EP16 | Special Guest Josh Newell

EP16 | Special Guest Josh Newell

Luck is the meeting place of preparation and opportunity. Nobody knows that better than Josh Newell, who is regarded for his genre spanning work with artists such as Linkin Park, Avril Lavigne, Cynic, Intronaut, Celine Dion, and more.

On this episode we discuss how Josh Newell has managed to work his way to the top LA production circles, the difference between producing pop and metal, what it takes to maintain a long career, as well as many of his favorite mixing techniques.

If you want to work in big studios, on various different genres, for lots of different producers, this episode is for you:

“If someone sings better upside-down, figure out a way to fuckin’ hang them upside down!” – Joey Sturgis


  • How to build intentional relationships
  • How to spot and seize great opportunities
  • The power of word of mouth
  • How he became Linkin Park’s go-to engineer
  • Josh’s take on Andy Wallace’s mixing style
  • How to find “the hook”

Josh Newell’s website
NRG Studios
CreativeLIVE audio courses

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