МOSCOW, 30 NOVEMBER— #Romanovs100, the large-scale, cross-platform, multimedia project launched by RT to mark the centenary of the execution of the last Russian royal family, won in two categories at the Drum Social Buzz Awards, a competition honoring outstanding work in social media. RT’s project took first in the category ‘Best International Strategy’, as well […]

Taiko no Tatsujin Drum 'n' Fun lives up to its name: Nintendo Switch game REVIEW

If you’ve ever made the pilgrimage to visit the spiritual home of video games in Japan, then you’ve doubtless encountered Taiko no Tatsujin. A rhythm action series that feels like it’s been around forever, Taiko no Tatsujin is one of those quintessentially Japanese properties that’s adored by fans of the country’s culture. And it’s not […]

Roland’s TR-8S mashes all your favorite 80s drum machines together

In the 80s, Roland drum machines were at the epicenter of hip hop, house, techno, acid house and other music genres. The 808, 909, 707, and 606 helped create the beats of some of your favorite songs. But if you wanted to pick up any of these vintage drum machines today, you’d probably end up […]

Make the world your drum kit with these tiny MIDI-controlled machines

Turning household objects into musical instruments isn’t exactly a novel idea — at one point or another, most of us have tried making an impromptu drum kit out of pots and pans and glasses of water. But a new set of gadgets named Dadamachines aims to make the creation of this sort of tinkling, tapping […]