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 Post subject: Roland waking up? Mc707 + mc101
PostPosted: Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:00 am 
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Grooveboxes + sampling...
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... Little screen on the 707..mmm...it should be the continuation of mc909/mc808 but....

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 Post subject: Re: Roland waking up? Mc707 + mc101
PostPosted: Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:04 am 
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https://www.musicradar.com/reviews/roland-mc-707

All I can say is it’s about friggin time Roland stepped up to their own game. Playing samples chromatically means it’s no SP, but in theory you can do crazy stuff like the sampled vocals of Nu Shooz’s “I can’t wait”, and play those samples where you want on your keypads or connected to a midi controller.

It can’t do everything. It’s not quite a looper. You record a clip but it’s not as easy as a SP to loop. Also, you’re gonna be doing a lot of menu diving. And it probably needs as many updates as Roland can program for it to fine tune it.

Other than that, it looks fun. Will I buy one? Probably next year.

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 Post subject: Re: Roland waking up? Mc707 + mc101
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Also, you’re gonna be doing a lot of menu diving

yes, i noticed that...it has a little screen...(so maybe it's conceived to work with pc? like the mc808?)...i still keep my mc909, it has also 16 tracks (vs the mc707 -8 tracks...)...i have to read specs somewhere

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"No one-shot sampling or loop-slicing"...damn...

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the screen reminds me on elektron type of...

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this got input sampling ? not just from SD .

Looks nice these .. the price is pheasable .. the sounds are appealing too

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this got input sampling ?


i think you can directly sample

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707 can, 101 can't.

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