Christopher Breen
26 August, 2013
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Link to: DM1




OS X 10.7 or later, 64-bit processor

Age Rating:  4+


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It happens. You sometimes sit down in front of your computer and think, “Man, what I wouldn’t give for an easy-to-use beatbox like the classic Roland TR-606 and 808 right here on my Mac’s screen. Why, I’d pay up to $10.49 for that!”

Fingerlab grants your wish with the Mac version of its excellent DM1 drum machine (version 1.1). It features those classic Roland sounds and a whole lot more in a typical enable-this-button-to-play-a-beat-here step editor (or, if you like, you can tap out beats using the included drum pad). You can record beat patterns and create songs and DM1 supports MIDI input.

Like the iOS version it’s a clever and capable way of getting your beat on.

by Christopher Breen, Macworld

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