How to bang: a deep dive into a live techno set from Berlin’s Florian Meindl

We can’t dance to these sets in a club at the moment, so let’s use this opportunity to really watch what’s happening. Techno madman Florian Meindl takes us inside the craft of playing his fully live, all-hardware set. We’ve got detailed answers from Florian about how he works and plays, and copious links to all […]

Behringer 303 clones revealed: $149 street

Behringer’s analog remake of the 303 is now out in the open – a $199 set of red, blue, and silver synths called the TD-3.

Peter Kirn - November 11, 2019

It’s 606 day – remember when Roland made a drum machine like a 303?

808 day, sure. But let’s pause for 606 day – the logical anniversary of the 1982 TR-606, a drum machine squeezed inside a tiny enclosure that looks like a 303 but isn’t. It’s the lesser known runt of the Roland family, and you kind of love it for that alone.

Peter Kirn - June 6, 2019

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