Category Archives for "Inner Circle Podcast"

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

Al Machera on the Music 3.0 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 the Music 3.0 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 25, 2018

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

Craig Anderton on the Music 3.0 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 18, 2018

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

Drew Waters on the Music 3.0 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 11, 2018

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

Mitch Gallagher on the Music 3.0 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 4, 2018

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

Michael Laskow on the Music 3.0 Blog

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 the Music 3.0 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

Daryl Friedman

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 the Music 3.0 blog

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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Radio Formats, MI Stats, And Dave Derr, The Father Of The Distressor, On My Latest Podcast

Dave Derr on the Music 3.0 Blog

The Distressor is one of the few modern pieces of outboard gear that has become a classic and now stands in the same “must have” league as compressors like the 1176 and LA-2A. Simply put, it’s a standard piece found in studios everywhere today. Dave Derr is the creator of the Distressor, Fatso, and other […]

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Grammy Refinements, JBL Pro Changes, And Engineer Clark Germain On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Clark Germain on the Music 3.0 blog

My guest on the podcast this week is engineer Clark Germain, who started in the business doing live sound around Hollywood for the likes of X, Circle Jerks, Agent Orange and Social Distortion to name a few. Eventually he began working at some of Hollywoods most prestigious studios, gaining credits on records by Michael Jackson, […]

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Music Industry Power Shifting, China Trade Wars, And Engineer Steve Remote On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Steve Remote on the Music 3.0 Blog

Remote recording is an audio discipline that’s distinctly different from many others and something my guest today knows so much about. Steve Remote is founder and chief engineer of Aura Sonic, a mobile and location production company out of New York. Steve’s been working in remote recording almost his entire professional life, and Aura Sonic […]

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