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Jacob Velazquez

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David Frangioni

Congrats Jacob for getting two standing ovations on America’s Got Talent #AGT – You inspire all of us!
Learn more about music prodigy Jacob Velazquez who shares his love for the drums with Modern Drummer publisher and mentor David Frangioni.

Jacob Velazquez

& mentor

David Frangioni

Congrats Jacob for getting two standing ovations on America’s Got Talent #AGT – You inspire all of us!
Learn more about music prodigy Jacob Velazquez who shares his love for the drums with Modern Drummer publisher and mentor David Frangioni.

Coffee Talk with ADIKA Live

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David Frangioni is an entrepreneur, award-winning music businessman, technologist, producer, engineer, consultant, author and drummer, Founder of Audio One and CEO of Frangioni Media & All Access IDA (Inspire & Develop Artists). Lifelong work designing & building world-class studios, entire digital and related music/video/broadcast production facilities, home theaters, innovative music technology solutions, producing music and developing artists, it's all about the pursuit of multi-faceted passions. In 2019, David became Publisher of Modern Drummer Magazine, the world's #1 drumming publication and digital brand.

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Kid Stew: Jacob Velazquez + Modern Drummer

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Congrats Jacob for getting two standing ovations on America’s Got Talent #AGT – You inspire all of us!

Learn more about music prodigy Jacob Velazquez who shares his love for the drums with Modern Drummer publisher and mentor David Frangioni. Watch the video here.

Episode 44: David Frangioni on Recording with Aerosmith, and Playing Drums with No Plan B

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David Frangioni is a professional drummer, music technologist, magazine publisher, author of three books, designer of custom recording studios, and philanthropist. David has been the music technologist for Aerosmith for over 30 years and has worked with acts like The Rolling Stones, Ringo Starr, Elton John, Sting, Journey, Styx, Kiss, Ozzie Osborne, Phil Collins, Shakira, and Cher. He is also the publisher of Modern Drummer Magazine.

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Housewarming: David Frangioni

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You may never have heard of David Frangioni, but audiophiles know his work well. The sound designer and publisher of Modern Drummer magazine worked as chief technologist for the band Aerosmith for more than a decade, and even crafted the audio system in Steven Tyler’s car.

Accolades from Frangioni’s career serve as decor throughout his Boca Raton house, but especially in his office, which is lined with dozens of gold and platinum albums and mementos from Aerosmith, the Rolling Stones, Shakira, Rascal Flatts, Ozzy Osbourne, and numerous other famous clients.

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Drum History Podcast EP 41 - A Modern Talk with David Frangioni

David Frangioni is the CEO and Publisher of Modern Drummer Magazine. We discuss the history of Modern Drummer and talk about how drummers can make the best of the current "Stay Home" situation, plus we learn about his long and exciting career in the music world. 

In March 2020, we are all faced with the Covid-19 virus that has everyone staying at home to help control the spread of the virus. David has some great information on what we can do to make the absolute best of this time and come out on the other side as better drummers.

Check out his website at: https://www.davidjfrangioni.com/ and find him on social media @davidfrangioni

Also, visit www.moderndrummer.com to see everything that is going on with MD and be sure to become a subscriber, find them on IG at @modern_drumer

THE151: Here’s Proof There Are No Obstacles You Can Not Willfully Overcome

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Since childhood, there’s been one constant in David Frangioni’s life: music. After battling cancer at the age of 2, David found an escape in drumming.

By the age of 12, he was playing gigs around Boston and started an audio technology consulting business when he was just 16.

Today, David is an entrepreneur, award-winning music businessman, producer, engineer, author and drummer, and the Founder of Audio One.

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Immersing Yourself in Happiness with David Frangioni

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What makes you feel good? 

What motivates you to get out of bed each day? 

Sometimes it’s the pursuit of your dream job, providing for your family, or just creating space to enjoy that first sip of coffee in the morning. For David Frangioni, it was drumming.

David Frangioni grew up blind in one eye. Due to his disability, he was bullied throughout his childhood. But David refused to let them get to him. Instead, he immersed himself in an environment of feeling good. He was in pursuit of being a drummer. 

