Bad Gear: The Roland TR-626

US AudioPilz covers the 80s drum machine      17/12/22

The Roland TR-626 is reasonably hard to find compared to TR-505, it's closer sibling that the similarly named TR-606. In this video AudioPilz covers the digital drum machine, its features, and quirks. As well as covering the full feature set on the original machine he shows the possible modifications and then demonstrates two jams with the machine. Here's more:

Today we are going to talk about the Roland TR-626. Is this budget 80s drum machine worthy of the Roland TR legacy and can it hold up with legends like the TR-808, TR-909, TR-707 and TR-606? Is it as bad as the TR-505, the worst vintage drum machine of all time? Can the crunchy 8 bit lofi samples be used in modern music production?

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