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“Ellie, as well as singing and playing guitar, also plays a [Korg padKontrol MIDI studio controller](http://equipboard.com/items/korg-padkontrol-usb-drum-pad-studio-controller), a Roland SPD-SX sampling pad, and floor tom,” - Ellie's backline tech [Steven “Rusty” Russell](http://www.mixonline.com/news/tours/all-access-ellie-goulding/368299).more
''if you’re in The Cribbs you won’t need it… but a lot of music has electronic elements – even in indie music. It’s good to see a drummer hit something to make the electronic sounds rather than it sounding like a backing track. The sound can also be lifted off the albums so it’s the exact sound you want.''more