François Laizeau nous a fait l’honneur de venir tester les dernières productions Repercussion. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4bBMARR0CP8
Almost as classic as stradivarius or stratocaster...The savart Violin is exposed in Brussel's musical instrument museum (highly recommended). This is one of the earliest attempt to understand the mechanics of violin and "re-engineer" the instrument with outstanding results at the time. If you have 28 minutes to spare, check out the documentary about Dr Claudia … Lire la suite de Savart violin
I was really fortunate this november to wander through Brussels and attend the very first concert of Stéphane Galland's "Mystery of Kem" on the release night of the album in Flagey. What a night ! all my family was attending and even the youngest got mesmerised by Stephane Galland mastery on drums, rising on his … Lire la suite de Encountering the Master
All the best to all musicians around, may 2019 be a year of peace and emotion.
I had the chance to attend a presentation by Cyril Touzé from ENSTA ParisTech, about non linear vibration of thin plates. Usually the term "Non linear" is a show stopper for most engineers, It just means that the mathematical description of a system can not or no longer be simplified using linear relations (things like … Lire la suite de Gongs &Cymbals
Great day for REPERCUSSION, the patent filed some month ago came back with a green light from the patent office: it's new, it's innovative and it's applicable to manufacturable products !
Build your own sound with Repercussion patented Bessel vented snare. Choose vent characteristics : we will print out spacers fitting exactly your needs to parameter the ported vent. Choose top and bottom shell independently (Height, thickness, material) Change the shell as easily as changing a head All mechanical elements on the chassis (snare strainer and … Lire la suite de “…And you can have it in any colour you want as long as it’s your sound…”
First results of numerical simulation indicates that on a dual membrane drum, the first mode of the membrane is actually more influenced by the shell depth than the tension itself. This is a direct consequence of the heavy coupling occurring in drums : the first membrane mode ((1,0) with one nodal circle being the edge … Lire la suite de Shell depth , Venting & admittance
A major step has been made in the understanding of drums acoustics thanks to the Laboratoire de Vibration et D' Acoustique (Vibration & acoustics lab) of the National Applied Science (INSA) engineering school in Lyon. Two students have been modelling a snare drum with the intent of : Understanding how the air loading (coupling) was … Lire la suite de Numerical Simulation
The patent pending architecture of Repercussion "Bessel vented" drums allows for infinite combination of vent parameters, top shell and bottom shell. We will engineer air gap, profiles, material, heights, thicknesses to sound tailor your drum...oh and yes, you can choose the colours too... So far we have issued prototypes with thick or thin maple / … Lire la suite de True sound tailored Drums
Repercussion is devoted to innovation in the field of musical instruments, linking acoustics and structural dynamics developments with musical instrument crafting in order to propose innovative concepts to performers. Today, a major step has been done as Repercussion filed a patent for the "Bessel vented drum system" after month of lab research and feedback from users. … Lire la suite de Proud to innovate !
No drums building today - A great way to spend valuable time with my daughter : found a DIY Stratocaster for Heloise, my 13 years old birthday...leading to questions like : why are there 3 pickups ? and how do they work anyway ? why would they sound different ? Great times ahead ! Lots … Lire la suite de Building the HeloCaster
C'est sous les baguettes de Stéphane Galland que 2 caisses claires Repercussion ont sonné tout au long de la tournée d'Ibrahim Maalouf qui s'est achevée en apothéose hier soir mercredi 27 avril au palais omnisports de Bercy. Un grand moment de musique et une grande fierté ! Caisses jouées Caisse principalePlis d' Acajou en 4+2,1 … Lire la suite de Bercy !
Une belle collaboration avec un immense ingénieur du Son : Pierre Jacquot qui a une façon bien à lui de prendre le son de la grosse caisse : pour que l'onde "se développe" il pose un microphone large membrane à distance de la peau de résonance. Problème : Ce micro reprend aussi l'ensemble de la … Lire la suite de KickBooster