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 with artists who can’t admit when they’re wrong
48:31 – The role of rough demos in Josh’s mixes
58:12 – Josh’s move from Maine to NY to work at Soundtracks
1:15:00 – Stop pigeon-holing yourself early on
1:36:32 – Does Josh feel any nerves or pressure on big records?
1:48:01 – The conversation before recording a record
2:03:19 – Josh’s Busta Rhymes story
2:11:42 – Josh’s first major-label production
2:25:01 – Working with Tenacious D
2:32:34 – Managing the synths and ambient noises in Korn’s Nothing
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