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.
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.
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.
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.
Join Josh Carney for this unique, live MasterClass where he demonstrates Logic's beat-making tools in detail. Learn how to make bigger, better and beefier beats!
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.
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.
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.
Using Live's sample manipulation tools and algorithms gives you many ways to creatively process and program drums. Here are a few tricks you may not know.
Making authentic drum patterns even if you're not a drummer isn't as hard as you might have thought. Joe Albano takes you through the fundamentals of programming a great beat.
WARNING: This is pretty awesome. NSFW if your boss wants to actually get some work done. Splice have their released their online, interactive Waka Flocka Beat Maker sequencer with plenty to like.
As the iPad continues to evolve, so do its apps. And this is a good thing for iPad producers and musicians in particular. Hollin Jones highlights 10 excellent apps for iPad designed for making beats.
Who's the fastest Maschine finger drummer in the world? Asadi is certainly up there as a contender. Watch this awesome video of his live production as fingers and pads blur into one.