MFB is now shipping the Tanzbär analog drum machine & synthesizer, which they say is ‘ideally suited for live performance’. The Tanzbär drum-computer offers fourteen analogue percussion instruments, as well as a synthesizer for bass- and melodic voices. Its integrated step-sequencer allows flashlight-programming and storage of up to 144 patterns.
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Stones Throw, Dam-Funk and Bleep Labs have introduced the Dam Drum 2 – a handheld drum machine & sequencer. Dam-Drum is a collaboration with Dam and Bleep Labs, who designed and built the drum in Austin, Texas. Version 2.0 features four new drum sounds – three based on the Roland R70 and a pitchable bass… Read More The Dam Drum 2 – A Handheld Drum Machine & Sequencer
Producers Alex Noyer, Arthur Baker and Alex Dunn have released this preview of an upcoming documentary on the Roland TR-808 and its role in music. Planet Rock And Other Tales Of The 808 is scheduled for release in 2013.
NXT-606 Sample Based LEGO Drum Machine. was uploaded by: PeterCocteau
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Beat on the Block is a set of set of drum gloves that are designed to let you drum on anything. The system is made up of a gloves paired with a backpack speaker system with a built-in looping system. The move below captures the prototype for the drum gloves in action: http://vimeo.com/12196753 Beat on… Read More Drum Gloves Let You Drum On Anything
http://vimeo.com/11136526 Free Windows Music Software: Tactile Sounds’ TS-808 is a free software emulation (Windows VSTi plugin) of the Roland TR-808 drum machine: The TR-808 service notes provide full schematics for each voice. I used them to make SPICE simulations of the circuits. I also analysed the best samples I could find (The Tape808, by Goldbaby),… Read More Free Virtual Roland TR-808 Drum Machine, TS-808
Free Music Software: Breakage is a free “intelligent drum machine” for Mac, Windows & Linux: Breakage is an intelligent drum machine designed to make it easy and fun to play complex, live breakbeat performances. A step-sequencer pattern editor and previewer, database, sample browser, neural network, pattern morphs, statistics and probabilistic pattern generator give you the… Read More Free Neural Network Drum Machine For Mac, Windows, Linux
NAMM Update: Metasonix has officially announced the D-1000 – the first drum machine made with vacuum tubes since the Wurlitzer Sideman of 1959. See our previous post for video of the Metasonix D-1000 drum machine in action. Specifications: Inputs and outputs 1/8? jacks, except main mix output on 1/4? jack. Enclosed in rugged, moisture-resistant ABS… Read More The Metasonix D-1000 Vacuum Tube Drum Machine