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Review: Steinberg Backbone Drum Resynthesizer

Steinberg’s latest instrument promises to take your drum sound design to previously unknown realms. But can it deliver? Hollin Jones found out.

Steinberg Releases Backbone Drum Re-synthesizer for Unique Sound Design

Backbone is Steinberg’s one-of-a-kind drum re-synthesizer, introducing new ways to design intricate drum sounds for every style of music.

Roland Announces TAIKO-1, Portable Electronic Version of Japanese Taiko Drum

The new Taiko-1 is a classic Japanese percussion instrument infused with Roland's leading digital percussion technology.

Review: 8raw8 Analog Drum Machine

The 8raw8 is an expander that produces the same analog sound as a Roland TR-808 but without the step-sequencing capabilities Check out Rishabh Rajan's video review to see it in action.

Boubou Is A New 5 Voice Analogue Eurorack Drum Synth

With a bunch of routing and processing options, Bobou by Quanalog could be the only drum synth your Eurorack setup needs. Here's what to expect from it.

7 Quick Tips For Mixing Drums

Mixing drums is one of the most important parts of producing music, and potentially one of the most delicate. Joe Albano shares 7 quick but invaluable tips to help you get it right.

Multi-Clip Construction In Ableton Live 10

Live 10's new Multi-Clip editing is a powerful tool for comparing MIDI clips in Arrange View, and building polyrhythmic and other advanced sequences. Noah Pred explains how it works.

UVI Releases Drum Designer, Modern Drum Instrument & Sequencer

UVI releases Drum Designer, a modern drum instrument - including powerful Kick, Snare, Clap and Cymbal sound design engines, dedicated sequencer and more.

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.

Review: Intellijel Plonk Percussive Eurorack Synth Module

As well as having an amazing name, this eurorack module offers up a whole world of percussive textures and even melodic sounds. Jade Wii meets the Intellijel Plonk...

Essential Arturia Drumbrute Beat Making Tips

Adam Pollard is here to walk you through your first steps with Arturia's powerful DrumBrute. Make your first beat by following his advice in this short video.

Review: Big Fish Audio Sequence

Big Fish Audio's latest Kontakt-based instrument delivers multiple classic drum machines, effects and a powerful sequencer. Plus it's affordable, as Hollin Jones discovered.

5 Unusual Drum Programming Tips

Most people know how to bash out some beats on a MIDI keyboard, but how about taking things to the next level? Here's how to generate some more unusual beats without breaking a sweat.

Review: Sonoma Wire Works DrumCore4 Ultra

What if you could get both the sound and the actual playing of some of the world's top drummers in your productions and then edit them? With DrumCore4 Ultra, that's just what you can do.

Review: Mixvibes Remixlive

This nifty iOS app combines finger drumming with loop sequencing, live fx and even sample editing. Best of all, much of its functionality comes completely free. Hollin Jones investigates Remixlive.