beat box: a drum machine obsession
essential reading material for anyone fascinated in rhythm boxes. for a drum machine obsession joe mansfield explores 75 drum machines from his personal collection (and it's
quite an impressive collection!). over the course of 200 pages, mansfield breaks down the beat boxes from the 50's to late 80's with background and factoids about each machine along, vintage advertisements,
and tons of photos by gary land. several interviews are also included from numerous drum machine masters and innovators including roger linn, davy dmx, schooly d, and more. the hardcover book comes packaged
in a deluxe leatherette slipcase with exclusive 7" featuring joe mansfield's re-creation of the beastie's "paul revere" instrumental and a cassette with beats to 18 hit rock, dance and hip-hop tracks
re-created on 11 different drum machines. limited edition.
price : $69.00