An old, sophisticated, classic drum machine. Its sounds are sampled recordings of actual instruments. The machine has a number of human like feels to it such as a great swing function, rolls, flams and other weird time signatures and grooves. Best of all it's easy to operate. 8 separate outputs for individual processing, 100 sequences and 50 songs.
The DMX was the original drum machine of Hip Hop and Rap, and was used by artists such as Run DMC, Prince, Roni Size, Stevie Nicks, Mike Oldfield, David "Hawk" Wollinski, Phillipe Saisse, David Frank of The System, the Thompson Twins and New Order on tracks like "Blue Monday".
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Audio Clip 1 - Here's a simple drum beat featuring all those classic DMX sounds, submitted by Matthew Simonton.
- Polyphony - 8 drums
- Sounds - 24 drums
- Effects - Individual tuning control and Swing Function
- Sequencer - 100 sequences
- Songs - 50
- VCA - 8 level sliders
- Keyboard - 24 pads
- Control - Audio trigger or tape sync
- Date Produced - 1980
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Original image from Ethan Callender and
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