drum machine

Lego Drum Machine Runs on Automatic

Lego Drum Machine Runs on Automatic

British artist Alex Allmont built this elegant one-motor Lego drum machine with a Arduino, a proto shield on top wired with a Lego Power Functions power connector, a Digital Delay pedal, and a Drumcomputer MFB-522.

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Arduino-Based Drum Machine

Arduino-Based Drum Machine

Circuit bender Dr. Bleep built this sweet Arduino-compatible drum machine, the Bleep Drum, with four sounds, four selectable sequences, tap tempo, record and playback, and more. Of course it’s open source and eminently hackable.

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BeetBox Sets Standard for Vegetable-based Instruments

BeetBox Sets Standard for Vegetable-based Instruments

[vimeo w=598 55658574] For the ITP classes Tech Crafts and Materials and Building Strategies, Scott Garner created the BeetBox, a tuber-based electronic drum machine. The instrument uses six beets connected to capacitive sensors to play samples on a Raspberry Pi. Here are the full details on the internals: Touch sensing is handled by an MPR121 […]

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MR-808 Brings Vintage Drum Machine to Life

MR-808 Brings Vintage Drum Machine to Life

Moritz Simon Geist has made a physical version of the famed TR-808 drum machine.

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