Episode #248 – Drummer Denny Seiwell, Copyright Overview, and History Of Vocal Tuning

Denny Seiwell on the Inner Circle PodcastNEWS

  • A quick look at how to copyright your songs for 2019
  • The history of vocal tuning

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Denny Seiwell went from being one of the top session drummers in New York City, to become a founding member of Paul McCartney’s post-Beatles band Wings, to playing on television and film scores in Los Angeles.

Besides McCartney, Denny has worked with artists like Billy Joel, Joe Cocker, James Brown, and Denice Williams, among many others. He has a wide range of film credits that include Waterworld, Grease II, and Vertical Limit, and on TV shows like Happy Days and Knots Landing.

In the interview we talked about getting started in session work in New York, that famous first university tour in England with Paul McCartney, leaving the biggest band in the world, making a painful transition to the Los Angeles studio scene, working on the first Billy Joel record, and much more.

On the intro I’ll provide an overview on copyrighting your songs in 2019, and a quick history on vocal tuning.

Episode #247 – Session Guitar Tim Pierce, Ed Sheeran Plagiarism Suit, And Pioneer Sold

Tim Pierce on the Inner Circle PodcastNEWS

  • Ed Sheeran gets sued for plagiarism by the Marvin Gaye estate
  • Pioneer Electronics is sold

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Tim Pierce, who’s one of the most widely used and respected session guitar players in Los Angeles today.

Tim has a client list a mile long that includes superstars like Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, Rod Stewart, Don Henley, Faith Hill, Dave Mathews Band, Mylie Cyrus, and many more. Simply put, he’s the go-to guy in town if you want great guitar on your tracks.

Tim also has an excellent online Guitar Master Class that includes over 100 hours and 1000 videos, with new content added every month.

In the interview we talked about the thing that has kept Tim busy even during down years in the business, the best benefit of having a home studio, the sound of amp simulators, his favorite instruments, and much more.

On the intro I’ll look at how the latest lawsuit from the Marvin Gaye estate (this time against Ed Sheeran) has the potential to totally depress the music publishing business, and Pioneer Electronics being acquired by a private equity company.

Episode #245 – 2018 Year End Music Business And Production Overview

Christmas 2018 Review on Bobby Owsinski's Inner Circle Podcast2018 Year End Overview

  • A look back at my predictions for the year
  • What happened in the music business in the last year
  • What happened in music production business in the last year
  • What happened in the MI business in the last year

Episode #244 – “Blurred Lines” Lawsuit, Window Isolation, And Guitarist Laurence Juber

Laurence Juber on the Inner Circle PodcastNEWS

  • The “Blurred Lines” lawsuit has finally been settled, and not to the benefit of songwriters
  • A look at isolating home studio windows

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Episode #243 – Universal Music Up For Sale, A Look At Mastering, And Vocalist Darlene Koldenhoven

Darlene Koldenhoven on Bobby Owsinski's Inner Circle PodcastNEWS

  • Universal Music Group is being put up for sale and already has a potential buyer
  • A look at what mastering is, and what it isn’t

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Episode #242 – IFPI Vs. YouTube, Lifting Rosewood Restrictions And Producer Frank Frizpatrick

Frank Fitzpatrick on the Inner Circle PodcastNEWS

  • The IFPI disputes the amount of money YouTube says it’s paid to artists
  • The strict importation restrictions on rosewood that affects stringed instruments may be eased

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Episode #241 – EU Article 13, Top 20 DAWs, and Conan Trumpet Player Mark Pender

Mark Pender on the Inner Circle PodcastNEWS

  • What is Article 13 and the effect it will have on your videos
  • The Top 20 DAWs according to Music Radar

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Episode #240 – U.S. Spotify Users, Voice Care In Winter, And Post Engineer Paul Hollman

Paul Hollman on the Inner Circle PodcastNEWS

  • An overview of Spotify users in the United States
  • How to care for your voice during the Winter

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Episode #239 – Engineering Legend Al Schmitt, Apple Music Distributor Tiers, And Top 10 Synths

Al Schmitt on Bobby Owsinski's Inner Circle PodcastNEWS

  • Apple Music now has 3 tiers for distributors
  • Top 10 Synths of all time according to Music Radar

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