EP 306 | Josh Newell

EP 306 | Josh Newell

Josh Newell is a prolific audio engineer with clients ranging from Linkin Park to Avril Lavigne. He is currently a Broadcast Recording Technician at NPR. ON THIS EPISODE: 2:54 – The road to Josh’s NPR gig and his work with Linkin Park 25:40 – Dealing with jobs that can be stressful 39:38 – NPR’s proprietary DAW 44:17 – When to …

EP 305 | Sam Guaiana and Aaron Marshall

EP 305 | Sam Guaiana and Aaron Marshall

Sam Guaiana is a producer, engineer, and mixer who has worked with Intervals, Silverstein, and many others. Aaron Marshall is the guitarist for Intervals. ON THIS EPISODE: 2:15 – State of the world 26:03 – How Aaron and Sam ended up working together 40:55 – Getting the lead to stand out on an instrumental record 58:39 – Mastering a new …

EP 304 | Mike Exeter

EP 304 | Mike Exeter

Mike Exeter is an audio engineer and producer who has worked with Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, and a ton of other legendary bands. ON THIS EPISODE: 1:40 – 2020, the uneventful travel year 8:07 – The team doesn’t need to be involved in every decision 20:27 – Making projects instead of just being a studio owner 35:35 – Seeing a …

EP 303 | Matt Halpern

EP 303 | Matt Halpern

Matt Halpern plays drums for Periphery, is a world-renowned clinician, podcast host, entrepreneur, and co-founder of GetGood Drums. ON THIS EPISODE: 1:45 – The struggles of being a dog owner 14:25 – Don’t go into relationships pretending to be someone you’re not 42:51 – The purpose of friends 59:02 – Carving out time for people 1:08:11 – Fitness and health …

EP 302 | Zakk Cervini

EP 302 | Zakk Cervini

Zakk Cervini is a producer, mixer, and songwriter who has worked with Poppy, All Time Low, and many others. ON THIS EPISODE: 3:19 – External circumstances won’t necessarily change how you feel 8:47 – How to handle mix notes 18:04 – Working long hours and Zakk’s new setup 23:28 – Mixing with headphones 38:52 – Working with Poppy and Bring …