Alesis Nitro Mesh Kit Review – Are The Mesh Heads Worth It?

Alesis have become a real contender in the electronic drum set market. They have introduced numerous popular kits aimed at low to mid price points in recent years. The company is now continuing the very popular Nitro series, with the new Alesis Nitro Mesh Kit. I have been pleasantly surprised at the quality of the … 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

Roland TD1KV Review – Compact Electronic Drum Set

Whether you’re looking for a high-quality drumming kit to practice your skills and track your progress or simply to rock it like a pro, Roland has got you covered! The TD1KV V-Drum compact drum kit features superior sounds and amazing durability, which is all you need for a good drumming session. The V-Drum kits are … Read more

The Roland TD-30KV Review – Top-End Electronic Drum Set

Roland as a brand is known for producing high quality, world-class musical instruments, and the Ronald TD-30KV is no different. Both TD-30K and TD-30KV models were introduced simultaneously, but the latter took the market by storm as it targeted high end, pro users. Build Quality and Hardware It is a lightweight model even though it … Read more

Yamaha DTX400K Review – Electronic Drum Set

The Yamaha DTX400K, the cheapest model of the DTX400 series, is an entry-level electronic drum set designed especially for amateur drumming enthusiasts. It a model from the hugely successful DTX series, bringing technology and class to a new standard of affordability. Build and Hardware It is relatively light-weight as compared to other models in the … Read more

Roland Handsonic HPD-20 Review – Is it Worth it?

The Roland Handsonic HPD-20 is a hand percussion pad that is easily portable and applicable in many music contexts. It’s a unique little electronic instrument, which is applicable for recording as well as on-stage performances. It is a fully contained unit, without the need to connect it to a PC or external gear for sounds. … Read more

The Electronic Cajon – Technology to Make Playing the Cajon Even Better

Electronic cajons have hit the music world with a bang as they open up a whole new range of sound possibilities, while also complementing the traditional sound of a cajon. I’m a big fan of Cajons. They are very popular instruments for street performing, playing small gigs and as a primary choice for many different … Read more