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Episode #226 – Most Expensive Vinyl, Monster Money, And Recording Academy’s Daryl Friedman
NEWS The 10 most expensive auctions for vinyl records will surprise you Cable manufacturer  Monster tries crypto-currency  with Monster Money GUEST Recording Academy’s government relations officer brings us up to speed on the Music … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Aug 14, 2018
Episode #225 – Radio, Smart Speaker Data, Logitech Buys Blue, And Composer Lyle Workman
NEWS Nielsen’s latest report provides lots of data on radio and smart speaker usage Logitech buys Blue Microphones GUEST Guitarist and film/TV composer Lyle Workman
Aug 07, 2018
Episode #224 – Releasing Vinyl, Audio Over Ethernet, And Wall Street Piano Man Niko Kotoulas
NEWS 9 things to think about before release a vinyl album An overview of Audio over Ethernet GUEST Wall Street piano man Niko Kotoulas
Jul 31, 2018
Episode #223 – Radio Formats Changing, Musical Instrument Data, And Empirical Labs Founder Dave Derr
NEWS The popularity of radio’s top music formats is changing Musical instruments are selling again and here’s where we’re buying them from GUEST Creator of the Distressor and Empirical Labs founder Dave Derr
Jul 24, 2018
Episode #222 – Spotify Playlists, Martin Audio Sold, And Label Exec Shan Dan Horan
NEWS All Spotify playlists won’t provide the same streaming results Private equity group buys Martin Audio GUEST President of Outerloop Records Shan Dan Horan
Jul 17, 2018
Episode #221 – Vinyl Surges Again, Jazzmaster Is The New Strat, And Engineer Ed Seay
NEWS Vinyl sales rose again in the first half of the year Fender’s Jazzmaster is becoming this generation’s Strat GUEST Nashville engineer Ed Seay talks about giving an Elvis album new life
Jul 10, 2018
Episode #220 – Grammy Changes, JBL Pro Rumors, And Engineer Clark Germain
NEWS There are some changes coming to the Grammys, but will they have the intended effect? There may be big changes coming to JBL Pro soon GUEST Engineer and Emmy winner Clark Germain
Jul 03, 2018
Episode #219 – Streaming Direct Deals, China Trade War, And Mobile Engineer Steve Remote
NEWS How Spotify’s direct deals with artists can change the balance of power in the industry The effect of a possible trade war with China on music and audio gear GUEST Mobile and location recording … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Jun 26, 2018
Episode #218 – Label’s Spotify Windfall, Looping Origin, And Music Connections Eric Bettelli And Mark Nardone
NEWS The record labels made money from Spotify. Where’s it going? We trace the surprising  origin of looping GUESTS Publisher Eric Bettelli and Editor Mark Nardone of Music Connection Magazine
Jun 19, 2018
Episode #217 – Apple’s New Publishing Division, Too Similar Pop Songs, And Music Exec Ted Joseph
NEWS Why Apple created a new music publishing division A new study confirms #1 pops songs all sound similar GUEST Longtime music marketing exec Ted Joseph
Jun 12, 2018
Episode #216 – Facebook Losing Teens, The Creative Cycle, And Mixer Andrew Maury
NEWS Facebook is no longer the top social site for U.S. teens The Creative Cycle explained GUEST Producer/mixer Andrew Maury
Jun 05, 2018
Episode #215 – YouTube’s New Charts, Guitars Aren’t Dying, And EveAnna Manley Of Manley Labs
NEWS YouTube’s new charts are competing with Billboard’s Despite what you read, the guitar isn’t dying GUEST EveAnna Manley, CEO of Manley Labs
May 29, 2018
Episode #214 – Universal Music Going Public, Shure Exits Phono Cart Biz, And Post Mixer Mike Rodriguez
NEWS Why Universal Music may be going public Shure exists the phono cartridge business after 86 years GUEST Post mixer and podcast host Mike Rodriquez Check out the AudioNowcast
May 22, 2018
Episode #213 – Music Industry Growth Worldwide, Interface Formats, And Mixer Gary Lux
NEWS The music industry is growing worldwide, and the reason is surprising An overview of the different audio interface formats GUEST Engineer/mixer Gary Lux
May 15, 2018
Episode #212 – New Revenue From YouTube, Keeping Your Band Together, And Audio Director Nick Peck
