BY JAKE WOOD
DRUM! Magazine product specialist Jake Wood test drives Roland’s new HandSonic HPD-20 and demonstrates the unit’s new sounds and capabilities.
The latest version of this innovative hand percussion instrument features new sounds (including loops for tech and dance oriented music, the ability to load own samples up to six minutes in stereo, quick record feature with ability to export to audio, and full USB connectivity for data, audio and MIDI (only had MIDI before).
While the HandSonic HPD-20 lists for $1,049, you can expect a street price of $899.