Travis Barker has introduced the launch of his Reverb retailer, that includes over 100 gadgets used all through his profession together with a number of Orange County Drums and Percussion kits, electronic drum sets plus a set of synths, drum machines and increase bins.
“I simply moved into my new studio and I’ve bought to half with a bunch of apparatus to create space,” Barker tells Reverb. “There’s loads of cool devices right here, together with drum kits, drum machines, keyboards, and extra, that I wish to move on to the following era to make plenty of nice music with it.”
The shop will formally launch on 26 Might with a preview already available. Let’s try a few of the highlights.
OCDP Adam’s Music ‘Evil Knievel’ equipment
The jewel within the crown, is Travis’ OCDP drum equipment, used within the video for Blink 182’s Adam Music. The silver sparkle-wrapped equipment is certainly one of Barker’s most distinctive, full with crimson lugs and blue hoops and an identical, vented snare drum.
“This equipment is iconic, it’s legendary.” Says Travis. “It was within the Adam’s Music video. I referred to as it the Evil Knievel equipment. It’s additionally an Orange County Drums and Percussion equipment that was made proper right here in Los Angeles. It’s nearly so particular to me it feels bizarre to tug it again out on tour, or to even play it within the studio. It’s actually a timepiece, and I can’t wait to see who finally ends up with it.”
OCDP ‘Troy Lee’ Boxcar Racer equipment
Additionally on supply is the hot-rodded OCDP equipment Travis used within the video for the Boxcar Racer (his side-project with former Blink 182 guitarist/vocalist, Tom Delonge) tune I Really feel So.
“This drum equipment is an Orange County Drum and Percussion equipment that was painted by my expensive buddy Troy Lee who owns Troy Lee Designs and who I grew up using filth bikes and BMX with. He additionally grew-up in the identical metropolis as me, Corona. This equipment was utilized in a boxcar Racer video, I Really feel So. It has the good pin-striping and hot-rod artwork on it, it’s a very, very particular equipment to me.”
Travis’ retailer additionally options plenty of digital kits from Roland, Yamaha, Alesis and 2-Field which have featured on his album Give The Drummer Some in addition to serving as his warm-up kits on tour.
“I’ve a ton of digital kits on the market. I used these throughout my album Give The Drummer Some. Every little thing on there – I didn’t actually know find out how to program or sequence but – so every little thing was performed, simply tons of loops on these digital kits.
“I additionally like touring with these and placing them in my dressing room, so loads of these went on tour with me. I might simply sit again and apply for hours earlier than I’d truly exit on stage. I nonetheless use a few of these drum kits to at the present time, I simply had a number of kits, so these ones I’m providing to you guys.”
Synths, percussion and extra…
It isn’t simply drums that Travis is promoting – there is a assortment of synths, percussion devices, turntables and classic boomboxes too.
“I used these keyboards in loads of the manufacturing that you simply’ve heard that I’ve accomplished. Whether or not it’s Machine Gun Kelly, Lil Wayne, Yungblud or iann dior. I additionally realized find out how to sequence for the primary time on a few of these keyboards. In addition they went on tour with me as a result of I prefer to deliver a mini-studio all over the place I am going once I go on tour, in order that they’ve been all around the world actually.
“So there’s loads of miscellaneous stuff too, like bongos, congas, plenty of percussion, bass guitars – which is my favorite factor to play as a result of I’m not adequate to play guitar but – MPCs, SP1200s…A lot of cool goodies in there as properly apart from drum kits.”