Friday, July 9, 2010

Video Demo - Roland TR-606

To kick off our video demo series, we'll start with the Roland TR-606 Drumatix. Produced from 1981-1984, this monophonic analog synth revolutionized on-the-fly programming for drum machines and is still highly sought after.

These short demos will give you a good idea of the programming capabilities and also display standard features such as accents, tempo control, pattern play and write mode, and some great analog drum synth sounds.

You'll hear the 606 in use by cats such as Aphex Twin, Autechre, Nine Inch Nails, Mr. Oizo, Luke Vibert, and...of course, Kid 606.

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