Roland TR-8S Rhythm Performer Pairs Classic Drum Machine Sounds With Your Samples

Roland today introduced the TR-8S Rhythm Performer, a new drum machine they call ‘the most powerful drum machine ever made’.

The TR-8S features Roland’s iconic TR drum sounds, plus a wide selection of samples from Roland’s vast library. In addition, the TR-8S lets you load your own custom mono and stereo samples.

Here’s the official intro video:

Key Features:

Here’s an overview of the new Roland TR-8S:

Here’s a look at Roland TR-8S sound design:

This video takes a look at sequencing on the TR-8S:

Pricing and Availability

Pricing and availability are to be announced, but some retailers are showing a street price of US $699/699 Euro. See the Roland site for details.