Category Archives for "Inner Circle Podcast"

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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Radio Royalties, MI Business Health, And CD Baby’s Heli Del Moral On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast today is CD Baby’s VP of international development, Heli Del Moral. Before coming to the company Heli worked in television as international director of marketing for ESPN and Univision where he won 3 Emmy awards, and numerous Telly, Promax and other honors for his creative efforts. In the interview we talked about the strength […]

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Amphion’s Anssi Hyvonen, Facebook’s Lasso, And Modern Recording’s Start On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

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Amphion loudspeakers have become a favorite of award-winning mixing engineers the world over, and founder and CEO Anssi Hyvonen is my guest on the podcast today. Anssi spent most of his life as a hi-fi enthusiast, but he got into building speakers sort of by accident. His speakers are very well respected by that community, but acceptance […]

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February 22, 2019

Beatchain CEO Ben Mendoza, Apple Buys Label Services Company, And Hit Songs Keys And Tempos On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast today is Ben Mendoza, who created UK-based Beatchain along with co-founder and musician Steve Jones to accelerate artist growth by using data science and automation.  Ben has spent almost 25 years using software to improve decision making and automate time-consuming processes with leading expense management company MDSL, which Beatchain now brings to the music […]

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February 15, 2019

Songwriters Get A Raise, High Sample Rate Overview, And Engineer Paul Edwards On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

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My guest on the podcast today is Paul Edwards who’s a Montreal-based engineer who has worked on projects by Smashing Pumpkins, Flaming Lips, Ben Harper, Arctic Monkeys, Interpol, Bloc Party, Seal and many more.  For 3 years Paul was also the lead audio engineer for the online mastering service LANDR. In the interview we talked about getting into mastering, some insights into […]

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February 1, 2019

Post Mixer/Source Elements Co-Founder Robert Marshall On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

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My guest on the podcast today is Robert Marshall, who is sound designer, mixer and partner of Chicago audio post house SUM1. Robert has spent the last 15 years doing sound design, mixes and ADR for film, television and radio, including several Superbowl spots.  He’s also a founding partner of Source Elements, a company that provides a number of […]

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January 25, 2019

Voice-Over Artist Andrew Peters, Spotify Hardware, And Tinnitus Relief On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

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My guest on the podcast today is Andrew Peters, who started as popular radio personality and eventually transitioned to television as the host of Australian music shows like Rock Arena, Trax, Simulrock, the Live Aid broadcast, and interviewer for the MTV special Australian Made. After 20 years on radio and television he’s become one of the top voice actors in SouthEast Asia, Australia and […]

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