808 Day round-up: music, deals, downloads and … a Roland BMX bike?!

#808day has become a predictable annual event, a content churn in the lazy days of summer. That is, predictable except for … the machine’s original manufacturer, Roland. I’m sure precisely no one had “custom BMX bike” on their bingo card. Here we go.

DinSync.info RE-808 is a 1:1 replica so authentic, it’ll run the original OS

It’s not a clone – DinSync.info have been so complete in their recreation of the TR-808, that the results will help actual 808 owners keep their units running far into the future. It’s the Ship of Theseus 808. Since we are in some kind of golden age of clones and recreations, ranging from software models […]

Peter Kirn - August 9, 2021

The best TR news is this free 808 emulator, made in SuperCollider

There’s been a ton of off-the wall TR-707/808/909 news this month, so let’s gather it in one place. But the really important development is having a powerful SuperCollider drum machine, for free – and here’s why.

Peter Kirn - August 18, 2020

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