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Sitala from Decomposer, a free, multi-platform, 16-pad drum sampler reaches 1.0
After three years of development, Sitala, a free cross-platform drum sampler, today reached its 1.0 release.
Dec. 11, 2020
Isla Instruments SP 2400 Drum Machine And Sampler Is Available For Pre-Order
Get hands-on with your beats with this upcoming hardware drum machine and sampler, which its designers believe will be a future classic. Here's the details.
Jun. 20, 2019
Deton8 Your Tracks With This New, Ultra-Compact Drum Machine From Twisted Electrons
Combining the best of classic and new technology, this portable hybrid sampler and drum synth will even let you upload and manage your own sounds. Here's when, where and how to get it.
Mar. 18, 2019
SampleScience Announces Pine Forest Drums, Percussive Plugin Inspired By Boards Of Canada
With 38 "drum kits", each one has been tailored with 70s education documentaries, the esoteric culture of the 60s and the National Film Board of Canada in mind.
Feb. 12, 2019
Alesis Unveils New Strike Multipad - 32GB Storage, Built-In Sampler And Much More
Alesis is looking to redefine what drummers can do onstage with this new and multi-talented hardware pad, sampler and looper with plenty of onboard storage, digital FX and more.
Nov. 22, 2018
New Sonic Arts Announces Nuance 2 Creative Sampler
Creative sampler gets a major update with workflow and engine enhancements - and it's on special offer until the end of July.
Jul. 18, 2018
Dark Mood Is A 100% Free Expansion Pack For Akai MPC
Akai MPC owners around the world rejoice. For absolutely nothing... you can download a very well sampled MPC expansion pack called Dark Mood. Yes, you read that right. It's 100% completely free.
Jun. 14, 2018
Arturia Announces Spark 2.4 Drum Software Update
On the fourth anniversary of Spark 2, Arturia have released an update to keep this sequencer, drum machine, sampler and synth/recording studio at the top of its game.
Jun. 10, 2018
Elektron Octatrack MkII's Sampling Tools Explained
Cut straight to the heart of how to set up and sample in Elektron's powerful Octatrack MkII. Thavius Beck shows you how in this short video.
Apr. 22, 2018
Elektron Analog RYTM MK2: Thavius Beck Demonstrates How It Works
Understanding the way Elektron's Analog RYTM is put together will help you use it more quickly and efficiently and be making beats in no time. Thavius Beck shows you how.
Feb. 13, 2018
Review: Big Fish Audio Sequence
Big Fish Audio's latest Kontakt-based instrument delivers multiple classic drum machines, effects and a powerful sequencer. Plus it's affordable, as Hollin Jones discovered.
Sep. 26, 2017
Review: Sonoma Wire Works DrumCore4 Ultra
What if you could get both the sound and the actual playing of some of the world's top drummers in your productions and then edit them? With DrumCore4 Ultra, that's just what you can do.
Sep. 8, 2017
Review: Toontrack Superior Drummer 3
Superior Drummer 3 represents a massive upgrade, with artificial intelligence just one of its major new features. In this world-first review, Shane Berry takes you in-depth with Toontrack's latest.
Aug. 15, 2017
NAMM 2017: Elektron Unveils Brand New Digitakt Drum Sampler And Computer
Hardware synth specialists Elektron are aiming to make their latest creation as affordable as possible. Cenk from Elektron takes us through the reasons you should be excited.
Jan. 20, 2017
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