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Drum machine

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  1. an electronic musical instrument designed to imitate the sound of drums and/or other percussion instruments

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  2. are very useful instruments for a wide variety of musical genres, not just purely electronic music

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  3. Early drum machines were often referred to as "rhythm machines." In 1930–32, the spectacularly innovative and complex Rhythmicon was realized by Léon Theremin on the commission of composer-theorist Henry Cowell, who wanted an instrument with which

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  4. They are also a common necessity when session drummers are not available or desired

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  5. Most modern drum machines are sequencers with a sample playback (rompler) or synthesizer component that specializes in the reproduction of drum timbres as well as the sound of other traditional percussion instruments

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