Roland SPD-SX Review – High-End Percussion Sample Pad

The Roland SPD-SX is one of the best and most popular high-end sample pads around. In this article, we’re going to dive into it in more detail. The release of the original SPD-S caught the drumming world by storm, it became very commonplace to see drummers using these to trigger playback tracks, loops, and samples. … Read more

Roland SPD-ONE Review – Individual Electronic Percussion Pads

Roland have been a big player in the percussion pad market for many years. Their pads have generally been ‘multi-pads’ with many different functions. The SPD-ONE offers something new. The various models of the SPD-ONE were brought out to fulfil a small number of functions, but do them very well. As a result, they’re smaller, … Read more

Alesis Strike Multipad – A New Serious Contender in High-End Sample Pads

Alesis have sneakily brought out a new electronic drum pad with sampling and looping capability, the Alesis Strike Multipad. This has some similarities in look to the Roland SPD-SX, but also with onboard looping. This is a great thing for the sample pad market. To this date, there are only a few high-end options that … Read more

RockJam Roll Up Electronic Drum Kit Review (RJ760MD – MIDI with Built-In Speaker)

In this article we will be reviewing the RockJam RollUp Electronic Drum Kit with MIDI capability. These little portal drum sets have been really gaining traction over the last few years. They are a quick, simple and quiet product that you can have a lot of fun drumming on. Although they are not the most … Read more

Roland Octapad SPD-30 – A Real Drummer’s Review

I’ve owned a Roland Octapad for over two years and it has become an essential part of my setup. This article covers my experience of using this instrument in comparison to other drum pads. My aim in this article is not to regurgitate tech specs. It’s a perspective from someone with a lot of experience using … Read more

KAT Percussion KTMP1 Review – Electronic Drum and Percussion Pad Sound Module

Kat Percussion produces well performing drum kits, modules and other accessories. Their electronic drum and percussion pad sound module is no exception, as it comes with great features and provides high quality sound. As a great addition to any electronic drumming setup, this percussion pad sound module comes at a pretty affordable price. Let’s get … Read more