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Production Expert Podcast

English, Technology, 1 season, 323 episodes, 3 days, 18 hours, 29 minutes
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The best music and post production tips, tricks and news on the web, brought to you by the Production Expert team. We support users of Pro Tools, Logic Pro and Studio One and those who work in music and post production.
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The Flow State. Why It's Crucial And How To Stay In It!

In this edition  Julian and  Ashea  are joined by Grammy Award-winning Producer, Engineer & Musician Chris Shaw & Multi-Platinum Engineer Bainz , where they discuss ways in which we can streamline our workflow to help stay in the creative zone. Talking Points:What are some repetitive & time consuming tasks in our production/mixing workflows and what can we do to cut back on them and stay creative?Finds of the week:Julian: The SopranosAshea: Sonicbox Studios Bainz: VLC Mixwave Audio Channel StripChris: Lean into frustration when mixing
6/12/202440 minutes, 28 seconds
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Logic 11- The Most Significant Update Yet?

In this edition Julian and Ashea are joined by Eli Krantzberg, where they discuss the newly released Logic 11.Talking Points:New Logic Session PlayersGlobal Track and Region ChordsStem SplitterChromaGlowDolby Atmos EnhancementsSound & Producer PacksPitch Source ParameterLogic Pro for iPad 2Eli's Videos:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCNPNC0eRBIhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92n-Nc-5kX0https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=it7GuEgViHIFinds of the week:Julian: Universal Audio SD 3, 5 & 7 Hemisphere MicsAshea: LED Strip LightsEli: Star Trek Continues
5/23/202451 minutes, 1 second
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The Secrets Behind A Successful Immersive Mix

In this week’s edition Julian and Ashea are joined by Mark Gittins, where they discuss some of the secrets behind a successful immersive mix.Talking Points:Mixing the new Judas Priest albumHow does your approach differ when mixing in Atmos vs stereo?Important things to considerMaintaining the feel of the stereo mixWorkflowRooms, headphones ,monitors, home setups and tips for mixers getting started with immersive mixing.Finds of the week:Julian: Shure Nexadyne MicsAshea: Glaze 2Mark: Safari Pedals Plugins
5/8/202456 minutes, 3 seconds
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Tips, Tricks & Things We Wish We Knew Sooner!

In this week’s edition Julian & Ashea are joined by Paul Maunder, where they discuss some of the best advice, tips and tricks they've learned during their careers to date.Talking Points:Workflow tips, shortcuts and things you’ve discovered along the wayRecording, production and mixing tricks.Things you wish you knew when you first started outMindset tipsHow has your approach changed since entering into this industry?Who were your mentors, inspiration and reasons for adopting a different approach, workflow or mindset?Must have plugins or gear.Finds of the week:Julian: DX7 Podcast On SOSAshea: PSP Bin AmpPaul: Beyer DT700 Pro X
4/25/202451 minutes, 5 seconds
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The Art of Sound Design for Film & TV

In this week’s edition Ashea is joined by Dallas Taylor from Defacto Sound & Twenty Thousand Hertz Podcast, where they discuss the sound design process behind some of the world's most famous brands.Talking Points:Working to a brief: What is your process for capturing the mood and creating an experience that complements the visual storytelling?Sound choice, inspiration, foley etc.What makes a sound instantly recognizable, e.g Netflix. What is the process like getting to that point?Optimising workflow: Tools, gear, deadlines. Emerging trends, challenges, and opportunities facing sound designers in an ever-evolving industry.Finds of the week:Ashea: Waves StreamDallas: Buy Back Your Time- Dan Martell
4/10/202446 minutes, 26 seconds
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Voice Cloning Software: A Powerful But Potentially Dangerous AI Tool.

In this week’s edition Julian and  Ashea joined by Anna Bulakh of Respeecher, where they discuss the importance of ethics in AI and how to proceed with caution.Talking Points:What are some of the current threats AI poses in society/the audio and music industry today?Synthetic media, voice cloning software and other tools are still in their early stages but are incredibly powerful tools that can all be really useful if used wisely, however there needs to be ethical principles in place. The dangers of DeepfakesProvenance.Please tell us about Respeecher, what this tool offers and how you are putting ethical practices and policies at the forefront of your company.Damian’s article On Respeecher Finds of the week:Julian: Now TV has adsAshea: Notion AppAnna: Brief History Of AI - Michael Aldridge, Chip War Michael Phillips
3/27/202446 minutes, 14 seconds
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Who Are The New Industry Gatekeepers?

In this week's edition Julian and Ashea are joined by Steve DeMott, where they discuss the music industry Gatekeepers of today, who are they and are they worse?Talking Points:Social Media age and the “democratization” of the industry.Labels vs the new A.I/Digital gatekeepersYoutube, Google and artist revenueFinds of the week:Julian: High Strung/Nashville StringsAshea: MCenterSteve: Pulsar 1178 
3/13/202443 minutes, 4 seconds
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Is AI Finally Coming For Our Jobs?

In this week’s edition Julian and  Ashea are joined by Reid Caulfield, where they discuss a recent article from the LA Times and ask ‘Is AI coming for our jobs, and should we be worried?’Talking Points:LA Times Article:https://www.latimes.com/.../ai-artificial-intelligence...From the article:"In the music and sound-recording industry, the tasks most likely to  be affected by AI are voice generation and cloning, music generation and  recording and lyrics composition,  followed by mastering, mixing and  tools programming, according to the study.More than 50% of survey  participants anticipated that AI would displace sound designers in the  next three years, while more than 40% saw AI coming for music editors,  audio technicians and sound engineers. Roughly a third of respondents  predicted a similar fate for songwriters, composers and studio  engineers."Our thoughts on the surveyBearing this in mind how should audio professional go about keeping themselves valuable (better than A.I)?How can we use A.I to our advantage?Finds of the week:Julian: PSI Audio A17-MAshea: Landscape With Invisible HandReid: Altiverb 8, Arrival
2/28/20241 hour, 9 minutes, 18 seconds
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The Truth About Making A Living In The Audio Industry

On request of our listeners. In this week's episode Ashea is joined by Russ Hughes and Paul Maunder where they give tried and tested advice on  how to make a living in today's audio industry. Talking Points:What was your first pro gig and how did that come about?Getting work in a traditional studio settingFreelancingTypes of clients and how to deal with themBalancing a day jobWhen/how to transition into full timeFinds of the week:Ashea: All You Need To Know About The Music Business Russ: Criminal Record Show , i73 Pro Paul: Deity Theos digital radio mics
2/21/202445 minutes, 6 seconds
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The Secret Sauce Behind The Legendary PMC Speakers

In this week’s edition Julian & Ashea are joined by Oliver Thomas and Maurice Patist from PMC.Talking Points:PMC & its history - background of companyRelationship with UGM/DolbyPMC and suitability for Immersive - any particular features which you think make them particularly suitable?How does an ATL differ from a ported or band pass cabinet in performance?PMC and DSP, Network ControlWhat, if anything, can you share about future developments at PMC?Finds of the week:Julian: Focusrite Vocaster TwoAshea: Crumple Pop Plosive Remover Maurice: Voyage Audio Spatial Mic, Julia Holter Something In The Room She MovesOliver: Audient Oria
2/14/202458 minutes, 28 seconds
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The UK Government Women In Music Report: Can We Agree On How To Tackle These Issues?

Talking Points:In this episode Ashea is joined by Russ Hughes & Lexie Morgan of HHB London and formerly iZotope, to give three different perspectives on the recent UK government report about the obstacles women are met with while pursuing a career in the music industry. Summary of the UK Government report:The Report:Production Expert Article:Let’s briefly discuss how we feel about this report and how our experiences correspond with the data from the report.Sexual Harassment & Safety Issues:What safety & other measures do studios and workplaces need to put into place? What desperately needs changing?Dismantling The Bias:Change needs to take place from within. As well as the wonderful work that women (and men) are already doing to improve things, we also need to get more help from our male colleagues, bosses, fellow artists etc. What can men do to be better ‘allies’?Mentioned In This Podcast:https://www.production-expert.com/home-page/2017/7/31/pro-tools-expert-podcast-episode-280Finds of the week:Ashea: Quickbooks AppRuss: Billy Joel - Turn The Lights Back OnLexie: Poor Things Movie
2/7/202452 minutes, 47 seconds
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NAMM 2024

In this week’s edition Julian & Ashea are joined by Eli Krantzberg where they discuss some of the stand out gear and plugins from NAMM 2024.Talking Points:Wolff Audio ConsoleHeritage Audio i73SSL 360 Blue Cat AudioYamaha- Seq track Raven MTi2Beyerdynamic -DT-770-proACE Studio - AI vocal synthesizerFinds Of The Week:Julian: Kii SEVENAshea: SolodomeEli: The red plastic water flask my wife got me for NAMM
1/31/202448 minutes, 13 seconds
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Is Audio Education Evolving To Meet Industry Demands?

