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Robotic arm gives amputee drummer better beats

Georgia Tech's Gil Weinberg has made music-playing robots in the past. Now he's tapped that technology to help a musician likely become the world's first drumming "cyborg."

By March 6, 2014

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Black Keys drummer: Musicians can't trust Sean Parker

Are The Black Keys this generation's version of Metallica? The band is bucking a trend in subscription music that even the labels love.

By March 27, 2012

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Flatbed scanner rocks 'Little Drummer Boy'

An old HP scanner and a snare drum get all pa-ra-pum-pum-pum for the holidays.

By December 27, 2011

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The 404 842: Where drummers are underrated (podcast)

Steve the "Gut Man" Guttenberg finishes of our Justin Yu-less week. Tune in to find out about his interview with Colin Hanks, why he hates "Forrest Gump," and why we'll be forever calling him "Sphere."

By June 17, 2011

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Ep. 842: Where drummers are underrated

Steve the "Gut Man" Guttenberg finishes of our Justin Yu-less week. Tune in to find out about his interview with Colin Hanks, why he hates Forrest Gump, and why we'll be forever calling him "Sphere."

By June 17, 2011

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Home Depot plumbs new depths in tweeting

Home Depot posts a tweet featuring a picture of three drummers -- two African-American men and a man in a gorilla costume -- with the question: "Which drummer is not like the others?"

By November 8, 2013

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Neil Young's Pono dreams soon to come true, Ep. 151

Neil Young's PonoMusic service blew past its Kickstarter fundraising goal in one day. Are FLAC files the next wave in music? We also hear some jams from a cyborg drummer, and wake up to the sweet smells and sounds of the Bacon Alarm.

By March 17, 2014

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Offbeat game recasts Xmas tune as 'Little Bummer Boy'

To many, "Little Drummer Boy" is a fun, or at least innocuous, Christmas song. But to many people on Facebook, Twitter, e-mail lists, and blogs, "LDB" is something to avoid at all costs.

By December 22, 2012

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Lars Ulrich suggests Metallica could follow Radiohead

Heavy-metal drummer and lightening rod for antipiracy efforts changes his tune.

By April 25, 2008

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Do musicians care about sound quality?

Do audiophiles care more about sound quality than your average musician? Jazz drummer and audiophile Billy Drummond helps unravel the stereotype.

By January 21, 2009