Dr Drum, Reviewed & Rated
Every few months a new online beat maker comes out. Advances in music
production technology mean that beat making software that can produce
professional sounding beats is now available to you within your home on
your computer, without the need for any other specialist hardware.
The latest beat maker to come out is Dr Drum. Let’s have a look at its
1) Powerful and intuitive interface
With a 16 track sequencer and 4-octave keyboards for synth, guitar, piano,
strings & FX you can produce some complex and interesting beats with Dr
Drum. Good thing then that the interface is accessible and easy to use, even
if you’ve never used a beat making program before.
Nearly every feature can be reached with just a couple of clicks and you can
move beats around by dragging and dropping. Within minutes of installing
you can be laying out your beat ideas and trying them out, no matter how
inexperienced you may be.
2) Great database
Dr Drum comes fully loaded with a great database of samples ready for you
to use. These are high quality, professionally recorded samples in the
professional standard 44.1 WAV format which ensures the samples you are
using and the tracks you are creating will be to the same standard that all the
3) Easy to add your own samples
Although Dr Drum’s database is large eventually you’ll want to be able to
add your own samples in.
This is incredibly easy with simple dragging and dropping being all that is
needed. When you do import a sound Dr Drum can cleverly scan it, find
what note it is and then create all the other notes across the 4 octave
keyboard to give you many sounds from a single sample.
4) Video tutorials
Everyone needs a little bit of help getting started occasionally. Dr Drum
features a member’s area full of video tutorials. Gone are the days of reading
a manual and trying to work out what it’s talking about, simply watch the
appropriate video tutorial and you’ll be shown exactly what you need to do.
5) Great cost
Last but definitely not least. Dr Drum comes with a price tag you won’t
While other pieces of software charge hundreds of dollars for the same
features Dr Drum is available for less than $40. Couple this with the 60 day
money back guarantee and you’re on to a winner.