BODBright

£ 45.00 including VAT
£ 37.50 excluding VAT

Single ended hot rod style made up of 19 x 3mm bamboo rods with O ring to manage the effect.  A shorter style than usual at just 19 cm long. Approx 25 grams.

4 in stock (can be backordered)

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Description

We wanted to design some beaters that were a bit shorter and easier to handle for smaller hands and single ended playing styles. We find taking a few centimeters off the length of a typical beater creates a very lively style and sound, and gives us much more control.

We teamed up with Stevie Moises, and our first beater in this style is the BODBright: a bundle of 19 bamboo rods with an O-ring so you can create your preferred sound.  Taking the O ring down close to the end creates the effect of a solid beater, but the use of bamboo rather than hard woods keeps the sound light and bright.  Push the O ring up the bundle, closer to the grip for a rather clicky sound.

Listen to the sound bites on the Demos tab to hear the BODBright on three different bodhráns.

BODBright is a 19 cm long bundle of 19 x 3mm bamboo rods, approximately 25 grams of weight.  When compared to the BODBeater (see photo gallery), you can see the length is all forward of the grip.

By comparison, Stevie’s own Emo and Christian Hedwitschak’s HR 3 Bamboo are both 24.5 cm long and weigh 29 to 30 grams.  All three have similar bundles of bamboo rods, but the length, weight and grip style are different for each and create different effects and playing styles.

The BODBright beater is available exclusively from BODdrums.

The BODBright played on our own 14 inch BODdrum with centre spot edge-control head, then on a very traditional 15 inch wooden frame and goatskin bodhrán from Renegade Rhythms, and finally on a Rolf Wegels Edition bodhrán, with 40 cm x 15.3 cm wooden frame and taped lambeg skin (made by Christian Hedwitschak).

Additional information

Weight 0.025 kg
Dimensions 19 cm

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