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The 8raw8 Analog Drum Machine Expander is a new drum synth that’s a clone of the analog drum synth voices of the legendary Roland TR808. According to the developers, the 8raw8 is designed to be an affordable reproduction of the original 808, without any compromise on the sound. It is a MIDI drum synth module,… Read More New 8raw8 Clones Roland TR808 Analog Drum Circuits
Dave Smith Instruments and Roger Linn have released an OS update for the Tempest drum machine, responding to a recent user petition. The release is now available as a beta release via the DSI forum. “I wish to thank you all for your patience, with a special thanks to John the Savage for his time and… Read More New Tempest Drum Machine OS Addresses Bugs & User Requests
Roland announced today that their 7×7-TR8 Drum Machine Expansion has been updated to include the TR-606 kit:
AudioThing has introduced SR-88 – a sample-based plugin emulation of the Sound Master Memory Rhythm SR-88, a rare analog drum machine from the 80s. The instrument features 5 classic analog sounds: Kick, Snare, Hi Hat 1, Hi Hat 2, and Cymbal, which can be pitched, panned or mixed independently. Here’s the official video intro:
Swedish music hardware company Elektron has announced the discontinuation of their digital drum machine/sampler Machinedrum and the digital synthesizer Monomachine.
This video, via SynthMania, is a demo of the preset patterns for the LinnDrum – Roger Linn’s iconic drum machine.
In celebration of 6/06 Day, Roland today announced that they are bringing the sounds of the classic TR-606 Computer Controlled Drumatix drum machine to the Roland Aira TR-8.