#53 New Year, New Moon, New Phone.....Who Dis?
We start this episode with music news.
The World Vibes Summit is Saturday January 6th at the Malletech Factory 1107 11th Ave Neptune NJ 07753. Festivities start with a factory tour for anyone interested at 9am, and the actual events go from 10 until 7 pm.
For more information on NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) in Anaheim from Jan 25-28th, click HERE.
If you're interested in other festivals, its hard to come by a list of festival dates better than the one over at JAMBASE.
Here are some details on the real Twelve Days of Christmas.
Sibelius also has a student/teacher plan. You can get Sibelius for half the price. More details are HERE.
Sir Ringo Starr (aka Richard Starkey) has been knighted. You can read more about that HERE.
We created a Patreon page that will (eventually) have exclusive content. You can also go there and support the podcast. The link for that is HERE.
This is the Miller Machine we talked about with one angle for Triangles (and finger cymbals). This is the Miller Machine Variation with multiple angles, distributed by our friend of the show Neil Grover.
Some of the clamps Damon mentioned used in the film industry can be found HERE.
Damon uses two tambourines in his set up. One on his foot called the Jam Tamb, attached to the Gajate Bracket. The other a Cyclops Tambourine that he mounts and strikes with a stick or even the Jingle Stick.
Hints to setting yourself up for 2018......
To learn about what PAS (Percussive Arts Society) does and how they can help better percussionists and the percussion community, you can check out our interviews with Dr. Julie Hill, and Dr. Brian Zator. Episode 13 and Episode 51.
The Episode with Jason Treuting of So Percussion talks a bit about how they run the ensemble like a business, are a non-profit organization with a board of directors and interns. That is Episode 37.
The three episodes relating to setting up your home studio are Episode 26 with Ryan Gruss (owner/founder of the Loop Loft), Episode 27 with Kit Karlson (producer, engineer) and Episode 28 with Travis McNabb (professional drummer/percussionist and recording artist)
The full list of Grammy Nominees can be found HERE. You can follow along on Jan 28th all day long and they will update this list with the winners in real time.