Aventura and many more
"I specifically like the low end and power added when using KickPort."
Cash Presley, Drum Educator, Independent
"No need to stuff my bass drum with anything any more! Amazing feel and low end, punch and resonance like the kick is supposed to have. It’s an amazing product! Go Kick Port Army!!!
Allegaeon, Grimus, Windfaerer
"Not only does KickPort sound great, it is easy to install, and looks awesome!"
Sueño De Hormiga, IQ Proyect and many more / Recording Drummer / Educator
"For me KickPort is like F•D•F… Fat, Dense and Full kick drum sound that never ceases to amaze me. It produces an addictive punch and low end that once you hear it and feel it, you never want to play with out it!!!"
John Mellencamp, Smashing Pumpkins, Joe Cocker, Rod Stewart
Jonas Brothers, Richie Kotzen, Gary Cherone, RBD (Rebelde), Eguie Castrillo (Tito Puente)
Pat Benatar, 'NSYNC, Online Instructor - DrummerConnection.com
“The KickPort does a great job of providing more punch and low end to my kick drum. Whether I'm shooting lessons, recording a session or playing out live, I make sure the Kick Port is there. Congratulations on a great product!!"
"KickPort's revolutionary design will kick your face in!"
Master Percussionist, Puerto Rico
“In 37 years as a percussionist and educator I have never seen a Cajon accessory like the CajonPort. My Cajon has come alive with new sounds that i never thought it would have. I recommend it to every percussionist and cajon player around the world - you must use the CajonPort!”
The Yellowjackets (drummer & producer), Cassandra Wilson, Anita Baker
"Kickport helps me capture the meat of the bass drum in a live and studio recording setting."
"The KickPort makes your bass drum a drum again by allowing it to breathe and resonate just as it was intended. Your kick drum will no longer be used as a linen closet where you keep pillows, blankets & towels. The KickPort kicks."
Maynard Ferguson, David Lee Roth, Toto, Ringo Starr, Solo Artist
Andre "Dre Energy" Boyd
Cirque du Soleil/Quidam, Golden Gospel Singers
“I must say….KickPort is like a dream come true. Every drummer wants their bass drum to have an enormous presence, and KickPort allows that to happen. I am definitely a 100% fan and avid user of KickPort…thanks for making the dream a reality…”
Chick Corea, Kenny Loggins
Aaron Pritchett, Co-owner of Music In The House, Educator, Writer
"There is a bass drum BK ( before KickPort ) and AK ( after KickPort ). This thing rocks my world and all of the engineers and sound techs I work with. My kick drums will never be the same, thanks KickPort !!!!" www.jaysonbrinkworth.com
Recording Engineer/Producer - Michael Jackson, Prince, Whitney Houston, Third World, Black Sabbath, Def Leppard, Tina Turner, Ice T & Body Count, P. O. D., Heavy D.,MC Lyte, Aaliyah, Brandy, Michelle N'degliocello, Common, Snoop Dogg, P. Diddy
Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie and many more
“I use a KickPort in my kit. I love the sound that it gives on stage. It gives a great low end sound as well.”
Boston-based independent drummer and educator
"Low end, punch, and tone; the KickPort has shown me how good a bass drum can sound! This revolutionary product is a necessity for every bass drum."
American Idol Tour
"KickPort adds so much punch and bottom, simply AMAZING!"
The Tonight Show
"My KickPort adds so much body and warmth to my drum tones. I LOVE THIS!"
"I just installed my first KickPort on my kickdrum and it changed everything in an amazing way... Sound, feel and punch! Fully recommended!"
Steely Dan, John Mayer, Sting, Wayne Krantz, Rudder, Oz Noy
“I don't ALWAYS have a hole in the front head but, when I do, the KickPort is great.”
"KickPort gives me the EXTRA bottom that I love night after night
regardless of the stage or venue I'm working at… It just makes me play better!!!"
Santana, George Duke, David Sanborn, Scott Henderson, Mike Stern and many more
"I like it.I like it a lot.the KickPort's been in my kick drum for 9 months now and it's staying there!"
