Digital Drums

Acoustic Drum Kit Vs Electric Drum Kit 28/03/2019

Differences Between Acoustic and Electric Drum Kits

Acoustic Or Electric Drum Kit! Which should you get? I will tell you a short story about my sons musical journey who is now 14 and a very keen drummer and this will hopefully help you decide which way to go….. My son at age 11 decided he wanted to be a “professional drummer in a band”, having been through piano, guitar and ukulele for a few months each, deciding they weren’t for him, as children do….swapping and changing!  After the “I won’t ask for anything else ever” line, I... Read More

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The NEW Yamaha DTX402 Drums

BE A DRUMMER The moment you play the DTX is the moment you become a drummer. Let it be your inspiration and give instant expression to your impulses and creativity. DTX402 is the culmination of the commitment Yamaha makes as a drum manufacturer with excellent design and sound quality. EMPOWER YOURSELF Act on your motivation and unleash your boundless talent! The training function together with the dedicated free app makes practising more enjoyable and provides musical training, allowing you to immerse yourself in the limitless excitement of drumming. It comes as... Read More


Alesis Strike Pro Now In Stock

Many players of acoustic drum kits are often of the opinion that whilst the sounds of a digital or electronic drum kit are realistic, the playing experience at these kits isn’t the same as “the real thing”, so it’s often a type of drum kit they wouldn’t consider. Enter the Alesis Strike Pro an electronic drum kit which aims to bridge the gap between digital and acoustic drummers. Here’s top Alesis demonstrator “Texas” Tim Root demonstrating the Alesis Strike Pro during it’s launch at Frankfurt Musikmesse. Head over to our... Read More

Summer Sale at Rimmers Music 01/07/2017
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Up To Half Off In Our Summer Sale!

Summer is finally here! To celebrate, we’re adding hundreds of offers on guitars, pianos, keyboards, drums and a whole host of accessories and musical equipment. Whilst many of these offers can be found in our sale area, some are just too hot to show online, so visit or call your nearest Rimmers Music store to find out what the very best deals are! Our Top 3 Bargains Casio AP260 Digital Piano Fantastic starter piano 60 Built In Songs Includes Stool, Headphones and CD/Book package Choice of colours WAS £699 IN... Read More

Focusrite Home Recording Day at Rimmers Music Wigan 23/06/2017

Focusrite Home Recording Day

We’ve been given a fantastic opportunity for Focusrite product specialist and top demonstrator Mark Lowes to visit our Rimmers Music Wigan store on Saturday 1st July! With Mark’s help, we’re hosting a Home Recording Workshop to run through some of the basics of home recording whilst utilising some of the fantastic pieces of Focusrite equipment we have available in store. Whether you’ve got just a few basic melody ideas to save for later, or a fully blown structured song you want to share with the world, Mark will be demonstrating... Read More

Alesis Strike Pro Day at Rimmers Music Liverpool 04/05/2017

Alesis Strike Pro Day at Liverpool

We’re lucky enough to get Alesis demonstrator and design engineer “Texas” Tim Root in store at our Liverpool store next week on Wednesday 10th May! Heavily involved with the design of their groundbreaking new digital drum kit, Tim will be showcasing the new Alesis Strike Digital Drum Kit with the aide of our own Rimmers Music drum experts. “Texas” Tim Root has been involved with electronic drums from the very beginning. As a professional drummer in his own right he was an integral part of the original Simmons drum company... Read More

Managing Director's Confidential at Rimmers Music 27/04/2017

Managing Director’s Sale: This Sat!

That’s right, for one day only, we’re slashing prices on a huge range of products in store in our Managing Director’s Confidential April Sale Event. These offers are only available for this Saturday (29th April 2017), and to gain access to the confidential price list, you must show our in store staff this page on your smartphone or via a print out. You can find our stores HERE Q: What is the Managing Director’s Confidential? A: Every manufacturer sets dealer sales targets.  We are a little short on our objective... Read More

Alesis Student Discount Offer at Rimmers Music 21/04/2017

Alesis Digital Drums Student Discount

We stock some fantastic Alesis digital drum kits, with their range of drums providing a digital drum kit for all levels of players. This is why we’re offering our music school students an exclusive discount on two of their fantastic models! Offer 1: Alesis DM Nitro Digital Drum Kit This digital drum kit features over 40 preset digital drums, along with built in metronome and lesson features. At this price and with the ability to plug in headphones, the Alesis DM Nitro is an ideal digital drum kit for beginners... Read More


Spring Sale In Store!

Our Spring Sale has begun across all 8 stores! With all stores packed with lots of in store exclusives you can’t find anywhere else, you’ll need to pay us a visit to get the best bargains first! Want to know which instruments are included in the sale? Visit or call your nearest store this Saturday to find out! We’re now back to normal opening hours, so there’s no excuse! Spring Cleaning? Getting rid of that old instrument gathering dust? All of our stores happily take in a whole host of... Read More


Yamaha Apps – Drums

Yamaha Apps – Drums This week with the help of Simon Edgoose we look at some of the mobile phone apps available for free from Yamaha that can be used to help enhance your playing and practice on the DTX range of digital drum kits. Song Beats As Simon demonstrates, the Song Beats app from Yamaha allows you to learn the drum parts to some of your favourite songs, in a style similar to popular guitar-based console games. This app is compatible with all of Yamaha’s current digital drums, including... Read More