Why The EU’s Mandatory USB-C Proposal Is Especially Bad For Musicians And Artists

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If you’ve not heard by now, the European Commission, which is the executive arm of the European Union, has announced a proposal to force electronics manufacturers to make USB-C ports standard on all devices. Yes, that means smartphones, computers, televisions, handheld gaming devices, portable speakers, cameras, headphones, and by default, anything that’s connected to them will need to […]

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Saxophonist Jamie Anderson, Music Acts Like A Virus, And The End Of The Hackentosh On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is sax and woodwind player Jamie Anderson, who’s played with artists like Chaka Khan, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Frankie Valli, Incognito, Robbie Williams, Rick Astley, and many more. Jamie is also heavily involved with West End Musicals where he played on the smash hit Jersey Boys for its full […]

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Byta CEO Marc Brown, YouTube’s Recommendation Engine, And The Music Museum No One Knows About On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is Marc Brown, founder and CEO of Byta.com, a site that enables sending and receiving digital audio in a clean, simple and secure way. Marc has an extensive music business background and considerable digital audio knowledge which has helped him deliver unique insights to audiences from Tallinn to Toronto. He […]

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Producer Kris Bradley, Your Streaming Digital Dollar, And Winter NAMM Postponed On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is Kris Bradley, who’s a songwriter/producer with credits that include Sony BMG, Warner Chappell, Rolling Stone, Fox, Lincoln, and Miramax. She heads Boomfox Productions, producing for various sync projects, artists and songwriters. Kris is also the founder of Produce Like a Boss, which is an online coaching program geared towards […]

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New Music Gear Monday: Korneff Audio Micro Digital Reverberator Plugin

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There’s something about the sound of the very first digital reverbs that everyone still loves. Sure they were limited spec-wise, but that’s exactly what gave them their character. The very first inexpensive digital reverb was the Alesis Microverb in 1986. It shattered the notion that anything digital had to cost a lot, but more than […]

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Engineer Mark Linett Talks Remote Audio, Amazon Live Streaming, And DSP In Loudspeakers On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is 3 time Grammy-winning engineer Mark Linett. Mark and his partner Bob Wartinbee have operated their remote audio truck as the West Coast branch of Music Mix Mobil, but will now continue as a new independent company, M&B Audio. For the last 11 years, M&B’s 40′ state of the art […]

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All About Trailer Music From Ghostwriter Music, Increased TikTok Video Length, And Web MIDI On My Latest Podcast

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My guests on the podcast this week are Chris Bragg and Travis Michaud from music trailer company Ghostwriter Music. Ghostwriter is the go-to source for trailers for feature films, as well as television programming. The company’s clients include Marvel, Disney, Sony, Paramount, 20th Century Studios, LEGO, Warner Bros., Universal Pictures, Amazon, Apple, FX, HBO, Hulu and Netflix, […]

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