Discover how to combine your percussion with live electronics without being a slave to your machines. In the past, live electronics has often relied upon MIDI, Samplers, Sequencers and click-tracks to synchronise the Drummer or Percussionist with the backing, but at the loss of the 'human' qualities and spontaneity of live performance. This unique DVD offers you a candid guide to the live-triggers and real-time processes that will put you back in control of the music. Verderosa (a.k.a. DJ Drummer/VFX) demonstrates in clear and uncomplicated language the methods used by the cutting edge musicians of today to put the interactive connection into electronic music, which in turn will add a deeper dimension to your shows. Features include Building your first triggering system Editing and storing custom drum kits Building loops and breakbeats MIDI control Voice editing and sound design Using a vocoder Acoustic drum and bass techniques Improvising melodies Bonus features include backstage interviews, live concert footage of eight full-length performances and a step-by-step analysis of each song.