Roland Verselab MV-1 combines drum machine, looper, melody, vocals

Roland’s latest outgrowth from their shared hardware platform is a groove machine, song arrangement tool, and looper – one that acknowledges some people want to do both beats and vocals.

Bitwig adds a free 808 – multisampled and 808 bass and Grid patch ready

Bitwig’s new 808 freebie is massively multisampled and uniquely integrated with Bitwig Studio – which opens up the possibility of playing bass lines on it or integrating it with modular patches in The Grid.

Peter Kirn - December 17, 2020

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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