Check out the all the Behind the Synth Live Interviews from NAMM 2020.Behind the Synth is the official podcast of Yamaha Synthesizers. The podcast features conversations about music and Yamaha synthesizers with musicians, producers, sound designers, artists and more. As part of our NAMM 2020 livestream we hosted Behind the Synth...LIVE! Check out all the episodes of Behind the Synth LIVE from NAMM 2020 below.
Yamaha Synthesizer artist Stan Lewis (Patti LaBelle, Kendrick Lamar) talked about his musical background, how he used MONTAGE and his thoughts on the YC61:
Claudio and Dom--the guys behind the popular YouTube channel Doctor Mix--joined us for a great conversation about music and gear:
Yamaha Synthesizer artist Clifton Williams stopped by to talk about his new gig as MD for Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds:
Swedish keyboardist Stefan Jernstål demonstrated some cool techniques on YC61:
Longtime Yamaha musicians Close the Distance (formerly EMKE) talk about growing up with Yamaha and how they use MODX:
Yamaha Synthesizer artist Larry Cox talked about working with as MD for Robin Thicke and his work as a composer and producer and shared his positive reflections on music and life:
Music director of the hit Swedish television show "Let's Dance" and seasoned session player Jonas Gröning talked about his background:
Blake and Dom sat down with host of the YouTube channel Musictrackjp and keyboard guru Katsunori Ujiie to talk about MONTAGE and YC61:
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Yamaha Synthesizer Product Specialist Blake Angelos has over thirty years of experience with music hardware and software. An expert in music technology, Blake has conducted numerous clinics, master classes and presentations throughout the United States, Europe and Canada. In his role as Product Specialist for the Synthesizer Department Blake appears in many product videos and artist interviews, writes many articles for YamahaSynth.com and co-hosts a regular Podcast called “Behind the Synth”.
Before his work with Yamaha, he taught music theory and jazz studies courses at Arizona State University; managed a technology-focused music store in Seattle and was a production supervisor at Microsoft, where he led a team that developed groundbreaking interactive music content for the Microsoft Network. Blake holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master of Music degree from Arizona State University. Blake currently resides in Bellingham, Washington with his family, and between his travels around the world for Yamaha, he performs as much as possible with several jazz and creative music groups in Bellingham, Seattle and other places in the Pacific Northwest.