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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.

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.

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.

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.

Learn How To Make Bigger, Better, Beefier Beats in Logic Pro X Beat Masterclass With Josh Carney

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!

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.

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.

Advanced Ableton Live Drum Processing Techniques

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.

Programming Drum Patterns For Novice Producers

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.

Waka Flocka Online Beat Maker, Wakapella, Powered by Splice

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.

10 Essential iPad Apps for Beat Makers

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.

Watch The Fastest Maschine Finger Drumming, Ever?

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.