Using the metronome on your phone is better than nothing, but having a dedicated metronome is both a luxury, and a requirement…a luxurement?

Calling the BOSS DB-90 a metronome is like calling The Titanic a “boat” or calling a ferocious tiger a “cat” – terms that just can’t convey the concepts correctly. Drums, guitar, bass, keys, vocals… no matter what hat you wear, this baby’s got killer tools that’ll help you improve your game.

First off, the DB-90 is a metronome. It’s got four different click types, including a human voice count, which an awesome feature for keeping track of the down beat. You know what’s even more fun than practicing to a click? Practicing to a real beat! The DB-90 hooks you up with PCM sample-based drum machine rhythms, and thanks to its Note Mixing function, you can even program in your own beats.

And check this out, there are inputs for your mic, guitar, bass, or even drum trigger, so you can practice with headphones and never miss a note. The DB-90’s even got an onboard rhythm coach – perfect for drummers. The controls are simple and intuitive, and MIDI input gives the DB-90 extra flexibility when you plug in your controller keyboard.