Login / Register  0 items | $0.00 New @ What is KVR? Submit News Advertise

Rhythmic Robot releases LEL 8-bit Soviet drum machine for Kontakt

Rhythmic Robot has released LEL, a sampled recreation of the Soviet 8-bit sampled drum machine, the Lel' PSR.

The hardware Lel' was programmable but shipped with 32 onboard preset rhythms which made use of its 12 8-bit samples. It also featured a useful Accent control for introducing variation into programmed and preset rhythms.

LEL recreates both the 12 samples and the 32 preset rhythms, which have been time-sliced to sync automatically to the host DAW's tempo. They can be triggered by MIDI note or from the front panel of the Lel itself. All preset rhythms are freely combinable and can be "stacked" to create new polyrhythms. In addition to pan and level controls for each of the kit pieces, the unit also features an effects block with bit-crushing, saturation, drive distortion and compression modules.

A front-panel switch swaps the graphics between authentic Cyrillic lettering and an English translation.
The Lel sound is 8-bit, with short, gritty samples. It suits a wide variety of modern musical styles, while the preset rhythms include not only staples such as Rock, Reggae and Heavy Metal, but also authentic Russian styles such as Kazachok and Lezginka.

Features:

  • 12 kit pieces (kick, snare, hats etc) sampled in both non-accented and accented variants, at full 24-bit.
  • 32 preset original rhythms sampled in stereo and time-sliced to sync to host DAW.
  • Preset rhythms freely combinable in any permutation.
  • Pan, level, bit-depth, tape saturation, drive distortion and output compression built in.
  • Unusual non-western rhythms included in the preset list.
  • Front panel switchable between Russian and English lettering.

Price: £5.95. Available direct from Rhythmic Robot. Requires Kontakt version 4.2.3 and higher (including Kontakt 5 and above). Not compatible with Kontakt player.

Products Related To This Item
Discussion: Active

Discussion

Please log in to join the discussion

Related news...

Other Related News
10 May 2015 Rhythmic Robot releases "FadeWheel" - Dirty, Damaged Tonewheel Organ for Kontakt05 Mar 2015 Rhythmic Robot Audio release Uproar – Distortion Synthesizer for Kontakt22 Nov 2014 Rhythmic Robot releases Crank for Kontakt - Hybrid Electro-acoustic Synth06 Aug 2014 #KVRDC14 Entry: Rhythmic Robot NanoMod 7: 8-bit Synths for Kontakt07 May 2014 Rhythmic Robot releases Rytm16 - Vintage Analog Drum Machine with Disco Beats for Kontakt07 Feb 2014 Rhythmic Robot release Lambda for Kontakt - a sampled recreation of the Korg Lambda ES50 analogue polysynth22 Jan 2014 Rhythmic Robot release "NanoMod 5: Analog Bass" and "RX5 12-bit digital drum machine" for Kontakt16 Sep 2013 Rhythmic Robot releases "Godwin" String Synth for Kontakt23 Jun 2013 Rhythmic Robot releases "NanoMod 1: Rich Pads" for Kontakt30 May 2013 Rhythmic Robot releases "Shortwave" radio wave synthesiser for Kontakt02 May 2013 Rhythmic Robot release "New Rhythm Box" analogue drum machine for Kontakt01 Mar 2013 Rhythmic Robot release "Snaps'n'Claps PRO" - Fingersnap and Handclap Generator for Kontakt28 Jan 2013 Rhythmic Robot releases "Elektrik Kalimba" - African Themed Electric Piano for Kontakt23 Nov 2012 Rhythmic Robot release GRIT KIT: 8, 12 and 13-bit source-variable drum synthesiser for Kontakt14 Nov 2012 Rhythmic Robot releases "SuperDrums" for Kontakt - 8-bit Digital Drum Machine based on Korg DDM-11025 Oct 2012 Rhythmic Robot release "WurliBeat" Analogue Drum Machine for Kontakt17 Sep 2012 Rhythmic Robot releases "Jennings" 1946-era valve synthesiser for Kontakt
02 Oct 2014 #KVRDeal Expired VSTBuzz: 60% off Lambda by Rhythmic Robot26 Feb 2014 #KVRDeal Expired VSTBuzz: 40% off Jennings for Kontakt 5 by Rhythmic Robot12 Nov 2012 KVRDC12: Bedroom Producers Blog & Rhythmic Robot Commodore 64 Synthesizer Sessions DELUXE (Kontakt 4 + SFZ + Zampler)02 May 2016 Replika Sound releases V6 Chorus Guitar for Kontakt 501 May 2016 Westgatesounds.net releases Anomaly XXIII - the Night Lands27 Apr 2016 Realivox Teresa Soprano Diva updated with Walkthrough Video25 Apr 2016 #KVRDeal (until Tuesday, May 3, 2016) Time+Space Offer: 20% off Sound Dust libraries for Kontakt, Omnisphere and Maschine25 Apr 2016 #KVRDeal Expired HeadlessBuddha Samples offers 50% off on Old Organ and Old Harpsych25 Apr 2016 No Fear: Report from the 2016 Frankfurt Musikmesse24 Apr 2016 #KVRDeal Expired Sonic Cat Special Offer: 50% Off until 30th April22 Apr 2016 Best Service releases Chris Hein Solo Violin for Kontakt Player22 Apr 2016 Particle Sound releases "Forks" - Tuned percussion and soundscapes instrument for Kontakt 522 Apr 2016 #KVRDeal (until Thursday, May 5, 2016) Plugin Boutique Sturmsounds-Electro Turner MK2 Introductory Sale21 Apr 2016 Marco Scherer releases Drum Depot: Deep Drums20 Apr 2016 Orchestral Tools releases CAPSULE 2.5 Update20 Apr 2016 #KVRDeal Expired Sounds And Effects Offer: Pure Acoustic Sale - Up To 50% Off18 Apr 2016 Exotic States releases "Nailstrom" for Kontakt18 Apr 2016 Best Service releases "Trinity Drums" for Kontakt17 Apr 2016 Samples From Mars Releases "Voyetra From Mars" Synth Sampler Instruments16 Apr 2016 #KVRDeal Expired Rast Sound offers Hang Melo with introductory price16 Apr 2016 Rast Sound releases Hang Melo - Deep Sampled Hang Drum Instrument for Kontakt / WAV15 Apr 2016 SampleModeling releases French Horn & Tuba 3 for Kontakt Player15 Apr 2016 Auddict releases "Drums of the Deep" for Kontakt

Show more...