EP 270 | Johnny K

EP 270 | Johnny K

Johnny K is a multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated producer, songwriter and mixer who is known for his work with Megadeth, 3 Doors Down, Disturbed, and many more. ON THIS EPISODE: 2:07 – Home vs commercial studio 18:49 – The choice to not work soul-crushing jobs  26:17 – Showing your ideas instead of talking about them 35:08 – Letting a band sound like …

EP 269 | Phil Pusokta

EP 269 | Phil Pluskota

Phil Pluskota is an engineer, producer, and mixer from Central Florida who is known for his devastatingly sick guitar tones. ON THIS EPISODE: 2:05 – Excuses… legit or not? 11:54 – Working with the wrong people, but still succeeding 29:28 – Rebuilding a reputation 39:20 – Phil’s re-amping and guitar tones 52:33 – Common guitar problems 1:03:49 – Mixing templates  …

EP 268 | Adam "Nolly" Getgood and Ermin Hamidovic

EP 268 | Adam “Nolly” Getgood and Ermin Hamidovic

Adam “Nolly” Getgood is the co-founder of GetGood Drums and an insanely talented mixing engineer whose sound has become the template for an entire generation of bands. He’s worked with Devin Townsend, Good Tiger, and Periphery. Ermin Hamidovic is the owner of Systematic Productions, the author of The Systematic Mixing Guide, and a killer mastering engineer who’s worked with Periphery, …

EP 267 | Max Morton

EP 267 | Max Morton

Max Morton is a Ukrainian producer who is best known for his work with Jinjer. “When you work as a producer, you’re earning three things; money, experience, and reputation. Money is only one tiny part of that. The most important one is reputation.” – Max Morton ON THIS EPISODE: 1:56 – Handling COVID and living through the war in Ukraine …

EP 266 | Ryan "Fluff" Bruce

EP 266 | Ryan “Fluff” Bruce

Ryan Bruce, aka Fluff, is the lead guitarist for Dragged Under and you can find him being a nerd about gear on his YouTube channel Riffs, Beards & Gear. ON THIS EPISODE: 2:46 – Changing a band’s name can be a blessing 12:50 – You don’t have to be in your 20s to get started 22:26 – Why Post Malone …