Merlin CEO Jeremy Sirota, Fake Instagram Followers, And Changes At Sweetwater On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is the CEO of Merlin, Jeremy Sirota. Merlin is a digital rights partner for independent labels and distributors all over the world. It’s powerful enough that some now refer to it as the 4rth major label. Jeremy previously held a number of senior positions at Warner Music Group and Facebook, […]

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Engineer Benny Faccone, Making $50k Per Year On Spotify, And Mixing For Mastering On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is 18 time Grammy-winning engineer Benny Faccone, who started working at the famous A&M Studios back in 1980 where he worked on records by Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Nicks, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Supertramp, Michael Jackson and many more. After Benny went free-lance, he quickly became the go-to engineer for […]

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How TikTok Influences Streaming, Scientific Reason For Drumming, And Engineer Barry Rudolph On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is Barry Rudolph, who’s probably done more magazine gear reviews that anyone on the planet by a factor of 10. As an engineer, Barry’s worked on 15 gold or platinum records by artists like Lynyrd Skynyrd, Hall and Oats, Rod Stewart, Mick Jagger and many more. Barry has also written […]

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Keyboardist Jeff Lorber, Latest Streaming Numbers, And A New Sound Isolation Tool On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is Grammy Award-nominated keyboardist, composer, and record producer Jeff Lorber. Jeff has released more than 25 albums during his career and he’s considered one of the pioneers of the modern jazz genre.  Many of his songs are featured on The Weather Channel’s “Local On The 8s” segments, and he’s contributed […]

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Immersion Networks Execs, Unseen Streaming Trends, And The Return Of The Rhodes On My Latest Podcast

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My guests on the podcast this week are president and founder Paul Hubert, COO Jim Rondinelli, and chief scientist JJ Johnston from the 3D mixing platform Immersion Networks. The company’s innovative Mix3 (pronounced “mix cubed”) software allows anyone to upload tracks and mix them in a three-dimensional environment. These mixes can be appreciated without special hardware and […]

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