Mark Schulman Review on Back Beat Snare Wire 42

Mark Schulman

If you need a snare tone that allows you to communicate the subtlety of every ghost note and the huge fat back of every back beat, then you best buy yourself a Canopus Back Beat Snare Wire 30 or 42 for your favorite snare drum!

Charlie Nicholson Review on Back Beat Snare Wire 42

Charlie Nicholson

The 42 and 30 back beat snare wires. I had no idea how much of a difference the snare wires really make. The 32 strand made my snare sound like a firecracker that went off 2 ft from your ear. Made an incredible difference. Then I put the 42 strand on. And wow. That thing added a completely new...

Leon Ndugu Chancler Review on Back Beat Snare Wire 42

Leon Ndugu Chancler

The back beat snares gives you that crisp vintage snare sound on a vintage drum.It also gives new drums a new uncooked broad snare sound.

Brad Schlueter / writer, reviewer or product tester

Usually, if a drummer wants to alter the sound of a drum, he’ll change the heads. That can make a dramatic difference to the way a drum sounds. However, many drummers have favorite heads and resist swapping them for those with a different sound and feel. Upgrading the wires under your drum is...

Brian Tichy Review on Back Beat Snare Wire 42

Brian Tichy

Canopus makes great snare wire that produces a tight, even and sizzling sound on snare drums! I'm happy knowing Canopus is under mine! But you gotta check out all the other top notch products they have!

Matt Starr Review on Back Beat Snare Wire 42

Matt Starr

Canopus snares have dramatically improved the sound of my snare drum. Warmer, fatter & more clarity.