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drum machine

Music 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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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.
Step sequencer for the basslines and the drum machines.
Feed-throat pressure is programmable on the operator interface of Transfer & Meter systems; it's mechanically adjustable at the regulator on Direct from the Drum machines.
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and designer Madeline Davy, the Brooklyn duo marries primordial screams to drum machines.
Solo artists with drum machines and effects pedals buck the trend.
I had a love of drum machines and copying those rhythms on my set growing up.
This matched up perfectly with the band's downscale gear-K-Mart guitars, chintzy chord organs, broken-down drum machines, and the like.
After all, all those drum machines and keening Korgs and DX7s could lay down a solid, unwavering groove and stick by it for hours.
Using computers is only the beginning; MIDI, electronic keyboards, digital pianos, synthesizers, sequencers, and drum machines already directly affect the independent music teaching profession.
In sympathy, Johnston uses deliberately primitivist means, exclusively employing computers and drum machines from the 1980s.