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.
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...
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.
Working with multichannel drums doesn't have to mean headaches when editing. Here, learn how to align, cut and quantize drum tracks without losing sync.
With so many of us working directly with drum sample libraries, here's four quick tips on how to make your drums sound real when you don't have the budget to hire Lars Ulrich.
In his new advanced course on using external MIDI in Logic Pro X, Booker Edwards shows how to go multi-timbral and use vintage audio processing hardware and get them all in sync in Logic Pro X.
Every DAW worth its salt can help to create distorted, lo-fi drum sounds. In this tutorial, Toby Pitman shows his dirtying techniques that'll make your drums beg you for some soap and water.
What if you want to process each part of your Battery 3 drum kit separately? Cue: multi-output mode! Mo Volans shows how to set up and process individual sounds from battery in Logic and Cubase.