World-Acclaimed Percussion Clinician, Author, Inventor, and In-Demand Session Artist
Elvis Presley, Bobby Womack, Neil Diamond, Aretha Franklin, Willie Nelson, George Strait, Hall of Fame Inductee
BNG, Diamond Dogs, Rob Metz
Raheem DeVaughn, Fredric Yonnet, Rahsaan Patterson
"I love the KickPort, it really is a one of a kind piece of gear .Two thumbs up "
"The KickPort is one of the coolest ideas I've had the pleasure of coming across.. Great sound and feels great!"
Robert Glasper, Maxwell, Q-Tip
"KickPort definitely boost the low end of the Kick...a for sure upgrade to the Kick. Thanks KickPort."
Odum, Made in Bahia, Clinician/Educator
Dancing With the Stars, Phil Collins, Jewell, James Taylor
"The CajonPort adds more definition and deeper tones to my cajons, I love it! It is a "must have."
Amber Leigh, Educator, Recording Artist
"The KickPort gives amazing low-end response and adds punch to the kick drum. Even smaller drums sound big just by adding one to the resonant head. I will always have the KickPort on the front of my kick!"
Amber Pacific, teacher, clinician.
"The KickPort makes my bass drum BEEFY!"
The Band Perry
"I LOVE the KickPort!! My FOH and monitor engineer had nothing but great things to say about it also. At first they thought I was crazy but once they heard what it did, they were on board 100%!"
UK Sessions, Warner Bros, Clinician
"The KickPort really brought out the truth depth of the kick drum and also increased attack, This KickPort IS NOT leaving my Bass Drum"
"My KickPort is now, and will always be an essential part of my drum set up."
Sir-Mix-Alot, Citadel Praise, Paris London
"When I play I need to have that big sub bass sound from my kick, and that is what my KickPort gives me. Now that I have one, my drum tech doesn't have to spend all this time adding affects to my kick mic! I love it. Every drummer needs this!! "
Tesla, Moon Dog Mane, Heist
Daniel de los Reyes
Zac Brown, Don Henley, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sting, The Killers
"I first played the CajonPort at Namm 11 - it is an amazing product...adds incredible depth and low end to the Cajon."
“KickPort is a drummer's super hero, and a low frequency punch is its superpower.”
Nadia Ali, Rick Ross, Deborah Harry and many, many, more
"The KickPort is perfect for when I need to get a little more out of
my bass drum. It helps my 18" roar like lion!"
Lopez Tonight Show, Paul Simon, David Bowie, Diana Ross, Slash, Johnny Cash
Al Green, Paul Jackson Jr., Hugh Masekela, more
“I've always looked into ways of enhancing my bass drum sound. After being introduced to the KickPort I have found it. You can actually feel the bottom from both sides of the kick. I use it live and also in the studio. KickPort is no joke.”
SOTHIS, Techcal Writer-Sick Dummer Magazine
“I live in a world of blazing fast thirty-second note double bass at high tempos. The bass drums need to be deep, articulate and fast. My kick drums were good; but using two KickPorts in each has made them GREAT!!”
D'viniti, Church Boyz, S4C, Press Play Band, Anthony Hamilton, Ashani
"I've played on hundreds of stages all over the world. And of course, every stage has different acoustics. The great thing about the KickPort is it gives you the deep punch you need anywhere you play. I say to all drummers including those coming up and those already doing it big: if you don't have a KickPort you are missing out on taking your kit to the next level!"
Juan van Emmerloot
Steve Lukather, Stef Burns Group
“Just when you think you have reached the ultimate bassdrum sound, the Obese Kickport takes it even up to a Higher level! Unbelievable!”
Iko-Iko, Christina Christian, George Terry
"Kickport products add amazing depth, dimension, and an incredible feel to my sound. I would not sit at my kit without them."
Keenan Ephriam, Lil Wayne
"It makes kickin a kick drum fun, and gives the low end and air resonance that u wouldn't normally get with just an air hole alone!! Great product"!
