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An electronic musical instrument designed with the explicit purpose of putting the likes of Ringo Starr and Phil Collins out of work.
How many drummers does it take to change a lightbulb?

None, they have a drum machine for that now.
by Future Drum Major September 02, 2011
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An electronic device designed to sequence sounds (kick drum, snare, etc.) to a pattern. Drum machines commonly have only 4 measures (with 4 beats). Drum machines are most commonly used by hip-hop and techno producers.
I just sequenced a kick drum on the first beat of each measure and a snare drum to the last two beats of the measure on my drum machine.
by Sanyote April 25, 2006
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