Roland today introduced a new line of four electronic drum pads, the SPD::ONE series.… Read More Roland Intros SPD::ONE Electronic Drum Pad Line
This video takes an in-depth look at the new Arturia DrumBrute analog drum machine.… Read More Arturia DrumBrute Analog Drum Machine In-Depth Demo
Korg shared this video featuring an overview and demo of the new Volca Kick, by Chief Engineer Tatsuya ‘Tats’ Takahashi. The Volca Kick is a new member of their compact electronic music instrument series, designed for analog percussive and chromatic kick, bass and sub bass sounds.
The sounds are generated using FM synthesis and can be further sculpted using a multi mode filter and two simple yet flexible envelope generators.… Read More Linear Display Intros Ephemere Glitch Percussion Synthesizer
Bram Bos has introduced Ruismaker, an Audio Unit drum synth for iOS. Ruismaker works inside sequencer and Audio Unit Instrument hosts, including Steinberg Cubasis, Apple Garageband, Modstep, AUM and MultitrackStudio. It uses analog modeling and FM synthesis to create all its sounds, not samples.
This video, via HardtekStudios, captures a demo of the sound of the Akai Pro Tom Cat drum machine. It’s not a technical overview, but instead focuses on exploring the tweakability of the Tom Cat’s sounds.
This short video, via zack dagoba, captures a quick demo of using a Moog Modular 960 Sequential Controller to control a Simmons SDS200 drum synthesizer.
The AtomoSynth Totem is a complete percussion synthesizer voice EUrorack module. The company says that the Totem is not meant to emulate any famous drum machine, but designed for creating your own unique analog drum synth sounds. Here’s a video demo that features four AtomoSynth TOTEM Euro drum modules, each playing a different pattern.