MATRIXSYNTH: Roland TR-909 Drum Machine Used by Richie Hawtin and Jeff Mills For Sale?

Friday, September 01, 2017

Roland TR-909 Drum Machine Used by Richie Hawtin and Jeff Mills For Sale?

via this auction

"There is no denying this one of the most desirable drum machines on the second hand market. The kick, snare, hi-hats etc are all iconic sounds that have shaped dance music culture.

It is a classic drum machine that punches far heavier than the reproductions that are currently on the market. Individual outputs for each sound go a long way in making it the preferred choice of drum machine.

This particular unit has some history, it has been graced with the signatures of two internationally acclaimed DJ's / performers who have used this during Adelaide performances, namely Richie Hawtin and Jeff Mills.

This instrument can be inspected during business hours in the Adelaide CBD if you want to test for yourself prior to purchase. This TR-909 has been thoroughly tested prior to auction and proved to be functioning 100% as expected. Ensure you inspect the photo's prior to purchase. All markings and a minor dent on the front of the unit have been represented as clear as possible."


  1. My friend once gave his 909 to a local club when Jeff played back then. Naturally he would sign it when asked for it. I think it's a stretch to say it was his if he jammed a few rhythms into it for 1/2 hours.

    1. Thanks. That makes sense. I updated the title of the post to reflect this.



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