4 To The Floor – Best Electronic Drum Kits For Pros

For those who march to a digital beat The electronic drum kit goes by many names; the digital drum set, electric drum kit and for those who are acoustic drum purists “not an acoustic”, but whatever you call them – they’re extremely useful and so versatile it’s mind boggling. With more and more acoustic drummers deciding… Read More

10 Useful Things About The Alesis Entry Level Drumkit

From rudiments to rockshows – discussing one of the best beginner electronic drumkits available. The world of the electronic drum kit is vast, and somewhat difficult to navigate if you don’t know exactly what you’re looking for, especially if you’re just starting out. It can also be very difficult trying to find a kit that… Read More

Best Electronic Drum Kits For Beginners

Learn to play drums without waking the neighbours If you’ve decided to take up the drums, you may find that starting out with an acoustic kit is simply not viable, whether due to noise constraints, space constraints or even budget. Thankfully there are whole host of electronic drum kits designed for beginners that you can… Read More

Best Gear of 2014

A vintage year for non-vintage gear It’s always fun looking back over the past year and revisiting some of the exciting nuggets of musical innovation we’ve been offered over the past 12 months. And there has been some great gear for musicians to get stuck into too. For guitarists, the drive has been to shrink… Read More

What Is A Drum Trigger?

In this age of digital drums, they seem to be everywhere – but what is a drum trigger? The age of the digital drum is undoubtedly upon us. These days, however, many drummers use a mixture of real drums and digital drum sounds. How do they do it? Well, it’s all down to drum triggers…. Read More

Great Gifts For Drummers And Percussionists

Updated 1/6/2017 What do you buy the tub-thumper who has everything? Here are some great gifts for drummers and percussionists… Drummers, like most musicians, suffer from GAS (gear acquisition syndrome). So, whilst it might seem that they will be difficult to buy Christmas gifts for, if you indulge their love of drum related, er… stuff,… Read More

Upgrading Digital Drum Kits

There are many ways of upgrading digital drum kits for added power and flexibility – here are four… Electronic drums have taken over the percussion world, it would seem. Due to their low noise and practical nature, a digital kit has become the first choice for beginners. You might think that, unlike acoustic drums where… Read More

How Do Electronic Drums Work?

If you’re a beginner, or ‘crossing over to the dark side’, you might wonder, how do electronic drums work? – Here’s how… The digital revolution has transformed the world of musical instruments. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the world of electronic drums. Nowadays, the digital drum kit has become the beginners’ first choice… Read More

Replace Pots and Pans with a Digital Drum Kit This Christmas

If someone in your life is hitting the pots and pans in your house like this guy, why not give them a digital drum kit? There are many people who have argued the case for a having a digital drum kit in their life, and many who have demonstrated their ‘natural ability’ by hitting a… Read More

What is Roland SuperNATURAL technology?

Roland SuperNATURAL technology has crept into many of its latest products, but what does it do? The Roland SuperNATURAL sound technology has gone from being a feature of its flagship digital pianos and synthesisers, to being a key feature of many of its most recent V-Drum kits, entry level pianos and much more besides. I… Read More