2015 contact rider by Sasa Music. >... more

Software Plugins and VSTs

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Software plugins and vsts

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Needs Review Drumdrops Tony Allen Afrobeat Kit

Drumdrops Tony Allen Afrobeat Kit

Made from samples of Allen's drumkit. more

Needs Review Drumdrops Tony Allen's Afro Drops

Drumdrops Tony Allen's Afro Drops

Made in collaboration with Allen. It can be purchased [here](https://www.drum... more

Keyboards and Synthesizers

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Keyboards and synthesizers

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Instruments

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Instruments

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Drum Hardware

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Needs Review Remo Coated Emperor

Remo Coated Emperor

Used live for Allen's toms, as specified in this May 1, 2015 contact rider by... more

Needs Review Remo Coated Ambassador

Remo Coated Ambassador

Used live for Allen's snare, as specified in this May 1, 2015 contact rider b... more

Needs Review Evans Coated G2

Evans Coated G2

Used live for Allen's toms, as specified in this May 1, 2015 contact rider by... more

Needs Review Remo Powerstroke 3

Remo Powerstroke 3

Used live for Allen's bass drum, as specified in this May 1, 2015 contact rid... more

Other Gear

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Gear Guides

5 Best Snare Drums: The Complete Guide

Mason Hoberg

Mason Hoberg

Updated January 2020

5 Best Crash Cymbals

Updated July 2019

5 Best Ride Cymbals

Mason Hoberg

Mason Hoberg

Updated July 2019

Gear Guide to Selecting the Best Bass Drum Pedal

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated July 2019