A wordplay on freedom, Freedrum is quite liberating considering it actually eliminates the need for a drum — all you need are a pair of drumsticks. The kit consists of lightweight sensors that slip onto each stick and pair via Bluetooth with your iOS smartphone (or other device, though Android’s slight audio latency makes them work less well). Then, any surface — or even just the air — doubles as a virtual drum, letting you create and record in Garageband or other Bluetooth Midi-enabled programs and apps. And with virtual drumkits, Freedrum can actually simulate the sounds of a full set of drums and snares as the gyroscopes in each unit detect the sticks moving to various angles around you.

Check it out at Kickstarter – $90 [via]