Definitions

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  • n. An electronic musical instrument that generates sounds by replaying samples stored in ROM, unable to synthesize sounds or to record new samples.

Etymologies

Blend of ROM and sampler (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Pitbulls such who glue few samples together, add four to five notes on rompler to it, burn it on CD and call it new direction of pop music.

    KVR Forum: Music Cafe

  • Nexus 2 - is a long-awaited rompler from the company ReFX.

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  • Bearing this in mind, a sequencer / rompler combination seems like an idea worth exploring, if only as a tool for beginners and a sketchpad for professionals.

    Everything2 New Writeups

  • I think an all-in-one sequencer / rompler is a brilliant idea, but the combination of awkward interface and cheap sounds doesn't really work.

    Everything2 New Writeups

  • It would be neat to use it to control a whole rack of, say, Novation rackmounts or even just an improved rompler such as a Korg TR-Rack stuffed with PCM cards.

    Everything2 New Writeups

  • Unlike previous sequencers, however, it also has a built-in rompler.

    Everything2 New Writeups

  • Yes being a rompler it's not as good as a sample or model would be but it's a Mellotron, and the producer was estatic, so that's good for me.

    Discussions: Message List - root

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