It was MacGuyver meets DJ Premier.

In one area of Spotify’s sprawling New York offices, a small group of young men and women watched as music educator Liam Baum worked on piecing together an invention of sorts. The idea was to create a drum machine from scratch – the type of device typically seen with soft plastic ‘pads’ that can be programmed with drum sounds, and then struck to replicate what a live drummer might do. Read more.