URM Podcast

EP 295 | Dan Sugarman

Dan Sugarman is the guitarist for Ice Nine Kills. ON THIS EPISODE: 2:54 – Ice Nine Kills gets shit done 13:24 – A sabotaged record deal 21:38 – INK recording sessions 44:13 – Building trust with INK 53:43 – Teaching and playing the long game 1:14:23 – Networking and risk-tolerance 1:33:10 – Are interviews a dated format? 1:46:06 – You …

EP 294 | Sylvia Massy

EP 294 | Sylvia Massy

Sylvia Massy is a legendary producer, mixer, and engineer who has worked with Prince, Johnny Cash, Tool, and many others. ON THIS EPISODE: 2:15 – COVID life 10:06 – Visual vs. auditory ideas 18:27 – Working with strong-willed artists 26:15 – Experimentation and scheduling 35:24 – Working with Rick Rubin 52:04 – Building trust in the early days 1:09:10 – …

EP 293 | Josh Wilbur

EP 293 | Josh Wilbur

Josh Wilbur is a prolific producer/mixer/engineer for heavy hitters in a variety of genres ranging from Korn, Lamb of God, Gojira, and Trivium, all the way to Pink and Demi Lovato. ON THIS EPISODE: 2:15 – Juggling multiple albums at a time 12:31 – Early mistakes that producers make 22:34 – Cutting your teeth on hip-hop sessions 38:40 – Dealing …

EP 292 | Mark Dodson

EP 292 | Mark Dodson

Mark Dodson is a record producer and audio engineer who has worked with Anthrax, Suicidal Tendencies, and more. ON THIS EPISODE: 4:57 – Mark’s first studio gig 19:40 – When heavy music was on Mark’s radar 30:43 – The price of modern methods 42:16 – What is essential for sticking around? 53:22 – Not having that “I’ve made it” moment …

EP 291 | Finn McKenty, Jesse Cannon, and Johnny Minardi

EP 291 | Finn McKenty, Jesse Cannon, and Johnny Minardi

Finn McKenty is the Director of Operations at URM and runs The Punk Rock MBA. Jesse Cannon is the producer of The New Abnormal podcast, a published author, and a respected audio engineer. Johnny Minardi is the VP of A&R at Elektra Music Group.  ON THIS EPISODE: 3:45 – Dumbest shit said during quarantine 8:11 – Fixating on touring 19:34 …