The TR-8 is a performance rhythm machine that melds the legendary sound and vibe of the TR-808 and TR-909 with features and functions for the modern age. Genre-defining sounds, classic effects, unprecedented live pattern manipulation, and solid, intuitive performance controls.
Full reproduction of the classic TR-808 and TR-909 rhythm machines, based on original design spec sheets and detailed analog circuit analysis of many original TR machines, including Roland’s own pristine units.
Capturing the Original Features
- Newly developed Analog Circuit Behavior (ACB) technology allows part-by-part analyses and faithful recreation of tonality and behavior, including the smooth variations of tone that occur when you work the controls of each instrument
- Obsessive attention to detail, such as reproducing the original TR’s unique variations in tone that occur when multiple instruments are entered in accented steps
- Authentic 16-step sequencer with faithful TR-REC behavior, including A and B pattern variations and the ability to play instruments and record to steps in real time
- 16 stunning kits made up of 11 instrument types, including custom dream kits that use both TR-808 and TR-909 sounds
- Large Tempo knob with Tap Tempo button and continuous Fine and Shuffle adjustment knobs
- Control the intensity of the Accent function with a dedicated knob
- Per-step reverb and delay effects with dedicated knobs
- Mix sources connected to the External In jacks with built-in per-step Side Chain function for rhythmic ducking and gating effects
- Scatter lets you freak and tweak your grooves with real-time control and perfect sync
- 7 segment, 4 character LED display and 16 per-step pads with bold, full-color LEDs
- Real-time pattern creation up to 32 steps with on-the-fly step count adjustment
- Rec/Play modes have been eliminated, enabling seamless switching between step input and real-time pattern making and performance
- Real-time play of 4 different types of rolls (8th, 16th, VARI 1, VARI 2) and per-instrument mutes
- Pattern copy and pattern randomization for rapid, spontaneous creativity
- Two assignable analog outputs and full parallel outputs via USB for total mixing flexibility
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Grainworks AnalogOne.One Wooden Bicycle is a wooden bicycle that is custom built to your size with premium woods such as African mahogany, walnut and birch-plywood. The steel mainframe that consist of nine layers that are laminated together. Other features include a Gates CDX belt drive, RaceFace Cranks, Niner fork and bars, Avid 7 or above brakes, and Azonic wheels with Schwalbe Big Apple tires. Designed by Mike Pecsok.
Casely-Hayford x H by Harris Quilted Leather Skateboards feature a luxurious leather paneling with tonal quilted stitching throughout the entire board along with steel trucks, translucent wheels and collaborative stitched branding at the center. Available in navy or burgundy Here.
WeSC Spray Paint Cap Speaker is a Bluetooth speaker that is designed to look exactly like a spray can cap. WeSC plans to release a variety of color way’s in two different sizes later in this year.
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Dell Alienware Steam Machine is Small Form Factor PC that will run Steam OS, a new operating system that’s built on Linux exclusively for gamers. The Dell Steam Machine is smaller than the Xbox One and PS4, weights less and will also be priced competitively priced against next generation gaming consoles. The internals will feature a Intel CPU along with a NVIDIA GPU. The Dell Alienware Steam Machine is designed to merge PC gaming graphics and performance with the better experience in terms of usability you get with game consoles. Look for the Alienware Steam machine to disrupt console gaming in the second half of 2014.
Harow Skull Armchair is a geometric, stylized take on the human skull. Features plush foam cushioning covered in luxurious black velvet. Produced in limited numbers and available by request here.
Bentley will soon offer a home collection that will feature cushy sofas, chairs, beds, coffee tables, meeting tables and wood and leather storage cabinets. Just like purchasing one of there cars buyers will be able to pick the colors, materials, ,textures, leather, cashmere, velvet or linen. For more info or to make a purchase go here.
Akai MPC Element is the essential instrument for computer-based music production, MPC Element brings powerful music-making capability to your computer in a slimline design that’s made to produce. You get cutting-edge features, including MPC Note Repeat and Swing, 32 and 64-bit music production capability along with the all-new MPC Essentials software. With the included 1GB sound library, MPC Essentials empowers you with the essential sounds of modern music production, and you can easily import your own sound samples. MPC Essentials can operate standalone and can also work seamlessly with your current DAW as a plugin. MPC Element comes with everything you need to make music right away, and, because it operates via standard MIDI, you can also use MPC Element to control MIDI music software you already have. An 1/8-inch MIDI input and an 1/8-inch MIDI output are both onboard and 1/8-inch to 5-pin MIDI cables are included.
Coming October 2013
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