Josh was the original drummer for Coheed and Cambria and is on the 2011 Vans Warped Tour with his band, Terrible T
The Steven Pasero Trio, The Marc Paley Group, The Pete Escovedo Orchestra
Tom Petty¸ Duran Duran and many more
"The KickPort gives me the tone I love to hear from a kick drum. Warm, powerful and musical."
"When I saw the KickPort ads I said "here we go again with a new hype". Of course, I had to try it out. The verdict... hands down KickPort delivered exactly what they said it would do. After that, I put it on all my kick drums! It gives a killer low end boost, works amazingly in the studio, and brings a really cool look to the kick drum."
Wayne "GreatWall" Fletcher
Meta & the Cornerstones
“Now the World can hear my heart beats through my KickPort….Simply #1…”
As Cities Fall
"Whether I am playing in an arena or playing a venue, KickPort gives me that perfect sound everybody is jealous of!"
"The KickPort really helps bring out the inherent sub-frequencies, which can be helpful when using a 20" bass drum in an arena!"
Fear Nuttin Band
Glen "Archie" Gamble
Billy The Kid, The Joys, Helix
"I first tried KickPort at Winter NAMM 2009 and was blown away-I bought two and now I'm hooked. My kick drum sounds fat, warm and HUGE! Thanks KickPort!"
Elvis Thao and the Creatives, (from clint eastwood's gran torino), the Mark Shurilla group / Express Productions
"The KickPort works great for me in all venues including our many theatre and outdoor festival dates. The bass drum always sounds great, it is very easy to install, and it gives you the edge and performance you are your looking for. It is a great product!"
Patti Labelle, Diana Ross, Drummer, Educator, Inventor
"If you want to increase the low end of your Cajon, get the CajonPort by KickPort. By adding the CajonPort to my various cajons, I am assured of a full low end sound. It is a remarkable sound-enhancing accessory!"
American Idol, Diana Ross
"I love the way the CajonPort and KickPort give both the cajon and kick drums more bottom end and focus. I have been using the CajonPort with the American Idol band and everybody loves it."
“Rave reviews. Everyone loved it especially our front house. It added just the right amount of enhancement. it’s a keeper!”
Riot, Virgin Steele, Holy Mother, and Gothic Knights
"Proud to endorse KickPort, and join their artist program! As a teacher, recording artist and a live performer, I have used Kickport products for many years to boost the power and sonic clarity of my bass drums, and love them!"
"My monitor engineer turned me on to the KickPort, and after using it, I highly recommend it for every drummer live and in the studio…it’s a great product. It makes my kickdrum fatter with more punch and I am actually using two KickPorts on the kick I use on the current Maná tour! It’s awesome!"
Alexander "Gonzo" Gonzalez
Paul Kim, Ollie Brown
“The KickPort gives my bass drum a bigger, warmer and more focused tone with great attack. That extra horsepower really helps when playing live and in the studio. It has not left my bass drum since we installed it and I receive compliments all the time - Bottom line...the KickPort is killer and a must have!”
"I'm deeeeeeeply in love with my KickPort!!!
August Bums Band
David Dae Dae Haddon
Rihanna, Jesse McCartney
Producer, Engineer, Drummer for Gladys Knight, Joshua's Generation
Rexsell Hardy Jr.
Mary J. Blige
"The usual procedure for a big kick drum sound usually consists of putting drum samples and loads of eq and compression on the kick after the fact. The KickPort however, gives me that huge kick drum sound right off the bat, it's amazing. The KickPort is by far the best acoustic treatment for kick drums I have ever heard, and it just so happens to be incredibly easy. Great product"
Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez
Independent, Educator, Santana, Gabriella Anders, John Patitucci, Faculty - Drummer's Collective and the New School in New York.
"The KickPort changed the sound of my bass drum forever...for the best!"
