The Iconic Roland TR-808

The Roland TR-808 drum machine When I heard about this I just had to write about it. This takes me back to the 80's, when my love of electronic music first began.  The Roland TR-808 was one of the first drum machines that pioneered the sound of early dance music. Way

The World of LEGO GBC

The World of LEGO GBC. Do you know what a GBC is?  If you answered ‘yes’ to that, then you are a true geek, and I’m Proud of you….    If you answered ‘no’, then read on. GBC stands for Great Ball Contraption. This is basically a mechanical contraption built from Lego

A Virtual drum kit

Drumming just got geeked. I just found this awesome new product by a company called Freedrum. It is basically a set of Bluetooth dongles that you attach to you drum sticks and connect them to your smartphone, or any MIDI music instrument. Then as you play your invisible drum set, the

Are you a Geek or a Nerd?

Geek or Nerd

Geek or Nerd..  which are you? So, is there a difference between a Geek and a Nerd?  Lets take a look. The definition of a geek The word itself seems to be derived from the German word 'Geck" which roughly means 'Fool'. It also has roots in the earliest circus shows in North America