Drums & Percussion

Hybrid Drums

Hybrid Drums

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How you play drums used to be a clear choice – your feet (and your hands, for that matter) were either in the established world of acoustic drums, or embracing the experimental world of electronic drums. But it no longer needs to be a choice. By embracing the energy of acoustic drums and the versatility of electronic drums, then combining them in one drum set, everyday drumming problems can be solved and a new sounds can be discovered - as this video series explains. CHAPTERS: (Chapter 1...

Hybrid Drums

Hybrid Drums

How you play drums used to be a clear choice – your feet (and your hands, for that matter) were either in the established world of acoustic drums, or embracing the experimental world of electronic drums. But it no longer needs to be a choice. By embracing the energy of acoustic drums and the... Watch video.

Hybrid Drum Battle with Michael Schack and Dirk Brand

Hybrid Drum Battle with Michael Schack and Dirk Brand

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Enhance your drum sound - what sound module to choose

Enhance your drum sound - what sound module to choose

Maybe you’re also looking to enhance your acoustic kit with your own samples. For that, you’ll want the Roland SPD-SX, which fires off pre-loaded samples when you strike its nine velocity-sensitive pads. Watch video.

Layer your drum sound - what sound module to choose

Layer your drum sound - what sound module to choose

In this video, Craig showcases the best gear to choose when you’re stacking percussion effects. Central to his killer layered sound is the Roland TD-25 V-Drums module, whose SuperNATURAL sound engine offers you a selection of powerful pro sounds that trigger each time you strike your acoustic... Watch video.

Expand your drum setup - what sound module to choose

Expand your drum setup - what sound module to choose

Let’s say you want to expand your setup, and need to assemble a kit that can deliver the sounds in your head. With its powerful onboard tone and instrument libraries, the Roland SPD-30 Octapad has every sound you could need, and in this third video, Craig demonstrates just how easy it is to use... Watch video.

Use hybrid drums to expand the sound options available

Use hybrid drums to expand the sound options available

Adding just a few elements of electronic gear to your acoustic setup will present you with limitless sound options for making music. Watch video.

Enhancing your acoustic drum kit sound

Enhancing your acoustic drum kit sound

Introducing basic electronic hardware will enable you to quickly enhance the core sound of your acoustic drums. At a basic level, a Roland RT-30K bass drum trigger and RT-30HR on your snare, connected to a Roland TM-2 trigger module, opens you up to a host of tonal enhancement options that can... Watch video.

Layer acoustic and electronic sounds on your drum kit

Layer acoustic and electronic sounds on your drum kit

Layering means your trusty acoustic kit remains centre-stage, but you can change your kick, snare and toms from song to song. Watch video.

Roland TM-2 Full Preview

Roland TM-2 Full Preview

The TM-2 Trigger Module is a purpose designed electronic drum module to work with acoustic drums as part of a hybrid drum kit. It's simple; attach acoustic drum triggers to your kick, snare or toms and connect them to the TM-2, or connect electronic drum pads to the TM-2, to play sounds from... Watch video.

Roland TM-2 Short Preview

Roland TM-2 Short Preview

The TM-2 Trigger Module is a purpose designed electronic drum module to work with acoustic drums as part of a hybrid drum kit. It's simple; attach acoustic drum triggers to your kick, snare or toms and connect them to the TM-2, or connect electronic drum pads to the TM-2, to play sounds from... Watch video.

How to use the Roland TM-2 Trigger Module

How to use the Roland TM-2 Trigger Module

The TM-2 Trigger Module is a purpose designed electronic drum module to work with acoustic drums as part of a hybrid drum kit. It's simple; attach acoustic drum triggers to your kick, snare or toms and connect them to the TM-2, or connect electronic drum pads to the TM-2, to play sounds from... Watch video.

Roland TM-2 Trigger Module

Roland TM-2 Trigger Module

Buy It Now: http://bit.ly/1diyd7M Our good friend Jules from Roland gives us a fantastic, detailed walkthrough of the new TM-2 Trigger Module! Awesome, affordable piece of kit this thing! @soundattak | www.soundattak.co.uk T: 01206 368999 | E: sales@soundattak.co.uk Intro Music: Reuben - E.T... Watch video.

Roland Hybrid Drums — Chapter 2: Products for Hybrid Drums

Roland Hybrid Drums — Chapter 2: Products for Hybrid Drums

Roland Hybrid Drums: take the raw power of acoustic drums, add the potential of electronics and start playing a drum kit that gives you the best of both worlds. ・Chapter2 This video includes the introduction of the TM-2 Trigger Module, RT series Acoustic Drum Trigger, BT-1 Bar Trigger Pad... Watch video.