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Running the World's Most Successful Drumming Magazine with David Frangioni

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David Frangioni is the publisher at Modern Drummer. David has had a long career as a musician, producer, entrepreneur and author. In this episode he shares insight into his work at Modern Drummer, his career and his interesting life story.

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Expert Picks 5 Songs for Demos That Represent Neil Peart’s Drumming

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Audio One and Modern Drummer Magazine’s David Frangioni picks five Rush songs that highlight Neil Peart’s drumming style and industry legacy. With the passing of Neil Peart, the world of rock music … and music in general lost a huge creative force that inspired generations of music fans. 

Arguably standing next to John Bonham (Led Zeppelin) as rock’s most influential drummer, Peart impacted how future generations approached drumming and even lyrics, as people have noted Peart’s ability to write about everything from science fiction and politics, to human emotion. 

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How We Got Here: Residential Systems

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Whenever I get the opportunity to network with any industry pros — integrators, owners, marketers, product managers — I enjoy hearing their origin stories; how they got into the biz. I find it fascinating how different they all are, and how their previous experiences shaped how they handle their business today.

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Maná’s Alex González at NAMM 2020

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When Modern Drummer’s March 2020 cover artist, Maná’s Alex González, visited with fans at the Paiste booth during the 2020 NAMM Show, it quickly became one of the most buzzed-about events of the convention. Editor at large Billy Amendola was on hand, and in this video he chats with some of the Alex’s biggest fans, many of whom waited well over an hour to meet their hero and have him sign a copy of his MD cover. Thanks to Alex, Kelly Paiste, and the entire Paiste crew for helping stage such a unique and exciting event. Click here to read Alex’s Modern Drummer cover story.

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Maná’s Alex González at NAMM 2020

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When Modern Drummer’s March 2020 cover artist, Maná’s Alex González, visited with fans at the Paiste booth during the 2020 NAMM Show, it quickly became one of the most buzzed-about events of the convention. Editor at large Billy Amendola was on hand, and in this video he chats with some of the Alex’s biggest fans, many of whom waited well over an hour to meet their hero and have him sign a copy of his MD cover.

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10 Retro Tech Gadgets That Could Be Worth a Lot of Money

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If you have any of these old devices collecting dust in a random closet or drawer, you could be sitting on a goldmine.

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On The Record with David Frangioni

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David Frangioni is one multi-talented guy. He’s a drummer, award-winning producer, engineer, music technologist, and publisher of Modern Drummer Magazine. He was Aerosmith’s in-house engineer technologist for more than a decade. He has worked closely with the Rolling Stones, Ringo Starr, Ozzy Osbourne, KISS, Shakira, Rascal Flatts, Sting, Bryan Adams, and countless other celebrities and captains of industry. He founded the preeminent vintage drum museum in America, regularly consults on projects by the creators of Monster Cables and Pro Tools, and is Publisher of Modern Drummer magazine. He is also the founder of Audio One and Frangioni Media, and as such is responsible for building of hundreds of premium home, commercial, and pro technology / sound / automation installations.

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Revisiting Ozzy Osbourne and Jessica Simpson Christmas Collaboration – Producer Breaks Silence

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Way back in 2003, MTV decided to give its viewers a Christmas present with “The Osbourne Family Christmas Special,” a holiday show that promised to take ““holiday specials to a bizarre new level.”

With a guest list that included then newlyweds Dave Navarro and Carmen Elektra with a  group reading of “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” featuring an all-star cast of matriarch Sharon Osbourne, Outkast’s Big Boi, ‘N Sync’s JC Chasez, Eddie Griffin, Tracy Morgan, Anthony Anderson, Eva Mendes and Electra, the special promised to be different that standard yuletide fare.

The centerpiece was a much anticipated duet with Ozzy Osbourne and Jessica Simpson as they teamed up for a duet of “Winter Wonderland.” The moment was supposed to be magical, as Simpson was also enjoying a reality show wave with her own MTV show, “Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica,” which premiered that summer with her then-husband Nick Lachay.

It didn’t turn out quite that enchanting, but according to David Frangioni, sound engineer and Publisher of Modern Drummer Magazine, it was all in good fun.