In this week's edition Julian & Ashea are joined by audio engineer and current student James Watts, where they discuss ​​whether music education is adapting to meet the evolving needs of students and the industry.Talking Points:How much emphasis is placed on the following?Hands on experience, using hardware, navigating a mixing desk and traditional studio setups.A.I and one knob plugins: How granular are you taught to get with plugins?:Career Goals & Prospects: Training for commercial studio vs freelancer.The role of entrepreneurship, how the industry,networking and career advancement is changing.Finds of the week:Julian:  Avid NAMM Tech PreviewAshea: VEAJames: Pythogorean Tuning
1/24/202440 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Power Of No

In this week’s edition Julian and Ashea are joined by  Steve DeMott where they discuss the importance and power of saying 'no' in a music production environment. Talking Points:‘The Power of No’ in music production, recording & mixing.  Expanding on William Wittmans article:Finds of the week:Julian: PMC 6-2Ashea: Sketch Casette 2Steve: Zoom H6 field recorder
1/17/202446 minutes, 5 seconds
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Things We Loved In 2023

 In this week’s edition Julian & Ashea are joined by James Richmond where they discuss some of the stand out developments of last year.
1/10/202458 minutes, 22 seconds
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Dealing With Mental Health In The Audio Industry

In the final edition of 2023, Ashea is joined by Russ Hughes & Reid Caulfield.  Where they discuss the important topic of managing mental health, particularly in the audio industry.Talking Points:Dealing with anxiety and other mental health issues that plague freelancers and audio professionals. The stigma attached to mental health issues.The role of social media and how it can affect our mental health.Coping and good practices to reduce stress etc.Finds of the week:Russ: A Therapeutic Journey BookAshea: Contact- MovieReid: The Demon- Haunted World , Blink, McDSP SA3
12/20/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Evolution of Studio Roles

In this week’s edition Julian and Ashea are joined by Ary Maudit, where they discuss studio roles, terminology and definitions, are they changing, if so how?Talking PointsAs an engineer at Strongroom, what is your role, and what are the main things you get asked to do? Have you witnessed people’s role changing/morphing over time, if so how?Producer, beatmaker, songwriter let’s discuss our interpretations of those roles and how they have developed/changed.Stems,multitracks. Any definitions that are commonly confused?Our thoughts on Russ’ article. https://www.production-expert.com/production-expert-1/its-none-of-your-business-how-people-choose-to-make-musicFinds of the week:Julian: PSP Auralcomp Ashea: Nutribullet BlenderAry: Amedeo Modigliani
12/13/202344 minutes, 55 seconds
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Things We Loved In November

In this week’s edition Julian and Ashea are joined by Nathaniel Reichman, where they discuss the things they loved in the month of November. Talking Points: Universal Audio Opens LUNA to All Mac Users in Inclusive Software Update Avid Now A Private Company As STG Completes Acquisition Apple Logic Pro For Mac And iPad Updated - Includes Mastering Assistant And More Serato Unexpectedly Announce Native Apple Silicon Support For Pitch 'n Time  Plugin Steinberg Nuendo 13 Announced : A Comprehensive Update for Post-Production ProfessionalsSlate and SSL Gobbler Universal Audio Sound City Plugin Announced Spatial Audio And Using Audiomovers Binaural Renderer For Apple Music Ginger Audio iRender Spatial Released SSL E 4K releasedFinds of the week:Julian: Loudspeakers For Music Recording And ReproductionAshea: Fletcher & Mills Studio Desk Nathaniel: ChatGPT 3.5’s new voice conversation feature 
12/6/202352 minutes, 52 seconds
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Gear We Can't Live Without

In this week's episode Julian and Ashea are joined by Graham Kirkman, where they discuss the gear and software that they wouldn't want to live without. Talking Points:Let’s discuss some of the gear/software that we find ourselves relying on and why that is.Open Back Headphones, Sit Stand Desk, Macbook Pro,VisLM, Celemony Melodyne. Neve 1073 Mic Pre, Neumann U87. Logic ProFinds of the week:Julian: Caldigit TS3 Plus -Ashea: Waves Silk Vocal Graham: Tupperware Bridgehead 
11/29/202355 minutes, 16 seconds
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'Sounds Like A Record' What Does That Actually Mean?

In this week’s edition Julian & Ashea are joined by Eli Krantzberg, where they dissect the meaning of the commonly used term 'Sounds Like A Record'.Talking Points:We hear the terms ‘radio ready’ and ‘sounds like a record’ used a lot in this industry, so let’s break down the elements that make a song worthy of that statement, and why do some songs fail to sound like this?Music is constantly changing, and so the definition of a ‘record’ surely has too. Let's compare some hits of yesteryear and how they match up to those of today.Can a  great production/mix make an average song sound like a record?Gear and tools used on many of the great records. Eli, as we have you on, let’s discuss the new Logic Pro updates.  Finds Of The Week:Julian: Sonos Era 300Ashea: Witness For The Prosecution PlayEli: Model N Channel 
11/22/202346 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Future Of Music Production

In this week’s edition Julian & Ashea are joined by Steve DeMott, where they discuss the future of music production and emerging trends in the world of audio.Talking Points:Let’s discuss some of the new trends and practices we are seeing pop up in the industry in general.Steve, you mentioned a few days ago that you’ve noticed a trend in audio plugins, how they seem to be geared towards improving subpar recording techniques- Let’s discuss this point.Are there any areas that need more attention in terms of technological development?Are there areas that we feel would be best left to traditional practices and can’t/shouldn’t be solved by a plugin?Finds of the week:Julian: McDSP SA3Ashea: Miloco Gear's Pro Audio Showcase ReturnsSteve: KiiveAudio Complexx
11/15/202345 minutes, 15 seconds
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How To Revive Unfinished Material

In this week’s edition Julian and Ashea are joined by Luke Steven Ramsay, where they discuss how to revive and make use of old material, that’s currently collecting dust on our hard drives. Talking PointsDo you have a lot of unfinished material sitting around on your hard drive? If so, why do you think that is?Let’s discuss some useful ways as producers we can make use of the old unfinished material.Are there some good tools you know of to speed up & help the process of finishing songs?Platforms that allow us to put our work to good use, e.g beatstars, sample libraries etcFinds of the week:Julian: Live From Daryl’s House Glenn TilbrookAshea: New Logic Pro Updates Luke: Middle Kids Dramamine
11/8/202347 minutes, 15 seconds
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Things We Loved In October

In this week’s edition Julian & Ashea are joined by William Wittman, where they discuss the things they loved in October.Talking Points:Supertone- Clear Voice Separator (Goyo)Gik Acoustic- SlatFusor 4SHarrison Audio Mixing ConsoleLandr Mastering Plugin,*Presonus- Open Source DAW CollaborationMaag Audio Pre Q2Finds Of The Week:Julian - New Macbook ProAshea- New Super Atomic Material William - Eventide MicroPitch Immersive 
11/1/202346 minutes, 4 seconds
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Can Your DAW Do This?

In this week’s edition Julian is joined by Ashea & Siobhan Anderson. Where they compare 3 of the most well known DAWs and ask, ´Does your DAW do this?´Talking Points:What first attracted you to your DAW of choice?Let’s briefly discuss platform compatibility for Logic X, Pro Tools & AbletonWhat do you like about your DAWs user interface? Have you tried other DAWs, what didn’t you like about them?MIDI, Virtual Instruments and samplers: What is this like with the DAW you use, is there room for improvement?Audio Recording and Editing.How does your DAW of choice fit into your workflow?Finds Of The Week:Julian - 32 Classic Mixing ConsoleAshea-LANDR Mastering PluginSiobhan - Natural Symphony
10/25/202342 minutes, 22 seconds
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Solving Room Acoustics With Marcel Schechter From Genelec

In this week’s edition Julian is joined by Ashea & Marcel Schechter from Genelec , where they discuss  ‘Solving Room Acoustics For Better Mixes ’Talking PointsWhat are some common acoustic problems in recording studios, and how can they be solved?How can room size and shape impact the acoustics of a recording space?Are there specific materials or treatments that are essential for improving room acoustics in a studio?.What role does speaker placement play in achieving optimal room acoustics for mixing and monitoring?What advice do you have for home studio owners on a budget who want to improve their room acoustics for better audio quality?Are there any myths or misconceptions about room acoustics that you'd like to debunk?What are some common mistakes that recording engineers make when dealing with room acoustics, and how can they be avoided?Let's Talk SAM, GLM, GRADE Reporting etcHow can the UNIO Audio Monitoring Platform help with the points we’ve just discussed?Finds Of The Week:Julian -  Lola Young ConceitedAshea- UAD Free Plugin LA 2AMarcel - Jacob Collier Little Blue
10/18/202346 minutes, 46 seconds
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Degrees & Audio Courses. Are They Worth It?

In this week’s edition Julian is joined by Ashea, Paul Maunder and Roger Guerin, where they discuss the pros and cons of an education in audio. Talking Points:How has education helped you in terms of knowledge and your career?There’s a plethora of free material online, on Youtube etc, how valuable is learning via this method?The value of structured courses. ‘You don’t know what you don’t know’Should we learn from the very beginning? Can learning backwards be a thing?Online vs attended courses.How important is studying audio engineering in the era of A.I & assisted mixing etc. Can you still be a good producer/engineer without this knowledge?Finds Of The Week:Julian - Shure SM7dBAshea-Antares- Spanish LanguagePaul - Soundly Cloud librariesRoger-Amie (by Meyer)
10/11/202343 minutes, 16 seconds
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Things We Loved In September

In this week’s edition Julian is joined by Ashea and Steve DeMott. Where they discuss the ‘Things We Loved In September  ’Talking Points:Export Selection In Pro Tools 2023.9AutobouncePro Tools SketchDX Revive Nugen AB AssistSontec MES-439-D9DMixland Vac Attack Vacuum Tube LimiterFinds Of The Week:Julian - Kii SevenAshea- Encounters- Docuseries NetflixSteve-  Sontec MES-439-D9D
10/4/202337 minutes
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Perpetual Licences vs Subscription Models.

In this week’s edition Julian is joined by Ashea and James Richmond, where they discuss Perpetual Licences vs Subscription Models. Talking PointsPro Tools Perpetual Licences are now available for sale exclusively through authorised Avid resellers, they will not be sold via the Avid Web Store, thoughts on this?Pros and cons of perpetual licences vs subscription-based models from both the consumer and companies perspective. Compatibility issues-  Operating Systems- Backwards forwards compatibility- legacy versions. What considerations should audio professionals keep in mind when deciding between perpetual licenses and subscription-based access for their software tools?How do perpetual licenses affect software updates and support? Are there potential drawbacks in terms of staying up-to-date with technology? (Avids announcement re updates).Are there specific scenarios or types of users for whom perpetual licenses make more sense, and conversely, situations where subscription models might be preferable?In the ever-evolving world of audio technology, how do perpetual licenses impact the long-term sustainability and compatibility of software tools? With the rise of cloud-based services and remote collaboration, how do perpetual licenses fit into the changing landscape of audio production and software accessibility? What advice would you give to audio professionals looking to make informed decisions about licensing models and software access in today's market?How do licensing models impact the relationship between software developers and users? Are there community and support differences between perpetual and subscription models?Finds of the week:Julian - Blue Cat Audio AxiomAshea- Slate Digital- Infinity BassJames- Razer Basilisk V3 Pro mouse and SteerMouse
9/27/202341 minutes, 3 seconds
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How A.I Is Changing The Audio Industry

In this week’s edition Ashea is joined by Russ Hughes & Vincent Hervy, where they discuss, how A.I and new technology  is changing the audio industry.Ways in which A.I/ new technology has changed the way we work in music up until nowHow will our jobs need to evolve with the ever improving advances in technology?How can we make A.I work to our advantage?Finds of the week:Toy Box Audio- Thump OneThe Godfather Of Harlem - TV Series
9/20/202336 minutes, 29 seconds
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Things We Loved In August

