Stand Up Electronic Drum Kit

Who has time to sit down these days? Certainly not me. I took my Roland TD5 stand part and made it taller so I can stand up to play the drums. I originally thought I would only use 3 pads – snare, hi hat and crash with the bass pedal, but then when I started...

Roland TD-5 Electronic Drum Kit

I was trying to build a small electronic drum kit that I could use in performance alongside my synthesizer and as I was looking on craigslist for the parts, I found a deal too good to be true. The drum module has two of my all time favorite drum sounds – the TR...
Dr Pangloss Gear

Dr Pangloss Gear

As we’ve been learning the songs, we’ve been modifying the way we set up our gear. I’ve added a second layer to my synth rack to accommodate the Oxygen 8 and my Powerbook. My lower keyboard is just some cheesy Casio that I use as a full sized midi...
Roland SPD-8 Drum Pads

Roland SPD-8 Drum Pads

This is my drum pad that I use to put together my awesome beats in GarageBand. I use a simple drum loop as a metronome and I record a new track of my pounding along on this. It usually takes a few tracks to get the sounds that I want, since I’m such a terrible...