Mapex Brass Master

What's a brass master?  Is that like the master of the brass? (remove the "br" and you get a Margaret Cho reference)

Look at my reflection in this otherwise cool shot :/

Look at my reflection in this otherwise cool shot :/

One of our favorite drummers we like to record gave us this snare. Just gave it to us. I couldn't believe it. This was probably 8 years ago. I tried it right away, didn't get it, and it's been sitting unused for almost a decade.

Boy, am I stupid sometimes. I honestly have no idea what I was thinking, this chunky monkey sounds real good.

This is recorded in a typical fashion with plain 'ol sm57's on top and bottom-no eq

Another beauty shot ruined by the photographer's reflection

Another beauty shot ruined by the photographer's reflection