The Elektron Analog Rytm 8 voice drum computer has been making colossal waves since its release. Its powerful sequencer, parameters locks, multicolored velocity/pressure sensitive pads, and massive low end, in my opinion, make it one of the leading hardware drum machines on the planet.
There is no shortage of features packed into this incredible unit. Sounds can be programmed directly through the hardware itself by punching in steps or playing the pads in live record mode. Sequencing is more fun than a barrel of monkeys and I've been able to develop combinations of patterns unique to this machine.
To bridge worlds and further expand my options, I combined the Rytm with two powerful allies'