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Roland releases TD-25

Roland has debuted the TD-25KV and TD-25K V-Drums, two new mid-level kits in the V-Drums line-up. Featuring the all-new TD-25 sound module, these kits offer serious players quality sound and expressive playability that rivals Roland's flagship TD-30 V-Drums.

Michael Schack shares kits

digitalDrummer e-drummer of the year Michael Schack is making his personal TD-30 kits available for download. Schack has been using his unique TD-30 presets in his gigs as an international V-Drums artist/demonstrator and as the energetic live drummer with international Drum'nBass artist Netsky and his own duo project, SquarElectric.

IK Multimedia boosts SampleTank

IK Multimedia has announced a major update to its SampleTank workstation in the form of version 3.5. The update consists of 11 new sound collections, which are now also available in IK's new SampleTank "Custom Shop". Also introduced are a spread of new features that improve sounds and patterns browsing.

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK

Taylor-made for e-drums

As the drummer for Duran Duran, Roger Taylor was one of the early adopters of electronic drums, becoming the poster boy for Simmons. Thirty years on, he’s still finding new ways to use e-drums.

Taylor talks e-drums and shares some insights into the road to fame.

New at Messe

Among the surprises at MusikMesse was a new module from 2box. The DrumIt Three boasts all the features of its big brother, but with fewer outputs and dials. It will ship later this year.

A new KAT kit

Similarities between KAT Percussion’s KT3 and the Simmons SD1500 are noticeable, but not everything is the same under an identical skin.

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