EP 261 | Mick Gordon

EP 261 | Mick Gordon

Mick Gordon is a prolific video game composer behind soundtracks for massive games such as Doom, Wolfenstein, and many more. “At the end of the day, it really does come down to personal taste. One of the best things that you can do as an artist in any form, but especially with music, is cultivate your personal taste.” – Mick …

EP 260 | Buster Odeholm

EP 260 | Buster Odeholm

Buster Odeholm is a producer and mix & mastering engineer who kills it in the modern metal music scene. He’s worked with Born of Osiris, Sworn In, Oceano, and more. ON THIS EPISODE: 5:43 – The travel life can be rough 28:58 – Buster’s start in production 41:09 – Did Buster learn music theory? 47:10 – Writing in Guitar Pro …

EP 259 | Rick Carson

EP 259 | Rick Carson

Rick Carson is a producer and engineer who has worked with Nipsey Hussle, A Day to Remember, Laila Wisdom, and many more. He is also the owner of Make Believe Studios. 2:55 – Ableton Live 13:07 – Recording with no cymbals 21:22 – Choosing the right producer for the sound you want 43:50 – How Joey Sturgis changed an entire …

EP 258 | Sam Guaiana

EP 258 | Sam Guaiana

Sam Guaiana is a producer, engineer, and mixer who’s worked with bands such as Silverstein, LIMBS, Like Pacific, and more. ON THIS EPISODE: 2:07 – How to make something sound simultaneously raw and polished 11:13 – School experiences 23:13 – Dealing with people who don’t know their place 38:58 – What are producers hired for? 49:35 – Helping bands level …

EP 257 | Bill Hudson

EP 257 | Bill Hudson

Bill Hudson is an in-demand session guitarist who has played with Trans-Siberian Orchestra, I Am Morbid, Savatage, and more. He’s currently the lead guitarist for NorthTale. ON THIS EPISODE: 2:27 – The impact of Coronavirus 11:32 – Touring & the rise of YouTube  19:07 – Metalcore and prog bands 25:38 – Pop music has improved 38:45 – Understanding your preferences …