Last year, Catskill Chill said farewell to their longtime home at Camp Minglewood with an exceptional celebration, bringing out artists like Lotus, moe., Zappa Plays Zappa and a whole lot more. Among the many performers to grace the beloved festival’s stages was Twiddle, who played both a Dead Set and traditional set on the main stage.The Vermont jammers rocked hard during their hour and a half allotment from 2:30-4 AM, welcoming out guitarist Wiley Griffin and keyboardist Todd Stoops during various moments of their jam-heavy set. The set was a sweet one, with Twiddle playing outside the box for a truly memorable set of music. TFortunately, thanks to Catskill Chill, we now have full video of the set! Watch the magic as it unfolds, below.Setlist: Twiddle at Catskill Chill, Hancock, NY – 9/19/15Zazu’s Flight, Beehop (w/ Wiley Griffin on guitar), Wasabi Eruption > The Box > Star Wars Theme > The Box, Brown Chicken Brown Cow (w/ Todd Stoops on keys), Jamflowman>FrankenfooteFull A/V credits for the video below:Video Directed by John DeeneyCamera Operators:Brian OcchipintiJeremy SchanielMichael MooreJared HannaBrian BlaireAudio Engineer – Joe Mango
Another opportunity to hear from Michael Dell is coming at the SXSW Conference in March. Dell will be joined by Clay Johnston, the inaugural Dean of the Dell Medical School, to discuss “When Health Care Goes High-Tech.” Conference attendees can also see innovation in tech and meet other disruptive leaders making transformation real at THE EXPERIENCE coming from Dell Technologies at SXSW. “Here I am, supposed to be going to college and I’ve got this thriving business in my dorm room,” Michael Dell recently told Guy Raz when being interviewed for his “How I Built This” podcast.It’s the story that most people are familiar with when they think of Dell. And while those dorm room computer sales may have grown into today’s Dell Technologies company, it’s not where the story really begins.No, before he was buying computers, “souping them up” with more capability and reselling them from the campus of The University of Texas at Austin, Dell had a fascination with how things worked and an innate acumen for business.Dell told Raz he had a wide variety of businesses as a kid – from selling baseball cards to a stamp auction, to working in a gold coin and jewelry store buying item for resale. But to me, it’s his story of selling newspaper subscriptions that really gives insight into his ability to understand customers.He said he observed three things that helped him formulate a plan that would earn himself an income equal to my first job out of college when he was just 17 years old:If you sounded like the people you were talking to, they were much more likely to buy the newspaper from you,People that were getting married were much more likely to buy the newspaper, andPeople that were moving into a new house or residence were also far more likely to buy the newspaper.So, he lined up some high school buddies to go to local county courthouses and bring back public information on who had applied for marriage licenses, then sent those people letters with newspaper subscription offers. And he went to local condominium and apartment complexes that were under construction and pitched them on trial subscription offers for their new residents.“I did plenty of things that didn’t work, but that worked, so I kept doing itShare“I did plenty of things that didn’t work, but that worked, so I kept doing it,” he told Raz.That willingness to try many things and tenacity to keep at it when they didn’t always work probably helped when it came time to try to reassemble some of the things he took apart.You see, while a fascination with his father’s adding machine, led to the purchase of his first electronic calculator at age seven or eight. And the proximity of a Radio Shack store between home and school meant much time hanging out there checking out new technologies. Just looking at them wasn’t enough.“What else would you do?” Dell replied when Raz was amazed to hear that he’d taken apart an early IBM PC he bought to determine that the $3,000 system was actually made from about $600 worth of parts. (Now you really see the beginnings of that dorm room business.)“I wanted to understand it,” Dell explained. “And to understand it, you had to take it apart.”If you want to understand the vision and leadership that drives our company, then I encourage you to take time to listen to the full interview:
It is sure to be a strange evening for the Scot, not least because his old club look to end a 21-year wait for an away win at United having been guided into a higher league position than their North West rivals by Moyes’ successor Roberto Martinez. However, he would not have it any other way. “Once I got the United job I discussed it with Bill near enough immediately,” Moyes said. “I said that there would be some players I would be interested in. “Bill was well aware of it but obviously it was always going to be a difficult thing when it actually came to it.” In hindsight, Moyes recognises the situation might have been handled differently by all parties, which is just as well given it appears his interest in Baines remains. “There were bits of it I would have liked to have done better but there were also bits of it as a whole I think could have been done better,” he said. “That is football. I speak with Bill Kenwright regularly. We both knew that this would happen but it is never that easy. “But time moves on as well. “Life is too short to hold any grudges. “I had a great working relationship with Bill and the board of directors there, and that is the way it remains.” Press Association “I don’t think anyone would have turned it down. The opportunity was too big. “Obviously I have fond memories. You don’t just throw 11 years away. “But I have had to divorce myself from it. United is my team now and all my concentration has been on them.” Moyes’ status on Merseyside should have been secure. Some have turned against him, though, discounting the giant strides made over an 11-year period on the basis of an ‘insulting’ £28million joint bid for Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini. Though Fellaini eventually made the move on deadline day for £27.5million, Baines remained, with Everton rejecting Moyes’ final advances in the hours before the transfer window shut. Everton chairman Bill Kenwright was unhappy at United’s conduct and many Everton fans voiced their opposition to Moyes. But the Red Devils chief insisted Kenwright should have known what was coming – because he told him. David Moyes has reiterated he could not have turned down Manchester United as he prepares to face Everton for the first time since making the move from Goodison Park to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford.