• Recording Custom

Colors / FinishesRecording Custom CW:Cherry Wood

  • Recording Custom CW:Cherry Wood
  • Recording Custom SOB:Solid Black
  • Recording Custom AS:Antique Sunburst
  • Recording Custom DBU:Deep Blue

Recording Custom


For over 30 years, the Recording Custom has set a benchmark for excellence. Possibly the most recorded drum in history, it has enjoyed an unparalleled history of success and innovation. Although trends come and go, the Recording Custom, with its birch shells and pristine interior and exterior finish, delivers a sound the seems "pre-EQ-ed", perfect for studio or multi-miking in any situation. Unmiked, it will hold its own-with power and tone to spare.

Recording Custom Catalog [English] Recording Custom CatalogPDF [1.8MB]

The colors and finishes shown may vary from those on the actual products.


All Birch Shell

Birch shells produce a lower fundamental tone than maple. Their crisp sound quality with short attack decay makes them optimal for recording situations. Our Air Seal System shells feature select birch wood cut in plies, positioned with staggered diagonal...

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