Drum kit plug-ins are ten-a-penny these days, but this one's ability to 'think' like a real drummer puts it at a crucial advantage.
The Force 3007 kit is a well-appointed upgrade from the 3005 range and rather intriguingly, features maple from two continents
This is a design-your-own drum kit so the level of quality and design is near enough unlimited - if you can afford it...
Ultra loud with Ferrari looks, this reissue deserves to be goggled at but should definitely be tried before you buy
Apart from a few hardware glitches, this is a concerted effort from ddrum - exotic wood, cool styling and a unique vibe
Audio Damage has released a string of must-have plug-ins over the past couple of years. Here's another one.
Bliss cymbals are manufactured in China but are not mass-produced, instead they are high-end, handcrafted items which deserve more than just a listen
Dixon are best known for entry-level, budget gear but these snares challenge the big brands for style and substance
There are countless controller keyboards on the market, but Akai's is a cut above most of its rivals
Packed with juicy features and coming at a ridiculously cheap price, the eagerly awaited Blofeld lives up to our high expectations
With the latest incarnation of the Pandora, Korg takes the pocket-sized guitar rig to a whole new level. Hear it here...
The market is awash with analogue synth emulations, but Kikaxxe is good enough to convince you that there's room for more.
This multiband maximiser and dynamics plug-in from the makers of FL Studio is a mighty fine mixing and mastering tool.
RealGuitar enabled authentic acoustic guitar parts to be created by non-guitarists - now RealStrat is set to do the same for the electric axe.
Where some plug-ins emulate a single Roland beatbox, this one does an admirable job of recreating three
This super cheap entry-level kit punches above its weight in more ways than you'd imagine, it's just a shame about the godawful cymbals
The original Kore was a good plug-in manager, but with 418 built-in sounds, its successor is a powerful instrument in its own right.