OT: Ever find yourself at a gig with just not enough thump in the rump?
The BumChum is a new silent drum monitoring system that, according to the developer, “lets you experience sound….like you’ve never felt it before!”
The BumChum is an “Amplified Tactile Generator Monitor System” which turns the bass drum – or any other signal – into a physical thump up through the drum stool.
This thump is registered through bone conduction.
The BumChum consists two parts: a drum throne top containing a Tactile Generator, and a flight-cased Engine containing all of the electronics.
- The BumChum Engine offers full control of power and intensity.
- It is also very sensitive, so it will faithfully replicate playing dynamics.
- It will respond to long notes (beater off) as well as short notes (beater on), depending on drum dampening, tuning, and playing style.
- According to the developers, the BumChum is fantastic for playing MIDI drum kits, delivering real power and no volume for practicing.
The BumChum retails for £1199.