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Roland Announces AX Edge, Performance Synth Keytar

Is the music world ready for a new type of keytar? Roland think so and have unveiled the AX Edge keytar to prove it. A powerful performance synthesizer you can wear on stage. Bring it on.

Roland Celebrates 909 Day With Legendary Jeff Mills And The TR-909

Here's 3 videos to celebrate #909Day. First is an interview with Jeff Mills. Next up we discover the origin of the 909 cymbal sound. Finally we explore iconic records the TR-909 appears on.

909 Day: Behringer Reveals RD-909 Drum Machine Prototype

Hot on the heels of their RD-808 prototype jam last month, Behringer are back showing off the next big drum machine they're working on... a clone of the iconic TR-909.

System80 880 TR-808 Drum Machine Clone For Eurorack Now Available To Pre-Order

Imagine an 808-inspired drum machine that fits in your Eurorack synthesizer. That's the System80 880, and it's now available to pre-order... but it's not cheap.

Review: Roland TR-8S

Roland has released an updated version of its much-loved AIRA drum machine, the TR-8S. Combining Analog Circuit Behaviour-modelled sounds with samples, Rishabh Rajan put it to the test.

SampleScience Releases Retro Drum Module & Free Ambient Sample Library

As well as re-releasing Synthetic Vortice SampleScience have a brand new drum instrument plugin, Dr. Beat Box, which 35 drum kits from classic and rare drum machines of the 70s and 80s.

Roland Adds Powerful Step Loop Feature To TR-8S & TR-8 Drum Machines

It's 808 Day and Roland have released a new feature for both the TR-8S and the TR-8. Step Loop is designed to improve live pattern improvisation on both drum machines. This update is free.

5 Of The Best Hardware Drum Machines 2018

Here's a list of our five favorite drum machines of 2018 so far, from super portable to heavy hitters. Behringer, Arturia, Roland, Modal... which one will you choose?

Review: Modal CRAFTrhythm

Modal's CRAFTrhythm is a hands-on, tweakable self-build drum machine that has more features than you might have expected. Hollin Jones puts it all together for you.

Meet Oddball - The Unique Drum Machine & MIDI Controller In A Bouncy Ball

We caught up with the developers of this tactile drum machine and MIDI trigger to find out what it can do, and made a short video showing off its many talents.

Novation Circuit 1.7: Create Full Songs, Take Notes Off The Grid

Novation just won't leave the Circuit alone. The latest free update, v1.7, brings some truly powerful features to the table with the focus on chaining patterns.

Arturia DrumBrute Impact Announced + Video Review

Arturia's hardware family just keeps growing with the latest addition, DrumBrute Impact - a powerful new drum sequencer and sound design tool. Here's what you need to know.

Behringer TR-808 Clone Getting New Features & Slight Delay

We will have to wait a little longer for this 100% analog recreation of the TR-808 drum machine from Behringer as they push forward by adding user-requested features.

Russian Analog Drum Synth, AVP Synth ADS-7, Spec, Price & Video Revealed

ADS-7 is a seven-track analog drum machine made in Russia with 65 hands-on controls, a sequencer, MIDI, individual audio outputs and trigger inputs. Here's what it sounds like.

ADS-7 Is A Russian Analog Drum Synth & Sequencer Inspired By 70s & 80s Drum Machines

Moscow-based AVP Synth have announced a new analog drum synth with 7 channels, individual outputs, and a sequencer with 65 knobs, 4 switches and 27 buttons for fully loaded hands on control.