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Sampling for real – the Roland SPD-SX

spd-sx live

Adding a new element to a live performance can have a dramatic effect on the sound of your band. We all go a bit crazy in the studio – adding parts without giving a thought to how it may be reproduced in a live environment – and this often leads to a poor representation of the song when performed live. Finding reliable musicians to fill in is an option, but most bands will tell you that this is far from an ideal situation. So, what are the options? Well, one sure-fire option is sampling.
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Roland Hybrid Kit V-Drums Video

Learn all about using the Roland’s V-Drums line with sample pads and acoustic drums to create an unbelievably versatile setup.
Better Music’s own drum specialist James Ashley meets up with Simon Ayton from Roland to explore the possibilities of the V-Drums line.