SOMA Lab’s Vlad Kreimer shared this short documentary, Birth of the Pulsar, looking at the creation of their Pulsar-23 Organismic Drum Machine.

While many recent drum machines have offered tweaked takes on classic Roland TR-x0x designs, the Pulsar-23 is a unique drum machine design that features 52 knobs, 11 switches and over 100 inputs and outputs for patching, Eurorack integration, external mixing and processing and ‘live circuit bending’.

For an example of the Pulsar-23 in action, here’s Kreimer jamming with it at Superbooth:

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