Angle-Z by Daniel Madison

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Angle-Z was introduced in 2007 as "Angle Zero". At the time, Daniel didn't realize the true power of the effect. He taught it in a mere 5 minutes and gave no subtleties or further instruction.

Over the next five years Angle Z was discovered by a who's who of magic and added to their performance, due to the extreme power and simplicity of the effect.

Daniel began to get comments from friends and acquaintances in the business, many of whom shared striking routines and effective subtleties with him. He decided to teach all that he had learned and developed on Angle Zero, and changed the name to Angle Z as an ode to covering everything about the miracle trick from "A to Z".

If you know the trick or perform it - good. If you don't, you should be. It's one of the easiest yet most impactful tricks on the market today.

In this new work on the subject Daniel will teach...

• How to perform Angle Zero with a signed card
• Cause the torn corner to appear between someone's empty hands as it vanishes
•The most effective places to reveal the hidden corner
• How to perform Angle allowing the spectator to ACTUALLY HAND you ANY CARD
• How to leave ZERO DOUBT that the corner has actually been ripped from the card
• How to allow the spectator to HEAR every little RIP in the card
•The correct way to slowly and methodically tear the corner piece
• Learn David Blaine's take on Angle Zero and the way he performs it 95% of the time
•How to use Angle Zero as a visual penetration through a glass table
• See Daniel perform the effect live several times on the streets of Los Angeles
• Where the torn corner should - and should not - be revealed.
• 1 hour and 20 minutes of advice and rare techniques

You NEED to learn the inside work on this incredible trick, and Madison spills ALL of it in Angle Z. Filmed in Hollywood, you'll also see Madison hit the streets and perform for various groups which is a rare treat in itself. Order today.

A Note From Daniel Madison...

Angle Z has been in my repertoire since I started performing tricks in 1999. The Angle Z principal was first published in a PDF book I released in 2006 and it took no more than a paragraph to both describe and explain, and at the time, I saw the effect as no more than a ‘filler’ for the book. The idea went unnoticed.

In 2007, once again, I used the effect as a ‘filler’ for a DVD project. Both the performance and explanation combined lasted no more than 10 minutes. However, this time, the effect did not go unnoticed.

Since then, Angle Z has become something of a signature effect of mine which has become synonymous with my name. Every magician I meet has their own take on the idea, each as powerful as the last and in 2013 I was overwhelmed to announce that it would be a part of a David Blaine TV special. Blaine feels strongly about the effect.

Despite how well the idea had been received, I always felt somewhat unsatisfied with the lack of personal attention I’d given the effect in its previous publications. During a shoot in Hollywood in 2013, I was given the opportunity to pay justice to the effect, and dedicate an entire DVD to Angle Z. The effect is so powerful, and performed by so many professionals, that I knew I needed to open a door to the true work on this effect.

This DVD is what Angle Z should have been from the start.
It is over an hour in explanation and I have left no stone unturned. The explanation is intricate in both technique and psychology, I have included alternate performances and some of the variations from close friends. Forgive me for not giving Angle Zero the honor it deserves from the beginning. I am Daniel Madison. This is Angle Z.

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT "THE TORN CORNER CARD TRICK David Blaine performed "the torn corner card trick" or Angle Z for celebrities Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde in his special for ABC called ‘Real or Magic’. The effect is performed by a who's who in magic.... from Dan White (Discovery’s ‘The Supernaturalist’) to Calen Morelli (Magic Consultant to David Copperfield). We hear Dynamo will be featuring it soon.

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  1. Summary

    I was reasonably certain I knew the method but really wanted to learn it the right way. This project is worth every penny. DM goes into great detail - watch the whole thing, at least a few times. I went out last night and performed it... bearing DM's advice (which would not have been how I'd have tried it by just guessing) and, I swear, I got the biggest reaction I've ever gotten. They freaked the f*** out!

    If you already know this piece from earlier - the touches he adds in this dvd that he admits to wishing he had shared long ago are what made me nail it. Hell, I wasn't even worried about it working - I knew it would.

    Pick this up. If you don't have this effect in your regular work, you will.
  2. Summary

    Great trick!!! I know it's a bit pricey but it's worth it...and Chris... If your a beginner like you are you should really focus on getting fundamentals down. I don't want to discourage you but it's a long road to be OK at magic.
  3. Summary

    This is an excellent trick, but the download is not worth $30.
    The effect is, undoubtedly, a very powerful one and I can certainly recommend learning and performing it. But I do not believe that the download is worth the price, since the method is quite evident, and the (admittedly very good) added tips Daniel Madison gives are not worth $30 in my opinion.
    If you have not already thought of the method, or if you want to improve your performance, this is certainly recommendable.
  4. Summary

    Excellent trick! Simple yet so powerful, it is bound to create great reactions. The explanations are very direct and detailed. I have been performing this quite often.
  5. Summary

    I personally don't understand the other reviews, I can't believe they are even real! Daniel Maddison is a very talented magician and Ellusionist is probably one of the best magic shops there is, but $30 for this??? Seriously, I spotted the entire method from the trailer, 90mins explanation is not required and I truly believe tricks like this are what put beginners off magic and are far too expensive for what they are, for the record I am a beginner I know roughly 5 tricks and struggle to do a double lift. I would advice no one to pay $30 for this trick but DO NOT hold my opinion of this trick against Ellusionist or Daniel Maddison. But save your money for a good book.
  6. Summary

    beautiful piece of art work
  7. Summary

    I've been performing Angle Z for quite a while, and it's one of those effects that are extremely simple to do, but mind blowing. If you are a beginner and want an incredible effect, this is for you. If you're a pro and want a ridiculously amazing effect, this is for you.
  8. Summary

    I would highly recommend this to anyone learning magic. Beginner or Expert!

    This trick has such good visuals and it gets the best reactions every time.

    I have lost count how many groups of people i've done this trick for. You can do this trick almost completely surrounded and not give away how it's done.

    I have seen the spectator's be completely mind boggled by this trick. The day i received it, i performed the trick to one of my brother's friends. That was a year a go. Still to this day every time i see him, he goes into his wallet pulls out the card i gave him and shows everyone we are with and asks how i do it...

    This trick is very easy to learn and fun to perform. I would say this needs to be apart of your magic - Joe Smith
  9. Summary

    I figured out how this trick was done prior to purchasing it, however it was still worth buying. DM just goes into so much detail about the subtleties of the trick that make it so powerful.
  10. Summary

    This is probably one of the best tricks you can do with cards. It feels like real magic! It's so simple that you can focus more on your patter than anything else. I've been doing this for a while and I always get great reactions. This is one of those tricks you can be completely creative with. The download is also great because it fuels you with different ideas. Nothing to think about with this one. Just get it.