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 …

EP 315 | Andrew Scheps

EP 315 | Andrew Scheps

Andrew Scheps is a Grammy-winning mixer who has worked with Red Hot Chili Peppers, Adele, Metallica, and many other massive artists. ON THIS EPISODE: 1:55 – ITB weirdness 13:21 – The no plug in mix / when templates make sense 35:16 – Mix note interpretation and good communication 45:12 – Focusing on negative feedback 52:58 – Andrew is a lone …

EP 314 | Rob Pasbani

EP 314 | Rob Pasbani

Rob Pasbani is the co-founder of Metal Injection and the Blast Beat Network. ON THIS EPISODE: 2:30 – Does NAMM actually make a difference? 11:06 – Becoming the market leader 22:00 – You only control your success, so don’t focus on someone else’s 31:46 – Sometimes you can’t avoid burning bridges 41:45 – Metal is it’s own worst enemy 58:02 …

EP 313 | John Congleton

EP 313 | John Congleton

John Congleton is a Grammy award-winning producer who has worked with Erykah Badu, St. Vincent, Blondie, and many other amazing artists. ON THIS EPISODE: 1:57 – Say what you mean but be respectful 16:15 – Is the tortured artist a myth? 26:33 – Thinking about the future and the big picture 42:13 – Narcissism and self-awareness 52:56 – Dealing with …

URM Podcast EP 312 | Joost Van Den Broek

EP 312 | Joost van den Broek

Joost van den Broek is a producer and composer who has worked with Powerwolf, Epica, Ayreon, and a ton of other great metal bands. ON THIS EPISODE: 2:04 – Keeping busy and doing remote recordings during the quarantine 13:49 – Being a producer and composer 20:53 – Do limits enhance creativity? 40:08 – The challenges of blending metal and orchestral …