Movitation I’ve been experimenting with playing live electronic drums for a while. For most e-kits that one can buy off… Read more Pad expression on live eDrum kit
Where hitting goes acoustics:
From sticks to surfaces to air (to windows and walls) to ears/mics…
spontaneous drum circle !
I woke up from an afternoon nap to the sounds of hand-drums and percussion… so I put on pants… Read more spontaneous drum circle !
(re)building “Jet” Snare drum: PICS !
a photo-essay of my rebuilding a “Jet” (off-)brand snare shell back into a working, playable drum.
presenting: VIDEO from my AES demo on drum triggers at AiPh
Last summer (09/2016), I led a workshop at the Art Institute of Philadelphia on drum triggers, covering: electromechanics of the… Read more presenting: VIDEO from my AES demo on drum triggers at AiPh
initial photos from my Drum Trigger workshop for the AES at AiPh
UPDATE: I have subsequently found and uploaded video of this event HERE ! Hey Friends I had the honor,… Read more initial photos from my Drum Trigger workshop for the AES at AiPh
The PercussioNeuron 3.2 is growing up enough to require a high-chair
Motivation: I’ve spent many months learning how to use the MPC fully as if I’d play it directly with… Read more The PercussioNeuron 3.2 is growing up enough to require a high-chair
An evolutionary history the “PercussioNeuron” of electronic drum technology for my acoustic drum kit; versions 1 thru 3.2
I’ve made a lot of changes (and purchases) in my work to merge “human drummer” and “drum machine”. Here is a photo-writeup of the technology (drum triggers, sound modules, effects) that I’ve used (so far)…