EP55 | Jay Maas

EP55 | Jay Maas

Producer Jay Maas (Defeater) joins us for a discussion about outboard gear, client psychology, and the pros and cons of traveling.

We’re always excited to have Jay on board. This time we get into the gear talk and sort through how he makes use of hardware without causing his workflow to come to a grinding halt. We were also shocked to finally come across someone that actually wants the artist around for the mixing phase of production. What kind of madness is this?

“Being a recording engineer is funny, especially if you do a lot of tracking too. You’re like a therapist, you’re like a negotiator. You have to wear all these weird hats.” – Jay Maas


– Balancing the complication of outboard gear with turnaround time
– The importance of committing
– Why Jay likes having the artist around for mixing
– The many hats that producers have to wear
– How traveling as a producer can be alternately good and bad
– And much, much more



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