Wave Alchemy Debuts Synth Drums Library

Synth_DrumsWave Alchemy has announced the release of its new Synth Drums drum library. Synth Drums combines “expertly programmed” vintage synthesizers with high-end processing to create a flexible electronic drum sample library for modern music production.

Synth Drums contains nearly 6,000 unique drum samples and percussive hits, each created on a sound-by-sound basis. Continue reading

Free Synth Drums For Windows

Free synth drums plugin

Free Music Software: DSK Music has released DSK SynthDrums – a free drum synth for Windows.


  • 12 Patch drum Synth
  • Easy assign sounds to keyboard
  • Deep control over sound design
  • Selectable output
  • Midi automation
  • User presets
  • Filter, Distortion, EQ

It’s a free download at the DSK site.

Roland Unveils TDW-20 Expansion Board

2008 Summer NAMM Show: Roland announced the TDW-20 Expansion Board for the V-Drums TD-20 Percussion Sound Module.


This add-on lets drummers extend the power of their V-Drums with wider dynamics, new sounds, new ambience effects, enhanced V-Editing, and improved functionality.

The TDW-20 Expansion Board can be user-installed easily, adding hundreds of new drum and percussion instruments. The TDW-20 also features improved expressiveness and dynamics, additional ambience effects to create customizable drum sounds, advanced COSM editing features and a new and improved operating system.

The Yamaha ED10 Analog Synth Drum

Ready for some 80’s-tastic synth drum action?

The YAMAHA ED10 Electronic Drum is a electronic drum pad with a built-in analog synthesizer engine.


  • 1OSC + 1Noise + 1 ‘Subsonic’ OSC + 1Filter + 1ENV synthesizer.
  • Analog synth engine
  • All the parameters are edited with knobs – pitch, sub-sonic pitch, filter, noise, decay, bend, click, filter-env-mod, volume.
  • The envelope is velocity sensitive.
  • One trigger input – it can be used as a drum synth without hitting the pad.

via Nusonica