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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

Bauer’s KATalogue

Andy Bauer has played at all of the major US music festivals and at more than 30 international events. As Allan Leibowitz discovered, wherever he goes, he takes a trapKAT along.

The best of the best

Aquarian picked up product of the year with its inHead mylar trigger head, while Toontrack’s EZdrummer 2 was voted best software product in the Readers’ Choice Awards. Well done!

Simmons updates

Simmons has released its upgraded SD1500 kit, beefing up its entry-level SD1000 offering with an extra tom and an additional cymbal.

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