The Venezuelan producer Walstep presents our ODD05, a work titled “Existence EP” with two great multi tempo tracks.
The first track “Existence” is full of sub bass pressure and soulful vibes bringing on an intense journey through a particular sound that combines elements from jazz, garage, footwork and dubstep stamp.
“What Goes On” has a darker vibe, low-end bass style, classic 808’s pulsating beats and a whiplash sounding snare that predominates until the whole arrangement morphs into deep house.
“Existence EP” will blow your senses into new and unexpected areas.
You can get it on Mp3 192kbps / 320kbps / Wav Format in the following stores:
This ODD3 launch merge the electronic part with the organic one, giving “One of a Kind” a positive vibe and the distinc style of Blanquito and Candice; the perfect combo for clubs, parties and festivals; a powerful and timeless drum and bass.
“Spiritual Things” is more contemplative with shades of cumbia and verses proclaiming a simple and natural philosophy, a release that guarantee brighten up your day.
Run Tingz Crew, Grooverider, Kenny Ken, Logan D, Dope Ammo, Jinx, Papa Gee, Jungle Citizenz, Sblendid Selections, Slum Dogz, Donovan Badboy Smith, Dr Meaker, Ramjack, Savage Rehab, Bones, SR & Digbee, Tony Anthem, Dazee, Alpha, Eavesdrop and many more!.
Run Tingz Crew
“Nice release, rocking time!!”
“nice vibes on spiritual thing very uplifting, whiles one of a kind offers instant dancefloor appeal that will hype up the one foot skank massive.”
Free Download Version (Mp3 128kbps) available here:
We present our first episode of Mix Series titled “Police Scanner Vol.2”, a three pieces compilation of mini-mixtapes with several tracks made by Oldtape. The tunes ‘Expediente 002’, ‘Guiso Policial’ and ‘Pasando Revista’ are related with Venezuelans’ daily life though a selection of samples extracted from national movies, T.V. shows, phat chunky beats and the features of hip hop artists like Apache, Canserbero, Lil Supa and Randy Acosta.
Oldtape is a hip hop artist from Venezuela, he has released record materials which includes famous bands as Séptima Raza, La EmineMCa, Al Otro Xtremo, McKlopedia, Inpugna, and many others.
You can enjoy this mixtape completely free.
Free Download Version (Mp3 320kbps) available here:
Roland prepares a possible boutique reissue of its iconic D-50 digital synthesizer, the first synth to combine pure digital synthesis with samples, including for the first time an effects engine with reverb. The Linear Arithmetic Synthesis was a response of the Japanese brand to the monopoly of the Yamaha DX7 and its FM.
The new synthesizer will be presented at the Experience Rolandevent, on September 9, at 909 Day, which will be dedicated to synthesizers.
The event will start from the 7th to the 14th of September and will be dedicated to various new products of the Japanese company.
Optikal Dubs presents its release titled “Origen EP”, produced by Carlos Guillén alias “Caribombo“, a Venezuelan based in France with massive flavor. He is the creator of our ODD016 release, an excellent production and clever mix of electro-acoustic sounds from Latin American proposals such as dominican dembow, afrobeat and cumbia.
Optikal Dubs is proud to have this work that stands out in the world music genre as a fearless and risky move.
“Origin EP” is available in digital stores worldwide.
Free Download Version (Mp3 128kbps) available here:
808 lovers! Splice Sounds gives you a sample pack dedicated to the iconic Roland TR-808. All sounds are designed by Sample Magic team.
All 808 is completely free to download through Splice Sounds. The samples were captured with a Prism Orpheus audio interface, processed with a Neve 1073 preamplifier. The samples are in 24-bit WAV format, ensuring complete compatibility with all DAW or samplers.
Behringer, after announcing its Behringer D, tribute to the classic MiniMoog Model D, already has another card up its sleeve, winking at a replica of the iconic Roland SH-101.
At the same moment that Roland was celebrating “808 Day”, Behringer showed a photo with an instrument like the SH-101, with similar visual features, and with the abbreviations MS-101. It would be a full-size replica, of analog circuit, with features to be able for use it like a guitar.
We do not yet have data about its specifications, but its sound will be good for sure, there is already a good precedent, because people is talking nice about the Behringer D.
You can see below the post in the Behringer’s Facebook account.
The musician Raymond Castile, shows us a trip through the Yamaha CS-60. Beyond exploring the characteristics of the CS-60, Castile focuses on the musicality and reach of its particular sonority with effects and modulation.
In the video you can instantly hear the similarities with the CS-80.
The Google team has created a very special doodle that lets you play music from your own web browser. This doodle is dedicated to Hip-Hop movement’s anniversary that according to Google reach 44 years.
Entering the doodle you can use a set of two turntables, a crossfader, a BPM control and a small collection of classic drum breaks, loops and samples. You also have a “sync” button that you can also deactivate to synchronize beats by hand.
Each recording is in stereo, so you can use your headphones or speakers you already have. A nice doodle to enjoy this curious tribute that includes a realistic experience of playing music and recordings.
The legendary Roland TR-808 drum machine resurrects in its boutique version, arriving on “808 Day” (8-August). The new TR-08 is a digital replica from original TR-808 with its classic look and controls.
The new TR-08 has the Analog Circuit Behavior (ACB) digital technology, which models the analog circuits at the level of each component, recreating the “details and anomalies” of the original TR-808. The control panel retains the same buttons, switches and dials as the TR-808, although it has a small size like others units from Roland Boutique family.
Among its additions, a sequencer of 16 substeps per step is now offered to create sequences with more detailed and complex fillings with rolls. The unit is compatible with external equipment and modular synth through voltage control. It also offers USB connection to process its 10 voices separately and audio / MIDI connections.
Check promo below.
Each of these voices offers the classic editing controls present in the original 808 to modify aspects such as pitch, length, timbre or color, along with compression or panning effects, for some of the instruments.
The TR-08 offers LED display with tempo and shuffle information. You can program in steps or play parts in real time without stopping to change modes.
The TR-08 got all the features of the Boutique range such as USB bus power or batteries and integrated speaker. Also, is compatible with DK-01 Boutique Dock, which allows adjusting the viewing angle of the panel.
Price: 399 euros.
Ultra-compact recreation of the legendary TR-808 drum machine
Retains the sound, character, and user interface of the original TR-808
Hands-on control including tone, level, tuning, and decay
Added Compressor, Gain, Tune, and Pan for selected instruments
Programmable via classic Step and Tap write modes
Sequencer has 16 steps with 16 sub-steps for detailed patterns and rolls
Continue playing beats even while switching between write modes
LED display for easier navigation and fine control of tempo and shuffle
Ten separate outputs via USB audio
Dedicated, track-selectable trigger output for controlling external instruments
High-quality construction with metal front panel
Highly portable for mobile music making
Includes DK-01 Boutique Dock for multiple-angle viewing
Battery-operated (4 x AA) or USB powered
Built-in powered mini-speaker for instant enjoyment
Compatible with optional Roland Boutique accessories