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Review | Sound On Sound, Oct 1988
The Perfect Beat
Is this the ideal way to programme rhythm patterns into your drum machine? Paul Ireson gives Roland's updated drum-to-MIDI convertor a good bashing!
Review | International Musician, Nov 1985
Bob Henrit misses the Kinks to hit the kit
Review | Music Technology, Nov 1987
MIDI Drum Pad
A clever pad-to-MIDI converter takes some stick from Matt Isaacson. A blow-by-blow account.
Review | International Musician, Feb 1986
Eight pads, one reviewer. Bob Henrit puts one over the eight
Review | Music Technology, Oct 1989
Following the success of the Octapad and Octapad II, Roland have come down-budget with a MIDI percussion controller to suit all pockets. Simon Trask scores a hit.
Review | Music Technology, Sep 1988
MIDI Pad Controller
Roland's follow-up to their successful Pad8 Octapad features expanded memory and enhanced programmability. Simon Trask hits it off with Roland's new percussion controller.
Review | Music Technology, Dec 1987
Pick up sticks; the latest electronic kit from Roland doesn't come with its own voices but Nicholas Rowland discovers its MIDI converter may have other uses in the studio.
Review | Music Technology, Dec 1990
Total Percussion Pad
On the trail of Roland's successful Octapads comes the SPD8 - a MIDI percussion controller with a neat line in onboard sounds. Simon Trask says beat it.
Preview | Sound On Sound, Jan 1991
Roland SPD8 Total Percussion Pad
Roland's latest 8-pad midi percussion controller adds internal sounds to a tried and tested formula. Paul Ireson checks it out.
We found these other (non-review) articles that are linked to this gear:-
Feature | Topic: Advertisement Feature | International Musician, Jun 1986
Phil Collins explores the Octapads.
Feature | Topic: Advertisement Feature | International Musician, Nov 1985
Hot percussion news
We Can't Go On... - Part 3
Feature | Topic: Drum Programming | Music Technology, Jun 1987
Beating Like This
...Beating Like This. In the third part in our series on creative drum programming, Chris Meyer and Matt Isaacson take a detailed look at the various trigger-to-MIDI converters now available.