EP 249 | Joseph McQueen and Josh Gilbert

Mixing machine Joseph McQueen and As I Lay Dying bassist Josh Gilbert have spent years working together and honing their crafts. These guys are prime examples of how to kill it in the industry. ON THIS EPISODE: 3:35 – What it was like for Joe and Josh to find each other in Alabama 10:28 – How Josh ended up getting …

EP 248 | Joey Sturgis

EP 248 | Joey Sturgis

Joey Sturgis makes his return to the podcast and shares insight on identifying demands and meeting them in the audio production world. ON THIS EPISODE: 2:35 – You have to keep the content fresh 4:43 – Does Joey Sturgis miss producing bands?  12:00 – Being an active participant vs. being a lurker vs. being a negative presence 26:00 – Some …

EP 247 | J. Hall

EP 247 | J. Hall

J. Hall is not only a prolific mixer, but also an up and coming thought leader for creatives. He’s worked with Story of the Year, NAWAS, Hidden Hospitals, Mat Kearney, Mae, Acceptance, The Spill Canvas and many more. ON THIS EPISODE: 3:39 – The nuances of podcasting remotely vs. in person 9:09 – Intellectualism is cool now 19:44 – Giving …

EP 246 | Jakob Herrmann

EP 246 | Jakob Herrmann

Jakob Herrmann is a staple in the Gothenburg music scene and the owner of Top Floor Studios. As a recording engineer and drum tech, he’s worked with killer artists such as Anthrax, Amaranthe, Jamey Jasta, and Body Count. ON THIS EPISODE: 3:10 – The history of Jakob’s studio and Gothenburg’s music scene 13:29 – You can’t just throw bands together …

EP 245 | Dan Swano

EP 245 | Dan Swano

Dan Swano is not only a multi-instrumentalist but a mixing and mastering machine. He’s a staple in the Scandinavian Metal scene best known for work with Opeth, Bloodbath, Katatonia, Aeon, Edge of Sanity, and many, many more. ON THIS EPISODE: 1:40 – How Dan would define his career 4:45 – Metal music sounding horrible in a live setting 13:57 – …