In this review Russ takes a look at the latest release from Loop Loft Dry Drums Vol 4 They have been recorded with an array of vintage mics, preamps and fully dampened heads, Each session comes complete with a multitude of beats, fills and transitions, allowing you to easily arrange your own custom drum track in seconds.
Russ checks out a new plug-in from Plug-in Boutique, Big Kick that offers the chance to create huge kick sounds by mixing samples and synth kick drums to create synth kick parts or enhance existing performances.
Russ takes a look to see if this new plug-in from new developers Plug-in Boutique is enough to get them noticed and even more importantly good enough to add to your music production toolbox.
Find out what he things and listen to the samples in this full show and tell review.
In this video James takes a look at Drum Forge a new sample library by JTW Drums & JSD. Take a look and listen at how he thinks drums should sound.
Russ takes a look at the long-awaited EZdrummer 2 from Toontrack and sees if it lives up to the hype. How easy is it to get a great beat and a great sound, or is easy just a convenient name for the product?
Russ takes a look at Drumatom, a plug-in that claims to be able to clean up live drums with ease and with amazing results? Does it work? Find out with this extended show and tell review.
Russ checks out the updated AAX version of Nerve Drum VI from Xfer Records. Does this drum virtual instrument on steroids offer anything extra for those looking to make beats? Find out what Russ thinks in this extended video review.
Russ takes a look at the new iZotope Breaktweaker plug-in, beat generation on steroids. Find out what he thinks in this extended video review.
Neil takes a look at Toontracks' new Superior Drummer expansion pack "Rock Warehouse SDX."
Russ takes a look and listen to the new Slate Trigger 2. Find out what he thinks in this extended show and tell video.
Russ does a show and tell review of the awesome Loop Loft Simon Phillips loops. This is a special edition that also includes a Pro Tools session template. Go here to buy them now at a killer deal http://www.pro-tools-expert.com/deals/
Russ gives a full show and tell review of the new FXpansion BFD3 drum VI. See what he thinks and also check out his written review at Pro Tools Expert.
Russ takes a look and listen to the latest offering from Native Instruments the new Drum Lab Kontakt instrument. Find out what he thinks.
Russ takes a look at the Sennheiser DrumMic'a! FREE Drum VI and sees if it's worth bothering with. Does FREE equal bad? Find out.
Russ takes a look at some of the drum sample libraries from Drums on Demand. The libraries work with Structure, Kontakt, EXS, Reason and Garageband.
Russ takes a look at the NI Battery drum sampler and asks in a world of samplers and drum VIs is there a need for a dedicated drum sampler and have Native Instruments done enough with this new version?
Russ takes a look at the Spark EDM and gives a full show and tell and his thoughts about the brand new beat box from Arturia.
Eric Johnson from Pro Tools Expert reviews Transistor Revolution, an instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt 5 and Kontakt 5 Player by Wave Alchemy. Transistor Revolution contains meticulously sampled versions of the legendary Roland TR-808 and Roland TR-909 along with additional sound processing options.
Russ takes a look at the latest offering from UVI, the Beast.
Eric Johnson reviews Roots (Brushes, Rods & Mallets)
Roots is an SDX expansion package for use with Toontrack Superior Drummer v2.3 or higher.
Eric Johnson reviews Roots (Sticks) Roots is an SDX expansion package for use with Toontrack Superior Drummer v2.3 or higher. Recorded at Blackbird Studios in Nashville this package offers numerous additional drums and cymbals along with some truly unique sound possibilities thanks to the array of microphone options.