In this episode Elliott Earls describes the design, prototyping and fabrication of two robotic, pneumatic drum kits. The kits were hung off the stage at Music Hall Detroit during Elliott Earls Bull and Wounded Horse Show. The drum kits were synchronized to live drummer Michael Paradise. Benjamin Teague on Mandolin and Dave Staub on Bass. Elliott Earls banjo, guitar and vocals.
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Elliott Earls, Robotic Drums, Compressed Air, Drum Kit, Pneumatic Drums, Robot Drummer, Banjo, Hick-hop, Music Hall, Detroit, Prototyping, Pic Programming, Midi, Mandolin, Performance art, Cranbrook