Category Archives for "Podcast"

November 10, 2020

Episode #343 – Engineer John Cuniberti, Drive-In Concert Audio, And Spotify’s New Discovery Mode Tool

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NEWS Is Spotify’s new Discovery Mode tool pay-to-play? Drive-In Concert audio is actually pretty good GUEST Engineer John Cuniberti Check out his OneMic series on YouTube Engineer John Cuniberti began his music career as the drummer in Eddie Money’s first band, transitioned to mixing monitors for Stevie Wonder, and eventually became chief engineer at San […]

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October 27, 2020

Episode #341 – World Maestro Colin O’Donohoe, Ice Cream Truck Music, And 100th Anniversary Of The Theremin

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NEWS The company that monopolizes ice cream truck music The 100th anniversary of the theremin GUEST World Maestro Colin O’Donohoe Colin O’Donohoe has worked as a composer, conductor, band leader, drummer, flautist and audio engineer in the U.S., Japan, South Korea, Mongolia, Brazil and Turkey. In 2010, his Pangean Orchestra united instruments and musicians from around the […]

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October 20, 2020

Episode #340 – Producer Gareth Jones, The Rise Of Fake Artists, And Mixing ITB Acceptance

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NEWS The rise of fake artists in streaming Even old analog engineers are now okay with mixing in-the-box GUEST Producer/engineer Gareth Jones My guest this week is producer/ engineer Gareth Jones, who’s a pioneer in the use of cutting edge digital equipment, sampling technology, and synthesizers.  Gareth produced five albums for techno innovators Depeche Mode and six […]

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September 29, 2020

Episode #337 – Neighboring Rights Royalties, Gibson Aging Technology, And Producer/Soma Breath Founder Niraj Naik

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NEWS Neighboring rights and what it means to an artistGibson’s latest guitar aging technology GUEST Music producer and Soma Breath founder Niraj Naik Niraj Naik is a music producer and self-described renegade pharmacist from the U.K and founder of SOMA Breath, one of the fastest growing wellness movements fusing ancient techniques with modern science.  Niraj […]

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September 22, 2020

Episode #336 – Engineer/Producer J.J. Blair, Music Piracy Evolving, And Sony De-Emphasizing Electronics

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NEWS Music piracy is evolving, or so an industry association wants you to believeSony is de-emphasizing electronics GUEST Engineer, producer and musician J.J. Blair Musician, engineer and producer J.J. Blair has a long list of engineering credits including Joe Bonamassa, Kelly Clarkson, Jeff Beck, the Black Eyed Peas, Keith Urban, Weezer, and many more. He’s […]

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September 15, 2020

Episode #335 – The 2020 Social Universe, Guitars Selling Again, And Songwriter Andrea Stolpe

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NEWS The social media universe in 2020Guitars are selling better than ever during the pandemic GUEST Songwriter/educator Andrea Stolpe Andrea Stolpe has written songs for Faith Hill, Julianne Hough, Daniel Lee Martin, Jimmy Wayne, and others. She’s also worked as a staff writer for EMI, Almo-Irving, and Universal Music Publishing. Andrea teaches songwriting at the University […]

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September 8, 2020

Episode #334 – Producer/Plugin Developer Dan Korneff, 50% Visa Increase, And An Immersive Audio Format War

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NEWS You won’t see too many mid-level foreign artists touring after a 50% visa price increaseGet ready for the immersive audio wars as Sony 360 Reality Audio is released GUEST Producer/mixer/engineer and plugin developer Dan Korneff Producer, mixer and engineer Dan Korneff has not only worked with prominent names like Breaking Benjamin, Paramore, Papa Roach, […]

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September 1, 2020

Episode #333 – UK Musicians Leaving The Business, Horn Players At RiskDuring The Pandemic, And Music Exec Anthony Martini

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NEWS 64% of UK musicians are considering leaving the music business Horn players at risk during the pandemic GUEST Royalty Exchange partner and music exec Anthony Martini Anthony Martini got his start as a rap/metal vocalists before finding his way into other parts of the music business. During his management career, he worked with acts […]

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August 25, 2020

Episode #332 – Songwriters Not Free To Experiment, NAMM Cancelled, And Producer/Engineer Sean Giovanni

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NEWS 2 unique plagiarism cases about copying yourself, and freedom to experimentWinter NAMM 2021 has been cancelled, but that might not be so bad GUEST Producer/engineer/entrepreneur Sean Giovanni Sean Giovanni is a producer, engineer and owner of The Record Shop Studio in Nashville. He has worked with clients in the studio ranging from Tim McGraw, […]

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August 18, 2020

Episode #331 – Stairway To Heaven Lawsuit, Rickenbacker Dumps Guitar Center, And AmplifyX Founder Adam Cowherd

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NEWS The “Stairway To Heaven” plagiarism lawsuit is going to the Supreme CourtRickenbacker dumps Guitar Center and Musician’s Friend GUEST AmplifyX founder Adam Cowherd Adam Cowherd is the founder of AmplifyX, a company that bridges the financial gap between musicians and fans by letting supporters invest in artists like startups. When his work with Ernst […]

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August 11, 2020

Episode #330 – Dewey Bunnell From America, No Artist Pay For Airplay, And New Acoustic Advances

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NEWS Bipartisan Congressional support for not paying artists for radio airplaySeveral new acoustic advances to be aware of GUEST America co-founder Dewey Bunnell Dewey Bunnell, is a founding member and half of the band with a lot of big hits that you probably know well – America.  Dewey’s best known compositions include “Horse With No […]

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August 4, 2020

Episode #329 – Music Videos Coming To Facebook, Capturing The Sounds Of Mars, And Songwriter/Entrepreneur Adam McInnis

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NEWS Official music videos coming to Facebook with the industry’s blessingDPA gear is going to Mars on the latest Rover GUEST Singer/songwriter, mentor and entrepreneur Adam McInnis Adam McInnis is a singer/songwriter most known for his work on tv and film as well as for collaborating with the top DJ’s of EDM.  He has interests […]

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