Drum Machines

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  • Created by: Roisin
  • Created on: 01-06-13 19:14

Drum Machines

  • Electronic device - contains drums sounds 
  • Drum machines have internal sequencer 
  • Short 1 bar, sequences stored as patterns
  • Beats - automatically quantized 
  • Beats- fast - very complex - compared to a real drummer 
  • Sounds- not realistic - influenced dance music 
  • 80s pop music - The human league, Gary Numan 
  • Roland TR-808 (1980)
  • Linn Drum LM-1 (1980)
  • Roland TR-909 (1984) 
  • MIDI controls the drum machine 
  • Beame more complex 
  • Includes song modes 4 complx pattern arrangements 
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