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Alesis rocked the 2008 PASIC show

Alesis Hits Hard at Percussive Arts Society International Convention.

Alesis percussion featured in the live-music capital of the world.

Alesis drums and percussion took center stage at PASIC Booth 235 at this year's event, November 6 – 8, 2008, at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas, USA. If you were in attendance, you may have been among the first to attempt “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover” on the heavily anticipated DM5 Pro Kit with SURGE Cymbals featuring the the world’s most natural-feeling cymbal triggers. We showed off our “modded” SR18 drum machine and demonstrated how to use it as a sound module with our Trigger|iO and USB Pro Drum Kit.


Attendees even had a chance to jam on Drum Rocker, the officially licensed Premium Drum Set for the Rock Band 2 video game. The kit was developed by our engineers for ION and can be used with the DM5, Trigger|iO and other drum sound modules as a standalone set.


PASIC was host to more than 150 events on 12 stages featuring many of the world's best in orchestral, keyboard, world, and marching percussion; drumset, and more! Seminars start ed November 5 and the convention's International Drum and Percussion Expo  took place Nov. 6 – 8 with more than 130 exhibitors showcasing percussion instruments, publications, and services.


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