Beat Box: Inside Joe Mansfield’s Drum Machine Collection

shockwebpic_dubspotdrummachineCheck out this video feature by our friends at Dubspot of Boston-based beatmaker and collector Joe Mansfield and his fantastic drum machine collection.

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The 808 Update: Roland Revamps The 808, 909 & 303 – All The Videos You Need To See

shockleewebpic_airadebutsAfter a great teasing campaign about the evolution of Roland, today they have finally unveiled their new AIRA product line, giving the world famous, classic drum machines the 808, 909 and 303 an update into the future. The first four products introduced in the AIRA series are the TR-8 Rhythm Performer, TB-3 Touch Bassline, VT-3 Voice Transformer, and SYSTEM-1 PLUG-OUT Synthesizer. These new machines are component modeled analog AKA Roland’s own version of analog emulation for today’s digital world.

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This Week’s #freesamplefriday Roundup

Download the latest #freesamplefriday picks – some jungle vibes from Akai and some cult favorite 909 analog drum machine sounds…get em while they’re hot!

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New Richie Hawtin Documentary Examines His Life & Influences

From the Slices – Pioneers of Electronic Music Series comes this new hour long documentary on DJ & producer Richie Hawtin. The doc details Richie’s life and influences from his beginnings in the UK and Windsor, Ontario Canada to his time in Detroit and later NYC and Berlin. This inside look chronicles his 20+ years of development and offers solid proof that careers in the music biz are not born overnight.

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This Week’s #freesamplefriday Roundup

Our #freesamplefriday has been going strong weekly for over a year with links to free samples, packs, vst’s, and tools for producers, beatmakers, sound designers and dj’s!

Here’s this week’s roundup.

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