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Caixa Vazada 12" x 17 cm - white - Ivsom
|shell:||flat iron framework|
|height of shell:||16 cm|
|length of rods:||20 cm|
|weight (net):||2,4 kg|
Caixa Vazada 12'' x 17 cm - the caixa with no shell
A real eyecatcher
In Rio, the latest version of this instrument is the newest blowoff and ist literally shaking up the sambaschools: The Son Duplo caixa with no shell! A flat-iron frame creates the illusion of a closed corpus. The caixa has the same size as the instruments made from aluminium. The sensational sound however differs significantly. Tremendously direct and loud, without the restriction of the surrounding shell.
A real experience for all caixa players
- especially for those who play em cima: because the sound can escape directly, it also reaches you directly meaning that even if you play in a strong bateria you will be able to easily hear yourself!
The caixa vazada sounds extra-dry, with extremely little sustain and looks just great!
Rimshots could sound a bit stronger.
As usual with all IVSOM instruments, the tension rods are screwed down flush with the fittings in the ring. All important details such as a smoothed out rims for ideal head fitting, string accommodation, tension hoops, threads etc. are neatly manufactured in the usual high quality that IVSOM makes his instruments.
Amongst others, IVSOM provides the Samba school Mocidade Independente de Padre Miguel in Rio de Janeiro with his instruments. Being a mechanic and a caixa player, he disposes of ideal abilities for building high quality Samba instruments.
Customer reviews for "Caixa Vazada 12" x 17 cm - white"(6)
Gute Caixa, kam gut verpackt an.
Falta é a chave de afinação grande erro da parte da Kalango...
I like it. Does sound good.
such a great sound if you do not mind the non traditional caixa look
It's well built and has a great sound.
I guess the only thing missing is that traditional look, if you're looking for that in your caixa.
Sieht seeeehr geil aus. Schnarrt aber unkontrolliert nach und ist mir nicht knackig genug.
IVSOM in Brazil
IVSOM is a small producer of Samba instruments from Rio de Janeiro. The brand is a wordplay: Its owner´s name is Ivson, the Braziliain word for tune is 'som'. Before becoming self-employed, Ivson absolved a profound formation in the metalworking craft sector. Ivson has been an active sambista for many years. He plays caixa for Mocidade, his wife and business partner Luciana plays the chocalho. Therefore he is very close to his clients and knows exactly, what is in demand. Ivson actively participates in the production of his instruments and makes excellent-quality instruments in a very well organized workshop. Some of Rio´s major Samba schools play his instruments. Quite frecuently Ivson surprises us with new features and innovations. Due to his close contact to the Samba scene, he is often the first to convert buzzing ideas and or incitations into useful inspiration for making new instruments. The IVSOM 'vasado' caixas and repiniques created the trend of instruments without bodies.
IVSOM in Europe
IVSOM instruments have gained high recognition amongst Hardcore Rio Sambistas in Europe within the last couple of years. Especially their good workmanship and the excellent sound of the drums have attracted the percussionist´s attenention over here. The number of IVSOM fans is growing larger each year.
IVSOM drums have a couple of untypical characteristics. For example, the tension rods are tightly screwed to the tension hoop. This link is very stable and absolutely free of rattling noises, but a bit more time-consuming in its montage. The surdos have a neat detail concerning the rims of the body where the head rests. The body´s wall is rimmed around a 10 mm flat bar. With this the corpus is a lot more stable than other bodies where wire is used for reinforcement. Like this the drums obtain a smooth and flat rim for ideal head fitting. IVSOM´s reference product is the rocar with 20 jingles.
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