Behringer both disappoint and thrill us with an update the on RD-909

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Uli Behringer has been hanging out on the Gearslutz forum again, this time updating us on the forthcoming RD-909 Rhythm Designer. Disappointingly it’s still “several more months away” but thrillingly they are sticking with the $299 price point. RD-909 We saw this interpretation of the classic Roland TR-909 drum machine at Knobcon in September. There […]

Knobcon 2018: First look at the finished Behringer RD-808 Rhythm Designer

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We all saw the prototype RD-808 at Superbooth with a still unconfirmed feature list and handwritten labels. But just before Knobcon 2018 opens today Japanese tech website Icon has posted some images of what looks like a fully functional production model of Behringers clone of the TR-808 Rhythm Composer. RD-808 Rhythm Designer Here are 13 seconds […]

808 Day: Behringer drop an RD-808 jam video and tease a 909 day announcement

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Slightly disappointingly Behringer has crashed Roland’s 808 Day with….. little more than a demo video. I was hoping for something along the lines of the opening of RD-808 preorders, or detailed specs, or something scene-stealing. But no, instead we got a video (it’s a cool video) of the same prototype machine we saw at Superbooth […]