Roland's TR-808 is a stone cold classic in the history - and the present - of music technology. But its story has a few more twists and turns than you might have guessed...
Harness the power of Logic Pro's Drummer to really take control of your beats, percussion parts and arrangements. Jay Asher is here to show you how it works.
The Beatmaker Dope Rack Extension lets you create fat, vintage hip hop beats in just a few minutes. Here, Hollin Jones shows you how it's done.
With over 8000 samples supplied, XO is able to collect and sort your one-shot samples then sequence and add effects - but it's much more than that.
A fully hands-on way to craft and create electronic beats, the ADS7 from AVP Synths is truly an old school instrument. Rishabh Rajan put it through its paces in this video review.
Combining the best of classic and new technology, this portable hybrid sampler and drum synth will even let you upload and manage your own sounds. Here's when, where and how to get it.
With 38 "drum kits", each one has been tailored with 70s education documentaries, the esoteric culture of the 60s and the National Film Board of Canada in mind.
Join Dave Mech as he uses everyday tools to create a cool kick drum sound using Elektron's Digitakt sampling drum machine.
Using electronic drums doesn't mean they have to sound robotic. Here are 4 top tips to help you add a human feel to your sampled or synthesized beats.
Aimed at the modern beat maker, Beat Sync Maker for iOS emables users to pump up their EDM/DJ performance videos with pro beat-synced visual effects.
The all-in-one kit includes ROLI’s Lightpad Block and generous software bundle for $299. it's designed to get you up and running making beats and tracks in no time.
You’ve heard them on countless records and some have even helped to define entire genres of music. Here are 7 of the most legendary drum machines of all time.
Add variable randomness to some or all of the parts of a drum pattern to create beats that are fun, interesting and unique. In this short video, Multiplier explains how.
Make your bass shake and your drums cut through - here are 5 ways to ensure your dub tracks can do the business.
Roland has released an updated version of its much-loved AIRA drum machine, the TR-8S. Combining Analog Circuit Behaviour-modelled sounds with samples, Rishabh Rajan put it to the test.