Tips to Learn Chord Progressions

Tips to Learn Chord Progressions

After learning the parts of the guitar, the name of each string, and your first few notes and melodies, the next thing beginners usually learn is their first couple of chords. That is, at least how I first learned to play guitar. If this sounds like you, we are here...

Groove Machine – Groovebox

What is a Groove Machine?   A groove machine is a hardware device that is something more than just a drum machine or sampler. Groove machines are optimized for pattern-based musical composition. Groove machines have a “tabletop” form factor, with the...

Modern Drum Machines

Programmable Drum Machines   Eko released the first programmable drum machine “ComputeRhythm” in 1972. This was the first programmable drum machine that had a 6-row push-button matrix. With it, the users could enter a pattern manually. Moreover, the...

Early Drum Machines

The First Drum Machine   Al-Jazari, an Arab engineer in modern Turkey, invented the first programmable drum machine. Moreover, his drum machine was described in The Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices, which was written in 1206. His musical device...

Introduction to Drum Machines

What is a Drum Machine?   Drum machines are electronic musical instruments that create percussion. They may imitate drum kits or other percussion instruments, or produce unique sounds. What’s more, most modern drum machines allow users to program their own...