I don’t feel like it’s too much. There are a few things that due to the limited interface (screen and selection encoder mainly) that you do have to bounce around a little bit. However, once you load in a kit, get the base sounds tweaked, it all just takes off from there, and you can just twiddle away and play along live, fill things in by hand, etc. It’s a very hands on machine in that even when you’ve got some tracks laid down, you’re going to want to tap in some on-the-fly hits, tweak loops, etc. It’s a slightly different approach to even the Digi-pair. You can use it similarly to them, but it will be a bit more limited that way. I think the M:S kinda pushes you to play more and program less, which is cool. That’s why I think it’s more complementary than an alternative to a Digitakt for example. They can fill different roles, and possibly push you in different directions. The UI takes a few minutes to get used to I’ll grant, but it becomes very easy very quickly. At least in my case it’s mostly transparent now. Just look how Dr. K uses it above. A good amount of hands on, with some solid base tracks.