A fully hands-on way to craft and create electronic beats, the ADS7 from AVP Synths is truly an old school instrument. Rishabh Rajan put it through its paces in this video review.
Combining the best of classic and new technology, this portable hybrid sampler and drum synth will even let you upload and manage your own sounds. Here's when, where and how to get it.
Just days after Behringer announced the Crave, semi-modular analog synthesizer, there's a truly excellent-sounding video demo of the RD-808 drum machine playing along side it. Worth a watch!
Get a detailed look at the new beatbox clone from Behringer in this hands-on video from the company itself. How does it measure up to the original TR808?
If you've sat there and wished that Roland's TR-8S drum machine had its own dedicated MIDI editor that allowed you to automate all controls and store presets in your DAW then you'll love this!
The RD-909 (Roland TR-909 analog clone) has eneted the pre, pre-production stage and the official price of this drum machine is now known. Excited synth heads read on...
The cat is well and truly out of the bag. Audiooutlaw's new AI-driven, automatic drum machine for Ableton Max for Live 10 is intelligent and wants to make improvising part of your production workflow.
You’ve heard them on countless records and some have even helped to define entire genres of music. Here are 7 of the most legendary drum machines of all time.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.