Valsamis, Peter


Machines Drumming

Convergence: Vol. 7, No. 1. Luton: University of Luton Press: 61-73.

Language(s): English


Electroacoustic Devices Electroacoustic Instruments


In this article, the author asks what has happened to the concept of ‘groove’ since the introduction of automated, electronic rhythmical percussion devices? And what has lead to drum machines becoming the most frequently used mode of drumming on recorded western popular music today?