Roland recently introduced the 7X7-TR8 Drum Machine Expansion pack, a new add-on for the TR-8 that adds two new drum machine sound libraries – TR-707 and TR-727.
Elektron has released a new video, embedded above, that looks at workflow with the Analog Rytm drum machine. Continue reading
The Roland Aira TR-8 drum machine twice as interesting. Roland has announced the 7X7-TR8 Drum Machine Expansion pack, a new add-on for the TR-8 that adds two new drum machine sound libraries – TR-707 and TR-727.
All 30 original TR-707 and TR-727 sounds are there – each with Tune and Decay controls – opening up a whole world of sonic possibilities.
And, in addition to the TR-707 and TR-727 sounds, the 7X7 expansion includes new sounds inspired by the original 808/909 designs:
Reader Bruno Fabrizio Sorba let us know about these videos, demonstrating a collection of vintage synth style patches he created for the Dave Smith Instruments Tempest analog drum machine. Continue reading
Roland has released a series of new videos that offer quick introductions to getting started with their new Aira line of electronic music gear. Continue reading
In this 1986 instructional video, Toto keyboardist & composer Steve Porcaro talks about MIDI basics.
While the video is dated, it offers a vintage demonstration of a 80s MIDI electronic music production set up that was state-of-the-art for its time. Continue reading