Roland R-8M

The R8M is the rack version of the ground-breaking Roland R-8 drum machine from 1989. It features 68 ROM samples built in (with many editing options), 32 note polyphony, 8 individual outputs and full MIDI compatibility. R-8 drum sounds dominated recordings from the late 1980's through the 90's, and are still heard on many records today. Notable users include Aphex Twin, Autechre, 808 State, Orbital, and Human League. Watch a demo here.

This instrument is available for use at our studio in Long Beach, Ca for playing and recording. Contact us to book your time.

Are you outside of LA or OC? No problem! We can record the synthesizer, drum sounds, or effects tracks for you! Send us your MIDI or audio files, we play it through the instrument or effects unit, record it, and send you the audio files. Learn more about our synthesizer and effects recording services.

Custom patch loading is possible for this item. Send us your sysex, midi files containing sysex, tape backup audio, or even Opcode Galaxy Bank or Bundles or Unisyn files for pre-loading for synth rentals or synth recording services.

Delivery is available for this item within select areas in Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

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