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 tell us that the name that started it all (themselves!) have announced the next generation of electronic drums in the guise of the SD1500KIT.
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.
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 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.
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!
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.
Ever since we got the scoop on BFD 3 back in the April issue of AskAudio Mag, we've been excited! Finally FXpansion's acoustic drum workstation has arrived. Here's what's inside and we'll review soon.
Alesis tell us the new feature-packed DM7X Session Kit and illuminated DM Lite Kit represent their latest push to bring innovative features to drummers at incredible values. Here's some more info.
Some sounds never seem to go out of fashion. The classic 808 and 909 kits are great examples, and rather than sampling these sounds, Wave Alchemy have synthesized them as Noah Pred discovers.
The new expanded kit from Alesis for the DM7X is said to offer expanded features and silent performance ability. Read on to find out more from their press release...
First Apple created an incredible virtual drummer which sflogicninja looked at yesterday. Now he's back to examine the new virtual drum kits in Logic Pro X.
Toontrack are back with a new Blues expansion pack featuring the veteran Swedish blues drummer Hans LindbÃ¤ck to sample two of his kits and perform the MIDI library. Toby Pitman plays the Blues!
Hardware / software hybrid drum machine, Arturia Spark works nicely straight out of the box. Mo Volans puts this luminous, rubber-buttoned piece of kit to the test in our in-depth review.
Native Instruments' Battery comes with excellent kits, but you can go one step further and create your own, too. Mo Volans shows you all the steps needed and includes the kit as a FREE download!