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Review | Sound On Sound, Jan 1988
A CD standard 16-bit drum machine? Things have progressed a little from those 8-bit Linn Drum days, passing through 12-bit standards on the way, and now reaching the ultimate level in consumer digital fidelity. Whether excellence or overkill, Alesis have gone the whole way with the HR-16. David Mellor gives it the long-awaited ear test.
Review | Micro Music, Apr/May 1989
Richard Fowler passes on a few hints and tips tor Alesis HR16 owners
Review | Music Technology, Mar 1988
A drum machine that sounds more like a drum kit than anything Ludwig ever made? True or not, Alesis' beat box is going to find its way into a lot of recording studios. Nicholas Rowland returns to his roots.
Review | Music Technology, Sep 1987
Following the success of the MIDIverb, Alesis have ventured into the realms of drum machines and sequencers. Bob O'Donnell lends an ear and discovers that economy doesn't necessarily mean compromise.
Review | Sound On Sound, Dec 1990
The Dynamic Beatbox
You just can't argue with a drum machine offering 233 16-bit sounds, two stereo outputs, 16-voice polyphony and a mammoth memory all for £299 — unless perhaps you're a busker, as Kendall Wrightson discovers.
Review | Music Technology, Feb 1991
With more machines appearing every month, there's no denying that it's boom-time for the beatbox. Simon Trask rocks to the rhythm of this latest offering from Alesis.
We found these other (non-review) articles that are linked to this gear:-
Feature | Topic: Synthesizer Patches | Music Technology, Jul 1988
A kit setup for the Alesis HR16 joins the more usual selection of readers DX and D50 patches in this month's Patchwork.
Feature | Topic: Drum Programming | Sound On Sound, Nov 1988
Sure, it's a drum machine - but the HR16 also makes a great drum expander module if you know a few crucial tricks about applying it. Craig Anderton explains all.
Competition | Sound On Sound, Dec 1990