The Beat Box: A Drum Machine Obsession by Joe Mansfield book includes 75 drum machines from the author's personal collection along with more than 200 photos by renowned and award-winning photographer Gary Land and a foreword by Dave Tompkins.
Within the book you will find:
- Gorgeous photos of 75 drum machines by Gary Land
- Background and facts about each machine gathered by Mansfield
- Archival advertisements
- Interviews with master drum machine programmers and innovators including Davy DMX, Schoolly-D, Marshall Jefferson and Roger Linn. The range of drum machines covered spans several decades, from the 1950s to the late 1980s.