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Doll Skin Visits the Shop!

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11/24/2019 - Doll Skin Visits the Shop! We were excited to host Meg Herring and some of Doll Skin + their crew at the shop this past week! We gave them a full tour of the showroom, the process, and Meg even got behind the kit in the studio to record a Weekly Beat!Meg said it's been a dream of hers to visit SJC and we're incredibly happy she was able to get over here before their show at the Palladium in Worcester. Want to come by for a tour? SCHEDULE YOURS HERE!  

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Vans LTTC Japan featuring Jay Weinberg of Slipknot!

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11/12/2019 - Vans LTTC Japan featuring Jay Weinberg of Slipknot! What an insanely epic time in Tokyo! HUGE thanks to Vans and Vans Japan for presenting such a rad event; it was amazing to connect with fans from across the world! Thanks to Jay for coming and ripping it up every single night. Check out the entire recap below! /

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NBC 10 Boston Comes In for a Visit!

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11/12/2019: NBC 10 Boston Comes in for a Visit! NBC 10 came in for an episode of Uniquely New England! Thanks to Jackie and her team for featuring us on NBC! Watch the whole feature below!

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Vans LTTC Los Angeles - Jay Weinberg Meet & Greet Photos!

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11/6/2019: Vans LTTC Los Angeles - Jay Weinberg Meet & Greet Photos! Thank you ALL who came out to the show! It was seriously INSANE! Can't wait to do another one! Shoutout to Vans for presenting such an amazing event! Download your photo, post on socials, and be sure to tag @sjcdrums and Jay! #lttclosangeles ... Jay Weinberg LTTC Mfocallength 50flash 16cameramake SONYheight 1200fnumber 1.8exposuretime 0.008camerasoftware Adobe Photoshop Lighoriginaldate 11/7/2019 6:42:09 AMwidth 1800cameramodel ILCE-7M3focallength 50flash 16cameramake SONYheight 1200fnumber 1.8exposuretime 0.008camerasoftware Adobe Photoshop Lighoriginaldate 11/7/2019 6:42:28 AMwidth 1800cameramodel ILCE-7M3focallength 50flash 16cameramake SONYheight 1200fnumber 1.8exposuretime 0.008camerasoftware Adobe Photoshop Lighoriginaldate 11/7/2019 6:42:47 AMwidth 1800cameramodel ILCE-7M3focallength 50flash 16cameramake SONYheight 1200fnumber 1.8exposuretime 0.008camerasoftware Adobe Photoshop Lighoriginaldate 11/7/2019 6:43:08 AMwidth 1800cameramodel ILCE-7M3focallength 50flash 16cameramake SONYheight 1200fnumber 1.8exposuretime 0.008camerasoftware...

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Behind The Scenes at the Shop - 2019

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10/16/2019 - Behind The Scenes at the Shop - 2019  Hey everyone! Gabe here! Over the past few months I've taken some photos around the shop and figured it would be cool to start sharing everything here!  For anyone wondering what gear and stuff used for the photos here it is! -Sony A7iii-Rokinon  E-mount 24mm F/2.8-Nikon D750-Sigma 24-70mm(Nikon mount) F/2.8-Sigma 70-200mm(Nikon mount) F/2.8-Nikon 50mm F/1.8-Nikon Coolpix S9-Edited in Adobe Lightroom ... SJC 2019focallength 50flash 16cameramake NIKON CORPORATIONheight 1202fnumber 4.5exposuretime 0.008camerasoftware Adobe Photoshop Lighoriginaldate 7/17/2019 6:41:00 PMwidth 1800cameramodel NIKON D750focallength 24flash 16cameramake SONYheight 1200fnumber 2.8exposuretime 0.005camerasoftware Adobe Photoshop Lighoriginaldate 8/23/2019 4:51:05 PMwidth 1800cameramodel ILCE-7M3flash 16cameramake SONYheight 1200exposuretime 0.004camerasoftware Adobe Photoshop Lighoriginaldate 8/29/2019 1:55:35 PMwidth 1800cameramodel ILCE-7M3flash 16cameramake SONYheight 1200exposuretime 0.004camerasoftware Adobe...

