Loopmasters present Synth Explorer – our dedicated homage to classic electronic instruments from the past - focusing this time on the Roland CompuRhythm CR-78 Drum Machine. The CR-78 has a pedigree like no other and we’ve got the machine covered here with 100% Royalty Free samples for your music!
You’ll find a staggering collection of 1,991 individual Loops recorded in crystal-clear 24 Bit, featuring the rich analog warmth only possible from vintage gear. We have painstakingly recorded all the main preset patterns including Variations, Percussion and Fills – ideal for electronic music, or any genre in need of some retro vintage charm.
The CR-78 was originally designed to be an accompaniment for electronic organs, and comes with a number of preset fills with A/B variations for each style. It features 14 Analog Drum sounds, with a Bass Drum, Snare Drum, Rim Shot, Hi Hat, Cymbal, Maracas, Claves, Cowbell, Cymbals, Bongos, Congas and Guiro.
Synth Explorer CR78 features one of the earliest Drum machines to allow users to program and store their own patterns in addition to the Rock, Disco, Waltz, Bossa Nova, Rhumba, Shuffle, Swing, Foxtrot, Tango, Boogie and more. Synth Explorer CR-78 comes at tempos from 80-120BPM – ideal for Synthwave, Electronica, Hip Hop, House, Downbeat and Ambient Genres.
CompuRhythm CR-78 Specs:
- Polyphony - 4 Voices
- Analog Sounds – 14
- Variables – Tempo, Accent, Volume
- Patterns – 34 (4 User Patterns)
- Date Produced - 1978
- Famous Owners - Blondie, Jean Michelle Jarre, The Who, Gary Numan, OMD, Elton John, Radiohead and Mike Oldfield
In detail expect to find 1.04GB of content with 1,991 individual 24 Bit Wav files. These include 392 Full Drum Loops, 108 Full Loops with Percussion, 1174 Fill Loops, and 305 Fill Loops with Percussion, and 12 Mixed Percussion Loops. Finally, 1,991 pre-sliced Rex Loops are also included.
Each collection in the series will be produced, performed and recorded by highly regarded producers who will remain anonymous as they take a step back and let these classic synths take to the stage. Join Loopmasters on another voyage into the history of electronic sound with Synth Explorer CR-78.
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Please note: This is a drum sample collection, additional sounds in the demo are not included in the pack.