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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 and 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.

5 Ways To Make Your Dub Tracks Really Kick

Make your bass shake and your drums cut through - here are 5 ways to ensure your dub tracks can do the business.

Review: Roland TR-8S

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.

Elastic Drums 2.2 Update From MoMinstruments Brings Tweaks To Sample Recording

Micro recording tweaks in the Sample Player, MIDI recording improvements and more can all be found in this free update to Elastic Drums.

Producing Hip Hop In Logic Pro X

From sound selection through arrangement, beat-making and mixing techniques, here's everything you need to know about producing hip hop in Logic Pro X.

5 Tips For Adding Character To Your Beats With Arturia DrumBrute Impact

Arturia's DrumBrute Impact could be just what you need to make powerful rhythms on the move. Here are 5 pro tips to get the best results from this cool drum machine.

Music Theory: Breaking Away From The ‘Original Beat Recipe’

It's easy to make your beats unique and interesting, even if they start off pretty conventional. Here are some top tips to liven up your rhythms and create more life and variation for your tracks.