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Old 06-28-2013, 08:54 AM
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Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
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Default Re: INTRODUCTIONS: Please Use This Thread To Introduce Yourself!

Hello everyone, I'm new here.

Real name? Ignas Genys

Age? 26

How long have I been playing? I've been playing various percussion instruments for around 10 years. Drumkit - only occasionally due to changing living locations.

Origin of my username? Translation of my surname

Make of cymbals? Toca, african djembes, various handmade instruments, including my own Woodpecker's Balafons.

Where do you practice? Various locations

Are you or were you in a band? Only temporary occasions

Style of music? Intuitive music

Country? Lithuania

How did I start drumming? I've liked playing rhythms since my teens, when i would play around with different objects and surfaces. Later I started inventing 'rhythm kits' (one of those was my famous bucket and pot kit :) I also invented a folding xylophone kind of instrument for my street performances and my travels. I call it Woodpecker's Balafons and that's what i'm working on at the moment. I have intentions to make larger instruments such as a mini marimba or a full 5 octave marimba.
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