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Clint Eastwood Icon: The Essential Film Art Collection Featured in The New York Times Sunday Book Review

Uncategorized Jun 27, 2019

Back in June of 2012, Steve Heller of The New York Times Sunday Book Review wrote an in-depth review of my book Clint Eastwood Icon: The Essential Film Art Collection. I appreciated the kind words--and critiques--that Mr. Heller had to offer, and I was very proud to have my hard work featured in such a prestigious review. 

When your career lasts for over half a century, your respective...

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Modern Drummer Names Audio Legend David Frangioni As Publisher

When I was young, dealing with a serious illness had me searching for an escape from a very traumatic situation. I eventually found that escape in the form of music, specifically the drums. Eventually,  my escape turned into my passion and inspired my career as an audiophile consultant, recording engineer, programmer, studio installer, producer, and technologist. 

At every stage of my...

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NBC 6 Miami’s Luxury Lifestyles Feature

Uncategorized Jun 21, 2019

As a proud South Florida resident, I was thrilled to be a guest on WTVJ 6’s Luxury Lifestyles with host Victoria Randolph.

Victoria and I discussed growing up and overcoming some significant challenges. Later, we dug into how I came to work with some of the biggest musical acts in history and explored how my company--Audio One--came to be one of the most successful brands in high-end...

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Join CNN Money and Me As We Take a Look Inside Millionaires’ Theaters

Every innovator loves an opportunity to showcase their creative talents, so you can imagine how thrilled I was to be featured on CNN Money’s Look Inside Millionaires’ Theaters.

In the video, we discuss the design and technology behind luxury home theater systems developed by my company, Audio One.  Additionally, we dig into what kind of high tech amenities clients...

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Drums and Design with Kiss Drummer Eric Singer

Uncategorized Jun 19, 2019

It’s a celebration of drums, drumming, the drummer and the eras that these kits were a significant part of.”

That’s how I described my book CRASH: The World's Greatest Drum Kits from Appice to Pert to Van Halen when I sat down with Kiss drummer--and long time friend--Eric Singer for this tremendous article by Forbes’ writer Derek Scancavelli.

We dug deep into our...

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We’re On The CW

Uncategorized Jun 14, 2019

Look mom…I’m on TV! Sort of.

Dave Aizner, the host of the CW South Florida’s web series, put out a video about my work with Audio One. He dug deep into one of our in-depth projects, giving a full tour of all the technology we installed in one of our client’s homes.

Co-founder Jennifer Yosowitz and I got to demonstrate a full smart home system including simple touch...

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Pure Grain Audio Names “Crash” One of Best Books of 2018

Uncategorized Jun 12, 2019

I’ve been a fan of Pure Grain Audio for a while now, so you can imagine how thrilled I was to find out that writer Darren Paltrowitz reviewed my book Crash. For those of you who haven’t gotten a chance to check out his review, I wanted to take a few minutes to summarize it here.

Paltrowitz starts out with an observation that far too many books are written by people who...

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South Florida Luxury Guide: An Interview About Staying Ahead Of The Curve In Luxury Home Technology

interviews May 30, 2019

Back in 2014, I was interviewed by South Florida Luxury Guide, an online digital magazine for luxury cars, jewelry stores, homes, hotels, and other luxury products, about how I got my start in the music business and began building home studios and theaters for celebrity clients such as Bryan Adams, The Stones, and Rascal Flatts.

We also explored my “favorites,” from vacations spots...

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.NET Rocks Podcast: A Music Technology Geek Out With Carl Franklin and Richard Campbell

interviews May 28, 2019

Earlier this year, I joined Carl Franklin and Richard Campbell at Pwop Studios on the .Net Rocks! podcast to talk about music technology and exchange stories about our work in the industry. The interview began talking about my childhood—when I lost my eye to a rare form of cancer at the age of two and how that experience influenced me to start playing the drums.

We also discussed a...

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Inside The Drum Experience Center: An Interview With The Iconic Robyn Flans

drumming interviews May 23, 2019

Robyn Flans spent 30 years as a journalist interviewing hundreds of the best drummers in the business such as Vinnie Colaiuta, Jim Keltner, Jeff Porcaro, and more. She now has a YouTube channel that features both classic and new interviews with a handful of accomplished musicians.

Last year, I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to speak with Robyn about my drum museum: Hit The Dec:...

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