Fleetwood Mac, Bette Midler, AR Rahman's 'Jai Ho', Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie, Mary J. Blige
"The best products out there are based on a simple, focused idea. With the advent of cajons being used in more non-traditional settings, CajonPort has taken the task to heart: A simple modification to their flagship KickPort brings a focused cajon bass tone to 808 Kick Sample proportions!"
Kimball "KHook" Hooker
"I play many different styles of music. KickPorts give my drums the right punch and bottom end to deliver just the right sound I need regardless of the genre of music I am playing."
YouTube Superstar, The Green Children, Tyler Carter
"Drumming live without a KickPort is like recording a video without a mic! The KickPort is GREAT!"
" I love my Kick Port! It enhanced the tone and depth that I've been looking for in a kick drum."
The Monster Band, Holman Drum Academy
"The KickPort has given my bass drum the bottom I've always desired."
Stone City Band
Stacy Mitchhart Band, The Barkays, The Memphis Horns, Victorian Records
Route 66, Against the Grain
"After I installed the KickPort, the sound was more"punchy" and defined and believe me, after 30 years I knew the sound of my kick and the improvement the KickPort made. It is an incredible product and I recommend it to every drummer! "
Cyndi Lauper, Billy Squier, Dave Koz, Lenny Kravitz
"KickPort and CajonPort; one of the best ways to treat yourself and your audience to a fuller, richer sound. Your ears will thank you!"
“KickPort has changed the way my bass drum sounds....my soundguy had to turn down the mics after installing the KickPort!”
"I love both the KickPort and the CajonPort in the studio and live. They really add a great low end that was never present in my recordings before. I've also noticed a drastic change in the kick and cajon sound through PA systems. I'm sold on these products and you should be too!"
"I love the sound and feel of the KickPort. It’s like I've added my own personal amp to my kick. It's a great looking product as well. It absolutely improves the sound and the look of my kit."
Whitney Houston, Donald Fagen, Madonna, Steve Winwood, Anita Baker, George Michael, and many more....
"The CajonPort is a wonderful accessory! It adds tremendous depth to the Cajon."
Santana, Frankie Beverly and Maze, Joyce Cooling, Rad
Krista, Thieves and Villians
Barbra Streisand, John Williams, Elton John, P Diddy, Aerosmith
Monet, Rosie Gaines, Kenoly Brothers, Jerry Shanahan, Randy Emata, Celso Pixinga, Mello Jr., Silvera, and many more
Safety Word Orange
"The KickPort really focuses my kick drum. When I need that focused sound, KickPort is what I use! It's awesome! Thanks!"
Just Dirt, independant, instructor
Bernard "TreWay" Lambert
"KickPort defines the true definition of feeling, depth, and most of all BASS. Something so simple that holds so much power "
Eminem, Herbie Hancock, Alicia Keys
Educator, Clinician, Independent
Producer, Drummer, Engineer - Two Time Latin Grammy Winner, Pink, Christina Aguilera, Ricky Martin, Barry Gibb, Barbara Streisand
"I used to track with 2 Kick drum mics, a Beta 52 as the main mic and a Yamaha Sub Kick to get the sub/low end. Since putting in the Kick Port, I have stopped using the Sub Kick mic altogether. It's just not necessary anymore. No BS, the KickPort really works!"
“Get more boom for the box…the CajonPort port rocks!"
Björk, Peter Gabriel, Robert Plant, Dido, Jeff Beck
"When my tech first put the KickPort in and I hit the kick, I thought the engineer had added some subwoofers....everybody was blown away by the punchy low end. It is a great invention and I highly recommend it.”
“The KickPort enhances and enrich my bass drum sound”
"I love my KickPort. It gets the full sound of the drum!!!"www.zekemartin.com
Paul Martinez Aka "Drummerboi"
ELA Band, Erick Porta, Bridge 22, Independent drummer, Drum instructor, Producer
"I Love what KickPort has done to my sound! It gives it a heavier punch to my bass drum! and most of my students now use KickPort! Thank you KickPort!"
