EP54 | Johnny Franck

EP54 | Johnny Franck

On this episode, Johnny Franck joins the show to discuss his recent collaboration with Jarrod Alonge and his process for mixing and using Skype to facilitate his projects. Inspiration can come from any number of places. Having Johnny Franck on board gave us a unique opportunity to discuss inspiration in a unique way. Whether it’s crafting a parody album, which …

EP116 | Mixcritmonday Rodney Atkins Edition With Billy Decker

EP116 | Mixcritmonday Rodney Atkins Edition With Billy Decker

We’ve got a special treat for you for this #mixcritmonday. We had Billy Decker join us to check out some of your mixes of Rodney Atkins’ “These are my People” for this month’s Nail the Mix. “Do yourself a favor, and approach it like this is the last mix you’re ever going to do every time you mix.” – Billy …

EP115 | Jesse Cannon

EP115 | Jesse Cannon

Jesse Cannon joins us for this episode and we dive into some of the themes from his new book, Processing Creativity. Technical proficiency is almost never enough to craft music that actually connects with listeners, and yet many of us spend so much of our time focusing on the technical side of production. If you want to produce songs that …

EP61 | Kevin Churko

EP61 | Kevin Churko

We talk to the amazing Kevin Churko (Five Finger Death Punch, Shania Twain, In This Moment) about everything from his gear favorites, philosophy on work ethic, his rise to acclaim and working under legends like Mutt Lange. This episode jumps right into the nitty gritty of what specific struggles Churko had to go through before finally landing the gig that …

EP114 | Dear Joel

EP114 | Dear Joel

Joel Wanasek has the answers you need to make sure you stay #nosmalltime. Want Joel to answer your questions? Send them to eyal@urm.academy with the subject line “Dear Joel.” The more detailed the better! “If no one ever pushed the boundaries in the history of music, music would be the most stupid, stale, boring shit to listen to.” – Joel …