Terry Manning Part 2, TikTok Blowing Up With Gen-Z, And What Makes Music Universal On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is part 2 with the legendary Terry Manning, who’s had successful careers as a record producer, audio engineer, photographer, composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and visual artist. Over his career, Terry has worked on some huge hits with Led Zeppelin, ZZ Top, Otis Redding, Joe Walsh, Shania Twain, Al Green, Lenny Kravitz […]

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The New Era Of High-Fidelity Music Finally Begins With Apple Spatial Audio

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If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, you know that I’ve been predicting Apple would release its long-awaited high-fidelity music tier any time now. Of course, I’ve been predicting this for the past 5+ years, but with today’s announcement of the launch of its Spatial Audio service that prediction will finally come […]

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Producer/Engineer Terry Manning, Hit Trends On The Billboard Hot 100, And The Best Song Tempo To Study To On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is the legendary Terry Manning, who’s had successful careers as a record producer, audio engineer, photographer, composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and visual artist. Over his career, Terry has worked on some huge hits with Led Zeppelin, ZZ Top, Otis Redding, Joe Walsh, Shania Twain, Al Green, Lenny Kravitz and many more.  […]

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Music Licensing Expert Michael Elsner, Singles That Won’t Die, And Focusrite Acquires Sequential Circuits On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is Michael Elsner, who started playing sessions for a multitude of television, album and film projects, which eventually led to his own music appearing on TV and film as well.  As a songwriter and composer, his songs have been placed in over 180 individual television series, accounting for over 800 individual […]

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No Wonder Indie Artists Can’t Get Traction – Distrokid Uploads A Million Tracks A Month

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Indie artists are getting more and more depressed about the fact that the competition is so fierce that it’s difficult for their music to get any traction. This fact was brought home again recently when online distributor Distrokid revealed its upload numbers at around a million tracks per month, which shows just how much competition […]

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Producer Brian Malouf, The 10 Most Expensive Albums, And Music Industry Drowning In Data

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My guest on the podcast this week is Brian Malouf who’s a multi-platinum American producer, engineer, and mixer who has worked with Michael Jackson, Queen, Madonna, Pearl Jam, Stevie Wonder and other world-known artists.  Also serving as an executive at several major record labels over the years, his work has amassed a total of 53 gold, platinum, […]

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Streaming Recommendations, World’s Quietest Room, And Producer Richard “Younglord” Frierson On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is Richard “Younglord” Frierson, who’s a Grammy-nominated hip hop and R&B producer and a founder of Truth Licensing, a major provider of music for films, TV shows and commercials. Rich started producing for Puff Daddy’s Hitmen production team at the tender age of 16. His production credits include Puff Daddy, […]

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