New modules from Shakmat Modular, including the Archer's Rig Hi-Hat, Battering Ram Kick Drum, Clock O'Pawn Mk2 Clock Generator and Centaur's Gates.
Hatz from Thenatan will take all the effort and time out of programming hi-hat rolls and finding grooves which you can then invest in browsing over 550 hi-hat and percussion samples.
Bounty hunting for the ideal kick has just got a lot easier with the beefy BOBA FAT dual analog drum generator and check out the companion HH noise generator for some high-frequency hats.
Quanalog Instruments' first Eurorack module is a stunning 5-voice analogue drum synth and audio processor called Boubou. Looks great, easy workflow, could this take over drum duties in your rack?
Portland is a stripped down percussion synthesizer using resonators, noise and plenty of shaping for its 4 channels of drums. The huge patch bay makes it quite at home amongst all your other gear.
A Bassdrum, Snare, Hi-Hat and Clap in four DIY modules that use DSP based virtual analog as their sound source and let you morph through the synthesis parameters in XY 2D. Very cool kits.
Erica Synths ultimate banging Techno System is nearly upon us and as they slowly release the individual modules they've just revealed the release date and the price for the full system.
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!
Squeezed into their tiny 2HP form factor Kick, Snare and Hat offer a lot of sound in a very small space. With CV control over each parameter and a mix of sound from expected and into the unknown.
It's 808 day and Roland finally announce the TR-08, the Boutique reissue of the classic TR-808 Rhythm Composer we've all been waiting for. All those lovely knobs and buttons are all a bit tiny in this format ...
Troll8 is a teeny weeny micro synthesizer, drum computer and sequencer from Kiel University. Loads of functionality but is it too small to be useful?
Jomox have released the details of their forthcoming Alpha Base analog drum machine and it has some unexpectedly digital channels
Get tinkering with some genuine FM synthesis in this Ruismaker noise generator plug-in for iOS.
17 Jun 2016 in
Keenly awaited, Roland have finally released its update to the TR-8, including a new TR-606 emulation. Oh, and some other stuff.
04 Apr 2016 in
Forget your banging kicks, your sizzling snares and perpetual cowbell, this is all about the hats.