22 Sep in SynthsThe Steda Electronics project to clone the Roland TR-909 is complete and kits are now available for preorder. The SR-909 is a dead ringer for the classic drum machine and sounds spot-on.
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13 Sep in SynthsBehringer says they are trying to fix the RD-8 MIDI sync which impacts the RD-9 firmware and so once one is ready the other will ship because "we simply don't compromise on quality".
05 Jun in SynthsPaul Barker of Din Sync has released a demo of their working TR-909 replica called the RE-909 Rhythm Composer. It's all PCB, components and buttons but sounds fantastic.
27 Jan in SynthsOver the weekend Uli Behringer was back engaging with the community updating us on the status of the long-awaited RD-9 and asking exactly how authentic we wanted a Roland CR78 clone.
13 Jan in SynthsIn a new tease video Behringer announces that there are "3 Days To Go" referring to the start of the NAMM show. But is there a TR-606 clone hidden in this video?
17 Sep 2019 in StudioOpen Labs has taken Stagelight as far as they can go and Roland has picked up this versatile touch-orientated DAW and will move it forward as Zenbeats. Free move for existing users plus classic Roland kits
05 Sep 2019 in SynthsThe Jupiter-X looks fantastic and runs all their vintage models and has a built-in drum machine. The Jupiter-Xm has all that in a more hipster package. Is this the flagship we've been waiting for?
20 Nov 2018 in SynthsUli Behringer takes to the internet to tell us that the RD-909 is not coming as soon as we'd like but if we're patient then we're going to love the price.
09 Sep 2018 in SynthsThe combination of Knobcon and 909 Day was too much of a temptation for Behringer and so they had to reveal the prototype of their RD-909 Rhythm Designer.
07 Sep 2018 in SynthsUsing Virtual Analog Technology DSP Synths has recreated the Roland TR-909 as the R909 Plugin Synthesizer on a USB stick. Plug it into any device and you have 909 sounds ready to go.
08 Aug 2018 in SynthsNot as much going on this 808 Day as we'd hoped but we do get a good sound demo of the forthcoming RD-808 with some hints at pricing and release date. Will we see an RD-909 on 909 Day?
06 Aug 2018 in SynthsOther than a pair of trainers Roland is not sparking much anticipation for 808 Day on the 8th August. Behringer meanwhile is hinting that they are going to make it all about their RD-808 analogue drum machine.
04 Jul 2017 in StudioSteinberg's Cubasis for iOS get's an update to version 2.2 which introduceds in-app purchasing and a bundle of 10 Classic Machines 80's drum machine legends. It's also half price for a couple of weeks.
02 May 2017 in SynthsThe free BD-808 and BD-909 plug-ins are both sonically close to Roland's originals, so they should provide plenty of boom and punch. Did we mention they cost nothing?