Reader Craig Padilla knows his synths inside and out. He’s got twenty+ years experience creating electronic soundtracks and soundscapes, and an extensive discography of ambient albums.
But when it comes to his ACKS Newport Firstman Auto-Rhythm FR-25 drum machine, all he know is that it has “a HUGE BEEFY bass drum sound” and that its’ “analog all the way’.
What is this thing?
He looked online, and came up empty handed. But he thought maybe one of the readers of Synthtopia might know something about the ACKS Newport Firstman Auto-Rhythm FR-25 drum machine.
Like why this thing has such a long name. Or what ACKS stands for. Or why it’s got that ‘huge beefy bass drum sound’ and yet nobody’s sampled it.
Or, most importantly, why it has a ‘Limshot’ control:
If you know anything about the ACKS Newport Firstman Auto-Rhythm FR-25 drum machine, or the story behind the ‘Limshot’ control, leave a comment!