In this week’s edition Julian is joined by Ashea and William Wittman, where they  discuss the hottest new releases for August.Talking Points: Avid Pro Tools SketchFocusrite Scarlett 4th Gen InterfaceSonnox VocSTL Tones Control HubUJAM UFX ReverbAllen & Heath CQ Series MixersFinds of the week:Julian - Audio Plugin UninstallerAshea- Acon Digital Remix Real-Time AI Stem Separation Plugin William- TONEX Pedal 
9/13/202344 minutes, 20 seconds
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How Arrangement Can Affect A Mix

In this week’s edition Julian is joined by Ashea and Gareth Nuttall, where they discuss  how arrangement can affect the mix.Talking Points:How often do you end up changing parts of the arrangement to improve a mix? The importance of sound selection, layers and instrument placement.Frequency masking and arrangement tricks that can help. Filling in frequency gaps:Combining kick and bass, for a better low end.Vocal layers and processingFinds Of The Week:Julian - Miso Gochujang noodlesAshea- Sonnox VocaGareth - Korneff Audio- Amplified Instrument Processor
9/6/202333 minutes, 52 seconds
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Plugin UIs

In this week’s edition Julian is joined by Ashea, Graham Kirkman and Steve DeMott who discuss ‘Plugin UIs. What are the important things that developers need to consider?’Talking Points:How important are visuals to us?Visual, graphical displays vs skeuomorphic designs, what are some of the pro’s and cons?What Plugin UI features do you think improve your mix/production decisions and why? Inter-Plugin communication and why is that useful to us?How can plugin developers make better use of the technology available today?Finds of the Week:Julian - David Bennet Piano Beatles 7 ModesAshea- Mixing Night Audio- LOL CompGraham - Mix To MobileSteve - Fender J Bass
8/30/202334 minutes, 56 seconds
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Mental Health In The Music Industry

In this week's podcast, Ashea is joined by Russ Hughes and Karen Down (The Support Squad) who discuss 'Mental Health In The Music Industry'.What are some of the challenges and pressures that audio professionals face in the music industry that might impact their mental health?Pressures of freelancing-How do we address the financial and emotional pressures that audio professionals might experience, and how does this impact their mental well-being? How does the music industry handle issues like sickness burnout, anxiety, and depression, which can be prevalent in this field?How do you address the stigma around mental health in the music industry and create a supportive environment for musicians/artists?Finds Of The WeekRuss- Colin From Accounts- Tv ShowAshea- Essentialism- BookKaren- Sound Of Silence- Song by Disturbed 
8/23/202340 minutes, 49 seconds
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Analogue Methods In Digital Workflows

In this week’s podcast Julian is  joined by Ashea, Dom Morley and Steve DeMott who discuss ‘How much do traditional analogue rules still apply today?’All four of us are producers/mixers of slightly different vintage, so it would be interesting to go around the table and hear a little about which techniques & practices we learned from and perhaps how that affects our workflow today. Gainstaging, 32 bit recording- Is anyone working with this?Analogue workflow (e.g. making decisions early, capturing “the sound” from the start vs. capturing a clean sound to manipulate later, etc).Mixing/Producing in and out of the box, we compare techniques and results.Favourite analogue emulation plugins, how do they compare to the real deal?Finds Of The WeekJulian - The Rest Is Politics PodcastAshea - Techivation M-De-EsserDom - PSP Audio BinAmpSteve- Dynaudio 9S subwoofer
8/16/202351 minutes, 15 seconds
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Things We Loved In July 2023

In this week's Episode Julian is joined by Ashea and James Richmond, they discuss the new product releases of July 2023.Talking PointsAir- Sprite SSL G3Scheps Omni Channel 2Slate Digital VIRTUWavesFactory EqualiserRME FirefaceSound Particles Audio MatrixFind Of The WeekJulian - Focusrite VocasterAshea- Oura RingJames- DADlink from DAD/Avid
8/9/202351 minutes, 36 seconds
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Making A Chart Hit - SUPER-Hi

In this week's episode Julian and Ashea are joined by George Tizzard and Rick Parkhouse of SUPER-Hi talking about the creative vision and technical decision making behind a chart hit. Talking PointsStarting a track, what is your approach, does it change depending on the vibe/artist?Producing for very established artists, what is the process, how involved are the labels/artist in the sound and how does that differ to writing your own material?Making the ‘right’ decisions in production is very important, how do you deal with decision making?Samples, presets, sound design, any go to plugins that you use.Behind the track: Choose a track, either as Super-Hi or Red Triangle that you’d like to share with us. What was the production process ?Working together, do you have set roles? How to work successfully as a production duoThoughts on A.I, are you already embracing this, if so how?Favourite studio gear and why?Find Of The WeekJulian - The Songs Of David Bowie - Songbook 1973Ashea- Sonible- Smart GateRick- Kilohearts Trancegate, Underwater jet packGeorge - Sheet Music Could Have Been Me The Struts
8/2/202351 minutes, 27 seconds
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Mastering For Streaming

In this week's Podcast Julian is joined by Ashea and Ian Shepherd for a discussion about about mastering in the streaming age.Ian Shepherd is a mastering engineer of 25 years experience who has become well known for his work around the detrimental effects of the loudness wars. He runs the Production Advice blog and hosts The Mastering Show podcast.Talking PointsMastering for Streaming Platforms, let’s talk specificsLoundness Normalisation and Album NormalisationLoudness Wars, are they still a thing? Do we still need loud masters?True Peak Limiters vs normal limitersClippingWidening mixesFinds Of The WeekJulian - Genelec GRADE ReportsAshea - Pope AudioIan - AM coustics, Who Killed the KLF
7/25/202352 minutes, 37 seconds
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Things We Loved In June 2023

In this weeks podcast Julian is joinned by Ashea and Eli Krantzberg.  We have a belated discussion of the new releases in June 2023 and having two experienced Logic users on the show we have a discussion of Logic and the significance of the coming of Logic to the iPad.Finds of The WeekJulian - Genelec 8341 and 7350AAshea- Cableguys ShaperboxEli - The Private Equity Buyout Of Music Production
7/18/202347 minutes, 56 seconds
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Atmos For Music

Following up from our podcast looking at how post mixers use the new expanded Track Widths in Pro Tools 2023.6 Julian and Ashea are joined by Steve Genewick and Nathaniel Reichman to discuss Atmos for Music and whether track widths beyond 7.1.2 are significant for music mixers.Finds Of The WeekAshea - Gearfest UKNathaniel - Auto Align 2Steve - Vanguard Audio V44SJulian - UAD Capitol Mastering Compressor
7/11/20231 hour, 1 minute, 55 seconds
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Fix It In The Mix

In this week’s Podcast Julian is joined by Ashea, Gareth Nuttall and William Wittman who discuss fixing in the mix. Can it be done successfully?Finds Of The Week:Julian - Space Lens in Clean My MacAshea- Avid Collab with Audio Movers or CHAPEAGareth - Hi Hat Bleed TrickWilliam- Dr. Tver Robert pedal by Aclam 
7/5/202345 minutes, 37 seconds
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Extended track Widths In Pro Tools 2023.6

In this weeks episode Julian is joined by Ashea, Roger Guerin and Korey Pereira. They discuss the extended track widths introduced in Pro Tools 2023.6 and what they mean for Atmos mixers.Let’s go round the table and talk about each of your current work and how affected by Atmos it is.What has changed in Pro Tools 2023.6 regarding Track Widths?What is the 7.1.2 ceiling and why does it exist?How is greater track widths better? Lets talk about beds vs objects and channel agnosticism. Why is 7.1.4 better than 7.1.2. What about 9.1.6, how does speaker density affect the listening experience?What about the two approaches to getting greater widths out of pro tools beds vs static objects. To what extent is this new?Are these changes going to affect how you work?Finds Of The WeekJulian - The Loudspeaker Design Cookbook 8th Edition Vol 1 Ashea - Steinberg SpectralayersRoger - Amie loudspeakers by Meyer SoundKorey - Kraken DET Speech Recognition Beta
6/26/202345 minutes, 50 seconds
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Writing To Picture

In this week's episode Julian and Ashea are joined by Greg Tan and Steve DeMott to discuss producing music for picture.Talking PointsWhat is the creative process when composing music for movies/video games. How do you approach capturing the desired mood and atmosphere?What’s the collaborative process like with directors, producers, and other members of the creative team to understand their vision and translate it into musical compositions? When/how does a brief arrive? What factors do you consider when creating a score that complements the visual content?Working with Deadlines: How do you manage your time and resources effectively?Working with sound libraries or creating custom sound effects for TV and movies? How do you ensure that the sound effects align with the overall audio mix?Best Software synths, plugins, gear etc…Are there any specific strategies you use for revisions, feedback, project management, storage space and backups?Talking PointsGreg - Agency on NetflixSteve - Audioscape D-Comp LimiterAshea - Spatial Audio Festival at Media City SalfordJulian - Batch Converter in Rogue Amoeba's Fission
6/20/202346 minutes, 35 seconds
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The New Mac Pro

In this week’s edition Julian is joined by Ashea, Reid Caulfield and James Richmond. We discuss the announcements made at Apple’s WWDC 2023, particularly the much anticipated Apple Silicon Mac Pro.Talking PointsMac Pro - Who needs it when the Mac Studio exists?PCI cards - how relevant in 2023?Upgradeable SSD is back (kind of)New Mac Studio and M2 UltraGame Mode in macOS SonomaApple Vision ProFind Of The WeekJulian - WaterhaulAshea -Meta AI ToolReid - GoyoJames - Auto Bounce
6/14/202359 minutes, 29 seconds
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Things We Loved In May

In this week's Podcast Julian and Ashea are joined by Russ Hiughes. they discuss the new releases of May 2023.Talking pointsGenelec 8381A Monitors Announced | Production ExpertAIR Music Technology Delay Pro Plugin Released | Production ExpertApple Logic Pro For iPad Announced | Production ExpertPlugin Alliance BX Masterdesk PROToontrack EZkeys 2 ReleasedFind Of The WeekRuss - Akai MPC Key 61 Ashea - UMG- AI Startup PartnershipJulian - Mimestream
6/6/202337 minutes, 39 seconds
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What Makes A Radio Hit?

