If you have 46 minutes to spare, Leigh H. Stevens walks you through the set up, care and feeding instructions for the Malletech ΩmegaVibe.
Leigh H. Stevens shows how simple the height adjustment is on the Malletech Ωmega Vibe.
Leigh H. Stevens shows how easy it is to drop in the resonator tubes on the Malletech Ωmega Vibe.
Joe Locke sets up the Malletech Ωmega Vibe frame…in under 2 minutes!
Joe Locke demonstrates how Malletech has completely re-thought the Pull Rod on the Ωmega Vibe.
Leigh H. Stevens reviews the progressive dampening features on the Malletech Ωmega Vibe.
Joe Locke and LHS discuss and review resonator tuning on the game-changing Ωmega Vibe.
What is a Xylorimba? By Bob Becker, first published June 1, 2005 (Are the overtones tuned differently in various ranges of its keyboard?) The term ‘xylorimba’ clearly refers to some […]
Tony Miceli shows off the new Ωmega Vibe progressive dampening system.
The marimba is at once one of the oldest and one of the newest musical instruments. While the first concerto for marimba and orchestra wasn’t composed until 1935 (by American […]
Joe Locke and Leigh H. Stevens demonstrate the game-changing vibrato system on the Malletech Ωmega Vibe.
LHS, Joe Locke, Mike Pope and Ton Risco discuss the features and the process of developing this game changing instrument.
By Bob Becker, first published November 27, 2003 Percussionists who perform in symphony orchestras form a relationship with their instruments that is esoteric, often arcane, and little understood by other […]
TMEA Clinic Part 1 – Development: Leigh H Stevens discusses the development of the Ωmega Vibe at TMEA ’13.
TMEA Clinic Part 2 – Features: Leigh H Stevens discusses the features of the Ωmega Vibe at TMEA ’13.
TMEA Clinic Part 3 – Portability: Leigh H Stevens discusses the portability of the Ωmega Vibe at TMEA ’13.
TMEA Clinic Part 4 – Tuning: Leigh H Stevens discusses the tuning of the Ωmega Vibe at TMEA ’13.
Joe Locke talks about the new Ωmega Vibe pickup system.
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by Leigh Howard Stevens Acoustics of Keyboard Percussion Instruments There is an old joke told by orchestral musicians about harpists.“Harp players spend half of their time tuning their harps and […]
Why Malletech “SST” (Super Smooth Technology) is such an important advancement in sound Back in the early days when marimba and xylophone were used mostly in “novelty music,” there was […]
1901 The marimba is scheduled for its North American debut in Buffalo at the Pan-American Exposition. Cancelled due to the assassination of President McKinley in that city. 1903 John Calhoun […]
Everyone knows that yarn is made of fibers spun together to stay in the shape of a string, rather than in the shape of a lump. But if you want […]
Taste, tone, ticks, handle types: The research and development of the Orchestra Series Is mallet choice for orchestral excerpts strictly a matter of taste? Is preference for rattan or birch […]