Episode #128 – Radio Is Dying, Pro Tools Version 12.6, And Patreon’s Jack Conte

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NEWS

  • Radio is dying right before our eyes, as it chooses to live in the past
  • Pro Tools version 12.6 brings some new features that we should have had years ago

GUEST

Episode #127 – Streaming Exclusives Ending, Headphone Freakout Solutions, And Game Audio Expert Brian Schmidt

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NEWS

  • The major labels don’t like streaming exclusives so they may be going away
  • Headphone freakout solutions, some common sense, and some you might not be aware of

GUEST

  • Game audio composer and sound designer Brian Schmidt
  • More info on GameSoundCon (Get $100 off by using the coupon code INCIRCLE16)

Episode #126 – Will Today’s Music Last, A Piece Of History For Sale, And Engineer Tom Weir

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NEWS

  • Will today’s music be played 10 years from now? Catalog music doing just as well as current hits.
  • The console that recorded The Beatles in Abbey Road Studio 1 is for sale

GUEST

Episode #125 – Spotify Makes It’s Own Records, Mobile Phone Mics And Dave Kusek

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NEWS

  • Spotify is making it’s own records, and dominating some playlists as a result
  • The microphones on mobile phones are a big business and getting bigger

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Episode #124 – UMG Gets Stung, Rudy Van Gelder Passes And Pro Tools Expert Founder Russ Hughes

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NEWS

  • It’s not often that an artist puts one over on a major label, but Frank Ocean did it to Universal Music
  • One of the greatest engineers ever, Rudy Van Gelder, passed away

GUEST

  • Pro Tools Expert founder Russ Hughes talks Avid and workstations

Episode #123 – Music Business In Japan, Music That Helps You Concentrate, And Guest Colin Leonard

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NEWS

  • The music business in Japan is like the U.S. in the old days
  • Guess what type of music helps you concentrate best

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Episode #120 – CD Sales Falling Faster, Our Music Preferences Are Learned, And Guest Ed Cherney

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NEWS

  • CD sales falling faster than expected, and streaming  makes more money
  • Our musical preferences are learned and not biological, unlike what many researchers previously thought

GUEST

  • Engineer Ed Cherney talks about starting out, his light-bulb moment with Ry Cooder, his breakthrough with Bonnie Raitt, and working with Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson and The Stones