In this week's Podcast Ashea is joined by Russ Hughes and Alex West, a BBC Radio DJ who works with up and coming bands as part of BBC Introducing. They discuss what makes a radio hit in 2023?Finds Of The WeekRuss - I/O by Peter Gabriel Alex - Fizz At Great Escape Ashea - Slate Digital Storch Filter
5/31/202339 minutes, 32 seconds
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The Future Of The Recording Studio

In this week's podcast Julian and Ashea are joined by Ary Maudit and Iggy B, both working engineers who spend part of their time working at Strongroom Studios in London. In this podcast we discuss the role of studios in 2023.Finds Of The WeekAshea - Flower Pot Dessert at Bill’s Julian - Mix To Mobile, routing to a Wifi SpeakerAry - Bloody MaryIggy - Kara Jackson
5/24/202347 minutes, 46 seconds
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Songwriting And Production With Greig Watts of DWB

in this week’s episode Julian and Ashea are joined by songwriter producer publisher and A&R Greig Watts. We talk about songwriting, the role of producers inthe songwriting process and Eurovision.Talking PointsTo what extent these days are songs written in a DAW?How involved are producers these days in the development of a song and how has that changed over the years?How many unfinished songs/tracks do you have on your hard drive and do you ever go back to finish them, if not why would you abandon them?When is your favourite time to write, during the day/at night and do you think that can affect your perception?How important is the overall mix, production, and song when pitching to labels/publishing?EurovisionWhat are 3 plugins that you can’t live without?Finds Of The WeekGreig -  Jailhouse cafeAshea - Softube Model 80Julian - Christmas Beach Barbecue
5/16/202338 minutes, 23 seconds
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Workflow, workflow, workflow!

In this week's podcast Ashea is joined by Russ Hughes and Reid Caulfield. They discuss the importance of workflow, as inspired  by Russ' article Sound or Workflow - What Matters Most?Talking pointsRuss, in your article you talk about the importance of workflow, what inspired that article?In his recent article on plugins which he uses on every mix Julian found that none of the plugins he listed were there exclusively because of their sound, it came down to familiarity, ubiquity because they were stock plugins or workflow because they were available as AAX DSP plugins, Does this illustrate this point?Examples of gear/plugins and have significantly helped speed up or simplify your workflow?A.I and how that will help us as producers and engineers.Find Of The WeekRuss - Acon Digital Dialog ExtractReid - SoundflowAshea -  Waves Superapp Performer
5/10/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 50 seconds
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Things We Loved In April 2023

In this week's Podcast Julian and Ashea are joined by Russ Hughes to discuss the new products released in April 2023.Toontrack EZkeys 2 AnnouncedNeumann MT 48 Audio Interface AnnouncedSound Radix Auto-Align 2 ReleasedAntares Auto-Tune EFX+ 10.0 and Auto-Key 2 ReleasedSpeed Up Collaborative Mixes With Nugen JotterFinds Of The WeekJulian - Sonnox EnvolutionAshea - Grimes AI 50% RoyaltiesRuss - Freakonomics Podcast - Swearing
5/3/202349 minutes, 17 seconds
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NAMM 2023!

In this week's episode Julian is joined by Ashea and NAMM stalwart James Ivey to discuss the show and the products which were being shown!JulianSound Radix Auto Align 2Yamaha DM3Sound Particles Skydust 3DYamaha CK88JamesVangard Audio Labs - Stereo Tube/Valve Condenser MicNektar CS12 Channel Strip Controller.Antelope Audio Atlas i8 Active SpeakersFender Rhodes Mk8AsheaDreamtonics VStudioEclipsed Sounds
4/26/202353 minutes, 16 seconds
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Stian Aagedal of Acon Digital

In this week's Podcast Julian is joined by Stian Aagedal of Acon Digital. They discuss Plugins, computers, processing and AI.Finds Of The WeekStian - MusicLM from Google ResearchJulian  - Benidub Audio Electronics Digital Echo
4/12/202336 minutes, 50 seconds
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Things We Loved In March 2023

In this weeks edition Julian is joined by Russ and Platinum selling songwriter and producer Ashea. They discuss developments and releases in March, including a discussion of the Waves subscription announcement and subsequent retraction.Waves…Audient iD24 1st lookFabfilter Twin 3 Synth Virtual Instrument - Expert ReviewPro Tools 2023.3Cranborne Audio Carnaby 500 Harmonic EQ AnnouncedFinds of the WeekAshea - Musikhack Master PlanRuss - Cranbourne Audio Camden EC1 PreampJulian - The Lazarus Heist
4/5/202347 minutes, 34 seconds
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Avid's New Sonic Drop

In this week's Podcast Julian is joined by Matt Lange and Greg Chin of Avid. We discuss Avid’s new monthly content program Sonic Drop.Finds Of The WeekJulian - Kimchi Grilled CheeseMatt - Cello bow on Jackson 8 stringGreg - Aikido Pioneers - Prewar Era by Stanley Pranin
3/28/202337 minutes, 35 seconds
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Eve Audio

On this week's Podcast Julian is joined by Roland Stenz of Eve audio and Tonmeister Sebastian Breiter. They discuss designing and testing studio monitors and the philosophy behind Eve Audio.Finds Of The WeekJulian - Rediscoverng a clear deskRoland - Reading real booksSebastian - Streaming masters to a smartphone using Sonobus
3/22/202346 minutes, 44 seconds
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Pro Tools Features We'd Like To See in 2023

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Mike Thorne and Paul Maunder. Three Pro Tools users, they discuss potential new features they would like to see in a future version of Pro Tools.Finds Of The WeekMike - Massenburg Design Works MDWDRC2Paul - Synology 8 Bay NASJulian - The massive waves at his local beach this morning!
3/15/202348 minutes, 21 seconds
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Things We Loved In February 2023

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Russ Hughes and Mike Exeter to discuss the new releases of February 2023.DAW Survey resultsUAD NativeFabFilter Twin 3 ReleasedFlux Evo series bundle - first lookSoftube Icons: The Compressor Collection ReleasedTierra New TwentiesFinds Of The WeekJulian - Charity Shop guitar standRuss - The Gold  Mike - Massenburg Dynamic Range Controller
3/8/202343 minutes, 33 seconds
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Polar Patterns

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Steve DeMott and Luke Goddard for a discussion on microphone polar patterns. Cardioid might be the default choice for many but many issues can be solved by using the alternative patterns.Finds Of The WeekSteve - JBL 104-BT Luke - Third Man Hardware x Coppersound Triplegraph PedalJulian - Yum Audio Spread Light
3/1/202335 minutes, 38 seconds
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Mixers Discuss 'The Great Level Mix-Off'

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by William Wittman who follows up his excellent article  The Great Balance Mix Off in which he tasked three experienced mixers to mix the same track using a restricted set of tools as would be found in the monitor section of a split console.William is joined by mixers John Agnello and JJ Blair who both participated in the challenge, hear their thoughts on the challenge.Finds Of The WeekBecause of the change in format for this week's podcast there are no finds of the week this week.
2/22/202333 minutes, 4 seconds
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How Do We Use Headphones In 2023?

In this week's podcast Julia n is joined by Korey Pereira and Reid Caulfield. they discuss use of headphones both by professionals and by consumers and how this affects their work.Finds Of The WeekReid - AI Plugins like Waves ClarityKorey - Pro Tools Aux IOJulian - Laoganma Crispy Chilli Oil
2/15/202345 minutes, 42 seconds
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Things We loved In January 2023

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Russ and Mike Thorne to discuss releases and products we've liked in January 2023.Universal Audio Release Successors To Townsend Labs Sphere L22Steven Slate Audio VSX Headphone Mixing System TestedApple Announce New Mac Mini and MacBook Pro With M2 Pro And M2 Max Audient EVO SP8 Smart Mic Preamp AnnouncedFinds of The WeekJulian - Steel Plate in Lustrous PlatesRuss - Pro Tools CarbonMike - PACE ZDT
2/8/202339 minutes, 39 seconds
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Stock Plugins - What Do You Use?

In this week's Podcast Julian is joined by Steve DeMott and Nathaniel Reichman. they discuss Stock Plugins. Which do they use, and why if they have premium alternatives availble?Finds Of the WeekJulian - Adobe PodcastSteve -  Great River Electronics Harrison 32EQ Nathaniel - Cory Doctorow’s new book “Chokepoint Capitalism” 
2/1/202338 minutes, 1 second
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Mix Secrets

In this week’s edition Julian joined by Steve DeMott and Luke Goddard. We’re going to be talking about the 'secret' to a good mix.Finds Of The WeekJulian - 5 Old But Gold Pro Tools PluginsSteve -  United Studio Technologies UT-Twin87 Luke - Big Fat Snare Drum- Snare-Bourine-Donut
1/25/202349 minutes, 49 seconds
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Mac Studio - 2 Buyers Discuss Their Experience

In this week's Podcast Julian is Joined by James Richmond, who has just bought his second Mac Studio, and Russ Hughes who has just bought his first. With some real world experience and very different reasons for moving to the Mac Studio we hear the backstories of these two users.Finds Of The WeekJulian - Expressive E OsmoseRuss - Empower Station Mac Studio Rackmount KitJames -  Timbral
1/18/202349 minutes, 47 seconds
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Craig Bauer on Synchro Arts' RePitch

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Mixer/Engineer/Producer Craig Bauer and Joel Heatley from Synchro Arts. They discuss the new RePitch plugin and vocal production.Finds Of The WeekJulian - Focusrite Customer AftercareCraig - Paul McCartney: The Stories Behind 50 Classic Songs, 1970-2020Joel - Brian Eno's Book A Year Of Swollen Appendices
1/11/202336 minutes, 33 seconds
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3 Assistant Engineers From London Studios Talk About Their Roles

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Ephie DeAngelis, Nathan Cable and Carlos Mas, we’re going to be talking about studio personnel, with a particular focus on the role of Assistant EngineerFinds OJulian - Karen Down’s SSL Video for SOSNathan - Avid LoFi  Carlos - Simon Gallup (Cure Bassist)Ephie - Chipotle Cholula Hot Sauce
1/4/202342 minutes, 35 seconds
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Review Of 2022

