Such an integral part the electronic musicians studio. Duties of the traditional drum machine were held firmly in simple rhythm and beat. The lack of human feel in vintage machines were part of the attraction that firmed it’s place in electronic music. The capabilities of modern drum machines allow for sound design and detailed rhythm programming. Many budgets are catered for when considering a purchase. There is no difficulty for the beginner to start drum programming for minimal outlay or the professional to master sound design, sampling and programming in a single high tech instrument.