In this video, Corry Banks of BBoyTechReport shares his thoughts on the new Arturia DrumBrute drum machine. Banks is impressed, calling the DrumBrute ‘certified dope’, ‘a good buy’ and adding that “there’s nothing like straight-up analog’.
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.
Developer Bram Bos has released Ruismaker FM, a new FM drum synth app for iOS, from the creator of Ruismaker. Ruismaker FM’s flexible synthesis engine lets you create anything from snare drums, kickd rums and spacy toms to weird and unconventional percussive sounds and effects. Ruismaker FM is an AU, so it works inside your sequencer… Read More Ruismaker FM – A New FM Drum Synth For iOS
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 HOX808, offers a sneak preview of Orpho Modular Drum – a set of drum synth modules for Eurorack systems.
iceWorks has introduced Mersenne – a melodic percussion synthesizer for iPad. Features include:. Tone A/B: FM Synthesis Noise + Filter Resonator Chorus Delay Reverb Programmable Arpeggiator Inter-App Audio Audiobus MIDI CoreMIDI / Virtual MIDI Input MIDI Controller Mapping with MIDI Learn External MIDI sync Resizable Keyboard Here’s a video demo:
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.
In this video, below, Gaz Williams takes an in depth look at Vermona DRM1 MKIII analog drum synthesizer.