Category Archives for "Inner Circle Podcast"

November 9, 2018

Bassist Paul ILL, Social Media Mistakes, And Headphone Market Share On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Paul ILL on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

My guest today on my Inner Circle Podcast is one of my oldest and dearest friends – Los Angeles studio bass player Paul ILL. Through the years Paul has played with a wide variety of great artists both in the studio and on the road, including Tina Turner, Pink, Gwen Stefani and Alicia Keys, and […]

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November 2, 2018

Behind-The-Scenes Of My Inner Circle Podcast: How Things Really Work And Why

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This week I’m going to do something totally different on the podcast. I get a lot of questions about how the Inner Circle Podcast works, so I’m going to answer them all and more. No guest, no news, just pure behind-the-scenes. We’ll cover the almost accidental nature of how the podcast began, why it stays […]

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October 26, 2018

Spotify Payouts, Nano-Membrane Audio, And Composer Michael Raphael On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Michael Raphael on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

My guest today is guitarist Michael Raphael, who started his career in the 80s hair metal band Jailhouse but turned his experience into a career first as a hit songwriter and later as a television composer. Along the way he’s worked as a songwriter/producer for Disney Records and Disney Mania, and as one of the main […]

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October 19, 2018

Audio Archivist Dan Johnson, Top Music Genres, And The 5 Effects That Changed Music On My Latest Podcast

Dan Johnson on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

My guest today is Dan Johnson, who started his career as an engineer at Capitol Studios and Ocean Way, and is now the chief preservation engineer at United Studios Archiving. Dan has transferred over 600 albums and 3000 tapes ranging from mono acetate to 48 track digital including priceless masters by high-profile legacy artists such as Led Zeppelin, Jimi […]

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October 12, 2018

Westlake’s Al Machera, Money Pouring Into Music, And Geoff Emerick’s Legacy On The Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Al Machera on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

My guest today is Al Machera, who started off engineering in Miami before moving back to his home city of New York, where he stepped into the middle of the hip hop revolution as the main engineer for Salt n Peppa. Eventually Al made his way to Los Angeles where he worked for Radio and […]

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The Most Stressful Job In Music, Used Guitar Market, And NASA Engineer And Bassist Mike Paul Hughes

Mike Paul Hughes on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

My guest on the Podcast this week is Mike Paul Hughes, who spends his days as a NASA aerospace engineer in the middle of some some of the most advanced space projects the world has ever seen, but after work becomes a bassist, producer, and even a composer for a number of Bollywood films. He also […]

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September 28, 2018

Author And Musician Craig Anderton Is The Guest On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Craig Anderton on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

Craig Anderton is an icon in the music industry, known to musicians everywhere for his extraordinarily helpful articles in magazines like Guitar Player, Keyboard, Sound on Sound, Electronic Musician, Pro Sound News, Mix, among many others. He’s also the author of more than 35 books, including his highly influential Electronic Projects For Musicians, which touched off […]

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September 21, 2018

All About Music Metadata With Veva Sound’s Drew Waters On My Latest Podcast

Drew Waters on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

If you’ve ever wondered why musical metadata is so important you’re about to find out in this excellent conversation with this week’s podcast guest. Drew Waters has gone from high school dropout to PhD all in the name of music. Starting out as a working electric bass player as a teenager, he switched to upright […]

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September 14, 2018

Sweetwater’s Mitch Gallagher, Spotify Video War, And Neumann Logo Badge Color On My Latest Podcast

Mitch Gallagher on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

My guest this week on Episode #230 of my Inner Circle Podcast is Sweetwater’s editorial director Mitch Gallagher, who started his career as a guitarist/vocalist with various rock and country bands while earning a degree in music from Moorhead State University and studying with various classical guitar masters. After making his living as a touring […]

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September 7, 2018

Taxi’s Michael Laskow, US Radio Decline, And The 5 Saddest Songs On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Michael Laskow started Taxi in 1992 with the idea of helping songwriters, artists, bands, and composers get their music heard initially by record labels, and later by publishers and music supervisors. The company now has members in over 90 countries and features a host of placements with virtually every major television channel and film studio. […]

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Vinyl Mastering Legend Ron McMaster On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Ron McMaster on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

My guest on the Podcast this week is Ron McMaster, who recently retired from Capitol Records Mastering after 38 years with the company. During that time he specialized in cutting vinyl and mastered a wide variety of genres and artists that include everyone from Frank Sinatra to George Harrison, Radiohead, The Beach Boys, The Rolling Stones […]

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Your Questions About The Music Modernization Act Answered On The Latest Inner Circle Podcast Episode

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I’ve gotten so many questions about the Music Modernization Act bill now making its way through Congress right now that I thought I’d bring on an expert to get us up to speed. Daryl Frydman is the Recording Academy’s chief industry and government relations officer based in Washington D. C. He’s also been with us […]

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9 Things About Releasing Vinyl, Audio Over Ethernet Overview, And Wall Street Piano Man Niko Kotoulas on My Latest Podcast

Niko Kotoulas on Bobby Owsinski's Inner Circle Podcast

Niko Kotoulas had a high-paying dream job as an financial analyst at Morgan Stanley, but he’s leaving it for an even better dream as a musical artist. Totally through social media, Niko’s piano playing has racked up more than 1.2 million streams a month from more than 300k users on Spotify alone, and he’s been […]

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