Boss DR-220A

Boss DR-220A - A nice-sounding and very portable drum machine, one of two models in this series. This one uses acoustic drum samples, 80's-rock style. It's good for 4-on-the-floor style beats, and is relatively easy to use, although could do with a few more buttons (a lot of ctrl-alt-del style programming goes on). It has 6-voice polyphony but 11 sounds, which can be annoying but is also helpful for creating tight hi-hat patterns.

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