Check out this sweet bit of great video with an overview of the RX11 Digital Rhythm Programmer.
Released in 1984, the RX11 Digital Rhythm Programmer was a drum machine unlike anything else available at the time. With a total of 12 outputs (Stereo L/R and 10 individual outs!) and full MIDI I/O support, the RX11 found a place in many recording studios and was the featured drum machine on countless hits from the 80s. Our friends at Matrixsynth.com found this great video overview from Espen Kraft. Check it out below:
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Yamaha Synthesizer Product Specialist Blake Angelos has over thirty years of experience with music hardware and software. An expert in music technology, Blake has conducted numerous clinics, master classes and presentations throughout the United States, Europe and Canada. In his role as Product Specialist for the Synthesizer Department Blake appears in many product videos and artist interviews, writes many articles for YamahaSynth.com and co-hosts a regular Podcast called “Behind the Synth”.
Before his work with Yamaha, he taught music theory and jazz studies courses at Arizona State University; managed a technology-focused music store in Seattle and was a production supervisor at Microsoft, where he led a team that developed groundbreaking interactive music content for the Microsoft Network. Blake holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master of Music degree from Arizona State University. Blake currently resides in Bellingham, Washington with his family, and between his travels around the world for Yamaha, he performs as much as possible with several jazz and creative music groups in Bellingham, Seattle and other places in the Pacific Northwest.