Alex Ball has announced the release of The First Famous Drum Machine, a free sample pack featuring the vintage CR-78 drum machine.
From Alex Ball’s Youtube:
The Roland CompuRhythm or CR-78 from 1978 is arguably the first famous drum machine. In this short video, I take a look at why that is.
Thanks to the owner of this CR-78 and thanks to Autoy for filling in the sounds I couldn’t get due to it needing a visit to the synth doctor.
The sample pack contains 10 folders of kicks, snares, hi-hats, and percussions. There are 230 samples in total, all captured in 16-bit WAV format.
The CR-78 samples are available for free download via Alex Ball Youtube.