Sampler with octopus-like trigger pads?
I'm in a band with frequent samples (5-10) I need to trigger during the course of each song. I have a Roland SPD-S, the 9 pad variety. However, it's pretty hard to hit specific pads in the middle of beats especially during crashes and fills.
I'm wondering if there is a sampler apparatus like this: a rack (or any stand alone brain unit) sampler with 6-12 inch bar pads that I can mount to cymbal stands and toms. Presumably instrument cables or whatever works would be run into the brain unit. The brain unit would hopefully have at least 6 and preferably 12 inputs at a time.
I attached a rough sketch of what I'm thinking about. Anyone know if there is such a contraption? Thanks.