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Electronic Review: Ultimate Ears Pro UE-11 In-Ear Monitors

This review originally ran in the August 2015 issue, which is available here. Ultimate Ears Pro UE-11 In-Ear Monitors Using Star Trek–type scanners and 3D printing for out-of-this-world delivery and performance. Ultimate Ears Pro, one of the world’s premier makers of custom…

Modern Drummer
Aug 24, 2015

VIDEO DEMO! Slaperoo Percussion N-100 Noodle

The excerpt below is taken from the complete article that appears in the July 2015 issue, which is available here. Electronic Review Slaperoo Percussion N-100 Noodle Craving something new and unique to jump-start your creativity? Try this unusual rhythmic/melodic device.…

Modern Drummer
May 28, 2015

VIDEO DEMO! Electronic Review: GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition Music Bundle

This post is excerpted from the complete review that’s in the May 2015 issue. Electronic Review GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition Music Bundle The GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition Music Bundle comes with everything you need to start recording high-quality audio and…

Modern Drummer
Mar 31, 2015

Electronic Review: Zoom H6 Handy Recorder (From the September 2014 Issue)

by John Emrich Most people know me from my work in sample production. That said, I also get a lot of questions about recording without a computer, a topic I’ve been wrestling with for a few years. As luck would…

Modern Drummer
Jul 29, 2014

Electronic Review: Lewitt Audio DTP Pro 7 Drum Mic Pack and LCT Condensers (From April 2014 Issue)

by John Emrich Direct from Lewitt Audio, we have a new entry in the drum microphone market, the DTP Beat Kit Pro 7, plus a pair of LCT 240 side-address condensers. Let’s jump right in. The DTP Beat Kit Pro…

Modern Drummer
Feb 25, 2014

Sennheiser Evolution e900 Series Microphones

January 2013 Electronic Review Sennheiser Evolution 900 Series Microphones by Butch Jones I’ve been recording drums for a very long time, and I’ve always had at least one Sennheiser microphone as part of my setup. Usually it’s an MD 421…

Modern Drummer
Nov 21, 2012

Wavemachine Labs Drumagog 5

March 2012 Electronic Review Wavemachine Labs Drumagog 5 by Butch Jones Since its inception, Drumagog has been one of the top choices for drum repair work because of its ability to accurately detect hits and then trigger samples from an…

Modern Drummer
Jan 31, 2012

Avid Pro Tools: Beat Detective Up Close

One of the great features of Avid’s Pro Tools software is the Beat Detective plug-in, which allows you to adjust timing on multiple audio tracks at once using just a few mouse clicks. Here is a sample of a sloppy…

Modern Drummer
Nov 17, 2011

Listen as We Test a Slew of New Mic Models From Shure

Beta91A bass drum mic Beta 181 Beta 98AMP tom mic   The complete review of the new Shure Beta 91A bass drum mic, Beta 181 side-address condenser, and Beta 98AMP tom mic is on page 32 of the September issue…

Modern Drummer
Jul 18, 2011