Developer Vince De Franco let us know about a new drum pad control system, the Mandala V3, that takes takes percussion control to the next level – giving you control of up to thousands of samples at once from one pad. De Franco’s goal is to create a new instrument, ‘with the feel and sonic depth of… Read More Mandala Drum V3 System Lets You Trigger Thousands Of Samples From One Pad
Keith McMillen Instruments has announced a new Drum Pad Emulation mode for the QuNeo 3D Multi-touch pad controller. WIth the new mode, the QuNeo can now approximate the feel and response of popular MPC-style drum pads such as the Maschine, Akai, and Korg, as well as others. “All other drum pads have a mechanical switch that… Read More QuNeo Controller Now Shipping With Drum Pad Emulation
Developer Rob Wilmot sends word about Drumatron – a ‘super cool’ drum pad for the iPhone and iPad. Features: Almost 100 sounds to choose from ranging from rock and dance drums, bongos and maracas, special effects and more. You can edit each pad’s sound, level, pitch and decay. Store up to 4 custom drum kits. Velocity… Read More Drumatron – A ‘Super Cool’ Drum Machine For iOS
Alesis has introduced the SamplePad, a compact four-pad percussion sample playback instrument. SamplePad is has 25 percussion and electronic drum sounds built in, and lets you load their own samples using a standard SD card. An external trigger input and the ability to mount it on virtually any snare stand or rack make it an… Read More Alesis Intros SamplePad Drum Instrument
Korg Wavedrum Mini – reviewed was uploaded by: sonicstate
Rating: … Read More Korg Wavedrum Mini Review – ‘A Great Sounding Little Fun Instrument’
Lucas Werthein explains how he helped create the awesome EletroAxé Drum Pad Body Suit for percussionist Carlinhos Brown: In January 2011 I spent new years in Bahia and was introduced to Carlinhos Brown by a close friend. Knowing that Brown is one of the most talented percussionists and musician we have in Brazil, we talked about creating… Read More Awesome EletroAxé Drum Pad Body Suit
Alesis introduced the 2011 edition of the DM10 Studio Kit at the 2011 NAMM Show. The new version features Alesis’ new four-post StageRack with upgraded clamps and high-quality mini-boom cymbal arms. “For 2011, we’ve continued to raise the bar, without raising the price,” according to Alesis’ Dan Radin.
At the 2011 NAMM Show, Alesis announces PercPad, its first four-pad electronic percussion instrument. The PercPad features four velocity-sensitive pads, kick input, internal sounds and compact size, designed for anyone wanting to incorporate electronic percussion into their setups. “There’s never been an ultra-compact multi-pad instrument like the PercPad before,” Dan Radin, Product Manager, Alesis.