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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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It's like they based the best drum machines on him.
The studio is kitted out with some of the finest hardware synthesisers, keyboards and drum machines including the Moog Minimoog Voyager Performer Edition, Moog Sub Phatty, the Dave Smith Instruments Propher 12 and Tempest drum machine, Korg Kronos 2 88, Korg Arp Odyssey, microKORG XL+ Synth and several machines from the Roland Aira range.
THE third album from Marcus Mumford, Winston Marshall, Ben Lovett and Ted Dwane, represents a significant departure from the well-established and sometimes polarising Mumford And Sons sound as production work from James Ford of Simian Mobile Disco sees electric guitars, synthesisers and even drum machines come to the fore.
This intimate gig gave us drum machines, sing-a-longs and shouts of "more wine
He discusses how to work with loops and beats and virtual instruments, including drum machines, synthesizers, and samplers; how to bring files into Pro Tools, preview and audition files, search for them, relink missing files, import from a CD, and work with REX and ACID files; how to work with and edit clips and loops; and how to use Beat Detective and time stretch.
They focus on recording electronic compositions which are created through experiments with vintage drum machines and analogue synthesizers but also bring together their skills in playing dozens of instruments such as saxophone, piano, vocal, synth and live drums to bring new layers to their sound, especially their electric shows across the UK, which they play acoustically.
In Beat Box: A Drum Machine Obsession, hip-hop producer and drum machine collector Joe Mansfield presents 75 drum machines from his private collection.
The app combines two virtual analog synthesizers, a beat section with drum kits from classic drum machines and free assignable audio effects.
Castles in the Snow by Twin Shadow This is a track from his first record, but to me it's a perfect mix of primitive drum machines, echoing synth parts and sinister storytelling.
He uses instruments such as drum machines and synthesizers but also a vintage electronic music device known as the theremin, which is operated without any physical contact but via two antennae that can respond to the movement of a musician's hands.
Both models are compatible with iOS apps that supports the CoreMIDI standard input, including Apple GarageBand, as well as drum machines, synthesizers and virtual instruments.
They consist of Benn Helm on main vocals and guitar with Andy Paton providing synths, samplers, drum machines, occasional vocal harmonies and trumpet.