Drums

Alesis DM10 MKII

Alesis DM10X & DM10 MKII Review

The Alesis DM10X kit was an outstanding, studio kit that had over 1,000 sounds to choose from, as well as using Dynamic Articulation – Alesis’s proprietary technology – to give drummers a realistic-sounding kit. The Alesis DM10X was also a ...
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The Best Low Volume Cymbals in 2023

This week, for the sake of mastering our skills at neighbor-friendly and non-damaging levels, we have researched some of the best low volume cymbals on the market to find a practice set that won't leave a ringing in your ears ...
Yamaha DTX450K

Yamaha DTX450K Electronic Drum Kit

You may find it difficult to find an electronic drum set that meets your needs. Many kits don't offer you the customization that you want but that all changes with the DTX450K by Yamaha. This drum kit has a lot of ...
Alesis Sample Pad 4

Alesis SamplePad 4 Review

The Alesis SamplePad series is one of the best-loved when it comes to drum pads. As always, Alesis offers a great combination of quality and affordability. The Alesis SamplePad 4 features four rubber pads. It is a compact, lightweight, and ...
Zildjian L80

Zildjian L80 Cymbal Review

A simple fact of acoustic drum kits is that they are loud. This leads to issues that all drummers can attest to. Firstly, there are complaints from the people you share your home, apartment building, or street with. This can ...
Roland td11kv

Roland TD-11KV Review

Roland TD-11KV is an electric drum kit that is part of Roland’s world-famous V-line series. One of the main reasons that these electric drum kits are so admired is because of the sound engine that is integrated into the system ...
Drums

5 Best Drum Tuners in 2023

As an important (and often overlooked) tool for drummers, the drum tuner is a must-have item. We're going to take a look at the 5 best drum tuners in 2023 to help shed a little light on what's available. Even ...
Drum set

9 Best Beginner Drum Sets in 2023

There's a certain criteria when it comes to sourcing the best beginner drum set. For starters, age is a big consideration. Did you know that drums are the fourth most popular instrument to learn to play, trumping electric guitars? They ...
Roland td-1kv

Roland TD-1KV Electronic Drum Kit Review

Roland is a top-quality musical instrument producer and they have several electronic drum kits for you to choose from. The Roland TD-1KV is an excellent drum kit for both beginners as well as seasoned players that are looking for an ...
Alesis Nitro Mesh

Alesis Nitro Mesh Electronic Drum Set Review

The Alesis Nitro Mesh Electronic Drum Set is an affordable, 5-piece set that's fun to play. It comes with all the necessary accessories to play right out of the box. A 4-post aluminum stand, three toms, a snare, a bass ...
Man playing Cajon drum

10 Best Cajon Drums in 2023

The simple Afro-Peruvian percussive box has gained unrelenting popularity since it's modern debut into the Latin and folk music scene and in true Music Critic style, we have gathered the 10 best Cajons in 2023 for critical comparison. The functionality ...