NEWS Finding new revenue from YouTube 7 keys to keeping your band together GUEST Disney audio director Nick Peck
May 08, 2018
Episode #211 – Virtual Radio, Instrument Insurance, And Film Composer Chris Boardman
NEWS Virtual radio looks to be the next big thing in broadcast The ins and outs of instrument insurance GUEST Film composer Chris Boardman Chris Boardman Master Classes In Film Scoring
May 01, 2018
Episode #210 – SoundCloud Losses, AI Songwriting, And Producer David Campos
NEWS SoundCloud’s losses mount Songwriting via machine is getting popular GUEST Producer and composer David Campos Find out more about Advanced Music Production here
Apr 24, 2018
Episode #209 – Spotify Kills Song Titles, National Recording Registry, And Producer Warren Huart
NEWS Spotify is killing song titles 25 classic recordings added to the National Recording Registry GUEST Producer/engineer Warren Huart More info about Produce Like A Pro
Apr 17, 2018
Episode #208 – What A Vinyl Hit Really Means, Pro Tools Gets A New Name, And Scoring Mixer Bobby Fernandez
NEWS A vinyl hit doesn’t really mean a lot of sales A Pro Tools version is getting a new name GUEST Film scoring mixer Bobby Fernandez
Apr 10, 2018
Episode #207 – Apple Music Adds Videos, Fender Doing Better Than Gibson, And Hall Of Fame Saxophonist Joe Sublett
NEWS The strategic reason why Apple Music is adding music videos Here’s why Fender is doing better than Gibson GUEST Blues Hall Of Fame saxophonist Joe Sublett
Apr 03, 2018
Episode #205 – Campus Label Reps Are Back, The Latest MI Report, And Producer Clarence Jey
NEWS Record labels are hiring college campus reps again The Musical Instrument industry is doing better than expected, but there are some surprises GUEST Producer, composer and songwriter Clarence Jey
Mar 20, 2018
Episode #204 – A Look Back At Tower Records, Bose Audio AR Startup Fund, And KEF Content Manager Jack Sharkey
NEWS Tower Records founder Russ Soloman passes, and why the record seller was so important to the industry Bose has $50 million for startups in audio augmented reality GUEST KEF Content Creation … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Mar 13, 2018
Episode #203 – Spotify File IPO, Gibson Lays Off Workers, And Engineer And Studio Owner Greg Curtis
NEWS Spotify finally filed to go public and revealed a lot about its operation in the process Gibson laid off worked Custom Shop employees and had its credit downgraded yet again GUEST … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Mar 06, 2018
Episode #202 – The Legal Spotify Scam, Amp Sim Tips, And Engineer Lij Shaw
NEWS This legal Spotify scam made over a $1 million in royalties Amplifier simulator tips GUEST Engineer and Recording Studio Rockstars host Lij Shaw describes his lawsuit against the city of Nashville for … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Feb 27, 2018
Episode #201 – The Bot Act, LUFS Levels And Steve Marcone and Dave Philp
NEWS A year later, has the BOT act actually helped concert ticketing? LUFS levels mixing guidelines GUESTS Dr. Steven Marcone and David Philp talk about their book Managing Your Band 6th edition
Feb 20, 2018
Episode #200 – 4th Year Anniversary Show With Engineer Dennis Moody
NEWS This is show #200. Thanks for your support! Hip-hop banned in China Gibson in financial hot water again GUEST Live sound engineer and studio engineer to the drumming stars (and annual anniversary episode … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Feb 13, 2018
Episode #199 – Music Reaction Videos, NAMM Products And Music Licensing Guru Chris SD
NEWS YouTube music reaction videos are really a thing Latest products from Winter NAMM 2018 GUEST Producer, engineer and creator of the music licensing course “The Art Of The Song Pitch” Chris SD
Feb 06, 2018
Episode #198 – Spotify Payouts, Hendrix Home Guitars, And Vydia CEO Roy LaManna
NEWS Royalties from streaming networks have changed but how accurate is the information? Would you buy a custom guitar made from Jimi Hendrix’ boyhood home? GUEST Video distribution platform Vydia founder and CEO Roy … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Jan 30, 2018
