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February 27, 2024

Episode 509 – Mixer Nick Squids Squillante, Social Doesn’t Monetize, And A New Optical Storage Format

Nick Squids Squillante

My guest this week is mixing and mastering engineer Nick Squids Squillante, who’s recent immersive mixes include “Rescue Me” by Dirty Heads, which went to Number 1 on the Billboard Alternative charts, and “Psycho” by Asking Alexandria, which also scored a spot at Number 1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock charts. He’s also done other immersive mixes for artists such […]

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February 20, 2024

Episode 508 – Moises Ai CEO Geraldo Ramos, How Many Videos On YouTube, And World’s Most Expensive Amp

Geraldo Ramos 508

My guest this week is co-founder and CEO of Moises Ai Geraldo Ramos. Moises is an AI-driven application that enables musicians to separate their tracks into stems, identify chords, adjust tempo or pitch without affecting other musical elements, and refine their audio with professional mastering, among a host of other features. Another feature is Voice […]

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February 13, 2024

Podcast 507 – Scoring Mixer Jason LaRocca, Vinyl Record Backlog, And Hit Songs That Almost Didn’t Make The Album

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My guest this week is Grammy-nominated producer-engineer-scoring mixer Jason LaRocca, who has recorded and mixed music for major motion pictures, games and television. Known for mixing the score of “The Lord of The Rings: Rings of Power” series, Marvel’s “Morbius” and more, Jason recently mixed the Grammy-nominated albums “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” and the “God of War: Ragnarok” soundtrack. He […]

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February 6, 2024

Wayne Kramer – In Memoriam Replay

Wayne Kramer In Memoriam Replay

This week’s episode is dedicated to the memory of legendary guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer and film and television composer Wayne Kramer, who passed away recently.  Wayne was far more influential than many realize as his band MC5 basically invented punk rock a full decade before it even emerged as a genre. The band and its […]

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January 23, 2024

Podcast 505 – SymphonyOS CEO Megh Vakharia, Best Months To Release Music, And How Much Producers Make

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My guest this week is a partner at Integral Studios and CEO of SymphonyOS, Megh Vakharia. Since 2016, he’s spearheaded product and data strategy as CTO of Integral Studio, one of the music industry’s leading marketing agencies. At Integral, Megh has worked with every major label and alongside artists of all sizes, from independent creators to […]

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January 16, 2024

Podcast 504 – Killphonic CEO Caleb Shreve, An Internet Minute, And Who Invented The Microphone

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My guest this week the founder and CEO of Killphonic Rights, Caleb Shreve.  Caleb began professional career in 1998 at Sony Music Studios in New York. As part of the Sony Music Special Projects team, he began working alongside artists such as Michael Jackson, Ricky Martin, Destiny’s Child and Marc Anthony.  In early 2003, Caleb […]

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December 26, 2023

Episode 501 – 2023 Year In Music Business And Audio Production Review

2023 Year End Review - 501

It’s been an eventful year in the music industry and that’s what we’ll review in the latest episode of my Inner Circle Podcast. We’ll look at: Listen to it at, or on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, Mixcloud, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Deezer, TunIn Radio, and RadioPublic. I hope you’ve had a great 2023 and I look forward to us both having a […]

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December 12, 2023

Episode 499 – Award-Winning Mixer Biz Morris, Ticketing Reform, And Rode Buys Mackie

Biz Morris episode 499

My guest today is Biz Morris, a multi-platinum and Grammy Award-winning mixing engineer with credits like Lecrae, Tori Kelly, Kirk Franklin, PJ Morton, and Andy Mineo. For the last decade, Biz has represented independent Atlanta hip-hop label Reach Records as a Vice President and Head of Studio Operations. Biz started recording when he was 14 […]

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December 5, 2023

Episode 498 – Talkboxer Bosco Kante, Making Millions From Spotify, And New Computers Not As Powerful As You Think

Talkboxer Bosco Kante on Episode 498

My guest today is Bosco Kante who’s a Grammy award-winning artist, producer, creator of the world’s first Tubeless talk box, and co-founder of ElectroSpit. Bosco has performed on albums by Kanye West and Dua Lipa and wrote the theme to the show “In Living Color.” You’ve heard the sound of a talkbox before on hits […]

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November 18, 2023

Episode 497 – Sound Designer Scott Gershin, YouTube Copyright Strikes, And Ai Noise-Canceling Headphones

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My guest today is award-winning sound supervisor, sound designer, and mixer Scott Gershin, who’s audio work has enhanced a variety of different visual mediums in film, broadcast, streaming and games. Some of Scott’s vast credits include major films like Pacific Rim, Hellboy 2, Chronicles of Riddick, Team America: World Police, Shrek, Star Trek, and American Beauty, and best-selling games like the Gears […]

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