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Crafting a Kit for Kevin Kaine of Knocked Loose!

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10/10/2019 - Crafting a Kit for Kevin Kaine of Knocked Loose! YES! We are so proud to be working with Kevin and Knocked Loose! What an honor! Kevin had met Zach a few years back and after some great conversations and a solid hang, Kevin was ready to join the Family. Zach learned that Kevin loves cracking a cold one on stage... so we added a custom bottle opener to his 18" floor tom with Kevin'd nickname "Pacsun" engraved!Specs:8x12, 16x16, 16x18, 18x22 M5 Maple shellsSuper matte black wrap with blue pearl stripesWooden badges and a custom bottle openerFlat black hardware and Shield lugsEvans DrumheadsSong used: Knocked Loose- By The Gravehttps://open.spotify.com/track/0KyHsaUAZfI5poFB2xo4JAFollow Kevin here!https://www.instagram.com/thecandykaine/https://twitter.com/TheCandyKaine?s=17Follow Knocked Loose here and check out their latest album...

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Mike Gets a Tattoo of a Customer's Initials!

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9/28/2019 - Mike Gets a Tattoo of a Customer's Initials! WOW! who would have thought that Mike would do that!?? Let us know what you thought of Mike getting that done! Our good friend Filo Pagano has been an exemplary member of the SJC Family for years all the way from Italy! He recently visited the shop on a trip to the USA and showed us that he got a new tattoo of our logo. SO, Mike thought he should get a tattoo of Filo's initials! We went to lunch and then Mike told Filo the plan. Filo then got ANOTHER SJC tattoo the same day right after Mike! Thank you so much Filo; you truly embody the essence of...

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Vans Loyal to the Craft Tour featuring Josh Manuel - Recap!

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9/23/2019 - Vans Loyal to the Craft Tour featuring Josh Manuel - Recap! And that's a wrap! 8 days, 8 cities, 8 stages, countless numbers of friends and memories made! HUGE thanks to Vans for sponsoring these Loyal To The Craft tours; couldn't be possible without their support! Thanks to all of the bands who performed and to the School of Rock students who crushed it; truly inspiring! Thanks to Josh, Pat, Clayton, Mike, Travis and Ed for making an amazing team who brought this tour to life. Can't wait to head to Japan next with Jay Weinberg! "That’s a wrap on the Loyal To The Craft Tour!! 🎉 Huge shoutout to Vans and SJC Drums for supporting these clinics and giving me...

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Surprising Simon Crahan With A Custom Snare Dedicated To His Sister

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September 20th, 2019: Surprising Simon Crahan With A Custom Snare Dedicated To His Sister SJC Family Simon Crahan, son of percussionist Shawn Crahan of Slipknot, wanted to create a snare dedicated to his sister Gabrielle following her passing earlier this year. He reached out to us looking for a 13" maple shell in a white stain splattered purple paint splatter (same purple his current kit is finished in). In addition, Simon also wanted to have the roman numerals of Gabrielle’s birth/death dates painted on the and custom badge featuring a picture of his sister. To tie it all together, he'd choose brass hardware to really make it a centerpiece. Simon had been in touch with Zach during the process of...

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Lark Distribution Becomes Exclusive UK Distributor

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September 18th, 2019 Southbridge, MA USA: SJC Drums LLC is very excited to announce that, effective 1 October 2019, Lark Distribution will be our exclusive distribution partner for the UK and Republic of Ireland. “For some time we have been looking at the UK marketplace and trying to establish a broader presence for our products among music retailers there. When we were approached by Lark Distribution and got to know Jay Lewington, Lark’s owner, we realized we had the perfect partner for this project. Jay’s broad experience with sales and marketing of drums and percussion, knowledge of the trade, and his enthusiasm for the brand is the perfect recipe for success.” says Mike Ciprari, co-founder of SJC Drums. Jay Lewington...

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