Remembering a Friend
Eric Glasnapp (1969-2015)
Professor Fritz Sennheiser had a deep interest in audio, long before he designed a tube voltmeter and his first microphone after World War II, which launched his company, Sennheiser Electronic.
No one I have ever interviewed embodied the wide-eyed excitement of a child and teamed it with the creative engineering of a world class scientist like Ikutaro Kakehashi. Mr.
The annual NAMM Tribute program is our industry’s chance to pause and remember those no longer with us. This special program includes the names and images of those who have passed away since our last gathering in Anaheim. This year’s program will begin at 5:30pm on Thursday January 19th in from of the NAMM Nissan Grand Plaza Stage outside of the convention center. With music and friends, we have a chance to reflect and remember. Please join us as our industry comes together to pay our respects.
Don Buchla was among the most influential engineers in the early development of electronic music. His Buchla 100 was used by a long list of electronic composers who wanted to explore the sounds that were possible on this instrument. That list includes Morton Subotnick, Pauline Oliveros and Gladys Krenek. In later years, his instruments were explored by a new generation of composers such as
First and most importantly, it is a humbling statement that Scotty Moore was my friend! Long before I knew his name, I knew that sound! I could pick out his guitar licks on records that didn't even list his name on the jacket (expanded internet listings now give me confirmation). When I was ten, my mom took me to the big city library where I boldly asked the reference librarian who was playi