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Techra Carbon Drum Sticks added to Active Music Product Portfolio

Active Music are proud to announce the addition of Techra Carbon Drum Sticks to there current portfolio of products. Developed in Italy, using a unique manufacturing process, Techra Carbon Drum Sticks offer today’s drummer a more durable drum stick. Techra’s mission is to offer drummers new expression opportunities using innovative materials and concepts. Available in

By | 2019-11-02T12:08:08+00:00 November 2nd, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

Module v VSTi

Circuit boards, whether inside a drum module or a computer, all do the same thing. So whats the difference? More and more electronic drum users seems to be using VSTi instruments now, from club drummers up to massive stadium bands (see later), but why? What's better? How does it work? So this month

By | 2019-10-27T11:25:48+00:00 November 1st, 2019|Categories: Seriously Wired|0 Comments

Yamaha launch Rec’n’Share app for Android

Ever since its introduction, the award winning Yamaha EAD10 acoustic-electronic drum module has captivated drummers around the world. A part of the musicians’ fascination with the system is enhanced with Yamaha’s Rec’n’Share app for shooting and editing videos of performances and sharing them on social media. Rec’n’Share is a free app and is now also

By | 2019-10-28T16:21:30+00:00 October 28th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Yamaha launch Rec’n’Share app for Android

Simmons Launch SD1200

Simmons, the first name in electronic drum kits, has introduced its new SD1200 Mesh-Head Electronic Drum Kit, aimed at the advanced drummer. The SD1200 comes with the Simmons Signature Sound Library, an expansive 764-sound collection of drum kits and snares. The new kit includes a 12-inch, dual-zone snare; two 8-inch and one 10-inch, dual zone

By | 2019-10-28T16:10:53+00:00 October 28th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Simmons Launch SD1200

Hal Leonard Release ‘The Drummers Fake Book’

For years, Hal Leonard has produced fake books for all musicians: jazz instrumentalists, pianists, guitarists, and even ukulele players. But up until now, not for drummers. But now Hal Leonard is proud to publish its first-ever The Drummer's Fake Book. Destined to become the drummer's best friend, it provides a virtual mental warehouse of songs that drummers

By | 2019-10-14T22:11:55+00:00 October 14th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Hal Leonard Release ‘The Drummers Fake Book’

Joe Clegg Launches The ‘You’re So Hybrid’ Video Series

Joe Clegg is pleased to launch his ‘You’re So Hybrid!’ video series, an introduction to using Ableton Livewith electronic drums for live music performance. Drummer Joe Clegg, known for his long standing collaboration with Brit Award winner Ellie Goulding, is also the musical director for Grammy Award winners Clean Bandit and live music producer for

By | 2019-10-12T10:56:45+00:00 October 12th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Joe Clegg Launches The ‘You’re So Hybrid’ Video Series

CP Samples releases Chris Whitten Drums for Roland TM-6 Pro

CP Samples have announced that they have released a special pack of samples specifically for Roland TM-6 Pro users. Chris Whitten made a name for himself playing drums with Paul McCartney, Dire Straits, Edie Brickell, The Pretenders and The Waterboys amongst many others. In 2005 Chris started collaborating with record producer Peter Henderson (Supertramp, Rush

By | 2019-10-01T13:01:34+00:00 October 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on CP Samples releases Chris Whitten Drums for Roland TM-6 Pro

Reissued Santa Monica Shells Celebrate DW Drum Making History

Drum Workshop Inc. (DW) has announced the reissue of the original Collector’s Series all-maple shell configuration. Named after the famed California beach town where Drum Workshop was founded, the shells offer yet another versatile sonic option for drummers and pay tribute to DW’s near 50 year drum-making legacy. Hand-crafted from select plies North American Hard

By | 2019-09-30T22:41:32+00:00 October 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Reissued Santa Monica Shells Celebrate DW Drum Making History

A Mass Of Software

I'm not sure about you, but as I have bought lots of drum software from different manufacturers in the past, I regularly get emails with offers and special deals. These could be anything from sample packs to new sound packages, to new MIDI packs and I'm often tempted. But should we buy software, just because

By | 2019-09-30T22:16:33+00:00 October 1st, 2019|Categories: Seriously Wired|Comments Off on A Mass Of Software

Young Drummer Of The Year 2020 – Entries Now Open!

  History of the Competition The inaugural YDOTY competition kicked off in October 2002 when a story was posted on the mikedolbear.com website, inviting young drummers from around the UK to enter the first annual 'Young Drummer of the Year' competition. The competition was put together to give the country’s young drumming talent a national, and indeed

By | 2019-09-30T22:49:08+00:00 October 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on Young Drummer Of The Year 2020 – Entries Now Open!
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