Category Archives for "Podcast"

December 6, 2022

Episode 450 – Songwriter Sam Hollander, Spotify Billion Stream Songs, And The Most Dangerous Audio Software

Songwriter Sam Hollander

My guest this week is songwriter Sam Hollander, who has written and produced for the likes of Panic! At The Disco, One Direction, Katy Perry, Weezer, Def Leppard, blink-182, Fitz and the Trantrums, Train, Ringo Starr, Carole King, Tyga, The O’Jays, and many others.  To date, he’s achieved 22 US Top 40 Hits, as well […]

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November 29, 2022

Podcast 449 – Engineer Lenise Bent, Metal Still Rules, And The Death Of The Key Change

Lenise Bent on Bobby Owsinski's Inner Circle Podcast

My guest this week is Lenise Bent, who was one of a handful of women working in the Hollywood recording studio business in a technical role during the 1970s, and was the first woman to receive an RIAA Platinum album for her engineering of AutoAmerican by Blondie. While working as an assistant at Village Recorder, Lenise worked on a number […]

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November 22, 2022

Episode 448 – Publicist Ramon Hervey, You Can’t Trust Social Networks, And We Dance More With VLFs

Ramon Hervey on Bobby Owsinski's Inner Circle Podcast

My guest this week is Ramon Hervey II, who’s worked as a highly regarded entertainment manager, brand consultant, and public relations specialist with a diverse and impressive roster of entertainers that encompass a wide spectrum of contemporary music genres, ranging from pop/rock, rhythm & blues, hip-hop, jazz, and gospel.  The list includes Richard Pryor, Bette […]

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November 15, 2022

Episode 447 – TikTok Troubles, Facebook Audio Codec, And JackTrip Labs Execs

Russ Gavin and Mike Dickey from JackTrip Labs on this episode of the Inner Circle Podcast

My guests this week are Mike Dickey and Russ Gavin, of JackTrip Labs. The JackTrip Foundation is a non-profit collaboration between Stanford University’s Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) and Silicon Valley software entrepreneurs. JackTrip Labs provides a low-latency collaboration tool that makes it easy for musicians to perform together online. Mike Dickey, […]

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November 8, 2022

Episode 446 – Engineer/Producer Joe Chiccarelli, Opening On A Tour, And The AES New York 2022

Joe Chiccarelli on Bobby Owsinski's Inner Circle Podcast

My guest this week is Joe Chiccarelli, who’s a ten-time Grammy-winning producer/engineer/mixer whose credits include Beck, U2, The White Stripes, The Strokes, The Killers, Elton John, Morrissey, Jason Mraz among many others. Other projects through his twenty-year career have included music supervision of films such as Suicide Kings and Men with Guns, the TV series Cracker and Robert Altman’s The Gun. Joe is the […]

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November 1, 2022

Episode 445 – Indie Week Founder Darryl Hurs, Playlists Control The Industry, And Audio Consumption

Indie Week's Darryl Hurs on Bobby Owsinski's Inner Circle Podcast

My guest this week is Darryl Hurs, who has a 25 year history in the music business including launching and running Indie Week Canada (Nov 8 – 12), one of Canada’s largest emerging artist showcase conferences. He has also launched Music Pro Summit, SCREENxSCREEN and the indie101 online music and tech conferences.  Darryl currently is […]

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October 25, 2022

Episode 444 – The Rise And Fall Of Music Clubs, Global Music Vault, And Publisher Sean O’Malley

Regard Music CEO Sean O'Malley on Bobby Owsinski's Inner Circle Podcast

My guest this week is Sean O’Malley who is the CEO of the boutique music publisher Regard Music. Sean has more than 20 years of experience in music publishing and operations, including royalty collection and distribution, licensing, data processing and systems development.  He was also part of the the team that started GMR, the first […]

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October 10, 2022

Episode 442 – The CD Turns 40 Years Old, Slate Digital Is Acquired, And Vampr CEO Josh Simons

Vampr co-founder and CEO on Bobby Owsinski's Inner Circle Podcast

My guest this week is Josh Simons, CEO and co-founder of Vampr, the world’s largest and most active social-professional network for musicians.  Often dubbed the “LinkedIn for creatives”, Vampr is home to over one million users, and active in every country on the planet. The music startup has helped fledgling musicians broker over 7 million […]

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October 4, 2022

Episode 441 – Scoring Mixer Jason LaRocca, YouTube’s Secret Weapon And All-Time Best Selling Pedals

Scoring mixer Jason LaRocca on Bobby Owsinski's Inner Circle Podcast

My guest this week is engineer Jason LaRocca, who has recorded and mixed music for major motion pictures, games and television. Jason not only engineers the scores, but often produces them as well, along with creating sound design and instrumentation. Jason has worked on films like Marvel’s “Morbius,”“Paddington,” “Aquaman,” “The Harder They Fall,” “Coming to […]

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September 27, 2022

Episode 440 – Radio Royalties Again, Google Project Caviar, And Social Media Maven Cassie Petrey

Crowd Surf's Cassie Petrey on Bobby Owsinski's Inner Circle Podcast

My guest this week is Cassie Petrey who’s been behind the social media marketing for some of the music’s most iconic artists including Backstreet Boys, Camila Cabello and Britney Spears.  Cassie is the co-founder of Crowd Surf, a leading marketing and music management firm. She started at age 12 creating a newsletter for the Backstreet Boys that […]

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September 20, 2022

Episode 439 – Engineer Justin Cortelyou, SoundCloud Layoffs, And Unusual Effects Pedal Packages

Engineer Justin Cortelyou guests on Bobby Owsinski's Inner Circle Podcast

My guest this week is Grammy-award nominated engineer/producer Justin Cortelyou. Justin started his career working with Chuck Ainlay at Soundstage Studios in Nashville before moving to Los Angeles to work with mix-master Mike Shipley. He eventually teamed up with artist/producer Tommy Henriksen, and in 2008 they moved their operation back to Nashville and began working with legendary producer […]

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September 13, 2022

Episode 438 – Former Maroon 5 Drummer Ryan Dusick, Will Your Song Be Stolen, And Constants Of Vocal Recording

Ryan Dusick on Bobby Owsinski's Inner Circle Podcast

My guest this week is Ryan Dusick, who was Maroon 5’s original drummer until he retired because of chronic nerve damage. After departing the band, Ryan struggled with anxiety and addiction for a decade before making a commitment to recovery. Founding the group Kara’s Flowers in 1994 with fellow Brentwood High School students Adam Levine, […]

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September 6, 2022

Episode 437 – Song Doctor Molly Leikin, Song Codes Everyone Should Know, And The Bass Line That Crashed Computers

Song doctor Molly Leikin on Bobby Owsinski's Inner Circle Podcast

My guest this week is professional song doctor Molly Leikin, who’s coaching has helped 12 clients become Grammy winners and another 19 become Grammy nominees. Molly has been as a staff writer at Almo Music, Interworld Music and Chappell Music, and she’s written songs for and with everyone from Katy Perry to Placido Domingo  to, Cher, […]

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August 30, 2022

Episode 436 – Grammy Nominee Negatives, Environmental Vinyl, And Producer/Mixer/Educator Kevin Kelly

Producer/mixer/educator Kevin Kelly on Bobby Owsinski's Inner Circle Podcast

My guest this week is Kevin Kelly, who’s a producer, mixer and long-time audio educator with a host of major label, film score and jingle credits. These include projects by Blondie, Edgar Winter and Rick Wakeman, among many others that he worked on from his well-known studio called The Workshoppe. For 14 years, Kevin was […]

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