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Simon Phillips uses Tama Starclassic drums, Zildjian Cymbals, Remo Drumheads and Pro-Mark sticks. He also uses Shure microphones and Meyer Monitors.


Details below:
Drumkit consists of the following:
2 x 16" x 24" Bass Drums
1 x 14" x 18" Bass Drum (occassionally)
1 x 20" Gong Drum
Tom tom sizes are -
8" x 10", 9" x 12", 10" x 13", 11" x 14", 12" x 15", 13" x 16"
A set of 4 Octobans - Lo Pitch
Signature "Gladiator" Snare Drum 5-1/2" x 14"
Signature "Pagaent" Snare Drum 5" x 12"
Colour of kit is British Racing Green

A Custom 22" Ride
A Custom 19", 18" & 17" Crashes
A Custom 12" Splash
22" Oriental Trash
22" Oriental China
10" SR Hats
A Custom 14" Top Hi-Hat with a Custom Projection 14" Bottom Hi-Hat.


Drum Heads used are all Remo Ambassador Clear except for Ambassador Coated for Snare Drums and a Timpani Head for the Gong Drum.

Sticks are Simon Phillips 707 model.


Shure microphones are Beta 52 for Bass Drums, SM57 for Main Snare and Octobans, KSM32 for Overheads, SM81 for Hi-Hats, Beta 98 for Toms and Piccolo Snare & Beta 91 for Gong Drum.

Monitors are Meyer UPA-1P Self Powered and he uses a Mackie 1604VLZ for his monitor mix.


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