The 8 Best Drum Sets for Metal (2021)

Metal drum sets need to be punchy and loud enough to cut through a heavy mix of distorted guitars and vocals. Here are some of the best options available in [year]. My top pick is … Read more

The 5 Best Ride Cymbals (2021)

A great ride cymbal is a must if you want to have a professional-sounding drum set. I’m here to help you get an idea of what’s out there so that you spend less time browsing … Read more

The Best U87 Alternatives (2021)

The Neumann U87 is one of the most sought-after microphones for its rich sound and versatility. This comes at a cost… it’s not cheap! However, there have been serious attempts at recreating this highly successful … Read more

The 7 Best Tom Mics (2021)

You need a specific type of microphone to properly capture the sound from your tom drums. There are many mics made specifically for this purpose. Also, tom mics that are easily mountable can really make … Read more

Atlas 2 from Algonaut (Plugin Review)

Atlas 2 is a drum machine and sample management plugin that automatically categorizes and maps out your samples onto a color-coded map using AI. After playing around with this plugin, I’m sharing my thoughts about … Read more

The 5 Best Bass Drum Practice Pads of 2021

Bass drum practice pads offer a quiet and compact option to practice your drumming footwork. However, they’re not all created equal, which is why I put this list together. There is a range of different … Read more