Music Technology
Drumsette, 4-track cassette-based drum machine

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MAKE subscriber Mike Walters (NYC), from Mystery Circuits, sent us a link to this amazing project he did that turned a Tascam 4-track tape recorder into a programmable drum machine. I love that it looks like something off the set of the original Star Trek. I almost expect to hear the voice of Majel Barrett coming out of it, along with the drum sounds.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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