Check out Stephen Fortner's thoughts on meeting MODX for the first time!Stephen Fortner was one of the honored guests at the MODX Launch event at Yamaha Artist Services in NYC. You can read his article on the Keyboard website here. His initial conclusion can be summed up in the following sentence from the article: "The MODX does so much so well that it proves that philosophy can be the foundation of both a mainstream workhorse keyboard and an experimental inspiration station, all in one.". Steve had the opportunity to shoot a quick video with London based composer and producer Dom Sigalas. Check that out below:
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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.