Collingwood Cymbals Blog

Back on the Road

Back on the Road

Dave Collingwood

The latest major tour I did was back in 2009, with a few shows extending through 2010 as the birth of my first child approached. At that point, I decided...

Back on the Road

Dave Collingwood

The latest major tour I did was back in 2009, with a few shows extending through 2010 as the birth of my first child approached. At that point, I decided...

Pricing and Business - A Sensitive Artisan's Take

Pricing and Business - A Sensitive Artisan's Take

Dave Collingwood

Some of you have probably noticed my prices fluctuating as I try to figure out where to pitch my cymbals in the marketplace and attach value to my work and...

Pricing and Business - A Sensitive Artisan's Take

Dave Collingwood

Some of you have probably noticed my prices fluctuating as I try to figure out where to pitch my cymbals in the marketplace and attach value to my work and...

Surface Appearance and Cosmetics in Cymbals

Surface Appearance and Cosmetics in Cymbals

Dave Collingwood

How much does the appearance of a cymbal's surface matter to you, or influence your purchasing decisions? As a cymbalsmith making fine instruments by hand, some amount of "character" in...

Surface Appearance and Cosmetics in Cymbals

Dave Collingwood

How much does the appearance of a cymbal's surface matter to you, or influence your purchasing decisions? As a cymbalsmith making fine instruments by hand, some amount of "character" in...

Cymbal Swap

Cymbal Swap

Dave Collingwood

"Cymbal Swap is the first and only online cymbal rental service in the US, giving drummers the flexibility to try out various cymbals and experiment with different sounds, before committing...

Cymbal Swap

Dave Collingwood

"Cymbal Swap is the first and only online cymbal rental service in the US, giving drummers the flexibility to try out various cymbals and experiment with different sounds, before committing...

Digital Cymbal Sample Library now available as a single download!

Digital Cymbal Sample Library now available as ...

Dave Collingwood

I asked ChatGPT to write this blog post to highlight the Collingwood Cymbals sample library, so here's what it came up with! Nothing like the personal touch, eh!?********** Calling all...

Digital Cymbal Sample Library now available as ...

Dave Collingwood

I asked ChatGPT to write this blog post to highlight the Collingwood Cymbals sample library, so here's what it came up with! Nothing like the personal touch, eh!?********** Calling all...

Steve Maxwell Cymbalsmith Showcase.

Steve Maxwell Cymbalsmith Showcase.

Dave Collingwood

I'm fresh back from my travels in the USA and a week to decompress and to get back into the flow, here's a comparison of cymbals from most of the...

Steve Maxwell Cymbalsmith Showcase.

Dave Collingwood

I'm fresh back from my travels in the USA and a week to decompress and to get back into the flow, here's a comparison of cymbals from most of the...