The Red Rig electronic drumkit of boldness

The Red Rig electronic drumkit of boldness

Redrig Drumkit

As an homage to Eddie Van Halen’s Frankenstein axe, Connecticut electro-percussionist Steve Lovelace created this kit of impressive visual loudness –

OK folks… Here it is, in all its ’80s glory: the 6-sided Red Rig. Made to mimic the look of the vintage drum pads, it’s made of 100% PVC pipe and copper pad fittings. All custom designed – made it up as I went along. The wiring harness took about a day to make, and is almost completely hidden inside the tubes themselves. The ends just hang in place for quick connection to the pads when setting up, and to connect to the snake that feeds the equipment rack.

The Red Rig

Red Rig on Flickr


Discuss this article with the rest of the community on our Discord server!


Ready to dive into the realm of hands-on innovation? This collection serves as your passport to an exhilarating journey of cutting-edge tinkering and technological marvels, encompassing 15 indispensable books tailored for budding creators.