In this, the last podcast of 2022,  Julian is joined by  Russ Hughes and Luke Goddard,  talking about the developments in audio in 2022 in our review of the year.MaySonarworks Sound ID Reference MultichannelLogic 10.7.3 with binaural spatial/Atmos monitoringThree Body Technology Kirchhoff EQ - Expert ReviewPro Tools ARA Integration With MelodyneMac StudioPT 2022.9 - Aux IOStudio One 6Toontrack Hugh Padgham's Hitmaker SDXMBOX StudioPT IntroExclusive: Avid Slash Price Of Pro Tools For Pro UsersFinds Of The WeekRuss - Mac StudioLuke - SSL UF8Julian - Nord Electro 6D
12/21/202247 minutes, 23 seconds
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Tom and Freddy From Nugen Audio

In this week's Production Expert podcast. I’m Julian Rodgers and in this week’s edition Julian is joined by Freddy Vinehill-Cliffe & Tom Griffin from Nugen Audio.Finds Of The Week:Julian - bx_bassdude - Free with the Avid Inner Circle offerTom - ‘Rock in a hard place’ Freddy - Oeksound Soothe 2
12/14/202236 minutes, 43 seconds
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Podcasting

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Damain Kearns talking about podcasting. The equipment, approach, techniques and pitfalls to be found when creating a podcast.Finds of the WeekJulian  - My overlooked AKG D112Damian - Accentize Deroom Pro
12/7/202244 minutes, 16 seconds
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Things We Loved In November 2022

In this weeks Podcast Julian is joined by Russ and Dom Morley. They discuss the new products released in November 2022 and share their finds of the week.New Hitsville Reverb Chambers And PolyMax Synth Announced In UAD v10.2Exclusive: Avid Slash Price Of Pro Tools For Pro UsersMassenburg DesignWorks MDWDRC2-Native ReleasedWaves BB Tube & Lil Tubeelgato Stream Deck Plus Programmable USB Controller ReleasedFinds Of The WeekJulian - Yamaha FC7 Expression pedalRuss - Dexed DX7 VIDom - Heritage Audio Successor
11/30/202242 minutes, 48 seconds
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Francois Quereuil and David Toomey from Avid

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Francois Quereuil and David Toomey of Avid to discuss changes to the Pro Tools software lineup, new hardware and new developments at Avid.Finds Of The WeekFrancois - Strymon BigSky Reverb PluginDavid - McCartney 1,2,3 on HuluJulian - IK Multimedia iLoud Precision 5
11/23/202245 minutes, 46 seconds
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Andy Bensley and Eric Horstmann From Genelec

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Eric Horstmann and Andy Bensley from Genelec. They discuss the company, its history, its approach to sustainbility abd developments in immersive monitoring including GLM, Aural ID and GRADE reporting.Finds of the WeekJulian - PureMix’s new series on Brauerising in the boxEric - 360 Sony Andy - Rhodes Mk8
11/16/202239 minutes, 40 seconds
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Bob Brown of Evergreen Audio Design Group

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Bob Brown from Evergreen Audio Design Group who have just released Massive Meter, an interesting product which, for those working on the biggest post production stages, provides the answer to a problem which was previously very difficult to address.Julian - Free Plugin TAL VocoderBob - Ron Carter's Finding the right notes
11/9/202238 minutes, 25 seconds
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Things We Loved In October 2022

In this week's Podcast Julian is joined by Russ and James Richmond to discuss the new products released in October 22.MBOX StudioSSL Origin 16Evergreen Massive MeterProcess Audio SpicerackInner Circle  - Get any of 130 PA plugins freeFinds Of The WeekJulian - Keeping it simple (compressor gig story)Russ - Listen bus in Pro ToolsJames - Apple Shortcuts & Smart Plugs
11/2/202241 minutes, 45 seconds
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Mattias and Rikk from Toontrack

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Mattias Eklund and Rikk Currence from Toontrack for an enlightening conversation about all things Toontrack.Finds Of The WeekMattias - It’s colder in Chicago than he expected (and Mattias is from Sweden…)Rikk - Love Is Blind on NetflixJulian - Sydney Morning Herald Fairlight CMI Documentary
10/28/202242 minutes, 17 seconds
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Headphone Mixes And The New MBOX Studio

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Audrey Martinovich and Steve DeMott. They discuss setting up headphone mixes in the studio and the newly announced MBOX Studio from Avid.Finds Of The WeekJulian - MBOX STUDIOAudrey - Abbey Road De-mixSteve - SoundSkulptor MP-AB528 EMI style 500 series preamp 
10/20/202244 minutes, 29 seconds
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Tracking A Band

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Mike Exeter and Luke Goddard. They discuss tracking. Passing over conversations about what mic to point where, instead they talk about when, where and how to track and talk about common issues.Finds Of The WeekJulian - Xpand! 2 Luke - Acon Digital DeVerberate 3 Mike - Kurzweil K2000
10/12/202249 minutes, 41 seconds
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Things We Loved In September 2022

UPDATED - This podcast has been re-uploaded, the previous upload was incomplete.In this week's Podcast Julian is joined by Russ and Paul Maunder. they discuss the new releases of September 2022, a month which saw new versions of Pro Tools, Studio One and iZotope RX.Finds of The WeekRuss - Toontrack Hugh Padgham's Hitmaker SDXJulian - Pro Tools 2022.9Paul - Accentize Chameleon 2 
10/5/202238 minutes, 54 seconds
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Henrik and Saf From Antares

In this week’s edition we're joined by Saf Elmansour and Henrik Bridger From Antares. We discuss all things Auto-Tune and more.Finds Of The Week:Julian - Dolby Atmos Music TrainingHenrik - Noble Amps PreampSaf - Grace Jones is still performing
9/28/202237 minutes, 50 seconds
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Post Production Special August 2022

In this weeks episode Julian is joined by Damian Kearns and Mariana Hutton discussing developments in Post in August 2022, with a focus on recent content on Post Production related content on Production Expert.Finds Of The WeekJulian - Rode FuzzmeasureMariana - Unfiltered Audio TailsDamian - Waves Sibilance
9/20/202245 minutes, 35 seconds
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Things We Loved In August 2022

In this weeks episode Julian is joined by Robbie Dwyer and Luke Goddard to discuss the new products released in August 2022Finds Of The WeekRobbie - Origin Effects 65 black panelLuke - Eventide PhysionJulian - Adam A4V
9/14/202247 minutes, 2 seconds
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How To Protect Your Hearing As An Audio Professional

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Stephen Wheatley of LimitEar, a company who specialise in the issues around professional users of headphones. He shares important information about the nature of the risks and what you might do to minimise the potential damage to your hearing.Finds Of the WeekStephen - Article on link between hearing loss and dementiaJulian - DDFM Plugin Doctor V2
9/7/202235 minutes, 54 seconds
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What Is A Producer In 2022?

In this week's Episode Julian is joined by Grammy award winning engineer and producer Dom Morley and platinum selling songwriter, producer & audio engineer Ashea to discuss exactly what 'producer' means in today's industry.Finds Of The Week:Dom - NFT university courseAshea - FN Meka Becomes first AI rapper dropped by major label Julian - Melodyne ARA Integration With Pro Tools Announcement
8/31/202241 minutes, 6 seconds
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Are Small Brands Better?

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Russ and Matt Hill of Liquidsonics and Christian Scheuer of SoundFlow in a podcast which discusses how the size of the companies you deal with affects your experience, particularly when it comes to pro audio brands.Finds Of The WeekChristian - The subtle art of not giving a F*CK Matt - Quantum 2772 EvolutionRuss - SongfactsJulian - Netflix - We Are The Champions (Cheese Rolling Episode)
8/24/202252 minutes, 9 seconds
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Interfaces Which Changed The World

This week's episode expands on the subject matter of our article 6 Audio Interfaces That Changed The World... Possibly. Julian is joined by Russ and James Richmond as they discuss interfaces they have owned, the good the bad and the no longer supported...Finds Of The Week:Julian - Blackstar Ampfly 2James - Cableguys Shaperbox Bundle Russ - 'The Boys' on Amazon Prime
8/17/202244 minutes, 24 seconds
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Things We Loved In July 2022

In this week's episode Julian is joined by Luke Goddard and Nathanial Reichman to discuss the new releases of July 2022.Krotos studioAcon Digital Extract Dialogue plugin updateSennheiser Acquires Merging TechnologiesNetflix Roll Out Spatial Audio SupportVienna Symphonic Library Vienna MIR Pro 3D ReleasedThree Body Technology Kirchhoff EQ - Expert ReviewWhy You Shouldn't Ignore The IK Multimedia MODO Bass 2Neumann Announce M49V ReissueFinds Of The WeekNathaniel - new workflow: real-time Spatial Audio monitoring while mixingLuke - Sound Radix PowairJulian - K&M 18950 table Style Keyboard Stand
8/3/202241 minutes, 39 seconds
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Music Production In The 1980s

In this week's podcast, following on from Russ' article 5 Things That Defined The Sound Of 80s Music Production Julian is joined by Steve DeMott and William Wittman to discuss the music, the studios and the gear of the 1980s.Finds Of The weekJulian - Presonus AIR10sSteve - Signal Art U47 Premium Reference Edition William - Lutron Caseta “Smart” switches
7/27/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 13 seconds
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Matthew Collings From Krotos

In this week's episode Julian is joined by Matthew Collings from Krotos and Post Production specialist Paul Maunder to discuss Krotos's products and their use in Post.Finds Of The WeekMatthew - Interview with Andrew Belt, creator of VCV RackPaul - PMC 6 monitorsJulian - Tech 21 MIDI Mouse
7/20/202238 minutes, 17 seconds
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Things We Loved In June 2022

In this week's episode Julian is joined by Russ Hughes and Dom Morley to discuss new products which were launched in June. Being the first time NAMM has happened in a long time that gets a mention along with products from Neve to Ikea!Finds Of The WeekJulian - Apogee Soft LimitRuss - Rolling Stones documentary from BBCDom - ‘Factfulness’ Hans Rosling
7/13/202251 minutes, 9 seconds
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Elk Audio - Low Latency Collaboration Over The Internet

In this week's episode Julian is joined by Bjorn and Max from Elk Audio, a company who are behind the Elk operating system which is designed from the ground up to minimise audio latency. They discuss this and also Elk Live, a system with which performers can collaborate in real time over a standard internet connection without unacceptable latency.Finds Of The WeekBjorn - NI MaschineMax - Fractal Audio Axe FXJulian - Novation Mininova
7/6/202243 minutes, 29 seconds
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Andy and Steve From Audient On Consoles and Interfaces

