CLASSIC DRUM MACHINE SONGS - YouTube Links....

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CLASSIC DRUM MACHINE SONGS - YouTube Links....

Post by DIGITAL SCREAMS » Wed Jan 12, 2011 9:18 pm

Hi all....

Not sure if anyone has done this yet...but I thought it would be fun to start a thread where people link videos to songs which used classic drum machines. Hopefully people will follow the same format:

ROLAND R8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GmIN_witUE

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Re: CLASSIC DRUM MACHINE SONGS - YouTube Links....

Post by Z » Wed Jan 12, 2011 9:30 pm

Roland R-8 was not used on InSoc's eponymous LP. My understanding from the CD-G graphics is that they used samples from Akai S900 and Roland DDR-30. I'll try to dig up my copy of the CD+G I made and do a screen shot of the part that shows their equipment list for that LP.

By "format", is this what you mean?

Roland TR-808:


Roland TR-909:


Emu Drumulator:


Roland R-8 with Ethnic Percusssion card
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Post by space6oy » Wed Jan 12, 2011 9:39 pm

DIGITAL SCREAMS wrote:
there's a youtube link so that they can be displayed right here.

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Post by Alex E » Wed Jan 12, 2011 10:27 pm

Z wrote: Emu Drumulator:
Holy DX7 Batman!
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Post by Z » Wed Jan 12, 2011 11:52 pm

I doubt this is a definative list since it excludes the Roland D-50 which I'm certain is used on "Lay All Your Love..."
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Post by StepLogik » Thu Jan 13, 2011 12:08 am

I seem to recall from an old Keyboard mag interview that InSoc was a big fan of the Voyetra-8 and used it extensively.

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Post by LBN » Fri Jan 14, 2011 3:05 am

From http://www.insoc.org/DiscIS.HTML
Roey [Shamir] seemed to know how to bring out that powerful booming sound we were going for. It was in these mix sessions, in fact, where we first came upon that signature "Information Society Sound"; Big bass boom with a LOT of syncopated synth echoes. It was the echoes on the bass synth that really gave the track the proper feel, IMHO.
The big boom in "Running" was just a TR-808 kick drum married to a Moog Progidy bass synth sound. The big boom in "What's On Your Mind", "Walking Away" and others was an SP-12 kick, a bass synth, and a way-tuned-down SP-12 tom.
Also, more CD+G shots from their first album: http://www.insoc.org/graphics/GalCDGTh.HTML

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Post by elsongs » Sat Jan 15, 2011 11:50 am

HERE is a song that used the Roland R8:


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Post by maindeglorie » Sun Jan 16, 2011 7:03 am

Obie DMX

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Post by maindeglorie » Sun Jan 16, 2011 7:08 am

Boss DR-55


DR-55 processed

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Post by Phollop Willing PA » Mon Jan 17, 2011 8:25 pm

Apparently this is the first record, ever, to use a drum machine for all their rhythm tracks. It was a Bentley Rhythm Ace (whatever that is).



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Re: CLASSIC DRUM MACHINE SONGS - YouTube Links....

Post by Micke » Mon Jan 17, 2011 11:25 pm

Bentley Rhythm Ace = Acetone Rhythm Ace FR-8L. Roland's first product, the TR-77, was basically an updated FR-8L.

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Re: CLASSIC DRUM MACHINE SONGS - YouTube Links....

Post by D-Collector » Tue Jan 18, 2011 12:18 am

My neighbour has one of those in his recording studio. In fact it is the only electronic instrument he got, which in my eyes is very sad :lol:

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