Category Archives for "Inner Circle Podcast"

November 17, 2020

Soundbeaming, Musician Robert Martin, And Gamers Avoid Royalties On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is engineer Robert Martin, who was a long-time member of Frank Zappa’s band, the musical director for Bette Midler, and toured or performed with Paul McCartney, Michael McDonald, Stevie Nicks, Boz Scaggs, Etta James, Patti LaBelle, Bonnie Raitt, Kenny Loggins and many others. Robert also recorded with Prince, the Moody Blues, Lyle […]

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Engineer John Cuniberti, Spotify’s New Discovery Mode Tool, And Drive-In Concert Audio On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is engineer John Cuniberti, who began his music career as the drummer in Eddie Money’s first band, transitioned to mixing monitors for Stevie Wonder, and eventually became chief engineer at San Francisco’s famed Hyde Street Studios. It was there John engineered a long line of seminal records for Bay artists like […]

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Audio Chips About To Get Scarce, Mixer Billy Decker, And Ripper Sites Coming Down On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is mixing engineer Billy Decker, who’s mixed hits for Kenny Chesney, Darius Rucker, Jason Aldean. Jaime Lynne Spears, George Jones and Sam Hunt, among others, that have sold over 25 million albums.  Billy is different from most other mixers in that he’s able to mix extremely fast thanks to his templates […]

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October 27, 2020

The 100th Anniversary Of The Theremin, World Maestro Colin O’Donohoe, And Ice Cream Truck Music On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is Colin O’Donohoe, who’s worked as a composer, conductor, band leader, drummer, flautist and audio engineer in the U.S., Japan, South Korea, Mongolia, Brazil and Turkey. In 2010, his Pangean Orchestra united instruments and musicians from around the world and gained international recognition to where he was nicknamed “World Maestro.” Colin also composes […]

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October 20, 2020

Producer Gareth Jones, Mixing ITB Acceptance, And Fake Streaming Artists On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is producer/engineer Gareth Jones, who’s a pioneer in the use of cutting edge digital equipment, sampling technology, and synthesizers. Gareth produced five albums for techno innovators Depeche Mode and six albums for synth-pop superstars Erasure, and many more.  As the mixer of John Foxx’s seminal album Metamatic, he realized that an artist could truly define his […]

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October 13, 2020

Studio Designer Carl Tatz, The Prophet 5 Reissued, And The Album Reimagined On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is studio designer Carl Tatz, who went from being a studio owner in Nashville to designing studios, mixing rooms and listening rooms for some of the biggest clients in the world. He then took that to yet another level by developing his own technology and products. Carl wanted to make monitoring […]

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An Internet Minute, Recycled Plastics For Acoustics, And Producer Mark Plati On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is Mark Plati, who’s worked with a wide range of major artists including Prince, David Bowie, Janet Jackson, Talking Heads, Fleetwood Mac, the Bee Gees, The Cure and many others. Mark was initiated into the New York City music scene working under the tutelage of dance music legend Arthur Baker in […]

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September 29, 2020

Gibson Aging Technology, Neighboring Rights Royalties, And Producer/Soma Breath Founder Niraj Naik On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is Niraj Naik, who’s a music producer and self-described renegade pharmacist from the U.K and founder of SOMA Breath, one of the fastest growing wellness movements fusing ancient techniques with modern science.  Niraj is also the founder of Breathe In Beats, a music collective renowned for their legendary conscious music festivals. […]

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September 22, 2020

Sony De-Emphasizing Electronics, Music Piracy Evolving, And Engineer J.J. Blair On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is engineer, producer and musician J.J. Blair, who has a long list of engineering credits including Joe Bonamassa, Kelly Clarkson, Jeff Beck, the Black Eyed Peas, Keith Urban, Weezer, and many more.  He’s also produced and mixed the Grammy winning record Press On, by June Carter Cash, engineered on the Grammy […]

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September 15, 2020

The 2020 Social Universe, Guitars Selling Again, And Songwriter Andrea Stolpe On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is songwriter and educator Andrea Stolpe, who’s written songs for Faith Hill, Julianne Hough, Daniel Lee Martin, Jimmy Wayne, and others. She’s also worked as a staff writer for EMI, Almo-Irving, and Universal Music Publishing. Andrea teaches songwriting at the University of California’s Thornton School of Music, and is the author and […]

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September 8, 2020

An Immersive Audio Format War, Artist Visa’s About To Increase 50%, And Producer/Plugin Developer Dan Korneff On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is producer, mixer and engineer Dan Korneff, who has not only worked with prominent names like Breaking Benjamin, Paramore, Papa Roach, Lamb of God and My Chemical Romance, but has developed some of the coolest audio plugins available. Dan not only knows how to expertly use his audio gear, but he […]

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Horn Players At High Risk During The Pandemic, Music Exec Anthony Martini, And UK Musicians Leaving The Business On My Latest Podcast

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During the podcast this week I’ll take a look at musicians in the UK thinking about calling it quits, and the perils of being a horn and wind player during the pandemic. My guest is Anthony Martini, who got his start as a rap/metal vocalists before finding his way into other parts of the music business. During […]

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5th Anniversary Podcast Tribute To Geoff Emerick, Algorithm Gets A Record Deal, And Fake Gear Ring Busted

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Welcome to the 5th anniversary of the podcast on this week’s episode. Thank you all for your support over these last 257 shows! Recently I had a conversation with engineer Bill Smith about the late great Geoff Emerick and realized that there was a lot that we didn’t know about this audio giant even though he […]

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Surf Guitar Legend Bob Berryhill, Social Media Usage, And Skip Rate On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

My guest on the podcast today is surf rock legend Bob Berryhill.  Bob is a founding member of The Surfaris, and every guitar player since 1963 has learned to play the band’s big hit “Wipeout” sometime early in their career. The song, which Bob recorded when he was 15, sold over a million copies and rose to […]

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