Episode #197 – YouTube Channel Partners, AES@NAMM, And Mixer Billy Decker
NEWS YouTube has raised the criteria needed to monetize your channel and videos An AES conference runs concurrently with NAMM this year GUEST Nashville mixer Billy Decker talks about mixing from a template
Jan 23, 2018
Episode #196 – 2 Singles At Once, Top 5 Song Analysis, And Candyshop Management
NEWS More and more A list artists are releasing 2 singles at once Here’s what the all the top 5 songs of last year looked like GUESTS John Mathiason and Andrew Bland of Candyshop … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Jan 16, 2018
Episode #195 – Spotify Going Public, Gibson Skipping NAMM and Soundworks CEO Gebre Waddell
NEWS Spotify filed to go public in an unusual way Gibson is skipping NAMM, and the 60th Anniversary of the Flying V GUEST Mastering engineer, author and Soundworks CEO Gebre Waddell
Jan 09, 2018
Episode #194 – Cassette Roar Back, SSL Sold, And Producer/Engineer Joel Hamilton
NEWS Bandcamp has some interesting stats on cassette releases, band names and album titles SSL is sold, and what it means for large format consoles GUEST Producer/engineer/musician Joel Hamilton
Jan 02, 2018
Episode #193 – Annual Look Back At 2017 And Look Ahead To Next Year
NEWS A look back at the music, audio and music business events of 2017 A look ahead to what might happen next year
Dec 26, 2017
Episode #192 – Net Neutrality, Gibson Sells A Factory, And Producer Eric Copeland
NEWS What the latest net neutrality ruling means for music Gibson sold its Memphis factory GUEST Producer, educator and musicologist Eric Copeland
Dec 19, 2017
Episode #191 – Music’s Features Problem, Hi-Res Audio And Guest Bryan Calhoun
NEWS The problem with songs with a featured artist What exactly is hi-res audio? GUEST Music Business Toolbox creator Bryan Calhoun
Dec 12, 2017
Episode #190 – Gimme Radio, Worst Music Of All Time, And Producer/Engineer Bob Power
NEWS Gimme Radio is an online station dedicated to metal The worst songs and albums of all time GUEST Engineer, producer, mixer, educator Bob Power
Dec 05, 2017
Episode #189 – The Future Of Vinyl, Inside Autotune, And Broadcast Audio Engineer Jeri Palumbo
NEWS We might have hit “peak vinyl” as the future isn’t looking terribly bright The history of Autotune is fascinating GUEST Broadcast audio engineer Jeri Palumbo
Nov 28, 2017
Episode #188 – Paying For Spotify Streams, Music To Concentrate, And Manager Nicholas Mishko
NEWS Buying Spotify streams Does music really help you concentrate? GUEST Artist manager Nicholas Mishko
Nov 21, 2017
Episode #187 – Attention Economics, Music For Psychopaths, And Mastering Engineer John Greenham
NEWS Attention economics is the last thing to be aware of What music do psychopaths like? GUEST Mastering engineer John Greenham
Nov 14, 2017
Episode #186 – YouTube Ads, Cassette Tape Shortage, And Musicpreneuer Hub’s Tommy Darker
NEWS YouTube is only placing ads on 35 to 45% of music videos There’s a worldwide shortage of cassette tape GUEST Musicpreneuer Hub‘s Tommy Darker
Nov 07, 2017
Episode #185 – Radio About To Change, Microphone Stands, And The Founders Of Austrian Audio
NEWS With iHeartRadio headed for bankruptcy, it looks like radio may be changing in the near future A look at the low-tech but much needed microphone stand GUESTS From the ashes of AKG … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Oct 31, 2017
Episode #184 – Copyright Small Claims Court, Mixed Reality Audio, And The Recording Academy’s Daryl Friedman
NEWS A new bill proposes a small claims court for just for copyrights Mixed reality audio is closer than you think GUEST Recording Academy chief government and member relations officer Daryl Friedman
Oct 24, 2017
Episode #183 – Songwriting Credits, Gibson In Walmart, And TV Composer Rich Tozzoli
NEWS The Robin Thicke “Blurred Lines” verdict has changed songwriting credits Gibson guitars now in Walmart GUEST TV composer and author Rich Tozzoli
Oct 17, 2017
Episode #182 – Composer Kickbacks, 500 Series Control, And Composer Dennis Dreith
