Drop The Beat
Rhode Island School of Design 

Neoprene, velcro, piezo sensors, arduino, hookup wire, acetate, fabric

Inspired by Laurie Anderson's 1986 concert film "Home of the Brave", "Drop The Beat" is a wearable electronic drum set that aims to elevate the artist's presence during live performance. Each drum pad is embedded with a piezo sensor and is attached to the vest with velcro. Featured on Fashioning Technology, Fast Company, and the Daily Planet on the Discovery Channel.

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