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About morganhendry

I have been a musician and rocket scientist since 4th grade. I play drums/keyboards for the LA based instrumental rock band Beware of Safety (www.bewareofsafety.com), write electronic music as The Laterite Road (www.thelateriteroad.com), and just landed something on Mars (mars.jpl.nasa.gov). More info can be found at my website (www.morganhendry.com). Sign up here for updates on my many projects: http://morganhendry.fanbridge.com/

Beware of Safety – 10 Years

Last Thursday night, January 14th, 2016, my band Beware of Safety took the stage at the Troubadour for our 10 year anniversary show. It was an incredible mix of emotions: accomplishment, sadness, nostalgia. Mainly though, I felt a sense of … Continue reading

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Best of 2015

I wanted to put together another top five list for this year, but there has been way too much great stuff released in 2015. Instead, I put together a playlist of my favorite tracks. Hope you enjoy it! spotify:user:analogdrummer:playlist:2uOtYJxfoaCEqce1BDiQXZ The list: push … Continue reading

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SMAP Launch: How to Watch

UPDATE 1/30/15, 2:50 PM PST ————————————————————— From spaceflightnow.com: Launch managers have approved plans for another launch attempt Saturday for the Delta 2 rocket carrying NASA’s Soil Moisture Active Passive mission. The weather forecast calls for a 100 percent chance of … Continue reading

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Reddit AMA with Beware of Safety Today at Noon PST

I’ve been off the grid working hard on the next Beware of Safety album, Lotusville. It is set to drop October 7 on Vinyl/CD/Digital through our Bandcamp site. In honor of that, my bandmates and I will be holding a … Continue reading

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Best Music of 2013

Back in 2011, I lamented the fact that I was not listening to music as much as I used to in my college radio days. As a remedy, I set out to listen to 365 albums I hadn’t heard before. … Continue reading

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Circuit Bent Akai S01 Sampler

It has been a marathon week of circuit bending for me.  After knocking out the Roland DDR-30, I turned my sights to the Akai S01.  Almost 20 years old, the Akai S01 is, to put it mildly, a bit of … Continue reading

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Circuit Bent Roland DDR-30

I really love the sound of the Roland DDR-30 Digital Drum module as is.  Overall it has a hell of a dirty bite to it, and the super deep snare and tom sounds have turned up in several of my … Continue reading

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