NEWS Film studios and networks are asking composers for a piece of their royalties Software control of 500 series rack modules is here GUEST Composer/orchestrator Dennis Dreith
Oct 10, 2017
Episode #181 – Apple Music Subscribers, Light Stored As Sound, And Producer/Engineer J.J. Blair
NEWS Apple Music reaches 30 million paid subscribers Light can now be stored as sound on a chip GUEST Grammy-winning producer/engineer J.J. Blair
Oct 03, 2017
Episode #180 – EU Piracy Report, Harman Layoffs, And Marketing, Content and Technology Consultant Frank Wells
NEWS An suppressed EU report on entertainment piracy has some interesting findings Harman to lay off 650 across its pro audio brands GUEST Former Audio Media and Pro Sound News editor, and current Marketing, … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Sep 26, 2017
Episode #179 – Radio Falling Behind, Alexa Personal Studio Assistant, Powerstation’s Ian Kagey
NEWS Radio falling behind streaming in all demographics The Odis personal studio assistant built on Amazon’s Alexa GUEST Ian Kagey – director of operations at Powerstation at Berklee NYC on the Avatar acquisition
Sep 19, 2017
Episode #178 – CDs Still Selling, Hi-Res Audio, And Brian Stewart And Shari Hoffman
NEWS Believe it or not, CDs are still selling well in 2 very large markets The major labels are pushing hi-res audio again GUESTS Brian Stewart and Shari Hoffman from the AFM SAG-AFTRA Intellectual Property Rights Distribution Fund
Sep 12, 2017
Episode #177 – Taylor Swift And Ticketmaster, Gibson’s Financials, And Live Sound Engineer Mark Frink
NEWS Taylor Swift and Ticketmaster team up for “Verified User,” but with a catch Gibson Brands has a financial problem that may blow up in 2018 GUEST Live sound engineer Mark Frink
Sep 05, 2017
Episode #176 – Brands In Songs, Unusual Guitars, And Harrison Console’s Ben Loftis
NEWS The top brands in Top 20 songs over the last 3 years Fender has two very unusual new product lines GUEST Harrison Console’s Ben Loftis talks about console history and Mixbus
Aug 29, 2017
Episode #175 – YouTube Music Update, Music In Cuba, And DIYRE Founder Peterson Goodwyn
NEWS YouTube music update from Director of Global Music Lyor Cohen Music in Cuba GUEST DIY Recording Equipment founder Peterson Goodwyn
Aug 22, 2017
Episode #174 – Selling Physical Product, Remastering, And Loudr CEO Chris Crawford
NEWS How to sell more physical product Do you need to remaster for streaming? GUEST Loudr CEO Chris Crawford
Aug 15, 2017
Episode #173 – Google YouTube Music, Subwoofer Setup, And Studio Tech Gary Myerberg-Lauter
NEWS Google Play Music and YouTube Red to consolidate Steps for setting up a subwoofer GUEST Studio technical facilities manager Gary Myerberg-Lauter
Aug 08, 2017
Episode #172 – Ideal Video Length, Ear Implants, And Incoming AES President David Scheirman
NEWS What’s the ideal video length for social media? New developments for hearing loss GUEST Live sound expert and AES president-elect David Scheirman
Aug 01, 2017
Episode #171 – Publishers Sue Spotify, Russian Tubes, And Engineer Benny Faccone
NEWS Publishers want sue Spotify and now want equity The Russian government is threatening to take Mike Mathews tube factory away GUEST 17 time Grammy winner Benny Faccone talks about building his new … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Jul 25, 2017
Episode #170 – Whiz Passes Psy, Gibson Buys Onkyo, And Engineer Michael Bishop
NEWS Whiz Kalifa passes Psy for most YouTube views ever Gibson buys consumer audio company Onkyo and adds to its brands lists GUEST Engineer/producer Michael Bishop
Jul 18, 2017
Episode #169 – YouTube Losing Ground, Fender Goes Mobile, Mojave Audio President Dusty Wakeman
NEWS YouTube is losing ground as streaming has big gains in first half of year Fender goes mobile to cater to its new customers GUEST President of Mojave Audio Dusty Wakeman
Jul 11, 2017
Episode #168 – Sony’s In-House Vinyl Pressing, Vocal Recording Mistakes, And Engineer Gary Noble
NEWS Sony’s going back to in-house vinyl cutting and pressing 6 Vocal Recording Mistakes GUEST Grammy-winning engineer Gary Noble
