Roland TR-8S Review – High-End Drum Machine

With the new TR-8S, Roland is getting even closer to a perfect rhythm performer than before, as the new unit brings a lot of improvements compared to the original TR-8 model. Judging on the name, you would probably think of it as a kind of update, but it is actually much more than that. Besides software upgrades, it also comes … Read more

Alesis SR16 Review – The Classic Drum Machine

Despite all the benefits we are getting from today’s rapid technological progress, sometimes, we just want to keep things simple. This could refer to any aspect of life but, in this case, we will stick to music. Drum machines are inevitable tools of every producer and musician, and the Alesis SR16 is definitely one of their favorite toys.  … Read more

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 TD-1DMK Review – All Mesh Electronic Drum Set

Roland’s all-mesh electronic drum sets have been traditionally isolated to their mid and high-level sets. Now with the release of the TD-1DMK, you can experience Roland’s fantastic mesh heads for an affordable price. If you wish to find a perfect electronic drum set for an affordable price tag, you should consider Roland TD-1DMK. It comes … Read more

Alesis Surge Mesh Kit Review – Electronic Drum Set

Electronic drums are not just expensive toys for professionals anymore. These days, you can find plenty of affordable kits that work well for both beginners and intermediate players. Still, a big drawback of these entry-level kits is rubber drum heads. Every drummer prefers natural feel and sound while playing, even with headphones in ears. Moreover, … Read more

Alesis Command Mesh Kit Review – Electronic Drum Set

You probably remember when electronic drum set market was only limited to two Japanese giants: Roland and Yamaha. They were the first that created a wide array of potential electronic kits for appropriate customers. In the last few decades, the electronic drum market exploded and became battleground due to technological advancements. Finally, you do not … Read more