Test your vintage drum machine knowledge and see if you can guess these 10 famous rhythm machines by sound alone in this month’s quiz.
The history of drum machines is just incredible. From the early days of furniture-sized boxes for organ accompaniment, so the modern powerhouses of today, there’s just so much to love. Today, we’re all about the vintage ones from the ’70s and ’80s.
In this quiz, we’ve assembled audio files built from samples of 10 famous vintage drum machines. The beats were programmed in Ableton Live using samples culled from Live, Samples From Mars, and the Attack hardware collection.
Think you know your Rolands from your Oberheims from your Linns? Let’s find out.