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Brian Frasier-Moore

He’s one of the most sought-after drummers around, and Brian Frasier-Moore uses electronic percussion extensively to enhance his gigs with Madonna, Justin Timberlake, etc.

Is this SD3 by stealth?

The new Progressive Foundry expansion pack from Toontrack is a shot in the arm for Superior Drummer, with an enormous payload of new samples that add colour and texture - not just for lovers of the heavy side of music. We check it out.

E-drums get NAMMplified

digitalDrummer reports from Anaheim on the biggest array of new e-drum products ever assembled. From new hardware to software debuts, we show what’s headed to a store near you - and there’s plenty of good stuff coming soon.

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New Kat out of the bag

Kat Percussion has unveiled a new flagship kit ahead of NAMM next week. The KT4 five-piece drum kit offers better feel and better sounds than its predecessors. The pads include an 8" bass pad fitted with a Mylar drumhead for natural response and plenty of room for double pedals.

New module arriving soon

A new drum module will be launched next month by Japan’s ATV Corporation.

The aD5 boasts high-resolution stereo sound with minimal latency. Importantly, the manufacturer says its module “fully supports trigger pads made by other electronic drum manufacturers”.

Alesis launches Nitro

Alesis has announced a new Nitro electronic drum kit, a complete electronic drum set at an entry-level price.

Nitro features four 8” rubber drum pads, the snare boasting dual zones, plus a kick drum pad with pedal. There are three cymbals — ride, crash w/choke and hi-hat.