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Recording Studio Rockstars

Lij Shaw Interviews music producers, engineers, studio owners, and other professionals to bring you inspiring stories, tricks, and insights from the recording studio. So that you can take your recordings to the next level and become a rockstar of the recording studio yourself! - Vance Powell, Michael Beinhorn, Russell Wolff, Graham Cochrane, Joe Gilder, Björgvin Benediktsson.
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Now displaying: June, 2024
Jun 28, 2024
"Keep the mix interesting for yourself!" Damian talked about simplifying and optimizing his home studio for fast writing, The ultimate input routing patchbay, the effect of loudness, recording drums, with two mics, and the mystical aspect of vibe.

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My guest today is Damian Taylor is 10 x Grammy nominated producer, engineer, and mixer best known for his work with Bjork, The Prodigy, The Killers, Arcade Fire, UNKLE, TR/ST, Odette, The Temper Trap, City of the Sun, Bomba Estéreo, and Dizzy. He hosts an online community called The Complete Producer Network for folks to talk about all aspects of creating and releasing music. And he has been a guest on the podcast previously for episode RSR316 and RSR406.

Thanks to Colin Ramsay at GPS Management for making our original introduction.

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Listen to this guest's discography on Spotify:
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7yxD0GXOlhzpAAgcDVEwtW?si=ee9d2656c85c46a6

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Jun 21, 2024
"I don't go ham, bologna, turkey, on tuning vocals..." Greg talked about building studios, the importance of trying hard in music, adobe brick walls, double bass and drum bands, making mic pres, and how to record killer drums, bass, and guitars.

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My guest today is Greg Norman, a recording producer/engineer and studio technician based out of Chicago, IL. In 1996, he started working at Electrical Audio, initially aiding in the design and construction of the two-studio complex in the north side of Chicago. A few years later, he built his own studio to keep up with the demands of recording projects outside of Electrical. 

Over the years, he has recorded over a hundred records as a staff member of Electrical Audio and traveled abroad as a freelance producer/engineer. Greg has also designed, consulted, and installed several studios in Chicago, throughout the states, and Canada. He has unique expertise in analog tape machine and console design and maintenance, which has become a dying art. He also designs, and manufactures custom recording studio equipment.

Greg has been a guest on the podcast before for episode RSR014 so please check that out and listen to his discography with the link below.

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!


http://UltimateMixingMasterclass.com

https://www.adam-audio.com

https://www.native-instruments.com Use code ROCK10 to get 10% off!

https://www.izotope.com/en/deals.html Save up to 60% on pro audio tools!

https://www.lewitt-audio.com/ray

https://gracedesign.com/

https://RecordingStudioRockstars.com/Academy 

https://www.thetoyboxstudio.com/


Listen to this guest's discography on Spotify:
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3sxOa8Esz1M06kQcm6aTZt?si=9dc3efb9af344f82

If you love the podcast, then please leave a review: https://RSRockstars.com/Review

CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE SHOW NOTES AT: https://RSRockstars.com/459

Jun 14, 2024
Will Ai ever understand emotion in music? Bobby talked about writing the Musician's Ai Handbook on how to write lyrics, chords, melodies, and beats, generate vocal tracks, mixing and master, create lyric videos, and market your music easily using Ai.

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My guest today is Bobby Owsinski a Producer/engineer and one of the best-selling authors in the music industry with 24 books that are now staples in audio recording, music, and music business programs in colleges around the world, including The Mixing Engineer’s Handbook, Social Media Promotion For Musicians, and now The Musician’s Ai Handbook. 

He’s also a contributor to Forbes as a category expert on the new music business, his long-running production and music industry blogs have won numerous industry awards, and he’s appeared on CNN and ABC News as a music branding and audio expert. Bobby’s highly-rated Inner Circle podcast is now in its 10th year, with more than 500 episodes that feature mover and shaker guests from all parts of the music industry. 

