4 voices, 16 samples per voice with independent pattern lengths, a low pass filter and a bitcrusher. And then a breadboard on which to develop your own expansions for the Shapeshifter Open Hardware DIY kit.
Tanzbär 2 brings 8 channels of analog and 8 channels of samples into its advanced step sequencing eco-system. It includes a little bass synthesizer, 3 sample voices with analog filters and 10 sample ...
Knobcon this weekend will hopefully reveal a lot of wonderfully electronic sound making machines. First up are the first images of the production version of Behringer's RD-808 Rhythm Designer drum machine.
The 5U Moog Modular community is about to get into the awesomeness of Noise Engineerings digital drum voices. The large format modular modules appear as Basimilus Iteritas Magnus and Manis Iteritas Magnus
DrumBrute Impact is a neat and exciting little drum machine with a capable sequencer and a lot of performance versatility. It's missing the filter from the DrumBrute but probably has more than your beats need.
Arturia is ready to release the DrumBrute's little brother. DrumBrute Impact is compact, has fewer sounds but picks up an FM drum track, Brute distortion and a very tasty sub-300 Euro price tag. Now with video!
The 12 x 16 red LED button matrix is the centrepiece of this chunky hardware MIDI sequencer. 12 tracks of either mono, poly or percussion sequencing with plenty of room for performance and pattern triggering.
Drips V2 is a cool drum and percussion synthesizer in a 21hp Eurorack module. "Drips" aptly describes the amount of development in this barely tweaked, hardly changed, module - oh look a grey front panel.
Grab your Oculus Rift and immerse yourself in a garden of shapes and falling marbles. Drops is a gravity-based musical instrument set in a serene environment for immersive mindfulness and virtual music making.
So often your tracks start with a beat and bassline. Native Instruments TRK-01 focuses on making this ridiculously fun and easy with a Kick and a Bass sequenced and modulated to within an inch of its life.