How many drum sounds can I make at the same time?

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Here’s an experiment to see how my machine would fare as a drum machine.

The Beatstep Pro is a great drum machine, and I have a lot of noise making modules.

I used an
Optomix with some noise for #1
Disting MK3 Resonator for #2
Braids in various modes for #3
Rings for #4
Little Drummer Boy for #s 5, 6 and 7
Radio Music playing drum samples for #8

Each drum was fed into a MOTU828 and then into Reaper, for mixing and panning. I added some reverb too.

I noticed a couple things right away.

The Disting resonator makes a sound on both the rising and falling edge of any gate, so I had to crank gate width to 0 on the BSP so the Disting wouldn’t ping twice every note..

The Radio Music was late, so I had to turn gate timing for each beat on the BSP to -50 so things would happen on time.

I could probably build some more simple drums, but I’d want more ADSRs to do it right, and setup the 2600.

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