• Grace Elmer

Industry Pulse Check Live from the 2022 NAMM Show

Updated: Jul 22

Eleanor Rust and Shayli Ankenbruck take to the NAMM trade show floor to chat with movers and shakers from across the music industry including Athan Billias, President of the MIDI Association, James Hill, Felisha Booker, and more!

Check out the latest magic midi devices which transform touch and color into sound with Sasha Pas, founder of Playtronica. Listen to live a demo with Troy Sheets, co-founder of Blip Blox Playtime Engineering and dive into motion activated synthesizers from Instruments of Things. Catch up with NAMM veteran and uke-legend, James Hill, to learn about his latest fan collaboration album using NFTs. Explore the latest in fanbase marketing with Felisha Booker, CEO of Breaker Nation. What’s next for the NAMM show? Find out on this week’s episode.


1:00 MIDI Association

13:03 Playtronica

20:23 Blip Blox



24:37 Instruments of Things



28:07 James Hill

37:36 Breaker Nation


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The Music Tectonics podcast goes beneath the surface of the music industry to explore how technology is changing the way business gets done. Weekly episodes include interviews with music tech movers & shakers, deep dives into seismic shifts, and more.