Jul 04, 2017
Episode #167 – New Club Strategy, Music Helps Hearing Loss, And Guitarist Shane Theriot
NEWS This simple new strategy might be the key to keeping clubs from closing Music lessons can help with hearing loss GUEST Live From Daryl’s House musical director and guitarist Shane Theriot
Jun 27, 2017
Episode #166 – Engineer Vance Powell, The New Album, And Guitar Demograpics
NEWS The album is now being called by other names, and hip hop leads the way Guitar players and demographics are changing before our very eyes GUEST Producer/engineer Vance Powell
Jun 20, 2017
Episode #165 – Mastering Engineer Pete Doell, The Principles Of The New Music Business, And Apple’s New Hardware
NEWS The 10 Principles of doing business in today’s music business Apple’s new hardware brings back the creatives GUEST Mastering engineer Pete Doell talks about his new room at Aftermaster
Jun 13, 2017
Episode #164 – The Mini-Majors, Police Sound Canons, And Singer/Songwriter Beatie Wolfe
NEWS There’s a new category of music companies as the mini-majors appear Police are using sound canons for riot control GUEST Singer/songwriter and tech maven Beatie Wolfe
Jun 06, 2017
Episode #163 – Spotify Settles Lawsuit, Connected Everything, Guest Eric Gaskell
NEWS Spotify settles a lawsuit with David Lowery for non-payment of royalties Do we really need a bluetooth salt shaker? GUEST Eric Gaskell talks about GKL Audio kits and graphene loudspeakers
May 30, 2017
Episode #162 – YouTube’s Study, Brain Chemistry And Music, And Engineer Eric “Mixerman” Sarafin
NEWS YouTube’s latest study riles up the music industry How music affects your brain chemistry GUEST Engineer/producer Eric “Mixerman” Sarafin
May 23, 2017
Episode #161 – SoundExchange Payout, VR Flameout, And Producer Sylvia Massy
NEWS SoundExchange payout to artists and sideman Has VR flamed out? Look out for “Mixed Reality” GUEST Producer/engineer Sylvia Massy
May 16, 2017
Episode #160 – Album Death, Imitation Voice, And Engineer Bill Smith
NEWS Warner Music has 20 of the top 50 albums, but does it matter much if no on listens? Lyrebird uses artificial intelligence to imitate any voice GUEST Engineer Bill Smith
May 09, 2017
Episode #159 – Kickstarter Milestone, Multiband Compression And Studio Manager Candace Stewart
NEWS Kickstarter funds 25,000th music project A look at multiband compression GUEST EastWest Studio manager Candace Stewart
May 02, 2017
Episode #158 – Royalties For Backup Players, Big Changes For Audio Wireless Gear, And Engineer Owen Curtin
NEWS There’s a new royalty stream for non-featured musicians Big changes coming for wireless audio gear GUEST Founder of the Audio Builders Workshop engineer Owen Curtin
Apr 25, 2017
Episode #157 – The Biggest Streaming Service, The Global Speaker Market, And Audio Designer Paul Wolff
NEWS Who’s the biggest streaming service? The answer might surprise you. A look at the global loudspeaker market and the latest trends GUEST Legendary audio producer designer Paul Wolff
Apr 18, 2017
Episode #156 – YouTube Limits Partner Program, Upcoming Mac Pro, And Mastering Engineer Gavin Lurssen
NEWS YouTube won’t pay on less than 10,000 plays, but is this much ado about nothing? Apple teases a new Mac Pro, but you’ll have to wait GUEST Mastering engineer Gavin Lurssen from Lurssen … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Apr 11, 2017
Episode #155 – Latest RIAA Numbers, Good Assistant Tips, And Revival Recordings Founder Shawn Milke
NEWS The revenue numbers for 2016 are in and the music industry is very happy 10 tips for assistant engineers (and studio owners) GUEST Shawn Milke from the band Alesana and founder of … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Apr 04, 2017
Episode #154 – Internet Trends, Musician’s Physical Engagement, And Dane Myers From Custom Tracks
NEWS Some surprising Internet stats, trends and facts Musician physicality and music, the latest Jymmin trend, and the Band Effect GUEST Dane Myers from Custom Tracks
Mar 28, 2017
Episode #153 – Top Selling Vinyl Records, Pre-Session Checklist And Engineer Drew Drucker
