> > > Blind Test, Quiz 8, wooden snares: Answer

Drummers and Drummerettes! It’s time to present the answer to the eighth edition of our new series of quizes we collectively call “Bind Tests“, which we are preparing in co-operation with Avant Drum Shop. Your task was to correctly identify two wooden vintage and modern snares only by ear, based on an audio recording.


You had to choose from the following three wooden snares, vintage vs. modern:

  1. 14 x 5.5″ DW Collector’s Maple
  2. 14 x 6.5″ Ludwig WFL Supreme Concert  (1957)
  3. 14 x 6.5″ Pearl Sensitone Maple.

The correct answer is:

APearl Sensitone Maple 14 x 6.5″

BLudwig WFL Supreme Concert 14 x 6.5″ (r. 1957)

The winner of the ‘Choose the one you like best’ vote is the Pearl Sensitone Maple 14 x 6.5″, which got 57% of the votes.

Out of hundreds of entries, the winner drawn by the machine is Michał Nawrot from Rzędziny, who picks up the prize, which is china Stagg DH 16″, sponsored by FX MUSIC GROUP. Congratulations!

Please remember the next quiz and the next prize are coming your way on Monday. Here is a video presenting the solution to this week’s quiz: