Roland MC-8 Micro-Composer

Vintage Roland MC-8 Sequencer Archive

Ralph Dyck’s MC-8 Arrangement of “Yesterday” by the Beatles

Ralph sent me a fantastic mp3 of an arrangement of The Beatles’ “Yesterday” that he wrote and programmed on the MC-8 in 1977, for demonstration purposes. Again, he shows the degree of nuance and expressivity that the MC-8 was capable of, even if it mostly ended up being used by most producers to churn out stiffly metronomic parts. The synth used was most likely a Roland System 700 modular.


February 1, 2010 - Posted by | Music

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