EP14 | Clutch Drum Editing w John Douglass

EP14 | Clutch Drum Editing w John Douglass

John Douglass shares how he mastered drum editing and quit his day job. What are the #1 and #2 skills and traits that will get and keep you employment as an audio engineer? 1 – You must be reliable 2 – You must be an amazing editor John Douglass has worked his way up from being a kid with a laptop …

EP13 | Standing Out From The Crowd w Finn Mckenty

EP13 | Standing Out From The Crowd w Finn Mckenty

Finn Mckenty (CreativeLIVE, The Punk Rock MBA) joins us to discuss the inner workings of songwriting, creation of a unique point of view and effective marketing for bands and producers in the fast-paced, highly competitive creative world of today. To say that today’s recording market is oversaturated would be an understatement. It’s more important than ever for producers to adopt …

TT3 | Joey Sturgis Mastering Tips and Tricks

TT3 | Joey Sturgis Mastering Tips and Tricks

Joey Sturgis shares his In The Box mastering tips and tricks. Out of the three of us, Joey Sturgis has done the most mastering and in fact, he’s never had one of his mixes mastered by an outside engineer. He’s totally self taught and responsible for several chart toping masters. In this episode he shares some of his most effective …

EP12 | Interview w Bob Katz

EP12 | Interview w Bob Katz

Joey, Eyal, and Joel are joined by mastering legend Bob Katz for some rousing discussion about the current state of recording and what it actually takes to create professional sounding mixes and masters. It’s really common for people to want presets and templates, however mastering is always a case of figuring out what specific situations require. You can’t just slap the …

EP11 | #MasteringCritMonday w/ Maor Appelbaum

EP11 | #MasteringCritMonday w/ Maor Appelbaum

Welcome to #MasteringCritMonday, the show where we critique YOUR mastering. Prolific mastering engineer, Maor Appelbaum stopped by to help us critique some listener submitted mastering work. In this episode you’ll learn about: Nice and loud vs fatiguing to listen to What to submit to a mastering engineer Adding low end without destroying the track When to apply a heavy handed mastering …