He’s also recently produced and mixed albums that appeared at #2 on the Billboard Blues Chart and #5 on the Apple Music Rock Chart.

Bobby has been a guest on the podcast on episode RSR010 and RSR395 and is back today to share how Ai can help us create, complete, publish, and promote our music from all the cool stuff he learned writing The Musician’s Ai Handbook.

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!


http://UltimateMixingMasterclass.com

https://www.adam-audio.com

https://www.native-instruments.com Use code ROCK10 to get 10% off!

https://www.izotope.com/en/deals.html iZotope RX 11 is here!

https://www.lewitt-audio.com/ray

https://gracedesign.com/

https://RecordingStudioRockstars.com/Academy 

https://www.thetoyboxstudio.com/


Listen to this guest's discography on Spotify:
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/35qyOhVhDyTtol0MGSyCjf?si=c36b293c0e6e4582

If you love the podcast, then please leave a review: https://RSRockstars.com/Review

CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE SHOW NOTES AT: https://RSRockstars.com/458

Jun 7, 2024
The best ad for mixing was "Leave the door open!" Glenn talked about mixing at the Power Station and Sigma Sound, recording Madonna, Springsteen, U2, Talking Heads, Ziggy Marley, the birth of remixing, and renewing Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals.

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My guest today is Glenn Rosenstein a Multi Grammy-winning producer, engineer, and mixer who began his music career at the legendary Power Station Recording Studio in NYC, assisting alongside some of the best producers, engineers as well as at New York’s historic Sigma Sound Studios where Glenn became a mixer and remix engineer, creating work for such artists as U2, Madonna, Talking Heads, The Ramones, Ziggy Marley, Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam, James Brown, Miles Davis and many others.

Glenn’s music production & mixes continue to be highly visible & diverse, from Whitney Woerz, Carly Simon and Earl “Chinna” Smith to James Taylor, Black Uhuru, Wes Sheffield and Bif Naked. He produced Benedictines Of Mary project for Decca/Universal which was Billboard Magazine’s #1 Classical release for the 2012 to 2013 holiday season.

As a producer, mixer, & engineer, Glenn’s projects have won 3 Grammy Awards, 5 Grammy nominations, an Oscar and a Golden Globe Award.

His work is responsible for record sales well in excess of 300 million units. His music production & mixing credits for film & television include The Sopranos, Celebrity Circus, The Last Emperor, Blown Away, Married To The Mob, Charmed, Beverly Hills 90210, All My Children and Buffy The Vampire Slayer. As both songwriter & producer, Glenn’s work with reggae artist Snow led to a chart-topping single in Canada.

In addition, Glenn has overseen production of a landmark multi-DVD project for Saturday Night Live‘s 25th Anniversary, producing the surround remixes and audio for 60 unique music performances, as well as 60 musical comedic sketches. This project features the live performances of Mariah Carey, Sting, Aretha Franklin, Metallica, Nirvana, Paul McCartney, Snoop Doggy Dog, Paul Simon, Alanis Morissette, James Brown and Bruce Springsteen, to name just a few.

Glenn has also partnered in the renovation and restoration of the historic Fame Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals AL, where he maintains a residence and studio and where we join you today. 

And last but not least I consider Glenn a longtime friend and mentor here in Nashville.

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!


http://UltimateMixingMasterclass.com

https://www.adam-audio.com

https://www.native-instruments.com Use code ROCK10 to get 10% off!

https://www.izotope.com/en/deals.html iZotope RX 11 is here!

https://www.lewitt-audio.com/ray

https://gracedesign.com/

https://RecordingStudioRockstars.com/Academy 

https://www.thetoyboxstudio.com/


Listen to this guest's discography on Spotify:
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7hJRXvS4M6FURuZurWyWth?si=3bd7089aa93e4e1b

If you love the podcast, then please leave a review: https://RSRockstars.com/Review

CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE SHOW NOTES AT: https://RSRockstars.com/457

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