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Chapter 10. Hammerhead Live: > The Instrument Bodges - Pg. 359

MAKE: PROJECTS Eccentric Cubicle I have no doubt that your own improvisational fabrication skills will rise to any additional challenges: You will come to know the way of the Hammerhead, and be inspired to modify it in ways I've never thought of. I fully expect you to keep me apprised of your efforts. Congratulations -- the build's finished. You go make a beat; I'll go make a cocktail. Wasn't that a blast? The Instrument Bodges Despite the inherent flexibility of Hammerhead being a physical sampler ("1: Place object under hammer. 2: Allow to be struck"), there are sounds you naturally expect to have available when using a drum machine. Kick drum, snare, hi-hats, and ride cymbal are standard issue, with tambourine, rimshot, 13 and of course cowbell being popular additional voices. We can improvise all these instruments on a dirt-cheap budget. Armed with $25 Cdn and a bus pass, here's what I came up with. Cowbell