Using electronic drums doesn't mean they have to sound robotic. Here are 4 top tips to help you add a human feel to your sampled or synthesized beats.
Not everyone has access to a big studio, but by choosing the right plugins you can make any drum sessions sound bigger and punchier. Read on to see and hear how it's done.
UVI releases Drum Designer, a modern drum instrument - including powerful Kick, Snare, Clap and Cymbal sound design engines, dedicated sequencer and more.
Discover everything you need to know about this drum powerhouse from sampling, sequencing and customising kits through to mixing, FX and macro controls.
Add a new lease of life to your drum loops and create something fun, fresh and vital with these clever processing tricks. Here's how it's done.
Combining hardware and virtual worlds can give you the best of both - a live performance feel with total control over the drum sounds. Joe Albano is your guide to making it happen.
It's easy to make your beats unique and interesting, even if they start off pretty conventional. Here are some top tips to liven up your rhythms and create more life and variation for your tracks.
Propellerhead tells us their new beat creation device, Umpf Club Drums rack extension, offers everything musicians need to make pumping, club-ready drum tracks in Reason.
AskAudio was at the Roland #TotallyDrums event to find out what was so special about the new V-Drums announced this year. The big news is three-fold. Here it is!
Could Yamaha's latest compact, multi-functional drum system really replace a whole drum mic kit? Matt Vanacoro found out when he road tested the EAD10...
Toontrack's latest EZdrummer expansion pack captures the sounds of classic British pop thanks to some meticulous production and big-name performers. Here's what Shane Berry made of it...
Buss compression is a vital technique used to pull your mix together for a radio-ready sound. Here, Olav Basoski shows you how to tighten up your beats in Ableton Live 10.
Swap out any drum sound for a different instrument or articulation to fully customise your kits. Matt Vanacoro shows you how it works in Superior Drummer 3.
Yamaha's EAD10 is a clever new way to convert your acoustic drum performances to use different sounds, with a minimum of fuss. Here's the details.
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.