Alesis DM Lite Electronic Drum Kit Review

Would you like a little extra glitz to go with your drumming? If so, the Alesis DM Lite electronic drum kit may be just what you need.

Quick to setup and compact in size, the Alesis DM Lite has light-up LED drum and cymbal pads that produce a blue mini light show around the rims when hit. Continue reading “Alesis DM Lite Electronic Drum Kit Review”

Alesis DM6 Nitro Review

I intended this article to be a review of the Alesis DM6 Nitro kit. However, during my research, I discovered that Alesis also has a kit called the DM6 USB (which was formerly called the DM6 kit) and a kit called simply the Nitro.

This confusing set of names begged for a comparison of the three sets, so that’s really what this article will be – a look at the DM6 Nitro, the DM6 USB, and the Nitro.

We’ll see by the end of the article which one is the most recommended. Continue reading “Alesis DM6 Nitro Review”

Alesis DM10 Studio (Mesh) Review

As I have mentioned elsewhere, Alesis uses the DM10 label for several of their electronic drum sets. The DM10 Studio Kit and DM10 Studio Mesh Kit are large, 6-piece drum sets that are at the top of the Alesis electronic line.

Let’s take a look at these two similar sets to see which one would suit you best. Continue reading “Alesis DM10 Studio (Mesh) Review”

Alesis DM10 X and DM10 X Mesh Kit Review

Alesis makes some nice electronic drum kits. Those in the DM10 line are some of the most popular. The only hitch is that they include the label “DM10” in so many of their model names that it can be confusing knowing which one you’re looking at. In this article, I’ll review two of them together – the DM10 X and DM10 X Mesh kits.

I might as well tell you up front (because you’ve probably already guessed it anyway) that the main difference between these two sets is that the one has mesh drums and the other doesn’t. Continue reading “Alesis DM10 X and DM10 X Mesh Kit Review”

Alesis Command Kit vs Forge Kit Review

There are three Alesis electronic drum kits that use basically the same “brain”. These are the Crimson, the Command, and the Forge kits. In this article I’ll take a look at the Command kit vs the Forge kit, so you can spot their similarities and differences. If you want to compare this to the Command set, check out this article. Continue reading “Alesis Command Kit vs Forge Kit Review”

Alesis Crimson Mesh Review

If all you wanted was a cool looking electronic drum set, then the Alesis Crimson kit (aka Alesis Crimson Mesh kit) would probably fit the bill. Just the name “Crimson” tells you a lot about what this set looks like.

But looks aren’t everything, as they say. So let me take you through the features and specs in this Crimson Mesh review. By the end of the article, you should be able to tell if this kit will do what you want it to or not. Continue reading “Alesis Crimson Mesh Review”

Alesis Electronic Drum Sets Review and Overview

Alesis electronic drum sets are popular, good quality kits. Alesis makes many models. I’ll take a quick look at most of them for you in this overview article.

Hopefully there will be enough information in these brief descriptions that you can tell if you want a particular set or not.

If you already happen to know that you want one of them or just want to check on their pricing and availability at Amazon, you can click the links in the list below. Continue reading “Alesis Electronic Drum Sets Review and Overview”

Alesis Nitro Electronic Drums: Great Set for the Money

When you are quite sure that learning to play drums isn’t going to be just a flash in the pan or when you know that your beginning drummer, whether it’s you or someone else in your family, is going to practice for more than a couple of weeks, you might want to consider a beginner’s drum set that has a few more features than most.

That’s when you want to give the Alesis Nitro electronic drum set more than a passing glance. Continue reading “Alesis Nitro Electronic Drums: Great Set for the Money”

Reviews of the 5 Best Electronic Drum Sets for Beginners

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Electronic drum sets for beginners aren’t really all that much different from more “advanced” kits. The main thing is that they don’t cost a lot.

If you’re not sure that drums are for you or for someone who thinks they want to give them a shot, you don’t want to make a huge investment up front.

Below I’ve collected what are probably the best, most popular, and least expensive electronic drum sets for you to consider. Continue reading “Reviews of the 5 Best Electronic Drum Sets for Beginners”