What is the best new drum machine or sampler of 2018?


Electronic musicians know that there’s more than one way to skin the rhythmic cat, but using a drum machine is undeniably one of the most satisfying. Equally, while you can do your sampling in software, getting hands-on with a dedicated hardware box can take you down hitherto unexplored creative avenues.

When we’re judging the best new music tech gear of 2018, then (which we are, by the way) drum machines and samplers need to come into the equation. Vote for your favourite product below, and then wait on the edge of your seat until the results of our poll are published.

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 Voting closes at midnight on Wednesday 28 November.

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