Roland Hybrid Drums — Chapter 3: Hybrid Drums, FAQ

Roland Hybrid Drums — Chapter 3: Hybrid Drums, FAQ

Roland Hybrid Drums: take the raw power of acoustic drums, add the potential of electronics and start playing a drum kit that gives you the best of both worlds. ・Chapter3 In this video, we'll provide quick solutions for common issues you might encounter while performing live or in the studio... Watch video.

Roland Hybrid Drumkit

Roland Hybrid Drumkit

Craig Blundell shows you a "beginners guide" to triggering one shot sounds off an acoustic kit using an Roland OCTAPAD SPD-30 with preset sounds. The possibilities are endless once you delve into the world of triggering. "Move to the Rhythm" Dr oKtopUs 2012 © All Rights Reserved Gear List... Watch video.

Hybrid Drums - Thousands of Sounds with One Hybrid Drum Kit

Hybrid Drums - Thousands of Sounds with One Hybrid Drum Kit

In Part II of the Hybrid series, we explore how you can add depth to your acoustic drum sound or faithfully reproduce the drum sound from a recording by adding electronics sounds to the kit. View part I in the hybrid series here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oEx1zijgRM Watch video.

Roland & Rhythm present: Hybrid Drum theory with Craig Blundell

Roland & Rhythm present: Hybrid Drum theory with Craig Blundell

In the first of a new Roland hybrid series, we explain how fusing acoustic and electronic percussion can vastly improve your sound and approach to the kit. We've teamed up with experts at Rhythm Magazine to bring you a series of features on Hybrid; bring electronic and acoustic percussion... Watch video.

Roland & Rhythm present: Hybrid Drum theory with Ryan Jenkinson

Roland & Rhythm present: Hybrid Drum theory with Ryan Jenkinson

We've teamed up with experts at Rhythm Magazine to bring you a series of features on Hybrid; using electronic and acoustic percussion together in one drum kit. In this video drummer Ryan Jenkinson (Reverend & The Makers) explores what hybrid is and how technology is giving drummers more control... Watch video.

Roland BT-1 Bar Trigger Pads with Jason Bowld (Killing Joke, Axewound)

Roland BT-1 Bar Trigger Pads with Jason Bowld (Killing Joke, Axewound)

Drummer Jason Bowld (Killing Joke, AxeWound, Pop Will Eat Itself) shows us how he incorporates electronic percussion into his acoustic drum kit to create a hybrid setup. Here, Jason uses the Roland BT-1 Bar Trigger Pad with a TMC-6 MIDI Interface to trigger electronic sounds from a laptop, while... Watch video.

Roland BT-1 Bar Trigger Pad Overview with Sarah Jones (Hot Chip, Bat For Lashes)

Roland BT-1 Bar Trigger Pad Overview with Sarah Jones (Hot Chip, Bat For Lashes)

Drummer Sarah Jones (Hot Chip, Bat For Lashes) shows us how she incorporates electronic percussion with her acoustic drum kit to create a hybrid setup. She uses the Roland BT-1 Percussion Pads with an SPD-SX Sampling Pad to trigger all electronic sounds while playing. To find out more about the... Watch video.

Drummer Karl Brazil goes Hybrid with Roland

Drummer Karl Brazil goes Hybrid with Roland

As Robbie Williams completes three sold out dates at the London O2, UK session drummer and Robbie's drummer of choice, Karl Brazil, talks us through his hybrid drum set-up for the gig. Roland SPD-SX Sampling Pad: http://www.roland.co.uk/products/productdetails.aspx?p=1177 Roland RT-10 Acoustic... Watch video.

Hybrid drums - using electronics to take control of your sound at your gigs

Hybrid drums - using electronics to take control of your sound at your gigs

Welcome to part three in our Hybrid series with drummer Craig Blundell. This month we talk about taking control of your drum sound at your gigs. Check out part's one & two in the Hybrid series: Roland Hybrid series part one - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oEx1zijgRM Roland Hybrid series... Watch video.

Using electronic pads in a hybrid drum kit

Using electronic pads in a hybrid drum kit

When you want to expand your setup, there’s a lineup of Roland V-Pads, V-Cymbals, kick trigger pedals and bar triggers that will fit around the elements of your acoustic kit and hook up to your chosen sound module. For an idea of how your hybrid kit might look – and what it might be capable of... Watch video.

Using acoustic drum triggers in a hybrid drum kit

Using acoustic drum triggers in a hybrid drum kit

Your choice of trigger is not an afterthought. It’s a critical decision for any hybrid drummer, making a major impact on the look, feel and performance of your setup. Watch video.

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