In this week's episode Julian is joined by Andy Allen and Steve Flower from Audient who talk about the company, their products and their approach to audio.Finds Of the weekAndy - Secret Labs Magnus Metal DeskSteve - (Not Boring) Habits app by Andy WorksJulian - Instrument Track Trick
6/28/202239 minutes, 27 seconds
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What happened at WWDC 2022

In this week's episode Julian is joined by Mark Wherry and Russ Hughes to discuss the announcements at WWDC. The new M2 processors, a couple of new laptops and PHRTFs for Spatial Audio. We consult Mark Wherry, the man who knows more about computers than anyone we know!Finds Of The WeekRuss - Audient EVO16Mark - Sound Particles’ DensityJulian - My New T Shirt
6/22/202242 minutes, 58 seconds
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Vocal Production Special

In this week's podcast Julian in joined by Daniel Moyler and Cameron Gower-Poole to talk about vocal production. Cameron is a nominee for the Best Vocal Producer award at the MPG awards. This new category is sponsored by Synchro Arts.Finds Of The WeekCameron - Valhalla DelayDaniel - LaundromatJulian - Waterfall B3
6/15/202238 minutes, 42 seconds
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Weird Jungle Mastering Collective

In this week's Podcast Julian speaks with Katie Tavini and Stephen Kerrison of Weird Jungle, a new UK based mastering collective.Finds Of The WeekKatie - Quinquis - SeimStephen - RadioooooJulian - Sonarworks SoundID Reference Multichannel
6/8/202235 minutes, 25 seconds
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Things We Loved In May 2022

In this week's episode Julian in joined by Russ and James Ivey who discuss the new product releases of May 2022.Finds Of The WeekRuss - EZ Drummer 3James - Rode Podcast Pro IIJulian - Rotosound Lemon Oil
6/1/202242 minutes, 42 seconds
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Colin McDowell Of McDSP

In this week's Podcast Julian is joined by Colin McDowell of McDSP. They discuss the company and the products of this stalwart of the Plugins industry.Finds Of The WeekColin - My Dad's engineering booksjulian - Genelec GLM 4.2
5/25/202237 minutes, 33 seconds
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Steve And William's Converter Shootout

In this week's podcast Steve DeMott and William Wittman share their experience of conducting a converter shootout between four alternatives including a DSD unit. Find out how they conducted the test and what they found.Finds Of The WeekJulian - Freqport FT-1 FreqtubeSteve - Tomo Audiolabs LISA dynamic EQWilliam - KIT Plug Ins Mo-Q Equaliser
5/18/202245 minutes, 44 seconds
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Mixing With Mike Exeter and Dom Morley

In this week's episode Julian is joined by Mike Exeter and Dom Morley, these two Grammy winners share their thoughts on mixing with particular reference to Russ' recent article 3 Reasons You Think Your Mixes Aren't As Good As Other People's.Finds Of The WeekMike - The Sparks BrothersDom - SessionwireJulian - PreSonus Revelator Mic
5/11/202241 minutes, 21 seconds
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Things We Loved In April 2022

In this week's episode Julian is joined by Russ and James Richmond as they discuss the new products and releases of April. There were a lot, including some significant releases!Finds of The WeekRuss - PG-8X 2.0James - Fabfilter Pro-GJulian - Avid SynthCell
5/4/202253 minutes, 40 seconds
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Nir Averbuch From Sound Radix

In this week's episode Julian speaks. with Nir Averbuch, CEO and co-founder of Sound Radix, one of the most innovative plugin companies out there.Finds Of The WeekNir - Midnight AsiaJulian - Somebody Feed Phil - Tel Aviv
4/20/202245 minutes, 41 seconds
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Daniel Rowland from LANDR

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Daniel Rowland from LANDR to discuss what this company do and why they do it. You probably know about he mastering already but there's much more to say here.Find Of The WeekDaniel - doprJulian - Waves Clarity Vx
4/13/202230 minutes, 59 seconds
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Andrew Scheps and Bounce Factory

In this episode Julian speaks with Andrew Scheps about Bounce Factory, his new software which automates even the most complex bouncing tasks from Pro ToolsFinds Of The WeekAndrew: Freakshow Industries PluginsJulian: UAD Spark
4/8/202251 minutes, 9 seconds
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Things We loved In March 2022

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Russ and Dom Morley who share their thoughts on the new products released in March 2022.Finds Of The Week:
4/6/202251 minutes, 37 seconds
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Mac Studio & Studio Display First Look

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Mark Wherry and Russ Hughes who discuss the new Mac Studio, Studio Display and Logic's update.Finds Of The WeekMark - Mac StudioRuss - Waves Clarity Vx, The DropoutJulian - Logic 10.7.3
3/23/202254 minutes, 55 seconds
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Thomas Koritke and Iain Horrocks From e-instruments

In this week's episode Thomas Koritke and Iain Horrocks from e-instruments join Julian. they share the story of the company and their sampled instruments including the extraordinary lengths they had to go to to sample some very valuable Italian violins in Cremona. Finds Of The WeekIain - Tape Notes PodcastThomas - David Byrne's American UtopiaJulian - Tease Announcement Of New Mac Pro
3/16/202235 minutes, 28 seconds
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Tim Carroll from Focusrite

In this week's episode we have Tim Carroll, CEO of Focusrite as our guest. We discuss the history and future of the company, the products and the customers who make Focusrite and the associated brands in the Focusrite group what it is today.Finds of the week:Tim - Bright Sparks, YouTube documentary on Tom Oberheim created by G ForceJulian - Midiflow Splitter, iOS app for creating keyboard splits with iPad instruments
3/9/202238 minutes, 35 seconds
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Things We Loved In February 2022

In this week's episode Julian is joined by Mike Exeter and Russ Hughes to discuss the new gear announced in February 2022 including the new mics from Universal Audio, Waves' CR8 and Cosmos and the PSP Impressor.Finds Of the WeekRuss - Modo DrumsMike - Origin Effects BassrigJulian - We Are England - When The Boats Come In
3/2/202248 minutes, 57 seconds
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Is AI Going To Replace The DAW?

In this episode Julian is joined by Russ Hughes who expands on his thoughts on the future of the DAW as proposed in his recent article Is The DAW As We Know It Heading For Extinction?Finds Of The Week:Russ - DopesickJulian - This video of the TC Helicon Voicelive Touch 2 in use!
2/23/202233 minutes, 37 seconds
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Songwriting Round Table

In this episode Steve DeMott hosts a discussion with Kevan Gallagher, William Wittman and Russ Hughes about songwriting.
2/16/202255 minutes, 15 seconds
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Things We Loved In January 2022

In this episode Julian is joined by Dom Morley and Russ Hughes to discuss the new products announced in Januaury
2/9/202256 minutes, 30 seconds
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Albums - Still Relevant In 2022?

In this week's episode Julian is joined by Nathaniel Reichman and Mark M Thompson. They discuss the role of Albums in a streaming world.
2/2/202245 minutes, 23 seconds
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How Does Working In Post And Music Differ?

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Damian Kearns and Steve DeMott. Experienced post and music mixers respectively, and we examine the differences and similarities between the two career paths.
1/26/202251 minutes, 12 seconds
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Interviews From The Archive - Andy Munro On Studio Acoustics & Room Treatment

1/19/202256 minutes, 7 seconds
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Review of 2021

In this week's episode, the first of 2022, Julian, Russ and James Richmond look at the highs and lows of the year just passed.
1/12/202252 minutes, 20 seconds
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Podcast Extra Interviews From The Archive - Steven Slate

Back in 2012 Russ sat down with Steven Slate to talk about his work in production, Slate drums and analogue modelled plug-ins.
1/5/202239 minutes
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Interviews From The Archive - Steve Genewick On Music Production

12/29/202138 minutes, 57 seconds
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Interview From The Archives - Phil Dudderidge On Early Days Of Focusrite

12/22/202156 minutes, 46 seconds
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New Products Of November 2021 - Hits and Misses

In this episode Julian is joined by Russ and William Wittman to discuss the new products released in November 2021. 
12/15/202158 minutes, 35 seconds
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Intention In Mixing

In this week's episode Julian is joined by Mike Exeter and Dom Morley for a discussion on Intention in mixing. We spend so much time discussing how to do mixes but less time on how we decide what needs doing in the first place! Two experts help unpack the issues. 
12/8/202156 minutes, 37 seconds
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Dolby Atmos For Music

In this week's episode Julian is joined by Emre Ramazanoglu and Edgar Rothermich, both people with knowledge of and experience in mixing music for Dolby Atmos. They bring fascinating insight into this rapidly developing area which will affect anyone mixing music today.
12/1/202145 minutes, 13 seconds
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Interview With Justin Webster Of The Cargo Cult

In this week's episode Damian Kearns talks to Justin Webster of the Cargo Cult, the company behind products such as Envy, Spanner and Slapper. As well as a discussion of some of the most innovative products available to Post mixers the interview is also interrupted by an earthquake! (really)
11/24/202135 minutes, 35 seconds
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What do Music Editors Do?

You might have seen the job title music editor on a credit roll and wondered what a music editor does and perhaps wondered why do we need music editors? To help us understand, in this week’s Production Expert podcast, we are joined by two music editors: Paul Apelgren and Nathaniel Reichman.
11/17/20211 hour, 15 minutes, 16 seconds
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Loudness For Streaming Services - Discussed

In this week’s edition, we are joined by Bob Katz and Rob Byers to discuss the new updated audio streaming and on-demand services tech recommendations TD1008 from the AES, which we explored recently on Production Expert. 
11/10/202142 minutes, 43 seconds
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New Products For October 2021 - Experts Give Their Verdicts

In this week's episode Julian is joined by Russ and Damian as they look over the product releases from October and pronounce them to be "hit", "miss" or occasionally "hiss" (should that be "mit"?).
11/3/202146 minutes, 12 seconds
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Songwriting arranging and production

In this episode Julian is joined by William Wittman and Steve DeMott for a discussion on songwriting. With free and unrestricted access to studios and more and more music being written directly into the timeline of a DAW, what do we gain and is anything lost?
10/27/202141 minutes, 26 seconds
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Clients - Do We Get What We Charge For?

