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Re: need recommendation: decent drum machine software

Try the MPC1000 great baby but a real bitch to save
your work,is so confusing i think the engineers were
on opium when they wrote the manual!

--- jj 179 <jj179subs@hotmail.com> wrote:

> I've been looking for a piece of drum machine
> software for awhile now. 
> There's a dizzying array of programs available, most
> of which look 
> incredibly complex. I've tried one or two demos and
> found the learning curve 
> to be huge. Admittedly, I'm used to just starting up
> any programming and 
> being able to intuitively figure out how to work it.
> But the drum machine 
> programs have been kind of intimidating.
> To give an idea of how braindead I am with these
> things, I picked up a Korg 
> Electribe ES-1 and still couldn't figure out an
> easy, non-complicated way to 
> use the darn thing.
> In the simplest sense, I'd like just a decent drum
> machine. More ideally, 
> I'd like something that I could load with my own
> samples, and that I could 
> trigger via MIDI or USB with an Akai MPD16 -
> basically trying to recreate, 
> in a cheaper and more computer-based way, the
> functionality of an MPC2000. 
> I'd like to be able to record drum rhythms in
> real-time, not necessarily 
> just in step-programming.
> Any suggestions greatly appreciated.
> thanx,
> jj
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