“It was always supposed to be a cornball, fun kind of thing,” he tells 1071 The Boss midday jock Michele Amabile.

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12 Best Home Security Systems for Apartment Dwellers

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Why you need a home security system

Apartment dwellers sometimes wonder if they need a security system. On the one hand, the close proximity of fellow residents can provide a level of protection. While it’s great to have close neighbors looking out for one another, apartments are also be vulnerable to break-ins, thefts, and vandalism, so a home alarm system can be added precaution. Some security systems can let you see who even goes near your apartment (delivery people, for example) and as a bonus, let you keep an eye on your pets from a distance.

Apartment residents have different needs and concerns than homeowners when shopping for home security systems. Officer James Banta, Home Security & Safety Expert at SecurityNerd.com, says the first thing you need to consider is whether your apartment building has rules related to installing a security system or drilling through walls. He recommends checking with the apartment management office or condo/townhouse board before you buy anything to find out if there are any rules related to this sort of thing. “You don’t want to lose your security deposit because you drilled through walls when you aren’t allowed to,” he explains. Once you have that information, you can get to work finding the best home security system for your apartment. Scroll on for some of the best choices on the market. And look out for the signs that a burglar is targeting your home.

 

SimpliSafe 8-Piece Wireless Home Security System

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Running the World's Most Successful Drumming Magazine with David Frangioni

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David Frangioni is the publisher at Modern Drummer. David has had a long career as a musician, producer, entrepreneur and author. In this episode he shares insight into his work at Modern Drummer, his career and his interesting life story.

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2020 GRAMMY Awards nominees revealed: Experts share how much a win is worth

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The GRAMMY Awards may have released its complete list of 2020 nominees on Wednesday, but like every other year, there is discussion over surprises and snubs – which calls into question how much these gilded gramophone statues are actually worth in the music industry.

For David Frangioni, chief executive officer of professional music coaching and networking service All Access IDA, he has seen the impact of a GRAMMY win firsthand. In an interview with FOX Business, he shared a real-life project where he saw a direct boost in sales.

“When I worked with Roger Nichols and Steely Dan on a 96 kHz remix of ‘Two Against Nature,’ the group went on to win GRAMMYs for the album.  It was their first studio album in nearly two decades, and after the GRAMMY wins, ‘Two Against Nature’ saw a 747 percent surge in sales – this was during the week following their GRAMMY wins!”

Frangioni noted that the album debuted at number six on The Billboard 200 chart and was RIAA Certified Gold within a month, but it re-entered the chart at number 54 after the GRAMMY wins in 2001.

“Two Against Nature” eventually earned platinum certification from the RIAA – meaning it sold a million copies.

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STOP EXPECTING MUSIC FROM MUSICIANS

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You are part of an angry mob.

You might not realize it, but you, your friends, your family and everyone you know are all mob affiliates, armed with short attention spans ready to riot whenever your favorite artist decides they’re not dropping a song this week.

Don’t believe me? Just look at how Rihanna has been treated since her last studio album, Anti, in 2016.

In October, Rihanna released a self-titled “visual autobiography” weighing 15 pounds and standing over 16 inches tall, with more than 1,000 exclusive photos of her personal and professional life. And how did people react? They demanded an album. In the spring of this year, Rihanna became the first woman to create a brand for LVMH Moët Hennessy–Louis Vuitton and the first Black woman to lead a major luxury fashion house with Fenty Maison, a Paris-based line she founded with LVHM. And how did people react? They demanded an album. Last year, she unveiled her Savage X Fenty line, and in 2017, Fenty Beauty, which went on to raise $100 million in its first 40 days. Yet again, an album was requested.

Rihanna is the wealthiest woman in music, steadily expanding her business portfolio and is on her way to becoming a mogul. And yet? People are demanding an album.

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Kizzi meets David Frangioni, CEO & co-founder of Artist Development firm, All Access IDA.

 

David Frangioni, is an award-winning veteran of the music industry.

He built a ground-breaking music tech consulting business working with the likes of Aerosmith, the Stones, Ringo Starr, Elton John and Sting among many, many others..David is also the CEO & co-founder of Artist Development firm All Access IDA and CEO and founder of ground-breaking technology company Audio One. 

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