Developed for live concert and tour work by leading Canadian drummer Jason Pierce, the J.P. stick has thicker fibres and two adjustable tone rings to create harder and sharper sounds around the kit. Flix Sticks: Our thick, resilient fibers and adjustable tone rings produce a superb range of "unplugged" sounds. Try a different ring setting on each hand. Black: A heavier stick, with thicker fibers, produced to meet the demand for a louder, harder, sounding stick. Increasingly popular.