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Behind the Synth: Igor Cavalera of Mixhell
Nate and Blake interview Yamaha drum artist Igor Cavalera about his electronic project Mixhell.
During Superbooth 19 drummer Igor Cavalera performed with Mixhell, a electronic project he founded with his wife Laima Leyton. They performed a few awesome sets. Check it out here!
Igor formed the Brazilian metal band Sepultura with his brother Max when they were both teenagers but has since gone on to perform in a wide variety of musical projects including Mixell. Nate and Blake interviewed Igor about his background, influences and his current project in this episode of Behind the Synth:
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About the author
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.