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Free Roland TR-727 drum machine samples

Alessandro Saccoia has released over thirty samples from the Roland TR-727 drum machine. They are available for free. The sounds include congas, bongos, whistles, timbales, maracas, agogos and cabasa. Continue reading

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reTromine – free drum machine for Windows

Last October Marvin Pavilion introduced reTromine, a VST plug-in for Windows. This free drum machine is inspired by the Roland CR-78 and offers 14 very useful sounds. Continue reading

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Roland Quad-Capture USB 2.0 Audio Interface revealed

The Musik Messe 2011 is now in full swing. This is apparent by the many product introductions, both in the software and hardware area. This week Roland introduced the new Jupiter-80, a beautiful hardware synthesizer that will cost thousands of dollars. Hopefully, the Quad-Capture USB 2.0 Audio Interface is priced more customer friendly, because it seems an interesting interface for the home studio. Continue reading

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Propellerhead releases ReBirth for iPad

After the introduction for iPhone, ReBirth is now also available iPad. With this app the iPad user can make classic acid house with the software simulations of the by dance producers sought-after Roland TB-303 bass synthesizer and the TR-808 and TR-909 drum machines. Continue reading

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Roland Synthesizer Chronicles: 89 synths pictorial guide

Lots of software synthesizers are based on hardware synthesizers, not only the sound but also the layout of the interface. What did the hardware look like and how is it developed through the years? On MusicRadar you can find a fantastic overview of 89 synthesizers made by Roland from 1973 until now. Continue reading

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Roland announces software editor for GAIA SH-01

Roland announces GAIA Synthesizer Sound Designer, a software editor for the GAIA SH-01 synthesizer. Users can control every tone parameter of the GAIA SH-01 with the software editor, Roland promises. Continue reading

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