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.
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.
High BPMs and complex patterns are no problem for Polyend's PERC. Check out this video of Andrew Huang using it to beef up a live performance.
Tailor your sounds, play along with backing tracks from your iPad and even get on-demand tutorial videos with Yamaha's latest education-focused electronic drum systems.
Incorporate electronic sounds into your acoustic drum performances easily with the new Roland TM1 - here's a product specialist to show you how it works.
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.
Join Josh Carney for this unique, live MasterClass where he demonstrates Logic's beat-making tools in detail. Learn how to make bigger, better and beefier beats!
Discover everything you need to know about this drum powerhouse from sampling, sequencing and customising kits through to mixing, FX and macro controls.
Roland's TD17KVX V-Drum kit shares many features with its more expensive siblings, but at a much more accessible price. Matt Vanacoro asks if it makes any compromises.
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...
If drum maps seem confusing and mysterious, fear not! Joe Albano is here to demystify the ways in which different systems and setups deal with translating drums to your MIDI keyboard.
Using a sample-based acoustic drum instrument can be a lot easier than recording a real drum kit. Joe Albano takes you through some of the best on the market.
Expanding on this series of quick tips that focus on making beats in Reason this tutorial takes a look at how to make a beat by triggering sounds with Reason's excellent CV/Gate system. I'll be using