Multiton Bits has announced the launch of its first two sample packs of 2020. The Retro Percussions & 909 collection features various drum sounds often used in Techno and Minimal music. Sourced from a variety of analog drum machines, from Nord to MFB and Roland, this pack also adds legendary TR-909 to Multiton Bits catalogue. […]
Loopmasters has announced a sale on the Sharp sample pack label, offering a 50% discount on its products in celebration of its 6th anniversary. The sale includes popular titles such as Vocal Tech House, Tech House Animals, Serious Techno 2, Flawless Techno, and Rhyno Tech House. Since 2013, we deliver inspiration, fresh ideas and pro-tools […]
Loopmasters has launched its new sample collection Old Skool Warehouse Techno, a pack that contains a marked combination of styles, merging the sounds of early Rave with the latest in Techno trends. Over the course of 938 MB, Old Skool Warehouse Techno covers all bases for dancefloor assaults. With nostalgic sounds cutting through a slightly […]
Loopmasters has launched an introductory sale on ZTEKNO, offering 50% off on its sample packs for a limited time only. We warmly welcome ZTEKNO to Loopmasters, these Sample legends have everything covered for Techno and Tech House Producers. No Games only Techno! The sale includes recent titles such as Techno Alpha Centauri, Ravers Love Techno, […]
Incognet has announced its new sample pack Melodic House & Techno Vol. 2, the first release of 2020. We decide to enter this year with sample pack in this style because we really like it. We carefully tried to create this product with full of melodies, techno and progressive elements and modern sound like the […]
House of Loop has released its new sample collection Techno Code, featuring 160 loops and one-shots for Techno music production. Fans of techno are loyal and faithful to their code of techno, this pack is for you who are into Techno and of course those that want to incorporate that further into their tunes. This […]
Function Loops has announced a sale on its best-selling Hypnotic Female Vocals sample pack, offering over 70% off for a limited time. Hypnotic Female Vocals is a royalty-free collection delivering over 500MB of key-labeled vocal content. All vocals come in dry & wet versions for maximum flexibility. These voices will be a serious add-on to […]
Plugin Boutique has launched a sale on some of its expansion packs, offering a 50% discount for the next few weeks. Throwback features a collection of 64 presets for the Carbon Electra software synthesizer. The sounds are designed to capture the heartbeat and vibe of Classic House. Featuring striking leads, sleek basses through to atmospheric […]
Soundbox has released its sample collection House Spectrum, a pack that favors the whole spectrum of House genres with the intention of keeping things deep, tightly produced and ready to drop into your favorite DAW. From the pounding dance floors to the hyped charts, House Spectrum will appease your creative urges. All loops and samples […]
As many have observed (even before Roland themselves caught on), the year 2020 is the sum of 303 + 808 + 909.
So 2020 means some serious techno (and acid techno), and auspicious dates to celebrate March 3, August 8, and September 9. Mark those techno calendars.
If you want to consider the zodiac, you may need a different year. Japan’s Juunishi is derived from the Chinese zodiac, and 2020 (which starts toward the end of January) is the Year of the Rat. Then again, it is associated with wealth, so – business techno? Consider also charm, persuasiveness, artistic talent, and creativity meaning all techno fits.
The closest year of the rat to the Roland machines in 1984, which is a little late. On the other hand, here’s some Cybotron for that year, just so you’re prepared.