The Drum Sounds of Classic Depeche Mode

In the latest video from synthesist Alex Ball, he takes a look at the drum sounds of classic Depeche Mode.

Alex Ball reverse-engineers the specific drum setup used by Depeche Mode and Daniel Miller on the album, Speak and Spell, from 1981.

Topics covered:

0:00 Intro

0:51 KR-55 Snare

1:55 Interfacing Setup

3:23 ARP 2600 Daniel Miller Kick

7:32 Roland MC-4

8:14 Test it out

8:43 Alternative Gear / Sample Pack

9:34 Outro Jam


And if you just can get enough of these sounds, Alex Ball has created the Beat and Spell Sample Pack, which is available for $15. Sales help support the Alan R Pearlman Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the legacy of ARP founder Alan R. Pearlman.



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