Peter ‘Maz’ Maslen
Boom Crash Opera, Mark Seymour, Men At Work, Independent
Phil Maturano Trio, Sandro Albert, Maynard Ferguson
"When I first played my kit with the KickPort miked up... HOLY COOOWWW!!!!! The punch and defintion were killing and the entire band was very impressed as well! We played a huge variety of stuff. Latin, R&B, Fusion etc., and it all sounded great!"
"The KickPort gives the bass drum the fatness, punch,
warmth and boom I have always wanted. It's like adding a controlled
subwoofer inside the kick drum."
KOSA, Celine Dion, Jon Bon Jovi
Keith "Stix" McJimson
LA Blue Band, and Drummer for Anduze
"When iI first installed KickPort and went to my first soundcheck with it, the sound engineer want to sound check the kick, and when I hit the kick all the subs in the room rumbled, thats when I knew KickPort was the real deal. KickPort adds more low end and more punch. Every Kick Drum Needs one."
"I have spent months trying to tame the liveliness of my kick, but I just couldn't get the sound I wanted without choking it down too much. The KickPort enabled me to remove some muffling and still harness the resonance of my drum. I was BLOWN AWAY by the increased depth to the sub frequencies! "
Cyndi Lauper, Billy Joel, Foreigner, Hall and Oates and many more
Michael Jackson, Jackson 5, Madonna
Louis Molino lll
Trevor Rabin, The Tubes, Yoso, Cock Robin
Eric Moore ll
"KickPort gives your bass drum full deep tone and extra feeling that you need when playing any venue."
Richard Marx, Nashville Studio, Independent, Educator
"The KickPort goes beyond WOW! Sound guys, engineers, drummers and even the average listener have all complimented me on the sound of my kick since the KickPort. Keep up the good work guys...you have an advocate and a fan for life!"
“The KickPort delivers fat, loud, punchy low end, even on the faster double bass sections.”
Crystal Gayle & Nashville Studios
"I installed the KickPort to my 20" & 22" kick drums and noticed an immediate increase in low-end. I can even hear a larger, more focused sound from behind the kit. Everyone in the band loves it and can tell a huge difference in overall low-end on stage. What an excellent idea!!”
Sacred Fire of the Unforgiven
"The KickPort has had an incredibly positive impact on my sound both for me behind the kit and out front. Bravo!"
Buried In Verona / Jack The Stripper / Independent
"As a musician, I try to achieve the best sound possible from my instrument. With the addition of the KickPort, my drums have never sounded so good!"
Independent Artist, Micah Stampley, Yolanda Adams, Hans Christian, Kim Burrell, Kathy Taylor, Morris Day, Denise Williams
"Kickport brings a lot of life and depth to the kick. It feels good and it's very unique. Glad to be a part of the team!"
Watching the Soundset
"Kickport makes my 22 sound like a 30! Nothing else gives me that punch and low end sound. Kickports are the way to go for every drummer!"
Ricardo "Tiki" Pasillas
Marc Anthony, Michael Jackson, Carlos Santana, Ricky Martin
"It feels beefier with a great smacking quality from behind the kick drum and on the Cajon. I'm sure anybody would feel the difference! The KickPort and CajonPort both kick ass!"
"The KickPort gives me added punch and "oomph"! Love it!"
"Big, clean and punchy low end. Great for articulation on the busy patterns. Just out right- a better kick sound!"
East West Quintet, Kaki King
Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson
Big Boi (of Outkast) and Big Swing & The Ballroom Blasters
"The KickPort has made our job of getting a killa kick sound wayyy easier. I love it!"
Clay Aiken, House of Pain
Victor Colina, Sinigual Orchestra, Ministry Epainos
"I love the sound of my bass drum with the KickPort - it is amazing!"
Stevie Wonder, New Kids On the Block/Backstreet Boys-Summer Tour 11, NuJynisis
" When your kickdrum doesn't feel or sound like a kickdrum, put in a KickPort... guaranteed to punch thru... THE REAL 808!"