In this week's podcast Julian is joined by Russ Hughes and Katie Tavini and they discuss clients - How to get good ones and how to make sure everyone leaves happy after a successful project.
10/20/202150 minutes, 58 seconds
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Recording Acoustic Instruments And Musicians

In this week’s podcast, Julian is joined by Audrey Martinovich and Luke Goddard. In this week’s podcast we’re discussing approaches and techniques for recording acoustic instruments and the musicians who play them.
10/13/202141 minutes, 38 seconds
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Experts Discuss New Studio Stuff We Love!

In this week’s podcast, Julian is joined by Mike Exeter and Koery Pirera. As September is all but passed we’re going to talk about what’s happened in Pro Audio in the last month.
10/6/202146 minutes, 46 seconds
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Some Things Are Still Better Outside The Box - Experts Discuss

In this week’s podcast, Julian is joined by Damian Kearns and James Richmond. This week we are talking about things in the studio we think are still worth doing the hard way - outside the computer.
9/29/202143 minutes, 39 seconds
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Are Apple Silicon Native DAWs The Future?

In this week’s podcast, in this week’s edition, Julian joined by Mark Wherry and Russ Hughes. With the recent release of Studio One 5.4, a fully native version of a DAW other than Apple’s Logic Pro for Apple Silicon we are going to discuss the performance gains such a move has indicated and what this means for workflows and user experience.Note On Audio Quality - The quality of Mark’s audio suffered a little on its journey to us from LA. Please bear with it as what he says is well worth hearing.
9/22/202149 minutes, 15 seconds
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Should We Worry About Audio We Won't Hear?

In this week’s podcast, Julian is joined by Korey Pereira and Steve DeMott. We discuss sounds we can’t, or won’t, hear. From the merits of high sampling rates to the effect of lossy compression, should we be worrying about stuff no-one will hear?
9/15/202145 minutes, 11 seconds
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Is One DAW Enough For The Modern Studio?

In this week’s podcast, Julian is joined by Luke Goddard and Robbie Dwyer. Two Pro Tools users who are happy to use whichever DAW gets the job done. We discuss what life is like outside out personal comfort zones.
9/8/202140 minutes, 43 seconds
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Thinking Of Building A Studio? Check This Out

In this week’s podcast, Julian is joined by James Ivey and Gareth Young. Both guests are at opposite ends of significant builds and share their experience in the planning and execution of a recording studio project.
9/1/202158 minutes
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Experts Talk Dialogue Editing For Film, TV, And Radio

In this week’s podcast, Mike is joined by Damian Kearns and Chris Roberts to talk about dialogue editing. From acquisition, through editing and processing to output and deliverables, how do these experts approach their dialogue?
8/26/202152 minutes, 20 seconds
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What Is The Future Of Computer Audio?

In this week’s podcast, Julian is joined by Mark Wherry and James Richmond to talk about the future of computers in audio. Do they do what we need them to and how might they change over the next few years?
8/18/202154 minutes, 12 seconds
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Do Our DAWs Do What We Need Them To?

In this week’s podcast, Julian is joined by by William Wittman and Damian Kearns to talk about DAWs in the broadest sense. Do they offer the tools we actually need?
8/11/202150 minutes, 48 seconds
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We Ask Music Mixers Whether They Are Going Atmos?

In this week’s podcast, Julian is joined by by Mike Thorne and Steve DeMott to talk about moving to Dolby Atmos as a music mixer.
8/4/202146 minutes, 44 seconds
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How Much Processing Is Too Much? - Production Expert Podcast

In this week’s podcast, Julian is joined by by Mike Exeter and Luke Goddard to talk about the use and abuse of processing in the studio.
7/29/202151 minutes, 14 seconds
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Staying Healthy In The Studio - Episode 480

In this week’s podcast, Julian is joined by by Mike Thornton and Russ Hughes to talk about how to stay healthy in the studio.
7/21/202144 minutes, 5 seconds
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Did We Choose The Right DAW?

In this week’s podcast, Julian is joined by by James Richmond and John Cornfield to discuss DAW choice.
7/14/202145 minutes, 32 seconds
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Guiding Principles for a Successful Career In Pro Audio

In this week’s podcast, Julian is joined by by Dom Morley and Russ Hughes to talk about the principles which should guide us in our careers as audio professionals.
7/7/202137 minutes, 38 seconds
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Pro Tools 2021.6 - Production Expert Podcast

In this week’s podcast, Julian is joined by James Richmond and Steve DeMott to talk through the release of Pro Tools 2021.6. We knew the HDX Hybrid Engine was coming but there was more to this release than that. What do we think?
6/30/202157 minutes, 25 seconds
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To Carve Or Not to Carve?

In this week’s podcast, Julian is joined by Dom Morley and and William Wittman (and William’s cat, who can be heard in places, very insistently wanting to join us from the other side of a closed door) to discuss EQ strategies when mixing, specifically the increasingly mainstream “EQ Carving technique”. Is it useful or is it somehow missing the point?
6/23/202145 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Changing Face Of Audio Post-production

In this week’s podcast, Mike is joined by Garrard Whatley and Howard Bargroff to discuss the changes we see in post production, both those caused by COVID and those caused by technology and other trends in the industry.
6/16/202147 minutes, 24 seconds
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What Is Speaker Correction? - Production Expert Podcast

In this week’s podcast, Julian is joined by Paul Mortimer and Andy Bensley to discuss speaker calibration. What is it, what can it achieve and how does it sit with traditional acoustic treatment?
6/9/202140 minutes, 44 seconds
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Should You Spend Your Mastering Budget On A Mix Engineer?

In this week’s podcast, Julian is joined by William Wittman and Mike Exeter to discuss whether or not the attention paid to mastering might be better spent by engaging the services of a mix engineer?
6/2/202134 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Future Of Post Production - Experts Discuss

In this week’s podcast, Mike is joined by Reid Caulfield and Kevin Dallas to discuss what the future might hold for post production sound.
5/26/202143 minutes, 14 seconds
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Replacing Our Old Macs

In this week’s podcast, Russ is joined by Julian and Mike to discuss Macs. What are we using? Why? Did we make the right choice and what, if anything, would we change?
5/19/202143 minutes, 11 seconds
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Mastering Round Table - Episode 469

In this week’s podcast, Julian is joined by mastering engineers Katie Tavini and Mike Thorne to discuss mastering. In a time when everyone has access to tools similar to those used by mastering engineers, what can a mastering engineer bring to a project?
5/12/202135 minutes, 43 seconds
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What Is Phase? - Episode 468

In this week’s podcast, Julian is joined by Nir Averbuch and Michael Carnes to explore phase. This fundamental characteristic of audio is much misunderstood and can seem mysterious in a way which other characteristics of audio signals like frequency and amplitude are not. What Is phase and is it really so mysterious?
5/5/202130 minutes, 8 seconds
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How Accessible Is The Pro Audio Industry? - Episode 467

In this week’s podcast, Russ is joined by Ed Gray and Slau Halatin to explore the challenges around developing audio software for visually impaired and non-sighted people. As our tools have moved from hardware into software some developers have worked hard to make these tools accessible to all but there is still a lot to do. We discuss the issues and the solutions.
4/28/202144 minutes, 29 seconds
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Apple Silicon - Developing Audio Software

In this week’s podcast, Mike is joined by Guillaume Jeulin and Matt Hill to explore the challenges are developing audio software for the Apple Silicon platform as well as what the audio software and pro audio industries might look like a couple of years once ARM-based computers have matured.
4/21/202141 minutes, 18 seconds
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Mixer Or Control Surface? - Episode 465

In this week’s podcast Julian Rodgers is joined by Mike Exeter and Mike Thorne and asks - If you had to choose between a mixer and a control surface, which would you choose?
4/14/202138 minutes, 16 seconds
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Dolby Atmos For The Small Studio - Experts Share Their Experience

In this week’s podcast, Mike Thornton is joined by Roger Guerin and Graham Kirkman to discuss their journey to Dolby Atmos as small one-man-band audio post-production facilities.  We explore Dolby Atmos, why make the jump, what creative opportunities it gives, how workflows have changed, handling remote previews and more. 
4/7/202147 minutes, 46 seconds
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Production Expert Podcast Interview With Francois Quereuil From Avid

Last month Avid announced its 4th quarter and financial results. It’s not something we often report on here at Pro Tools Expert but one stat jumped out at us, that there was a 54.9% year over year growth in subscription revenue growth in the fourth quarter. What this appeared to show is that there is a significant growth in subscriptions and this was something we wanted to investigate. So we asked Avid some questions and rather than give us a statement, Francois Quereuil who is now Vice President Audio, Product Management offered to sit and chat this through and we also discussed now Avid had restructured the business during the pandemic as well as future plans for HDX and the Hybrid Engine. 
4/6/202125 minutes, 49 seconds
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Recording And Mixing With Olga Fitzroy And Dom Morley - Episode 463

In this week’s podcast Russ Hughes is joined by Olga Fitzroy and Dom Morley  asks for a discussion on approaches to recording and mixing.
3/31/202145 minutes, 48 seconds
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Do You Need Pro Tools To Be A Pro? - Episode 462

In this week’s podcast Julian Rodgers is joined by a pro Tools user and someone who doesn’t use Pro Tools to answer the question Is Pro Tools a “must have” for a pro engineer?
3/24/202133 minutes, 8 seconds
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Product Development - Expert Panel - Episode 460

In this weeks podcast Russ Hughes is joined by Wesley Devore of PreSonus and Matt Hill of Liquidsonics to discuss the challenges of product development. How do these experienced industry insiders balance the conflicting demands of making a product as good as it can be with making it affordable to the people who need it, and most importantly getting it out on the market in a timely way.
3/17/202141 minutes, 28 seconds
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Recording A Band In The Studio - Expert Panel - Podcast 461

In this week’s podcast Mike Thornton is joined by William Wittman and Audrey Martinovich to discuss approaches to recording groups of musicians in the studio. From technical matters like headphone mixes and mic strategies to the all important people skills we share the approaches and opinions of two working engineers.
3/10/202139 minutes, 56 seconds
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Marketing For Freelance Creatives - Expert Panel - Episode 459

In this week’s Production Expert Podcast Mike Thornton is joined by Russ Hughes and PJ Gibbs both of whom have considerable experience of specialist marketing in the Pro Audio sector. they shed some light on how effective marketing can be achieved by single-person freelance creative businesses by following some simple principles and avoiding some common pitfalls.
3/3/202141 minutes, 14 seconds
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Recording Session Guitars - Expert Panel - Episode 458

