#54 Kristen Gleeson-Prata- Drummer for Børns & Freelance Writer!
Kristen Gleeson-Prata is our guest this week and she is the drummer for the band Børns, which was started by Garrett Borns. They have a new album coming out on January 12th and their world tour is starting on January 17th.
Kristen also was featured in Modern Drummer Magazine, as well as being a contributing writer for them and the Tom Tom magazine. Kristen and (friend of the show Kassandra Kocoshis- from episode #12 ) co-wrote an article together which you can read below.....
Tom Tom Magazine also sponsors the Hit Like a Girl contest.
You can also check out Kristen's Ted Talk here.....
You can see the full Coachella Lineup here:
And the lineup for Black Coachella is here:
The Jambase website we mentioned with the complete list of festivals can be found by clicking HERE.
Kendrick Lamar is producing the Black Panther soundtrack.
UPDATE: Jimmy Iovine claims he is NOT leaving Apple after all. This story is continuously developing.
Mary J Blige finally gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Jan 11th.
This is the movie clip from the movie Major League where Charlie Sheen comes out of the bullpen for the Indians to face the Yankees.
You can see Kristen's kit here which is a mix of acoustic and electronic drums (and triggers).
The Africa skit we talked about on the episode can be seen by clicking HERE.
You can check out the upcoming tour dates for Børns.
Kristen is endorsed by Vic Firth Sticks and Mallets, Tama Drums, Paiste Cymbals, & Remo Drumheads.
The "big girl" leather jacket Kristen bought for herself is by designer Rebecca Minkoff.
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