Power On Self Fist

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18 Responses to Power On Self Fist

  1. emerson7 says:

    Gawd, punching with those rings on is a swell way to break four fingers.

  2. Telecustard says:

    If someone out there made a fully functional Alesis SR-16 the size of a Zippo lighter I would buy it right now. That would look cool on your fist, and everytime you punched something you could get cool percussive sounds.

  3. technogeek says:

    Well, that would make an impression…

    (I sorta-almost like the ring. It’s not much clunkier than many school rings…)

  4. artbot says:

    I imagine he has Korg synth rings on the other hand and they duke it out.

    “Just when the Korg is down, you think it’s over – but no! Here comes the sMPC – Bam! Bam! Bam!”

  5. Cpt. Tim says:

    self fist? no thank you. the angles are all wrong.

  6. Jelf says:

    Q. What’s the difference between a drummer and a drum machine?

    A. You only have to punch the information into a drum machine once.

  7. Anonymous says:

    Looks like an mpc60 or mpc 3000!!!

  8. fatrobot says:

    why is the drummer still at the door ?
    cuz he doesn’t know when to come in.

  9. geckodfw says:

    No thank you. Can you imagine, all day, every day, “Hey, is that a computer on your hand?” “Hey, is that a cash register?” “Hey, why do you have a ring like an ATM?”

  10. CottonCandy00 says:

    These rings are by artist Bill McMullen, who currently has an amazing show up at The Constant Gallery in Los Angeles!! Big fan…

    Check out more pics at:

    http://theconstantgallery.com/BillMcMullen.html

  11. bbonyx says:

    They appear to be Akai MPCs, probably 2500s.

  12. Anonymous says:

    It’s an Akai MPC sampler. Though drums are often sampled I wouldn’t just call it a drum machine.

  13. Anonymous says:

    how do you know when the drummer is at your door?

    his knocking speeds up

  14. cinemajay says:

    The drum machine ring is no longer listed :(

  15. TroofSeeker says:

    Real scary, threatened by a geek wearing rings that look like ATM machines.

    There it is, Carnac the Maladjusted. Remember threatening to punch me if I got your title wrong again? Get four of these and the Stabbing Pen, and come on down. The challenge to me is to turn the other cheek. After the beating I took yesterday from those pizza creeps, this should be fun.

  16. ian_b says:

    that is BOSS

  17. Brett Burton says:

    It would be way better if they were different drum machines. Who needs 4 MPCs? What about an 808 and a Linn Drum? I mean c’mon, let’s stop fooling around and get serious.

  18. arkizzle says:

    MPC!! :D

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