November 17, 2020

Episode #344 – Musician Robert Martin, Gamers Avoid Royalties, And Sound Without Speakers Or Headphones

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NEWS Labels make Twitch crack down on music infringement Immersive sound without speakers or headphones GUEST Musician, vocalist, and mixer Robert Martin Robert Martin was a long-time member of Frank Zappa’s band, the musical director for Bette Midler, and toured or performed with Paul McCartney, Michael McDonald, Stevie Nicks, Boz Scaggs, Etta James, Patti LaBelle, […]

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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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