Patrick Flanagan isn’t your average video game nerd.
He isn’t even your average music nerd.
(Image Credit – Jazari Flickr Set – Patrick Flanagan)
He is the fusion of engineer, musician, and video game enthusiast. Congratulations everyone! There is proof that your hippie drum circle can move seamlessly into the 21st century!
Using the individual Wiimote buttons, Flanagan can control which drums are hit and at what intonation. By leaning the Wiimote right and left, the beats being played can change from quarter notes to thirty-second notes. By pointing the Wiimote upward or downward, the volume gets louder and softer. This is just the beginning of his method for operating his robot band, lovingly named “Jazari”. Check out a full blown performance below!
Watch him explain more specifics about how Jazari works:
Gimme a beat!