CompuRythm CR-78 was released in 1978. It's a
beautiful piece of design with a sound to match.
They don't make them like this anymore.
became a favourite amongst pop and electronic
artists for it's unique sound. Famous songs which
use it include Orchestral Manoeuvres in The Dark's
"Enola Gay" and Blondie's "Heart of Glass". The
CR-78 was also one of the first drum machines to
offer user programmable sequences alongside the
standard Waltz, Shuffle and Samba presets.
We decided to
sample the CR-78 though a Universal Audio 1176
compressor to give it a little more analog magic.
Included in the pack are 17 single hit WAV files and
27 RX2 Recycle loops."