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Superior Drummer 3

Superior Drummer 3 Finally Getting Released, Comes With 230GB of Sounds

It’s finally happened. Toontrack is going to release Superior Drummer 3 on September 12th (that explains all the recent sales on SD2). People have been waiting for an update for a really long time. It’s been nine years since Superior Drummer 2.0 was first released—that’s like a century in software years, but it’s still one […]

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Superior Drummer 2

Superior Drummer 2 On Sale Again – Where the Hell is Version 3.0?

Every few months here lately Toontrack runs a sale on Superior Drummer 2, their upper-end drum software that offers a lot of advanced features not available on their more popular EZdrummer 2 software. I’ll admit, being a huge fan of EZdrummer, I’ve been tempted by the sale a couple of times, but I never bite […]

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rythme-sauvage

Toontrack Rythme Sauvage MIDI Pack Released by Gojira Drummer, Plus Guitar Contest

Toontrack has released a new MIDI pack for EZdrummer 2 and Superior Drummer 2 called Rythme Sauvage. The MIDI grooves were performed by Mario Duplantier, the drummer for the band Gojira. If you haven’t heard of them before here’s one of my favorite Gojira songs: Silvera. Like other Toontrack MIDI packs, the Rythme Sauvage collection […]

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Big Rock Drums EZX

Toontrack Big Rock Drums EZX – Classic 70s Hard Rock Drums

Toontrack has released a new expansion pack for EZdrummer 2 called Big Rock Drums. The expansion library includes five new drum kits recorded by engineer Dave Cobb and drummer Michael Miley of Rival Sons. The drums were recorded in Cobb’s Low Country Sound Studio in Nashville. The Big Rock Drums expansion was inspired by popular […]

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ezdrummer-made-of-metal

EZDrummer 2 Metal Drums Mixing Tips (Videos)

EZDrummer 2 is one of the more popular drum plugins available. The drums are already processed quite a bit to sound good out of the box, so to speak, but there are a number of mixing techniques that can be used to make the drums sound bigger and more balanced. EZDrummer has a built-in mixer […]

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EZdrummer 2 Metal Machine

Best Virtual Drum Software Programs – Free and Paid

Below is a list of the best free and paid virtual drum software programs available to download right now. They are available for PC and Mac computers in plugin formats to use with DAWs and most operate as a standalone program as well. Unless you plan on mastering the technique of recording an acoustic drum […]

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Free DrumMica

Top Free Virtual Instrument and Drum Library – Sennheiser DrumMic’a

If you are looking for a high-quality drum kit plugin for free, Sennheiser’s DrumMic’a is a top choice. Along with the aforementioned MT Power Drum Kit 2, both can cover a wide variety of drum sounds for various types of music. One of the shortcomings with the free DAWs I posted about last month is […]

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Alesis DM10 Drum Kit

Review: Alesis DM10 Studio Mesh Electronic Drum Kit (+Video)

A few months back I bought an Alesis DM10 drum kit, my first electronic drum set. It has turned out to be a really cool drum kit so I wanted to put together a review and a video demo. There are a few different versions of the Alesis DM10 drum set. Some models have mylar […]

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