David's musical aspirations began at two years old when he lost his left eye to cancer and he started playing the drums. He is known today as the pioneer of MIDI technology, the founder of award-winning A/V firm Audio One, an author of two books, and the recipient of dozens of gold and platinum albums as technologist, engineer, and/or producer for hundreds of artists including the Stones, Ringo Starr, Aerosmith, Elton John, Sting, Carl Palmer, Journey, Styx, KISS, Phil Collins, Shakira, Ozzy Osbourne, and more.THE FULL STORY
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"I refer to David as ‘Gyro Gearloose’ because he could rewire a Walkman to record 4- track."
"[David is] The Rocket Man, only happy when he has a fuse box in his hands!"
"When it comes to computers and MIDI, I put David Frangioni in the Hall of Fame."
David Frangioni and Eric Singer discuss the drums that revolutionized music, a drummer’s expression and KISS kits past, present and future.READ MORE
Enjoy a wide ranging discussion, along with rock star tales as David navigates the seas from early drum machines to MIDI to today’s sprawling live productions.LISTEN NOW
A review of David's latest book that casts the spotlight on some of rock music’s biggest drummers to showcase the backbone—and backbeat—behind some of the world’s most iconic bands.READ MORE