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Chris DeRosa is extremely grateful to the people that help him sound his very best and do what he does every day. Please support the above companies for making the best products humanly possible and for exploring new ideas and sounds to push our industry forward.


DRUM SET-UP:

1. 6"x10" Snare or 10" Timbale
2. 7"x12" Snare Drum
3. 8"x10" Tom or 14" Timbale
4. 15"x20" Bass Drum
5. 11"x 12" or 14"x14" Floor Tom
6. 8" Cowbell
7. Roland SPD-SX

CYMBAL SET-UP:

A) 13" HHX Mahattan or AAX Stage Hi-Hats
B) 7" or 9" HHX Evolution Splash
C) 17" HHX X-Treme or Vault Fierce Crash
D) 21" Vault Fierce or AA Raw Ride
E) 15" HHX X-Plosion or AAX Ozone Crash
F) 6" Bell Over A 4" Tibetan Bell
G) Drum Set Tambourine


Chris uses Vic Firth custom X5B drumsticks, Heritage Brushes and Rutes. Chris uses various Evans drumheads depending on the situation (and drum) but enjoys coated (top) batters and Hazy bottoms on his snare drums, G2 clear or coated batters on his toms and bass drums, Genera Resonant bottom skins on his tom toms, and Evans custom "Inked" front heads on his bass drums.


PERCUSSIVE SET-UP:

1. Egyptian Doumbek
2. 6"x12" Snare Drum
3. 11" Conga
4. 16"x16" Bass Drum
5. 13"x13" Floor Tom
6. 8" Cowbell
7. Drum Set Tambourine
8. Ankle Bells

CYMBAL SET-UP:

A) 6" Cymbal Over 4" Bell
B) 13" AAX Stage Hats
C) Small Sound Plate
D) 10" Heavy Bell w/Rivets
E) 19" AA Raw Prototype Ride
F) Small Bell
G) Bar Chimes



Recording Gear List:

1. MOTU 896mk3 Digital Interface
2. MacBook Pro Computer
3. Glyph GT50Q External Hard Drive
4. Digital Performer Software
5. AudioDesk Software
6. Garage Band Software
7. Logic Pro Software
8. Audix D6 (Bass Drum)
9. Audix I5 (Snare Drums)
10. Audix D2 (Toms & Snare Bottom)
11. Audix D4 (Floor Tom)
12. Audix SCX1-C (HiHat & Room)
13. Audix SCX25A (Overheads)
14. Audix OM5 (Vocals/Auxiliary)
15. Blue en-CORE 300 (Auxiliary)
16. Whirlwind MKQ & Planet Waves Mic Cables

Contact Chris for studio or live work at chris at chrisderosa dot com