NEWS You won’t believe the top selling of vinyl records of 2016 Pre-session checklist for studio owner and producer GUEST Engineer Drew Drucker
Mar 21, 2017
Episode #152 – Changes In Music Streaming, Hearing Loss, And OWC Founder Larry O’Connor
NEWS Pandora and SoundCloud both facing financial difficulties Hearing loss in adults is rising GUEST Other World Computing (OWC) founder and CEO Larry O’Connor
Mar 14, 2017
Episode #151 – Spotify Hifi, Old Consoles For Sale, 3rd Anniversary With Dennis Moody
NEWS Spotify looks like it will release a CD quality lossless audio tier soon Some wonderful and historic old recording consoles are on the market GUEST Kicking off our 4th year with engineer and previous … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Mar 07, 2017
Episode #150 – Hi-Res Streaming, Hearing Loss, And Composer Richard Gibbs Part 2
NEWS MQA might be part of hi-res streaming in the future but will anyone care? Some new advances may stop hearing loss, plus easy hearing protection GUEST Film composer Richard Gibbs talks about his … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Feb 28, 2017
Episode #149 – All-Time Best Selling Albums, Top 10 Compressors, And Composer Michael Carey
NEWS Michael Jackson goes 33x platinum, and the 10 best selling albums of all time in the US My top 10 favorite compressors and why they’re on the list GUEST Composer, producer, songwriter, session guitarist … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Feb 21, 2017
Episode #148 – Grammy’s Out Of Touch, 50 Years of SIR And Clair Bros, And Microphone Man David Bock
NEWS Are the Grammy’s out of touch with a younger audience? 50th anniversary for both SIR and Clair Brothers this year GUEST Microphone man and founder of Soundelux Microphones and Bock Audio David … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Feb 14, 2017
Episode #147 – Financing In The Music Business, DIY Audio Kits, And Film Composer Richard Gibbs Part 1
NEWS Outside financing is coming back to the music industry in but in new ways An overview of DIY microphone and audio electronics kits GUEST Film composer Richard Gibbs – Part 1
Feb 07, 2017
Episode #146 – Dead Streaming Services, The Hall With Perfect Acoustics, And Engineer Joshua F Williams
NEWS 32 music streaming services have died in the last 5 years The hall with the most perfect acoustics ever GUEST Dubai-based engineer/producer Joshua F Williams
Jan 31, 2017
Episode #145 – Winter NAMM Overview
NEWS A look at the 2017 Winter NAMM show GUEST None
Jan 24, 2017
Episode #144 – Music Industry Brain Drain, The Tuning Standard Debate, Neutron Project Manager Matt Hines
NEWS There’s a brain drain happening in the music industry The 440Hz vs 432Hz tuning standard debate GUEST iZotope Neutron product manager Matt Hines
Jan 17, 2017
Episode #143 – Changes In The Music World, People That Don’t Like Music, And String Player Stevie Blacke
NEWS Streaming passes 100 million paid subscribers People who suffer from a medical condition where they don’t like music GUEST String player Stevie Blacke, who plays “all things strings”
Jan 10, 2017
Episode #142 – Mozart Tops In Sales, Music Tech Report Card, And Engineer Tim Latham
NEWS Mozart beat everyone in sales last year, or did he? Music Tech Report Card for 2016 GUEST Engineer and mixer Tim Latham
Jan 03, 2017
Episode #141 – Year End Review And 2017 Predictions
NEWS A look back at the music business news of 2016 Some music business predictions for 2017 GUEST Not this time
Dec 27, 2016
Episode #140 – The New Long Tail, Where We Get Our Musical Tastes, And Producer Mike Elizondo
NEWS How streaming is affecting the Long Tail for artists Where we get our musical tastes from GUEST Producer, songwriter, musician Mike Elizondo
Dec 20, 2016
Episode #139 – VR And Live Music, Headphones Turned Into Mics, And Modeling Mic Developer Chris Townsend
NEWS Virtual Reality and live music – venues big and small are checking it out Beware a security breach as your headphones may be turned into mics without you knowing GUEST Chris … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Dec 13, 2016
