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Dr. Rhythm

Q.Can I simulate a real drummer’s rhythm groove and subtle expressive nuances when I create an original pattern on the DR-880?

A.Yes, you can. Using the DR-880’s Groove Modify feature,
you can adjust the “feel” of your own patterns to produce realistic rhythmic grooves
and the subtle expressive nuances of a real drummer’s performance.

Groove Modify provides three different functions:

  1. Velocity modify--automatically adjusts the accent levels of the beats in a pattern,
    simulating a real drummer’s playing feel.
  2. Ghost note--allows you to add “ghost notes” to a pattern,
    enhancing the pattern’s realism and groove.
  3. Shuffle--creates a shuffle rhythm feel
    by adjusting the timing of the pattern’s backbeats.


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