Posted on 01/03/1978

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Roland CR-78 Compu-Rhythm

The CR-78 was a very traditional looking, but pretty groundbreaking unit in some ways. Not merely building upon their legacy and upgrading the exsting CR-68 model, Roland added user programmability to the CR-78 for the first time in their rhythm units. You could add your own beats to existing rhythms - or create a new [...]

Posted on 01/10/1976

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Moog Sonic 6 Synthesizer

The first synthesizer I acquired was the rather special Moog Sonic 6, which lacked some of the MiniMoog's performance features, but offered quite a lot more possibilities for experimentation. It still had the fat Moog filter sound, but the limited Envelope Generator somewhat narrows its potential for traditional musical synth sounds. The Sonic 6 was originally [...]