Episode #138 – Music Fans On Instagram, The Next DAW, And Engineer Josh Gudwin
NEWS Instagram users love music and artists should take notice How much longer will Pro Tools be the top DAW? GUEST Producer/Engineer Josh Gudwin
Dec 05, 2016
Episode #137 – Streaming Price Wars, SM58 50th Anniversary and Jordan “DJ Swivel” Young
NEWS The big streaming music services are in a price war The Shure SM58 is 50 years old GUEST Engineer Jordan “DJ Swivel” Young Click here for Headliner Magazine and
Nov 29, 2016
Episode #136 – Pirates Busted, THX Tour Sound, And Jay Clark From EarPeace
NEWS Pirate busted in Germany with 2 million records, CDs and DVDs What.CD shut down THX trying to enter tour sound business GUEST EarPeace hearing protection founder Jay Clark
Nov 22, 2016
Episode #135 – Bad Tour Buy-On, Harmon Acquired, Avid In Trouble Again, And Engineer Mark Linett
NEWS Buy-on a Motley Crue tour for $1 million, sue them for $30 million Samsung buys Harmon International, and Avid in trouble with investors GUEST Grammy winning engineer Mark Linett
Nov 15, 2016
Episode #134 – Downloads Are Down, New Acoustic Materials, And ProMusicDB Founder Christy Crowl
NEWS Downloads are the lowest they’ve been in 10 years. We’ll be living in a quieter world soon as new acoustic materials come to market GUEST Conductor, musical director, singer, songwriter and ProMusicDB … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Nov 08, 2016
Episode #133 – The 7 Year Rule, Evaluating Monitors, And Mastering Engineer Gene Grimaldi
NEWS Warner Music takes Avenged Sevenfold to court thanks to California’s arcane 7 Year Rule Some thoughts on evaluating monitor speakers GUEST Oasis Mastering chief engineer Gene Grimaldi
Nov 01, 2016
Episode #132 – Music Biz Revenue Up, Audio Company Acquisitions, And Dirk Ulrich
NEWS Happy Days! The music business worldwide has seen revenue grow this year. DTS and THX are acquired. GUEST Brainworx and Plugin Alliance founder Dirk Ulrich
Oct 25, 2016
Episode #131 – Amazon’s New Streaming Service, Sound System In The Ceiling And Ultimate Ears’ Mike Dias
NEWS Amazon launched it’s Music Unlimited streaming service and it’s cheap – but there’s a catch. Let’s think out of the box by putting the sound system in the ceiling instead of the sides of … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Oct 18, 2016
Episode #130 – The Streaming Wars, Cheating With Plugins, And Crowdfunding Author Ariel Hyatt
NEWS Are the streaming wars over? Spotify and Apple Music have 2/3rds of the business. Is using the latest generation of plugins cheating when it comes to mixing? GUEST PR and crowdfunding … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Oct 11, 2016
Episode #129 – Spotify Buying Soundcloud, GameSoundCon And AES, And Music Publisher Greig Watts
NEWS Will Spotify buy Soundcloud? Why it might be a good idea. Reports from GameSoundCon and AES 2016 in Los Angeles GUEST Music  publisher Greig Watts from DWB Songs talks about writing … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Oct 04, 2016
Episode #128 – Radio Is Dying, Pro Tools Version 12.6, And Patreon’s Jack Conte
NEWS Radio is dying right before our eyes, as it chooses to live in the past Pro Tools version 12.6 brings some new features that we should have had years ago GUEST Pamplamoose and Patreon … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Sep 27, 2016
Episode #127 – Streaming Exclusives Ending, Headphone Freakout Solutions, And Game Audio Expert Brian Schmidt
NEWS The major labels don’t like streaming exclusives so they may be going away Headphone freakout solutions, some common sense, and some you might not be aware of GUEST Game audio composer and sound … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Sep 20, 2016
Episode #126 – Will Today’s Music Last, A Piece Of History For Sale, And Engineer Tom Weir
NEWS Will today’s music be played 10 years from now? Catalog music doing just as well as current hits. The console that recorded The Beatles in Abbey Road Studio 1 is for sale GUEST Engineer … <a href="">Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span></a>
Sep 13, 2016