Q: What’s better than a Roland TR-909 drum machine? Continue reading
This video, via markusfuller, takes a look inside the classic Roland TR-909 Rhythm Composer drum machine.
Pulse Code, creator of Rhythm Studio, Modular Synthesizer & Boom 808!, has introduced Boom 909! – an iOS drum machine inspired by the classic Roland TR-909.
Here’s what they have to say about Boom 909!:
Along with the classic drum sounds, Boom 909 has a built in compressor that is tuned to add punch to your drum beats. Soft saturation overdrive rounds out the signal chain adding warm crunch to your beats.
Using Boom 909 with Audiobus allows you to add any number of Audiobus compatible effects as well as record your beats into the app of your choice. Writing beats is easy by using the internal step sequencer or trigger the drums with CoreMIDI. Control your groove with two swing variations.
Bedroom Producers Blog has released a free sample library, featuring the sounds of the classic Roland TR-909 Rhythm Composer.
To create the free sample library, a vintage 909 was sampled and then processed by recording to Cr02 cassette to add tape saturation and resampling. The result is a collection of 155 carefully edited one shot samples of the TR-909 drum machine, with 71 clean samples and 84 tape processed hits (these are organized into two separate folders, according to the gain setting). Continue reading
Roland today officially announced the TR-8 Rhythm Performer – a new drum machine that’s inspired by the classic TR-808 & TR-909, but updated with deeper sound editing, live pattern manipulation and intuitive performance controls.
Here’s what they have to say about the TR-8: Continue reading
Roland has released another teaser video for their Aira drum machine: Continue reading