The good folks at Laboratorio Elettronico Popolare are back with two new instruments to confound and delight.
Equipped with audio recording and playback plus a four-channel mixer, the KR‑55 Pro is more than just a rhythm machine.
How do you improve upon what is already one of the best iOS drum machine apps? Well, Olympia Noise Co are giving it a go with the release of Patterning 2.
Meet the DrumBrute’s leaner, meaner little brother.
Elektron have treated three of their flagship instruments to a major redesign. We see what’s new...
Roland’s latest Aira instrument is set to become a classic in its own right.
The 808 needs no introduction, but can its diminutive descendent deliver the same punch?
Teenage Engineering take the Pocket Operator game to the next level.
Elektron’s new sampling drum machine is much more than just a cut-price Octatrack.
Could the MPCX make you rethink your whole approach to studio and live music production?
Can Polyend’s MIDI-powered mechanical drummer replace the real thing?
Korg’s Volca Kick offers a whole lot more than its name suggests...
Wave Alchemy’s Revolution breathes new life into a pantheon of classic drum machines.
Are Roland’s recreations the last word on these classic instruments?
We’ve seen plenty of revivals of Roland classics, but Cyclone Analogic’s recreations are not the usual trio.
Pioneer’s DJ-inspired performance sampler is the start of something new.
The return of the stand-alone MPC exceeds expectations.
For those wanting realistic acoustic drum parts, we don’t yet have a candidate for ‘EZ Drummer in an app’. Which is something that Blue Mangoo, the developers behind the excellent iFretless apps, are trying to achieve with Drum Session.
Arturia’s new drum machine features 17 analogue voices and a mildly astonishing price tag. And it’s really rather good...
The MPC has always been about its fast, hands-on interface — can a touchscreen make it even better?
With the BeatBuddy Mini, getting a good-sounding rhythm accompaniment is as easy as tapping your feet.