Roland has shared a series of artist interview videos, featuring artists associated with the iconic TB-303 bassline synthesizer and TR-909 drum machine.… Read More Roland Boutique Interviews With Paul Hartnoll, A Guy Called Gerald & DJ Pierre
This video offers a preview of the raw sound of the new Roland TR-08 drum machine.… Read More Roland TR-09 Sound Demo
The YOCTO’s audio circuitry is a exact reproduction of the analog part of the TR – 808 – with one exception….… Read More The YOCTO Is A DIY Roland TR-808 Clone
The future is now!… Read More Celebrate 808 Day With This Retrotastic Roland TR-808 Drum Machine Ad
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
Atlantic Films and You Know Films have announced plans to release the Roland TR-808 documentary, 808, simultaneously on Apple Music/iTunes and in theaters, later this year. The film chronicles the story of the Roland TR-808 drum machine and its use in popular music. The film features commentary and contributions from Pharrell Williams, Afrika Bambaataa, The… Read More 808 Documentary Getting Simultaneous Apple Music/iTunes & Theatrical Release
Markus Fuller got his hands on a rare vintage Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer drum machine. So he decided to open it up and look the rare beast’s guts. He notes, “No fix and no important info, just a quick look around.
Portland downtempo electronica duo Soquelle has shared a free sample kit, based on a Roland TR-808 drum machine sampled with a vintage E-Mu SP-1200 sampler. What makes this Roland TR-808 sample kit unique? The samples were captured first through an E-mu SP-1200. They were then recorded through an Api Channel Strip into an Antelope Orion AD/DA. No effects, eq or processing… Read More Free Sample Library Features Classic 808 Sounds With Vintage 12-Bit Crunch