February 14, 2023

Episode 460 – Industry Advisor Kelli Richards, Our 32 Hour Day, And Disinfecting Microphones

Music and tech industry advisor Kelli Richards

My guest this week is Kelli Richards, who’s been a trusted Advisor to legendary musicians, tech executives, leaders and innovators. During her 25 years as a consultant she’s worked with artists like Paul McCartney, Todd Rundgren, Stewart Copeland, Prince, Michael Jackson and even Apple Computer founder Steve Jobs. While she was still in high school, […]

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February 7, 2023

Episode 459 – Van Halen Author Steve Rosen, Cassettes Making A Comeback, And A New Manufacturing Home For Audio Gear

Steve Rosen - Tonechaser Edward Van Halen book

My guest this week is Steve Rosen, who’s an esteemed rock journalist who’s written for Guitar World, Guitar Player, Rolling Stone, Playboy, Classic Rock, among others, as well as books on Jeff Beck, Free/Bad Company, Black Sabbath, Bruce Springsteen, and Prince. His latest book is titled Tonechaser – Understanding Edward: My 26-Year Journey With Edward Van […]

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January 31, 2023

Episode 458 – Legal Music Piracy, Google AI Music Creation, And Music Business Author Emily White

Music Business Author Emily White

My guest this week is Emily White, who’s a partner in the talent management company Collective Entertainment and the Founder of #iVoted Festival. She’s also the author of the Amazon #1 best-selling How to Build a Sustainable Music Career and Collect All Revenue Streams and hosts the book’s accompanying podcast of the same name, which […]

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January 10, 2023

Episode 455 – Vinyl Sales Set A Record, Big Box MI, And HotDrop CEO Max Goldberg

HotDrop CEO Max Goldberg

My guest this week is Max Goldberg, who’s a co-founder and CEO of the music discovery app HotDrop. HotDrop is a platform that connects undiscovered artists with superfans. Founded by a team of Gen-Z music addicts and artists, HotDrop addresses the current generational shift underway in music discovery and consumption. The service’s 30-second snippets enable […]

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January 3, 2023

Episode 454 – Songwriter Holly Knight, EV’s Killing AM Radio, And Jazz Chords For Nightmares

Songwriter Holly Knight

My guest this week is Holly Knight, who’s songs made up a good part of the soundtrack to the MTV eighties with mega-hits for Tina Turner (“The Best”), Pat Benatar (“Love Is A Battlefield”), and Patty Smyth (“The Warrior”). Holly has also worked with legends like Rod Stewart, Kiss, Heart and Aerosmith, has thirteen ASCAP Awards, her […]

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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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