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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.

Programming Drums: 8 Tips for Better Beats

Beats: we all create them'"some better than others'¦ Sound Designer, G. W. Childs is here to share 8 tips to help you create better beats for your tracks, whatever DAW you use.

Learning the Ableton Grid for Better Drum Patterns

Changing Grid Resolutions during the creation of a drum pattern is pivotal in creating better drum beats. In this tutorial, G.W. Childs shows how important the Grid is for beat making in Ableton Live.

Review: Modern Grooves for iZotope BreakTweaker from Black Octopus

iZotope and BT's BreakTweaker caused quite a stir earlier this year when it was released. If you've had a chance to play with it, you've probably enjoyed yourself a lot. Get ready for the next level.

Novation Launchpad Now for iPhone

Novation have updated their Launchpad App for use on iPhone which has had over 200,000 downloads in a week! Go make & remix your beats and grooves on iPad & iPhone with version 1.6 for FREE.

Review: Heavyocity DM-307: Modern Groove Designer

Billed as the next big "modern groove designer" for Kontakt, Heavyocity's DM-307 brings their much admired cinematic sculpted sonics into the world of EDM drums, rhythms and fat beats.

Heavyocity Sneak Peak: DM-307 Modern Groove Designer

Having already received critical acclaim for Damage, Evolve & AEON... what's next from the good people at Heavyocity? Watch this video to get a taste for their next big thing.

Review: Korg Volca Beats

Would you love a little analog in your life? Of course you would!! Korg's Volca series is designed for you! G. W. Childs couldn't resist and gets into Volca Beats in this in-depth review.

Review: Native Instruments DrumLab

Native Instruments DrumLab promises to make beat creation quick, easy and immediately gratifying. Hollin Jones takes a deeper look. Scroll to the bottom of the see Toby Pitman's DrumLab intro video.

Review: Akai MPC Studio

Sleek, shiny and silver: the Akai MPC Studio looks every bit as good as its brethren. How does it perform? Is it the perfect tool for creative, mobile beat-makers looking for Akai's legendary pads?