Cherry Audio CR-78 Drum Machine

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Cherry Audio CR-78 Drum Machine

Post by budda12ax7 » Tue Feb 20, 2024 6:45 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSxlhlDPhIY

Just got this...fills in the drum niche I needed for synthwave, chillwave, vapor wave music....very tweak-able and can get those chillwave drums

There are some close sounds in a few EZ drummer packs, but they never sounds right...this does. Super cheap at 49 bucks. Love the multi output option and the mixer controls in the unit....will be using this a lot.

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Re: Cherry Audio CR-78 Drum Machine

Post by jthomas » Tue Feb 20, 2024 7:22 pm

Thanks for posting this. Please share your experiences as you get it unpacked and working.

I have tried 2 electronic drum machines, the Alesis SR-18 and the Berhinger RD-6... and software, EZ drummer and they seem either too tone limited (the RD-6) to too complex to program (the others)... SO I keep on looking for something to help in my home recording experiments.

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Re: Cherry Audio CR-78 Drum Machine

Post by UlricvonCatalyst » Wed Feb 21, 2024 1:24 am

I was reading about this the other day. Been hankering after an old Korg Mini-Pops lately, then found out there's a free VST version. Wouldn't be surprised if there's a free CR-78 out there somewhere as well, but $49 isn't too bad.

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Re: Cherry Audio CR-78 Drum Machine

Post by budda12ax7 » Wed Feb 21, 2024 9:12 am

jthomas wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2024 7:22 pm
Thanks for posting this. Please share your experiences as you get it unpacked and working.

I have tried 2 electronic drum machines, the Alesis SR-18 and the Berhinger RD-6... and software, EZ drummer and they seem either too tone limited (the RD-6) to too complex to program (the others)... SO I keep on looking for something to help in my home recording experiments.
There is a Alesis SR-18 VST????

EZ drummer is fantastic ....can’t rate that highly enough ....what kind of music are you doing?

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Re: Cherry Audio CR-78 Drum Machine

Post by jthomas » Wed Feb 21, 2024 1:04 pm

In my post I tried to differentiate the machines from the software... so no Alesis SR-18 VST.

What kind of music? Answer: Nothing I would want anybody, apart from myself to hear. It has been awhile, but as I recall the EZ drummer just seemed too complex. Maybe I should take another look.

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Re: Cherry Audio CR-78 Drum Machine

Post by budda12ax7 » Wed Feb 21, 2024 8:48 pm

You should try the MT Drummer Power Kit.....it's free with a minimum donation of 9 bucks...here is the link...

https://www.powerdrumkit.com/

My take on it....it's like an easier to use version of EZ Drummer....it sounds really good too.

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Re: Cherry Audio CR-78 Drum Machine

Post by budda12ax7 » Wed Feb 21, 2024 10:08 pm

Been messing with it.....not really for rock music. Chillwave, hip hop, synthwave....trying to figure out the "fills" pattern....it sounds really good...thick sounding. I has some effects such as compressor, reverb, chorus, you turn on and off...so cool. The presets are all great...in the New Wave folder a lot of the presets are named after Cure songs...but not sure if they sound like Cure 1980-1983?? Some Joy Division presets, and Blondie.

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