Sam Guaiana is a producer, engineer, and mixer who’s worked with bands such as Silverstein, LIMBS, Like Pacific, and more.
ON THIS EPISODE:
2:07 – How to make something sound simultaneously raw and polished
11:13 – School experiences
23:13 – Dealing with people who don’t know their place
38:58 – What are producers hired for?
49:35 – Helping bands level up
1:05:45 – Understanding who you’ve hired
1:13:11 – Saying no
1:27:34 – Differentiating yourself without limiting yourself
1:36:33 – Acquiring clients and networking
1:52:19 – Sam’s priorities
2:06:26 – Handling shitty drummers
2:20:09 – Making instrumental records interesting
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