Boss DR-55

Boss DR-55 photo

Boss DR-55

The Boss ‘Dr. Rhythm’ DR-55 was Boss’s first programmable drum machine, released around the same time as its bigger sibling, the Roland TR-808. It’s pretty basic, and sounds less like the 808 than its predecessor, the CR-78.

I’ve designed a few mods for the DR-55 which enhance its utility somewhat, and written a general overview of the machine:

 

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