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The Classic Beats.

For all the amazing futuretech I get to use every day, I do love the sound of classic (I hate calling them vintage) drum machines. There’s a neat piece on Wired explaining the importance of some of these classic sounds. I’ve used samples from almost all of these; yet to own any sadly. The closest I have is the MC-303 seen in the Hand At Emotion. It does a great job of emulating the 607/808/909 sounds, way better than most software. Removing my rose-tinted specs for a moment, I have to admit they’re a ball ache to program, but man; nothing sounds quite like an eight oh eight…

More at Wired.

OUT OF OFFICE REPLY: The Drum n’ Bass One.


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