Roland announces software plugins of the iconic TR-808 & TR-909

 is set to release two brand new stware plugins their seminal TR-808 & TR-909 drum machines. The original analog technologies were lauded by underground producers for their deep, booming bass sounds and relative accessibility at their release (the TR-808 was priced at $1,195, the TR-909 at $1,195.)

Roland’s newest VST extensions will be available to  subscribers, who will also gain access to the company’s new orchestral VST plug-in, SRX Orchestra.

The TR-808 was largely popularized by ‘s “Sexual Healing” and Afrika Bambaataa’s “Planet Rock”. Both analog drum machines, though, had massive effects on electronic and popular music and continue to be the go to selection for some the top producers the day.