EP 320 | Simon Grove

EP 320 | Simon Grove

Simon Grove is a producer and the bassist for Plini. ON THIS EPISODE: 2:24 – Why Simon is particular about snares 12:06 – How to edit drums for SImon 23:28 – Technicality vs emotion in prog 47:57 – Building a career as a mixer 1:01:34 – Balancing artistic ideals with deadlines 1:21:29 – Knowing what you can and cannot do …

EP 319 | Tyler Smyth

EP 319 | Tyler Smyth

Tyler Smyth is a Grammy-nominated producer, the singer for Dangerkids, and a songwriter. On this episode: 2:32 – How the rock genre cannibalizes itself 24:09 – Working on high stakes projects when you don’t have a track record 33:46 – Don’t let fear stop you from doing what you need to do 1:09:51 – You need to have tact when …

EP 318 | Brad Boatright

EP 318 | Brad Boatright

Brad Boatright is a prolific mastering engineer and the owner of Audiosiege Studios. He’s best known for his work with Skeletonwitch, Nails, Obituary, Zakk Sabbath, Stranger Things, and many more. ON THIS EPISODE: 2:14 – Dealing with burnout 16:35 – The creative elements in mastering 32:16 – When should mastering engineers get opinionated? 46:50 – Tech has lowered the barrier to …

EP 317 | Erik Rutan

EP 317 | Erik Rutan

Erik Rutan is the guitarist and lead vocalist of Hate Eternal, lead guitarist for Cannibal Corpse and a renowned producer. ON THIS EPISODE: 2:47 – Beginnings of Erik’s musical journey – Ripping Corpse to Morbid Angel 19:45 – Why Morbid Angel chose Erik – balancing work, life, and sanity 32:05 – Cannibal Corpse – from producing to filling in to …

EP 316 | Charlie Massabo

EP 316 | Charles Massabo

Charles Massabo is a record producer and songwriter who has worked with Falling in Reverse, Davey Suicide, and many others. ON THIS EPISODE: 3:38 – Living in Florida instead of a major music industry city 14:41 – The good and bad sides of metal music 24:32 – Working with other artists as a songwriter 39:42 – The creative vs. the …