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Steinberg Blues Essentials Supplements Groove Agent

Blues Essentials is a new preset bank containing blues elements to add to the arsenal of styles available in Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4 drum software instruments.

How to Create a REX Drum Kit in Propellerhead Reason

Using recycled loops to create new drum kits is what we've got on the menu for you here... and all you need is Propellerhead Reason to do it. G. W. Childs is your guide.

Toontrack Release EZX Hip Hop, a Beat Machine Feast

The Hip Hop EZX from Toontrack is a massive EZX that explores all aspects of Hip Hop drums and percussion. It's probably one of the most comprehensive sets ever created for the genre. Check it out.

Here's How Your Environment Changes How Your Drums Sound

You've probably recorded your drum kit in you bedroom or a studio... but have you tried a car garage or an underpass? Wondered what the natural reverb would sound like? Watch this...

Creating Realistic Drum Sounds With Logic Pro's Drum Kit Designer

In five simple steps, Logic maestro, Matt Vanacoro, shows how to create a realistic sounding drum kit and pattern using Logic Pro X's Drum Kit Designer.

Build Your Own Impact Drum kits in PreSonus Studio One

Breathe new life into your drum parts by learning how to create your own drum kit presets in PreSonus Studio One's Impact. Gary Hiebner is on hand to show you how.

FXpansion Releases Peter Erskine BFD Expansions

FXpansion is giving you the chance to get deeper into the BFD groove with the new BFD Virtually Erskine and Virtually Erskine Grooves. Peter Erskine has credits including Kate Bush & Steely Dan!

Elektron Releases SID Redux for Analog Rytm

Watch and listen to the results of Elektron sampling the SIDstation and creating the SID Redux Sound pack for Analog Rytm.

Review: Addictive Drums 2

Hot on the heels of Toontrack's EZdrummer 2 release, comes XLN Audio's Addictive Drums 2, a very popular and realistic drum kit solution. Jay Asher finds out whether it takes drums to a new level.

Simmons Introduces the SD1500KIT, Next Generation of Electronic Drums

Simmons tell us that the name that started it all (themselves!) have announced the next generation of electronic drums in the guise of the SD1500KIT.

Review: Toontrack EZdrummer 2

It's taken a while, but finally we've got Toontrack's EZdrummer 2 in our hands! Toby Pitman has put this through its paces to find out if the wait has been worth it.

Building Drum Kits in PreSonus Studio One Impact

You can take Impact, in PreSonus Studio One, to another level. Gary Hiebner shows you how to build your own custom kits in this excellent drum machine instrument.

Wave Alchemy Releases Digital Revolution Free Demo Instrument

Wave Alchemy have released a new slimmed down version of their forthcoming Kontakt instrument, Digital Revolution. Check out the video to find out more about the demo and full version.

Creating Realistic Drum Sounds With FXpansion's BFD3

There's not much you can't achieve with drum sounds using FXpansion's excellent BFD3. In this tutorial, Matt Vanacoro puts it to the test and shows how to create realistic sounds using it!

Review: FXpansion BFD3

FXpansion's BFD3 has arrived! BFD2 is still much loved and used for drum production... but, will BFD 3 take the crown for best acoustic drum instrument in a plug-in? Read our review to find out more.