The first shell kit from SAKAE OSAKA HERITAGE, Evolved, builds on everything that was great about the legendary Sakae Almighty drum kit recognized internationally as one of the best drum kits ever produced.
Tsuji Producer of SAKAE, says “We accomplished The Almighty during some difficult days for Sakae, and despite this we humbly believe it is an excellent product. We know many people think of this kit when they hear the name of SAKAE Drums and they respect it very much. So, for Evolved, we knew we had to surpass that already great product and make it uniquely brilliant at the same time.”
Like The Almighty, the new Evolved kit is made of specially sourced high-quality Maple wood emphasizing a perfectly balanced sound and rich harmonics, while taking the drive for perfection to new heights by fine tuning the number of plies (thickness of the wood) as well as enhancing many other elements, all combining to further refine the sound. Only a few hundred Evolved kits will be produced each year to ensure Sake delivers one of the highest quality, best sounding drum kits ever developed.
The long-awaited Shell kit from SAKAE OSAKA HERITAGE is finally here. Taking inspiration from the heritage and concept of the esteemed Sakae “Almighty” drum kit admired by drummers around the world, Evolved, as its name suggests, marks the start of a new era in drums. ** Snare, Hardware, & Cymbals Not Included.
Kick (7ply 7.2mm) … Reduced total thickness while adding plies for higher sound pressure.
Floor Tom (7ply 6.4mm) … Increased thickness for a fat bass
Toms (6ply 5.6mm) … Somewhat thinner for a clearer sound
Lugs (Kick / Toms / Floor Tom)
Use of heavy lugs that allow more vibrations (sound) to be transmitted
Kick Drum Spurs
The use high-quality spacers for the base of the kick drum spur prevents the transmission of any vibrations from the floor to the kick drum. This allows for a stable low-end frequency on any kind of floor environment.
Tom Rod Holders / Floor Tom Leg Mounts
A specially developed “Cradle Mounting System” has been designed so that holders are equipped with metal bridges from the lug at the bottom. This system delivers amazing sounding shells by preventing any vibration going to be mounts. In addition, more drivers achieved by supporting overall weight near the bottom of the shell.