Alesis DM10 X Mesh
The Rhythm Best of drums 2015 polls have received over 102,000 votes, and we're now ready to roll out the winners. The nominees were what we considered to be the drummers and gear that have excelled in 2015.
Here, we present the best the best electronic gear of 2015. First up we have the Alesis DM10 X Mesh.
We Said: "The DM10 X Kit Mesh is a comprehensive yet cost-effective set-up with the ability to load new sound sets, offering future-proofing and great value."
FULL REVIEW: Alesis DM10 X Mesh
Stagg Electronic Beat Tutor EBT-10
We Said: "The EBT-10 is good for a pre-gig warm up and comes with some useable practice. Weighing only 800g and being no larger than a standard practice pad, this is a highly-portable, play anywhere practice tool."
FULL REVIEW: Stagg Electronic Beat Tutor EBT-10
Alesis SamplePad Pro
We Said: "The SamplePad Pro is well priced and it keeps your sampling and triggering options open. SamplePad Pro offers a versatile solution for anyone looking to expand their creative output, be it as a live tool or in the studio. If you're looking to dip your toe into the world of electronics, the SamplePad Pro will open up all kinds of possibilities for you."
FULL REVIEW: Alesis SamplePad Pro
KAT Percussion KT3 electronic kit
We Said: "This new six-piece kit from KAT Percussion has caused quite a stir thanks to its lush looks and treasure trove of features. It has been yet another fine year for electronic kits, and the KT3 isone that has certainly caught our eye."
Find out more: KAT Percussion website
Roland RT-30 Triggers
We Said: "Once the preserve of Stadium Gods, as the cost of the tech decreases, the fusion of acoustic drums with electronics is now within easy grasp of the semi-pro player - welcome one and all, to the world of the hybrid. The RT-30 Triggers help you reliably transform an acoustic set into a fully fledged hybrid. This is something that has now become a cost-effective reality - the best of both worlds just got better."
FULL REVIEW: Roland RT-30 Triggers
Winner: Roland TD-25KV
We Said: "The TD-25 represents the highest quality, and quickest self-contained option in its class. Yes, we absolutely loved this kit when we reviewed it earlier this year, and it seems that you guys feel just the same about a kit that stripped back the fat andleftnothing but pure quality. A worthy winner in an incredibly hotly-contested race."
FULL REVIEW: Roland TD-25KV