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IK Multimedia Releases UNO Drum Editor For Mac/PC And iPad

Plug-in and standalone app offers seamless control over all parameters and convenient kit and pattern management

Video Review: Elektron Model:Samples

This groovebox and drum machine is the most affordable hardware Elektron has ever made. But what can it do? Dave Mech shows you in this video review...

Synth Icons: Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer

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...

Get Creative With Drummer Regions In Logic Pro X

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.

How To Create Fat Retro Beats With Reason's Backline Rig Bundle

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.

XLN Audio Releases XO, A New And Innovative Way To Make Beats

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.

AVP Synth ADS7 Analog Drum Machine Review

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.

Deton8 Your Tracks With This New, Ultra-Compact Drum Machine From Twisted Electrons

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.

SampleScience Announces Pine Forest Drums, Percussive Plugin Inspired By Boards Of Canada

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.

Elektron Digitakt: Cooking Up A Kick Drum

Join Dave Mech as he uses everyday tools to create a cool kick drum sound using Elektron's Digitakt sampling drum machine.

4 Tips For Tweaking Electronic Drums To Sound Real

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.

Roland Unveils Beat Sync Maker iOS App

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.

ROLI Launches Beatmaker Kit, A New Way To Learn Beat-Making And Produce Tracks

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.

7 Legendary Drum Machines That Launched Entire Genres

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.

Randomize Your Beats With Arturia DrumBrute For Infinite Variation

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.