A ROLAND TD-25 MODULE WILL HELP BOOST YOUR DRUMMING
A great sound module is at the heart of any good electronic drum kit. As the newest kit in the Roland V-Drums range, the TD-25KV is driven by the Roland TD-25 – and it’s one of the smartest modules around. If you want a quick primer on the TD-25’s onboard technology, check out these five short tutorial videos. In the time it takes to make a cup of tea, we’ll introduce the most powerful features, then show you how to use them without even putting down your sticks.
1. CREATE A DRUM SOUND TO SUIT YOUR BAND WITH ON-THE-FLY EDITING
You’ve heard about V-Drums massive scope for editing drum sounds. Now go deeper with this video tutorial, which in just over a minute shows how the TD-25 module’s no-nonsense controls and intuitive backlit screen let you tailor parameters like EQ, reverb level and hi-hat volume – without missing a beat.
2. PRACTISE AND CREATE PRO DRUM DEMOS WITH NO-FUSS RECORDING FEATURES
Whether you want to polish your chops or lay down a professional-sounding demo, the TD-25’s built-in recording function will get you there. Imagine a scenario where your singer hands you a new track on a USB stick. Just insert the stick into the TD-25’s port, practise along to the WAV/MP3s, record your drum parts in stereo, export the audio via USB – then ping it back to him for final editing on DAW software. As this video tutorial shows, getting a great-sounding drum recording has never been easier.
3. SELF-ASSESS AND IMPROVE YOUR DRUMMING WITH ONBOARD CLICK AND TIME CHECK
The Roland TD-25 will ignite your drumming, and this 90-second video tutorial introduces the onboard tools that’ll make your practice sessions more efficient, from the Click track that helps get your beats in the pocket, to the Time Check feature that assesses your improvement.
4. PLAY ANY DRUM KIT YOU WANT, ANY TIME YOU LIKE
The Roland TD-25 module has a selection of super-detailed drum kits and instruments so you’re set for any gig or studio scenario. In this short video tutorial, you’ll learn the intuitive process for selecting a kit, tailoring it with your choice of individual drums, then perfecting it by tweaking factors like tuning and muffling to suit.
5. NEVER LOSE A CUSTOM DRUM SOUND WITH EASY USB BACKUP
Once you’ve created your own world-beating bespoke drum sound, the Roland TD-25 module ensures you keep it safe until showtime. Check out this video tutorial to learn the intuitive process of backing up and loading custom settings via the module’s USB port.