drum machine


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drum machine

n.
An electronic device containing a sequencer that can be programmed to arrange and alter digitally stored drum sounds. Also called beatbox.

drum machine

n
(Instruments) a synthesizer specially programmed to reproduce the sound of drums and other percussion instruments in variable rhythms and combinations selected by the musician; the resulting beat is produced continually until stopped or changed
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A recreation of Korg's original hardware drum machine and groove box, it offered a surprisingly realistic approximation of the original's sounds and made for a pretty satisfying musical experience.
I had a drum machine that I used to fuck around with in high school and I already had one or two songs written, so I just used that for Putrid Pile and started writing new stuff and went on from there.
The Bee Gees singer's solo single Saved By The Bell used a drum machine and reached No2 in the UK in 1969.
Without a band he relied on his electro-acoustic guitar and drum machine, which mostly worked when the tempo was set correctly and didn't cut out halfway through a song.
18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goran Rista, Miami-based session drummer, music producer, audio engineer and founder of GoranGrooves, is the sole content producer of the drum sets and beats powering BeatBuddy, the world's first drum machine in a pedal format.
Then there's their Roland CR-78 drum machine from 1979, an example of one of the earliest programmable drum machines.
Many performance and sonic improvements have taken place, including live drums replacing the drum machine, changes to instrumentation, some new guitar solos or phrases, and superior mixing and mastering.
com THIS wearable drum machine will drive commuters on your train insane.
Even as they attempt to explore with electronic flourishes (Mother) and the occasional drum machine (Boxes), the lack of a decent hook and general over-sentimentality is too noticeable to ignore.
Del Rey chooses her voice depending on the characters she's playing, switching from a deep dredged-up drawl with bass guitar and echoey drum machine, to a cutesy Betty Boop, singing of ice cream and cinnamon.
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): Many may mistake it as an image of a drum machine on a shirt, but you can actually beat on it.
They released their debut album, ESP, earlier this year, recorded using only an electric guitar, a bass guitar, an old drum machine and a Moog Satellite synthesiser.