Bandleader, Drummer – Rodney Atkins
Tonight Show, Sergio Mendes, Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie, Steve Winwood, Kenny Loggins
Dante "Taz" Roberson
Grammy Award Winner, The Whispers, Cameo and many more.
"KickPort adds so much more depth and body to my kick drum- before an EQ, or other electronics are added to the equation. How amazing is that?!"
Walfredo Reyes Jr.
Lindsey Buckingham, Carlos Santana, Steve Winwood, Christina Aguilera
"I am really digging and absolutely stand behind and recommend the CajonPort! It is incredible how it enhances the sound of the Cajon drum. The CajonPort is really cool invention and I believe it will be very successful!
''The KickPort gives a wonderful and powerful punch to my kick drum - exactly what I was looking for!"
Chant, Brian Carrion, Maseca en la Cocina
“With the low end enhancement of the KickPort and the attack of the D-Pad, I am in pure kick drum heaven!”
Pocket Full Of Rocks, Todd Agnew, Bill Champlin, Clinician
"I've always been obsessed with having great kick tone. The KickPort has made my already great sounding kicks sound out of this world! Everyone noticed an instant improvement! Wow."
Black Sabbath, Blue Öyster Cult, Rainbow, Pyramid
Jeff Salem Music Studio, Saints & Sinners, Lee Aaron, Randy Bachman, Robben Ford
"Fatter, deeper is what I gain and feel by using the Kickport. The great thing is that it is portable. I will never leave home without it!"
Drum Sync Academy
DMC, Urban Rebel, BD
"KickPort is probably one of the best additions I have added to my set! It provides that low end and punch to my kick drum live and in the studio - Simply Perfection!!"
"After years of buying different drum heads and tuning trying to find that perfect punchy, in your chest sound, i realized that what i was missing was this amazing yet simple device, honestly i can't see my kickdrum without it!!!"
Darren Hochstedler, Reese Rope, Five Iron Frenzy, Brave St. Saturn, Bryan Duncan, Dan Craig, Jessica Sonner, others
Black Label Society, Breaking Benjamin
"I tried the KickPort and was blown away how much low end it created in the kick drum! I also love their new D-Pad which protects your batter head and enhances the kick drum on that side as the KickPort does on the resonant side. Great products and I recommend them highly!"
Ite Missa Est, Atlantis Chronicles
"Some say that in extreme metal music the kick needs to be high pitched... But deepness is also welcome! The KickPort greatly increases the impact of my kick - freakin love it!"
Carmine Appice's Slamm!, Davy Jones Band, many more
Bless the Fall
"I got to use the KickPort for our first practice back from the 'All-Stars' tour. It was sweet! Easier to install then I thought, too. Thanks so much!"
Walter Turner III
Chali 2na & The House of Vibe
"Kickport is an amazing product! Your bassist will even notice the difference!"
educator, clinician, Benise, Sugarloaf, Big Bad Voo Doo Daddy, Michael McDonald
"I used the Cajon Port on a gig with Benise on July 4th. The sound engineer was blown away with the sound."
Jazmin, Charlie 2na, Ozomatli, Louis Prince (The Temptations)
Richard Bona, Steve Winwood, Donna Summer, Andy Narell
"The CajonPort's extra low end will keep you smiling the whole concert."
"My bass drum just got the best, punchy, bottom-end make-over EVER, thanks to the KickPort!"
“The KickPort gives me that low end punch, feel and response that I need - live or in the studio. I love it!”
Yael - The DrumAddict
Ugly Kid Joe, The Love Project
"One constant for all styles is filling the void between kick n' snare. With the KickPort, I get that added low end definition and slap back that makes me go "Yeppp :) ... that's what' I'm talkin' about~Bam... "
"As a drummer/drum builder for many years, the KickPort is hands down the best fix to a boring, flat sounding bass drum...killer product!"
"I love my KickPort - it's amazing! It rounds out the sound and gives me more attack and punch. My unmistakable bass drum sound now hits you right in the gut. I am hooked!"
“It’s a great product – I love the way it adds focus and definition to the low end!”