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5 Essential Tips for iZotope BreakTweaker
When iZotope & BT get together you can expect something innovative & revolutionary! And BreakTweaker is no exception, it will literally transform your beats. Here's 5 essential tips to blow your mind.
Feb. 28, 2014
Review: Roland AIRA TR-8
Roland's drum machines more or less defined the '80s, but can the TR-8 do the same for a new century?
Feb. 26, 2014
Creating Realistic Drum Sounds With FXpansion's BFD3
There's not much you can't achieve with drum sounds using FXpansion's excellent BFD3. In this tutorial, Matt Vanacoro puts it to the test and shows how to create realistic sounds using it!
Jan. 26, 2014
How Sound Affects You: Drumming for Health, Part 1
Continuing her exploration of using sound for healing, Lynda Arnold delves into the rhythmic side of music: drumming. Combining science and experience this article is a fascinating read.
Jan. 12, 2014
Review: Liquid Rhythm: The Future of Rhythm Programming
Every once in a while something comes along that changes the way we approach making music. Find out why WaveDNA's Liquid Rhythm takes the prize as the most innovative and cool rhythmic generator yet.
G.W. Childs IV
Dec. 9, 2013
FXpansion Release BFD 3
Ever since we got the scoop on BFD 3 back in the April issue of AskAudio Mag, we've been excited! Finally FXpansion's acoustic drum workstation has arrived. Here's what's inside and we'll review soon.
Sep. 30, 2013
Alesis Introduces Two New Drum Kits
Alesis tell us the new feature-packed DM7X Session Kit and illuminated DM Lite Kit represent their latest push to bring innovative features to drummers at incredible values. Here's some more info.
Sep. 27, 2013
Logic Pro X: Drum Kit Designer Multi Output Processing
First Apple created an incredible virtual drummer which sflogicninja looked at yesterday. Now he's back to examine the new virtual drum kits in Logic Pro X.
Jul. 18, 2013
Logic Pro X Tutorial: Getting Creative with Drummer
Most of us don't have a pro drummer inside our studios waiting to help us out... enter Logic Pro X's new artificial intelligence drummer. It follows the groove of your song, and actually sounds great!
Jul. 17, 2013
Review: The Blues EZX for EZ Drummer
Toontrack are back with a new Blues expansion pack featuring the veteran Swedish blues drummer Hans LindbÃ¤ck to sample two of his kits and perform the MIDI library. Toby Pitman plays the Blues!
Jun. 26, 2013
Review: Arturia Spark
Hardware / software hybrid drum machine, Arturia Spark works nicely straight out of the box. Mo Volans puts this luminous, rubber-buttoned piece of kit to the test in our in-depth review.
Mar. 12, 2013
Processing Drum Loops with Guitar Rig 5
Guitar Rig 5 by Native Instruments is an awesome multi-effect plug-in for guitarists ONLY, right? Wrong. Hollin Jones thinks laterally and shows how to use it to process drum loops.
Sep. 17, 2012
Review: FXpansion Tremor
Although drum synths & samplers have become standard fare within most modern DAWs there's still a huge appetite for 3rd party offerings. Hollin Jones trembles not and puts Tremor through its paces.
Jul. 14, 2012
Drum Programming: Using Kicks In Fills
Toby Pitman returns with another excellent set of tips on programming realistic drums. This time he focuses on using kicks in fills to create impressive results.
Dec. 21, 2011
Recording Drums using Garage Band for iPad
After seeing one of THE best live bands (RUSH!) this week with one of THE world's best rock drummers (Neil Peart), it's only fitting to be inspired and do a tutorial on recording drums with Garage Ban
Apr. 27, 2011
Hype up your Hip-Hop Hi-Hats in Reason
In some of the recent Hip-Hop tracks I've heard, specifically Waka Flocka Flame, I've been seriously impressed with the hi-hat programming that has been taking place. Instead of regular 8 beats, and 1
G.W. Childs IV
Feb. 17, 2011
Drum Replacement in Logic 9
You've recorded a great multi-track drum take. The performance was perfect, but let's say the kick drum sound leaves a lot to be desired... What do you do? In previous versions of Logic you had a coup
Nov. 13, 2010
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