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June 2, 2017

Eric Gaskell Talks Graphene Audio And DIY On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Eric Gaskell

My guest on this week’s podcast is Eric Gaskell, who’s really an interesting guy. He started in the business as a violin player, but soon took a left turn into audio electronics that led to a Phd from McGill University. While teaching at McGill, he noticed that there were no good high-quality mic preamp kits […]

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Spotify Drops It’s Loudness Target So No Need For Loud Mixes Anymore

Spotify Loudness Target

Artists, producers and record labels have been obsessed over final mix volume levels for over 30 years now, as mix levels are raised to ridiculous levels where even distortion no longer matters. The problem is that we’ve known for a long time now that severely compressed low dynamic range mix levels are counterproductive and can even hurt it […]

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How Our Short Attention Span Is Changing Song Structure

attention span

Radio airplay has always influenced how songs were produced, chiefly the length, as for years it was felt that 3 minutes was the ideal length to keep the listener engaged. In fact, today songs are sped up routinely in order to have more plays per hour. Now a pair of new studies published in Musicae Scientiae, […]

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Celebrate The 3rd Anniversary Of My Inner Circle Podcast With Guest Dennis Moody

Dennis Moody

Today is the 3rd anniversary of my Inner Circle Podcast and I’d like to thank you for being a loyal listener. I never envisioned getting to 150 episodes, but it’s all been made possible by followers like you! Episode #151 brings back engineer Dennis Moody. Dennis was my first guest, and he’s celebrated every podcast […]

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September 6, 2016

Music Business Guru Dave Kusek On Episode #125 Of My Inner Circle Podcast

Dave Kusek

 I’m happy to have my old friend Dave Kusek on this week’s episode of my Inner Circle Podcast. Dave has been a pioneer in the digital space in many ways, going way back as one of the creators of the Synare (the first electronic drum) and later the first computer sequencer with Passport. Dave was also the […]

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May 2, 2016

Rapper/Entrepreneur Manafest On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Manafest - Chris Greenwood

My guest this week is musician, rapper and entrepreneur Chris Greenwood, who goes by the stage name of Manafest. Chris has released 8 critically acclaimed studio albums that have either won or been nominated for a host of GMA and Juno awards, and he’s self-financed his last 3 projects with crowdfunding campaigns. Chris has also […]

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