Summer NAMM: Simmons Drums Introduces App to Extend Your Electronic Kit Capabilities

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Thousand Oaks, CA - July 2017 — Simmons has introduced Simmons Drums Basic, the company’s first iOS app. Simmons Drums Basic is a drum editor and teaching tool designed specifically to support and extend the capabilities of the SD100, SD300, and SD500 electronic drum kits.

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With the Simmons Drums Basic app and the Apple USB Camera Connector Kit, users can now remotely edit and save both drum kits and sounds with their iOS device, courtesy of a simple and intuitive user-friendly interface.

In addition to editing, the app offers a Teaching Tool to help users improve their playing. Drummers can play the sounds of their Simmons drum kit along with real audio tracks in a game-like environment that helps improve playing skills and meter. 

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The Simmons Drums Basic app also features a Play Along function that enables users to choose songs from their iOS music library and manipulate playback speed, allowing players to slow down a tune to learn a groove or perfect a lick, or even speed it up for an extra challenge.

The Simmons Drums Basic app is available for download at the App Store, and compatible with the most current Simmons Drums firmware. Users can download the latest firmware update for their Simmons kit from

About Simmons Drums
The first name in electronic drums, Simmons has been at the forefront of innovation for more than 40 years, offering the finest in cutting-edge, feature rich kits. From touch-sensitive pads and selectable velocity curves to the most extensive MIDI and USB implementation, Simmons has always been a leader in the electronic drum experience.