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?
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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.
25 Jul 2018 in SynthsIf Steve McQueen in The Great Escape was a DJ then Oddball would be his beat making weapon of choice. Bounce the ball, make beats, repeat. It could also be an interesting physics-based MIDI controller.
19 Jul 2018 in StudioDrumBrute 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.
25 Jun 2018 in SynthsDrips 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.
14 Jun 2018 in SynthsAn immense analogue drum machine is being cooked up in Soma Laboratories called the Pulsar-23. It's like plummeting through the beating heart of a planet, while on fire and having your soul modulated. I like ...
10 Jun 2018 in Synths3 years after Arturia introduced Spark 2, their uber-versatile software/hardware drum machine, it crawls up to version 2.4 with some bug fixes and a reminder that it's still good.
07 Jun 2018 in StudioGrab 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.
22 May 2018 in StudioThere's talk of loops and beat production, pattern editors, chords, seamlessness, sampling and advanced virtual instruments. That's a lot to pack into the new version 4 of Studio One.
11 May 2018 in SynthsUpping the ante on the Tanzbar 2 by adding 8 channels of sampling next to the analogue drum tracks, a bass synth, analogue filters, LFOs for every channel, multiple outputs and up to 64 steps of sequencing.
03 May 2018 in SynthsEndorphin reveals BLCK_NOIR an awesomely dark 7 channel analogue drum synth that uses digital noise with spectrum animation injected into analog circuits to generate the sounds. Updated with more info and ...
03 May 2018 in SynthsBehringer gives us a sneak peak at their TR-808 Rhythm Composer clone called the RD-808. It's still being developed but is only a few months from production but is looking pretty fabulous.
02 May 2018 in SynthsQD gives 4 channels of sample or modelled drum sounds with shaping controls, metering, internal mixing, muting and panning. Ideal companion to the Euclidean Circles or any other trigger sequencer.