Join viennese composer and percussionist Reinhard Flatischler for an eye-opening listening experience. Through inspiring interviews with world-renowned artists, leaders, teachers, high- class performers and scientists, this podcast goes beyond music and explores rhythm from different angles: percussion, drumming, singing, chronobiology, spirituality, modern digitization and health. It will give you new perspectives of how to improve your creativity, your health and your resilience and getting into the flow of life
Aleksandra Šuklar - How to unlock your true musical potential
Today, I invite you to join me on a journey where you will meet a young female drummer who has made it to the top league in music, without having been born in the upper echelon. Aleksandra Šuklar plays in high-performance music events like "World of Hans Zimmer." But you don't make it to that level just by practicing a lot... So, let´s find out what's her secret.
Bernhard Schimpelsberger - Indian Rhythms on Western Drums
Driven by curiosity and the passion to share, Bernhard travels the world collaborating with musicians across all genres. In this episode we talk about how to transfer Indian rhythms onto western drums, his experience being a student of great tabla master Taalyogi Pandit Suresh Talwalkar, how to start learning completely new rhythm concepts, how to deal with and learn from challenging and confusing moments in your musical career, and much more. Join us to explore, as Bernhard says, the wonderful, not yet heard sound worlds that rhythm can bring to your life.
Musicians associated with Bernhard mentioned in this episode:
Taalyogi Pandit Suresh Talwalkar, Trilok Gurtu, Rakesh Chaurasia, Anoushka Shankar, Soumik Datta, Nitin Sawhney, Israel Galvan.
Hang Massive - The Attractive Power of Simplicity
The Hang Massive project evolved from busking on the streets of European cities to performing festival line-ups and high-profile music venues around the world. In this episode, Reinhard investigates with Danny and Markus the power of simplicity in both, music and life. With their music and lifestyle, Hang Massive's founders show that you can go very far with your projects by supporting yourself in your contemplative practice and the simplicity in your life.
Kodo - Raw and Powerful Sounds of Japanese Taiko Drums
In this episode, I discuss with young composer and Kodo performer Ryotaro Leo Ikenaga about the strict 2-year apprenticeship training -away from civilization- to become a Kodo member, how they rehearse new compositions, how they reach such a group precision and resonance, the deep spiritual meaning of playing these giant drums and much more. Join us in this journey to traditional rituals and contemporary thoughts about ancient instruments.
Michael de Miranda - Pioneering Online Percussion
Michael is a music educator with a passion to make videos for people who want to learn about percussion. He's been creating videos on YouTube since 2010. He's more than 300 videos in which he teaches different rhythms and instruments, techniques, styles and more. In this episode we talk about how he started teaching online, the similarities and differences of the rhythmic traditions of Brazil, Cuba and Africa, and about the balance between following the tradition and creating your own combinations.
Pepe Danza - The Golden Key into Vertical Time
In this episode, I discuss with Joseph Pepe Danza -musician, Zen practitioner and sound healer who’s been living within the Eastern Traditions of Daoism and Zen Buddhism for the last 40 years- about how to get the groovy thing out of discipline, the keys in the practice of any musical instrument for the sound to pass through us without resistance and the big chance we have to attain vertical time through music.