Dragonfly Percussion has been designing and manufacturing mallets used in the world’s top orchestras for 20 years. Now they’ve brought that attention to timbre and their innovative designs to the drum set world with a new line of kick drum beaters. Adapted from a Viennese-style of timpani mallets, these new beaters are constructed of tightly stacked discs of flannel, canvas and leather. The full-bodied, warm sound and responsive feel is unlike anything else you’ve tried.
Dragonfly Percussion Suede Kick Drum Beater
This beater has a big, dark, bassy sound, but with a super clear, leathery attack. It is both more articulate and darker than the Canvas beater, but warmer all around than the Dragonfly leather beaters. With 18 densely stacked layers of suede, this beater is a true workhorse