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Which drum machines do you own?

Oh its what we used to have???? TR 606 TR 808 TR 909 Kawai R50 Linn 9000 Roland CR78 Korg Minipops Oberheim DMX Roland R8 Visco Space Drums Emu SP 12 Korg KPR77 Simmons SDS5 Yamaha RY30 Alesis HR16 (a and b) alexP

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Electronic music in the age of entitlement

I’m not going to pretend anybody here likes me. In fact I’m gonna give lots of people here reason to hate me... Yes you little pricks, this is for you! Oh my Boog has bad pitch bend through USB.... I’m gonna roast the company over the coals online until i get my pennies worth! Oh God my Octatrack can’t play...

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Which drum machines do you own?

I've added a few lately, so update includes: Oberheim DX E-MU Drumulator Roland R8 Korg DDD-1 Yamaha RX5 Roland TR-8S Alesis HR-16

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Product Description

One of the very best drum machines ever. It has excellent sounds which can be expanded by adding additional sound cards (808 and 909 cards). Great rock, electronic, ethnic and industrial style drumkits! Most of the sounds are editable - tune, decay, attack, nuance, output, etc... But its coolest tricks are the Feel Patches which give your program a human-like groove! The sounds are ROM based samples, the R-8 has 32 note polyphony, 68 instruments, 100 patterns and 10 songs! The R-8 later became the R-8mkII with more memory and sounds. A single-space rack-mount version - the R-8M - was also available. It had no sequencer but it did have the R-8 sounds and the ability to read R-8 expansion sound cards. There were also 8 individual outputs, 12 voices polyphony and 4-part multitimbral MIDI. Later, an mkII model was released with upgraded features and memory