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  1. This is a wonderful set of patches that are indicative of the early days of the DX7. When the percussive aspects of the FM synthesizer, introduced many to intimate sounds that where harder to create on most analogs.
  2. The Metasonix PT-1 Phattytron. The first commercial vacuum tube music synthesizer. Phattytron does not sound like conventional analog synthesizers. The electrical behavior of tube audio circuitry is fundamentally unlike that of solid-state circuits performing the same functions. This gives Phattytron a tonal palette utterly radical from, yet paralleling, that of the familiar tones of electronic music. View full synthesizer
  3. Metasonix PT-1 Phattytron
  4. Following the SPD:ONEs, it looks like two new synths will be introduced by Roland on June 20th. What could they be? Speculate away... http://experience.roland.com/tfr2017a/
  5. The Roland SPD::ONE WAV PAD is a new type of digital percussion pad, one that allows any musician to perform with their own sounds and samples. Importing audio files is as simple as connecting the SPD::ONE WAV PAD to a PC or Mac and dragging your WAV files into the drive that appears. Whether you need full-length backing tracks or one-shot samples, your sounds can be loaded and played in seconds. Once you’re ready to go, the unit’s robust-yet-sensitive pad can be played with sticks, hands, or feet, and trigger threshold settings are easily adjusted with intuitive controls. View full drum machine
  6. Roland SPD::ONE WAV PAD Percussion pad
  7. The Roland SPD::ONE PERCUSSION is a new type of digital percussion pad, one that allows any musician to add authentic percussion sounds to their performances. It contains 22 realistic percussion sounds, including snare and kick drums, hi-hats, cymbals, shakers, tambourines, and more, and you can even import your own original audio data into one of the 12 internal sound banks. Once you’re ready to go, the SPD::ONE PERCUSSION’s robust-yet-sensitive pad can be played with sticks, hands, or feet, and the trigger threshold settings are easily adjusted with intuitive controls. View full drum machine
  8. Roland SPD::ONE PERCUSSION pad
  9. The Roland SPD::ONE KICK is a new type of digital percussion pad, one that allows any musician to add genuine kick drum and percussion sounds to their performances. It contains 22 realistic percussion sounds, including kick drums, stomp box, shakers, cowbells, and more, and you can even import your own original audio data into one of the 12 internal sound banks. Once you’re ready to go, the SPD::ONE KICK’s robust-yet-sensitive pad can be played with sticks, hands, or feet, and trigger threshold settings are easily adjusted with intuitive controls. View full drum machine
  10. Roland SPD::ONE KICK Percussion Pad
  11. The Roland SPD::ONE ELECTRO is a new type of digital percussion pad, one that allows any musician to add electronic sounds to their performances. It contains 22 iconic sounds, including fat snares, crisp hand claps, electronic cowbells, and more, and you can even import your own original audio data into one of the 12 internal sound banks. Once you’re ready to go, the SPD::ONE ELECTRO’s robust-yet-sensitive pad can be played with sticks, hands, or feet, and the trigger threshold settings are easily adjusted with intuitive controls. A Digital Percussion Pad You Can Play with Sticks, Hands, or Feet Every musician is individual, and your instruments need to complement your creativity and performance style. The SPD::ONE ELECTRO lets you play the way you want to; this compact digital percussion pad can be played with drumsticks, hands, or even your feet. What’s more, you can adjust sensitivity and trigger threshold settings in seconds using two control dials on the side of the unit. Drummers and percussionists will love the solid feel and natural rebound, guitarists can confidently stomp on the unit for four-on-the-floor beats, and practically any musician can play sounds by hand without fear of sore palms and fingers at the end of the night. Strengthen Your Backbeat with a Wide Range of Sounds The SPD::ONE ELECTRO contains 22 iconic sounds, including drum and percussion sounds from Roland’s legendary TR-808 and TD-909 drum machines. Inside you’ll find fat snares, hi-hats, hand claps, and more, and the pitch of every instrument can be changed on the fly using a single knob. You can even add reverb or delay in seconds with a second knob. With the SPD::ONE ELECTRO, bolstering your backbeat with electronic sounds has never been simpler. View full drum machine
  12. Roland SPD::ONE ELECTRO Percussion Pad
  13. The Telharmonium (also known as the Dynamophone) was an early electrical organ, developed by Thaddeus Cahill circa 1896 and patented in 1897. The electrical signal from the Telharmonium was transmitted over wires; it was heard on the receiving end by means of "horn" speakers. View full synthesizer
  14. Telharmonium Apparatus for Generating and Distributing Music Electrically
  15. Klaus Schulze (4 August 1947) is a German electronic music composer and musician. He also used the alias Richard Wahnfried. He was briefly a member of the electronic bands Tangerine Dream and Ash Ra Tempel before launching a solo career consisting of more than 60 albums released across five decades. Read more at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klaus_Schulze