mpointon

mpointon

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Albums

  • Wikigrooves
  • Wikifunk #2
  • Wikivox
  • The Wiki Evolution

Tracks

  1. February 09 2019
    Electronic remix by Balera78 feat. mpointon Track # 157389
    Fishbowl
  2. January 21 2019
    Jazz-Rock jam feat. remix by mpointon on Drums Track # 155948
    Sixth Sense
  3. January 13 2019
    Jazz-Rock remix by Tofzegrit feat. mpointon Track # 155386
    Dig This
  4. December 18 2018
    Electronic remix by Molber feat. mpointon Track # 153432
    Everything is good again
  5. December 14 2018
    Jazz-Rock jam feat. remix by mpointon on Drums Track # 153098
    Cloud Bumpers
  6. December 13 2018
    Pop remix by mulambo feat. mpointon Track # 153037
    Angel
  7. December 13 2018
    Funk jam feat. remix by mpointon on Drums Track # 153017
    A Sunny Day - OliV Remix
  8. September 15 2018
    Jazz remix by OliVBee feat. mpointon Track # 146678
    Two Suns - Fivestringer mix
  9. September 13 2018
    Electronic remix by Tofzegrit feat. mpointon Track # 146542
    Rave Moves
  10. July 07 2018
    Jazz remix by Tofzegrit feat. mpointon Track # 141446
    Secundo Pimped
  11. July 05 2018
    Rock remix by Tofzegrit feat. mpointon Track # 141351
    Anaemic Pushers
  12. October 28 2017
    Samba remix by nadrek feat. mpointon Track # 119970
    Let's Party!
  13. July 29 2017
    Funk remix by Ernie440 feat. mpointon Track # 112403
    The Stanton Moore Simon Martin Jam
  14. September 18 2016
    Jazz remix by marmotte feat. mpointon Track # 84108
    Relax Just A Little + BackVocs
  15. March 17 2016
    Rock remix by kennyadry feat. mpointon Track # 67594
    Just Insane
  16. March 14 2016
    Funk remix by aleonz feat. mpointon Track # 67378
    Funkgasm
  17. February 09 2016
    Jazz remix by JDF feat. mpointon Track # 64223
    Day Tripper
  18. July 16 2015
    Jazz-Rock remix by OliVBee feat. mpointon Track # 45141
    The Wheel Of Life (Alice mixed in)
  19. April 29 2015
    Funk remix by alexj feat. mpointon Track # 38776
    Trumpet Man Grooves Out

Contact Information

Biography

I'm bald. I play drums. What's not to like? (probably lots!)

Been playing around 35 years on and off. Worked professionally in my early '20s after graduating from Musician's Institute (MI) in London but unfortunately ended up in software development not long after in order to make a decent living. Still there.

But drums (along with flying gliders) has always been and always will be my primary interest. I'm no longer an active gigging drummer, partly for recent health reasons but mainly because I can't find a band I want to be in, so Wikiloops is my primary musical outlet. I'm always striving to improve my playing and learn as much as I can. You're never too old or too experienced to learn new things from other musicians.

Instruments

- 8-Piece Yamaha 9000 (Recording Custom) in rare Cobalt Blue. Sizes are: 22x16, 18x16, 16x16, 14x12, 13x11, 12x10, 10x10, 8x8. Rarely use more than a five-piece configuration (due to shortage of mics if nothing else!).

- Spaun four-piece all-maple kit. Sizes are: 22x18, 16x14, 12x8.

- Snares:
14x4.5 1964 Ludwig 400 Supraphonic
14x5 Yamaha 8000 mahogany
14x5 Handmade (by me!) Premier Birch/Eucalyptus XPK
13x3 Pearl Brass Piccolo

recording devices

2 x Shure SM57 for snare top and bottom
2 x Audio-Technica AT-8118 gooseneck tom mics
2 x Audio-Technica AT-8030 condenser overheads
AKG D112 Kick mic

Terratec 8-in Firewire interface
6-in compact mixer providing extra phantom power for tom mics

2015 MacBook Pro Retina running Reaper and Waves Gold Suite v9 plugins

Birthdate

January 1 1973

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