The Avedis Zildjian Company, which manufactures cymbals, was founded in 1623 in Constantinople, which was at the time part of the Ottoman Empire. The name Zildjian literally means "cymbal smith". zildjian.com/brand-journe…
During a live performance in 1965, The Kinks guitarist Dave Davies asked drummer Mick Avory "Why don’t you get your cock out and play the snare with it? It’ll probably sound better." In response, Avory knocked Davies unconscious with a cymbal and then fled the venue, thinking he'd killed him. walesonline.co.uk/news/wa…
The Zildjian Companyβ€”the world's largest producer of cymbalsβ€”was founded in 1623 by Avedis Zildjian, an Armenian alchemist in Constantinople who ended up making a cymbal instead of gold. Now based in Massachusetts, the company is still being run by the 14th generation of Zildjian's descendants. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ave…
Zildjian Company, the largest maker of cymbals and drumsticks in the world, has been in business over 400 years. The first Zildjian cymbals were crafted by an Armenian alchemist in 1618, while trying to find a way to combine metals into gold. bostondrumlessons.com/bos…
On Prince's debut album, For You, he played every instrument on the album: 27 in all. Some notable mentions include, the electric guitar, clavinet, congas, waterdrums, electric piano, finger cymbals, hand claps and several other synthesizers. bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articl…
The first Zildjian cymbals were created in 1618 by Avedis Zildjian, an alchemist who was looking for a way to turn base metal into gold. He made an alloy of tin, copper, and silver into a sheet of metal, which could make musical sounds without shattering. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ave…
To demonstrate the ability of drones to accomplish work while swarming, researchers programmed flying robot quadrotors to perform the James Bond Theme by playing various instruments including the keyboard, drums and maracas, a cymbal, and the debut of an adapted guitar built from a couch frame. youtu.be/_sUeGC-8dyk
The company Zildjian, one of "The Big Four" major cymbal manufacturers in the world, was founded in the Ottoman Empire in 1623, by the alchemist Avedis Zildjian. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ave…
The Smother Brother's Comedy Hour featured The Who in 1967. The performance ended with The Who destroying their instruments, aided by pyrotechnics. Keith Moon accidentally received 3x the normal explosives. The explosion sent cymbal shrapnel cut into Moon's arm and singed Townshend's hair. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smo…
The Zildjian cymbal company is one of the oldest companies in the world, started in 1623 in Constantinople, making cymbals for frightening the enemies of the Ottoman Empire. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ave…
In a 1967 TV performance, drummer Keith Moon of The Who sets off an explosive that shatters his drum cymbal, cutting him with flying shrapnel. Guitarist Townshend suffers significant hearing loss. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smo…
Zildjian, the cymbal manufacturer, is one of the oldest companies in the world, founded 1623, 393 years ago. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ave…
Avedis Zildjian Company is an American-based cymbal manufacturer founded in Turkey in 1623. It is one of the oldest companies in the world, the second oldest continuously operating company in the United States, and the largest cymbal manufacturer in the world en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ave…
Cymbal-maker Zildjian is one of the oldest companies in the world - founded in Constantinople in the early 17th Century en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ave…
The iconic Roland 808's cymbal sound was created when someone accidentally spilled a drink on a prototype. Spent months trying to recreate it. theverge.com/2013/1/30/39…
Before going on stage in Montreal, Ringo Starr received a death threat and in response, positioned his cymbals vertically to act as a shield against the would-be assassin en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rin…
One of the oldest companies in the world(nearly 400 years old), Zildjian, a cymbal manufacturing company was founded by an alchemist when trying to turn base metals into gold. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ave…
Zildjian (cymbal company) is almost 400 years old en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ave…
Today I learned about Sabian Cymbals. After being passed over for the leadership of famed cymbal maker Zildjian, Robert Zildjian formed a new company named after his three children: SAlly, BIlly, and ANdy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sab…
During the recording sessions for Steely Dan's Gaucho in 1980, audio engineer Roger Nichols built a percussion sequencer he named Wendel. It was insanely expensiveβ€”one crash cymbal cost twelve thousand dollars worth of RAM. theparisreview.org/blog/2…
Zildjian , the largest cymbal producer, was founded in 1623 by an alchemist. He was attempting to turn metals to gold and accidentally made an alloy which made cymbals better. The business mainly made noisemakers for the Ottoman Army. A family member founded the 2nd biggest cymbal brand. zildjian.com/information/…
Zildjian, the cymbal maker, is one of the oldest companies in the world. Founded in 1618, it's just under 400 yo. Zildjian means "Bell Maker," a name given to the Alchemist hired by the Ottoman Sultan to create noise-makers for war. The manufacturing process remains a family secret til this day. ledgernote.com/blog/inter…
Zildjian cymbals is considered the oldest corporation in the world and is an Armenian word for cymbal smith qualitylogoproducts.com/b…
The cymbal company, Zildjian was founded over 400 years ago in the Ottoman Empire and is one of the world's oldest existing companies. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zil…
Exploding head syndrome is the term for when an imagined noise (such as a gunshot, explosion, cymbals crashing) startles somebody that is falling asleep or waking up en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exp…
Zildjian (the cymbal manufacturing company) began in the Ottoman Empire, and was created by an alchemist who wanted to combine copper, tin, and silver into gold. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zil…
Today I learned of Exploding Head Syndrome, a condition in which a person hears loud imagined noises (e.g. bomb exploding, a gunshot, or a cymbal crash) when falling asleep or waking up en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exp…
The cymbal manufacturer Zildjian was founded in Istanbul nearly 400 years ago en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ave…
The Zildjian, the cymbal company, is one of the oldest companies in the world (nearly 400 years old). The company began when Avedis Zildjian, an alchemist, was looking for ways to turn base metals into gold. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ave…
The historian Herodotus reported that the ancient Psylii people of modern-day Tripoli once decided to wage war against an insufferable, dry, hot wind. It is said they marched off into the distance clanging cymbals and banging drums, never to be seen again. bartleby.com/196/13.html
Before a performance in Montreal, Ringo Starr received a telephoned death threat, and during the performance, he had his cymbals positioned vertically as an attempt to provide protection from would-be assassins. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rin…
There is a sleep disorder called "Exploding Head Syndrome" that wakes the sufferer up with a loud auditory hallucination, such as a gunshot or a cymbal, or even their name being called. This isn't necessarily caused by a dream, and usually happens 1-2 hours after they fall asleep. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exp…
What a cymbal actually looks like when played by a drummer. youtube.com/watch?v=1oLtz…
Cymbal manufacturing company Zildjian is one of the worlds oldest existing companies, dating back to the 17th century Ottoman Empire. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zil…
The cymbal manufacturer Sabian was founded by one of the Zildjian brothers after legal dispute left him with one of his father's factories en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sab…
After his older brother inherited their family business of almost 400 years as per tradition, Robert Zildjian founded the rival company Sabian, now also one of the leading cymbal makers in the world. In 2013, Andy Zildjian--Robert's youngest son--was named President of the company. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sab…
The Zildjian cymbal company is one of the oldest family owned companies in the world, having been founded in 1623 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ave…
An ugly stick is an instrument from Newfoundland made out of a mop, a rubber boot, and a cymbal. drivetheglobe.com/blog/?p…
Cymbal Manufacturer Zildjian was founded in 1623, making is almost 400 years old. zildjian.com/About/Histor…

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