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UltraKick is an obsessive bass drum synth for Max for Live [Hands-on]

You’ve seen kick drums that emulate the 808 and such, or synths with a couple knobs. UltraKick goes way past that, for complete sound control.

Korg does bass and drum synthesis with volca kick

Just in under the wire before Roland hosts their own product shindig next week, Korg are here with a new volca to announce. The latest handheld instrument in that blockbuster line is something of an outlier: called “kick,” it’s more specialized than the rest. But it does look like more than just a box for […]

Peter Kirn - September 1, 2016

Bastl Have Made Wild-Sounding New Modules, Including Drums

Electronic drums have had a hard time escaping the shadow of Roland’s TR line. But that’s no reason to limit yourself, yet again, to another two scoops of vanilla ice cream in your cone. And so, even with an increasingly crowded Eurorack modular scene, it’s worth applauding the entry of the mad scientists of Bastl […]

Peter Kirn - March 23, 2015

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