Electronic Drum Kit Reviews

Electronic drum kits are a great option for situations where you can’t use a full size acoustic drum kit. Apartment drummers will especially be the type to be on the hunt for a good electronic kit. There’s quite a range of options available these days, from budget kits to full on pro electronic kits, and everything in between. Here’s a few recommendations of our favorite kits to help you find something that will work for you.

Review: Alesis Strike Pro Special Edition Electronic Drum Kit

Review: Alesis Strike Pro Special Edition Electronic Drum Kit

The Alesis Strike Pro Special Edition electronic drum kit is one of the better kits available from Alesis. This kit employs an amazing design which includes wood shells for all the drums. This is a new iteration of the original Strike Pro kit, which was a little rough...

Review: Roland TD-07DMK Electronic Drum Kit

Review: Roland TD-07DMK Electronic Drum Kit

The Roland TD-07DMK is the entry level electronic drum kit in Roland's TD lineup. It has enough features to land itself in the intermediate level of drum kits, and is a good option for people who want more than a beginner's level kit but don't want to spend more than...

Review: Alesis Command Mesh Electronic Drum Kit

Review: Alesis Command Mesh Electronic Drum Kit

The Alesis Command Mesh electronic drum kit is worth taking a look at if you are looking for an intermediate level kit that still sits in the sub $1000 range. For the price, this kit is going offer a solid foundation that can also be upgraded easily enough, as we'll...

Review: Alesis Turbo Mesh Electronic Drum Kit

Review: Alesis Turbo Mesh Electronic Drum Kit

The Alesis Turbo Mesh Drum Kit is designed to be affordable for entry level drummers or people who want to drum at home on a budget. It's a feature-packed kit for the price, and you get a nice set of hardware for less than $400, which is hard to complain about....

Review: Roland TD-17KV Electronic Drum Kit

Review: Roland TD-17KV Electronic Drum Kit

The Roland TD-17KV drum kit is a great mid-level kit for both it's playability and learning/practice features. For people that just want to play, this kit offers a nice selection of pads and sounds to dive right in. For those that want to learn, there's a coach mode...

Review: Alesis Nitro Mesh Electronic Drum Kit

Review: Alesis Nitro Mesh Electronic Drum Kit

Alesis has done a great job here with providing an electronic drum kit with mesh drum heads for quite an affordable price. Back when I got my first electronic drum kit, nothing like this was available for even close to this price, so I’m somewhat surprised to see...

Review: Yamaha DTX450K Electronic Drum Kit

Review: Yamaha DTX450K Electronic Drum Kit

Yamaha is one of the leading names in audio and music equipment. You will see their brand name on home speaker systems, professional amps, guitars, and even electronic drums – such as the Yamaha DTX450K electronic drum kit. With the DTX450K drum kit, Yamaha has put...

Review: Alesis DM10 Studio Electronic Drum Kit

Review: Alesis DM10 Studio Electronic Drum Kit

Are you ready to rock? If not, you will be with the Alesis DM10 Studio Kit. This six-piece electronic drum kit is intended for both beginners and professionals. The simple setup and high-quality electronic drums give you the flexibility to develop your own sound and...

Why Silent Drumming?

I'm a serial apartment drummer, having lived in apartments for the last 15 years or so and trying to keep up my drumming chops at the same time.

As a result I've become pretty good at hiding my drumming from my neighbors and not annoying them in general, while playing drums as much as I want to, when I want to.

I didn't make it happen overnight, I had to learn a few techniques to silence drums and keep the noise down. I cover everything I learned here, plus compile in more info from other sources around the Web.