Originally Posted by DrumEatDrum
The only thing about Steam Punk that ticks me off is my friends band deliberately uses a drum machine, and deliberately programs it to play cheesy sounds. No real drums allowed. And yet, they get payed to play events all over the country.
It's the easy way to add a "contemporary" vibe to the music, I guess. If they have a stage show anything like this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cycXIYdFGsQ
then it's easy to see why they'd be popular. It would be good if they used organic-sounding drums with other modern elements ...
Maybe we ought to start a steam punk thread?
Just to retain some relevance (even if not about drumming), here's another toon: