MIDI drum hardware has come a long way since the early days. Joe Albano explains your options, and why a MIDI drum kit might be the perfect instrument for you.
Decomposer releases final beta version of the free drum plugin and standalone app. Here's how to get it.
Using waveform editing to cut percussive sounds out of ambient and other samples is a great way to create unique drum sounds, Adam Pollard shows you how it's done.
Streamline your beat-making and make better beats in less time with this new plug-in from Mixed In Key. Here's what you need to know about Captain Beat.
Open up whole new worlds of recording and performance possibilities by connecting your MIDI drum kit to your virtual instruments. Matt Vanacoro shows you how to do it right.
Plug-in and standalone app offers seamless control over all parameters and convenient kit and pattern management
By blending close and distant mics when recording drums you can get complete control over the depth and tone of your drum sound. Learn how in this video.
Get expert guidance on how to set up, route and sound check a live drum kit to ensure the perfect take. Josh Carney shows you how.
IK Multimedia's latest addition to its MODO family brings unprecedented levels of control over your acoustic drum sounds and patterns. Hollin Jones got behind the kit.
ToneSpot Drum Pro is the third in Audified's growing family of one-shot channel strip-style processing plug-ins.
Sample Logic's Modern Animated Percussion has a multi-resolution sequencer, insanely useful randomizer, a ton of content... could it be the perfect tool for scoring?
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.
New drum synthesizer software from Air, creator of the industry reference Strike for Avid Pro Tools, delivers total control of all electronic drum sounds with simple, intuitive interface.
Sample Logic is known for its huge sounding libraries, but could even they deliver on the promise of something called Drum Fury? Matt Vanacoro found out.
Some of the most rare, hard-to-come-by and unique handcrafted drums in the world can be yours with this new pop punk expansion pack from Toontrack.