Derek Simmons, who releases albums under the alias of Force One
Networkz, has recorded and released 17 indie hip hop albums so
far in 2009. He has three more scheduled for release before the end of
In honor of the Royal Wedding, Phil McFarlane drummed 407 beats in 15
seconds wearing Prince William and Kate Middleton masks on his hands. He
used the beat counter program at drumcount.com and a drum trigger pad
to count the beats.