In this edition of The Production Expert Podcast Russ Hughes is joined this week by Mark M Thompson and James Ivey to discuss all things guitar, from playing arranging and recording through to hiring a player
2/24/202139 minutes, 29 seconds
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Dialogue For Drama And Factual - Production Expert Podcast Episode 457

In this edition of The Production Expert Podcast Mike Thornton, Reid Caulfield and Emma Butt look at all things dialogue for both factual and drama audio post-production, including the way we lay out sessions, the use of colour, how we handle processing and matching different takes.
2/17/202143 minutes, 14 seconds
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Is Mixing With AI Driven Plugins Cheating? Episode 456

In this week’s Podcast Mike Thornton, William Wittman and Julian Rodgers consider the emergence of Artificial Intelligence in Plugins. Can AI ever really make contextually appropriate mix decisions and if it can does that help or threaten mix engineers?
2/10/202139 minutes, 11 seconds
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The Plugins You Forgot - Episode 455

In this week’s Podcast Julian Rodgers, James Richmond and Chris Vandeviver loog down into the dusty corners of their Plugin folders and ask why they stopped using some of their plugins?
2/3/202138 minutes, 50 seconds
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Who Can Save The Music Industry? - Episode 454

In this week’s podcast Mike Thornton, Eli Krantzberg and Steve DeMott consider the potential of music streaming. Much has been said about how musicans rewarded (or mot) from streaming. What about the studio business?
1/27/202139 minutes, 36 seconds
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How Many Drum Mics Is Too Many? - Episode 453

In this week’s Podcast Julian Rodgers, James Ivey and Audrey Martinovich discuss microphones. Responding to an excellent video produced by Antelope Audio in which studio legend Sylvia Massy goes completely over the top miking Taylor Hawkins’ drums - Excellent!
1/20/202135 minutes, 1 second
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Looking After Yourself In Lockdown - Episode 452

In this week’s Podcast, Russ Hughes and Julian Rodgers are joined by Mike Exeter. With the return of lockdown conditions in the UK, they discuss what we can all do to look after ourselves both in our work lives and beyond, although the difference between work and home is an increasingly 2019 concept for many of us!
1/13/202135 minutes, 42 seconds
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Remote Working Post Production Special - Episode 451

In this week’s Podcast Mike Thornton is joined by Korey Pereira and Chris Roberts. With the return of lockdown conditions in the UK they revisit the subject of remote workflows. How has their experience of remote working in Post been and what have they learned since last year?
1/6/202137 minutes, 4 seconds
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Are You A Plugin Clone? - Episode 450

In this week’s Podcast Russ Hughes, William Wittman and Chris Vandeviver discuss plugin choice and to what extent peer pressure, Fear Of Missing Out and endorsements influence our choices. It’s tempting to say that the only thing which matters is the sound but can any of us honestly say our choices aren’t influenced by anything else? - Really?
12/16/202030 minutes, 8 seconds
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Discontinued Hardware And Software We'd Like To See Return - Episode 449

In this week’s Podcast Julian Rodgers, Steve DeMott and James Richmond call out their most mossed discontinued pro audio products, software or hardware. Products often don’t disappear because nobody wants them. What did you miss when it went and would you use it today if it came back?
12/9/202036 minutes, 23 seconds
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Black Friday - What Did We Get? Production Expert Podcast Episode 448

In this week’s Podcast Mike Thornton, Audrey Martinovich and James Ivey compare notes on Black Friday Weekend. What did we we buy? Big ticket items or sundries?
12/2/202034 minutes, 38 seconds
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New Apple Mac M1, Who's Buying? Episode 447

In this week’s Podcast Julian Rodgers, Eli Krantzberg and James Richmond discuss the release of Apple Silicon based Macs. The potential for performance gains is huge but the practical considerations for such a new development are potentially complex. Who wants one and if so, when?
11/24/202029 minutes, 46 seconds
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Pro Tools 2020.11 And Carbon - Production Expert Podcast Episode 446

In this week’s Podcast Russ Hughes, Alan Sallabank and Sara Carter discuss the release of Pro Tools 2020.11 and Pro Tools Carbon. A new audio interface from Avid is something we haven’t seen for years and to see a music focused DSP product along with the most significant Pro Tools release in a while gives the panel a lot to digest.
11/18/202038 minutes, 32 seconds
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Townsend Labs Sphere And Remote Recording In Post - Episode 445

In this week’s Podcast Mike Thornton, Julian Rodgers and Emma Butt talk about the potential for the new announcement from Townsend Labs about their software fix for reflection filters. Could this be good news for post production?
11/11/202036 minutes
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Is It All About The Engineer? Episode 444

In this week’s Podcast Julian Rodgers, Sara Carter and William Wittman talk about the role of the engineer and whether one of the most important skills we should develop is learning when to stop?
11/4/202036 minutes, 27 seconds
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How Much Should We Try To Control Spill In The Studio - Episode 443

In this week’s Podcast Julian Rodgers, Steve DeMott and Chris Vandeviver discuss spill in the studio, Whether between mics on a drum kit, that unbelievably loud guitar combo which is all over everything or headphones leaking onto the vocal mic, what do we do to control it and when should we let it… bleed? 
10/28/202039 minutes, 34 seconds
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Are Control Surfaces Rubbish For Plugins? - Production Expert Podcast Episode 442

In this week’s Podcast Mike Thornton, James Ivey and Eli Krantzberg discuss the weakness common to the majority of hardware controllers - Plug-in control.
10/21/202041 minutes, 28 seconds
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Will There Ever Be A Software Fix For Poor Recording Spaces? - Production Expert Podcast Episode 441

In this week’s Podcast Julian Rodgers, Audrey Martinovich and James Richmond discuss whether technology can address poor tracking spaces? Years ago we would never have believed that we could model a U47 or that RX could ever do what it does. Will we ever be able to call up a useable “Voiceover Booth” preset?
10/14/202035 minutes, 28 seconds
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Tips For Working Faster In The Studio - Episode 440

In this week’s Podcast Russ Hughes, Julian Rodgers and Sara Carter discuss their studios and the steps they have taken to make sure they remain healthy and productive. From software tweaks to furniture choice, we spend a lot of time in our studios so how do we make them work for us?
10/7/202040 minutes, 27 seconds
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If Your Clients Are Complaining About Remote Working You’re Not Doing It Right - Post Special Episode 439

In this Post Production Podcast special Mike Thornton, Emma Butt and Alan Sallabank discuss whether problems with remote working are because because of remote working itself or because of remote working being done badly. Can it work in post production?
9/30/202042 minutes, 58 seconds
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What Gear Should Stay Out Of The Box? - Episode 438

With pretty much every part of recording Studios having moved “In the Box” as software, in a new, shorter format podcast Julian Rodgers, Audrey Martinovich and William Wittman discuss what they think is best kept out of the box.
9/23/202032 minutes, 54 seconds
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Our First Studio Gear - Production Expert Podcast - Episode 437

In a new, shorter format podcast Russ Hughes, Sara Carter and James Ivey discuss their first studio setups, what they had and how much they would cost today, the results are surprising!
9/16/202033 minutes, 18 seconds
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Lightbulb Moments - Episode 436

In a new, shorter format podcast Julian Rodgers, Eli Krantzberg and Chris Vandevivier discuss their audio “lightbulb moments”. Those significant moments  when we notice or learn something about audio which stays with us, learning something new and opening up new ideas.
9/9/202033 minutes
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Does Planning Kill Creativity? - Episode 435

Mike Thornton, Audrey Martinovich and William Wittman talk about experimentation in the studio. With so much production happening in private studios where the clock isn’t being watched in the same way as it is in a commercial setting, is there more justification for a more open ended approach to recording. Does time pressure keep focus or stifle creativity?
9/2/202040 minutes, 44 seconds
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Is AVB An Audio Miracle? - Episode 434

Julian Rodgers, James Richmond and Steve DeMott discuss AVB, how it differs from Dante and how Steve used it to solve a specific problem in his studio. For talking point two a discussion of control surfaces turns into a discussion of Stream Deck. To close they share their finds of the week.
8/26/202052 minutes, 55 seconds
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Recording Horror Stories - Episode 433

Russ Hughes, James Ivey and Sara Carter share their recording horror stories. As the saying goes, if something can go wrong… To close they share their finds of the week.
8/19/202055 minutes, 55 seconds
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Music & Post Tips We Wish We'd Known - Episode 432

Mike Thornton, Julian Rodgers and Emma Butt discuss the importance of training and trainees. What advice do they give to people who are starting out on their audio careers? To close they share their finds of the week.
8/12/202047 minutes, 47 seconds
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Making Your Studio As Profitable As Possible - Production Expert Podcast Episode 431

Mike Thornton, James Richmond and Chris Vanderviver discuss how to make your studio business as profitable as possible. In addition, they talk about the tools they wish they have but aren’t around yet and to close they share their finds of the week.
8/5/202047 minutes, 41 seconds
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Top Engineers On Recording Real Instruments - Production Expert Podcast Episode 430

In this week’s podcast, Julian, Sara and William talk about their experiences of working with orchestral players, either as an orchestra or working with sections of string, brass and woodwind. In addition, they talk about free plug-ins and finds of the week are shared.
7/29/202050 minutes, 30 seconds
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Do You Have Too Much Studio Gear? Gear Acquisition Syndrome - Episode 429

In this week’s podcast, Mike, Eli and Steve talk about their buying habits. From semi-necessary guitar purchases to completely unnecessary plugins, we all have gear buying habits which are driven more by our hearts than our heads. Is this a bad thing and could we stop if we wanted to? In addition, the issues presented by recording drums in domestic spaces are discussed and finds of the week are shared.
7/22/202052 minutes, 16 seconds
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Breaking The Rules! Why Wouldn't You Do Things Differently? - Episode 428

In this week’s podcast, Julian, Audrey and James talk about breaking the “rules”. Maybe better referred to as conventions, there are some ways of doing things which are so common that we sometimes follow them unquestioningly but as the saying goes - rules are to be broken!
7/15/202050 minutes, 33 seconds
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Is Apple Silicon Good News For Pro Studio Owners? - Production Expert Podcast Episode 427 - Episode 427

In this week’s podcast, Russ, Julian and Sara discuss Apple’s announcement of their move to ARM based chips in future Macs. What does it mean for audio professionals and what effect will it have on developers? They also discuss  the use of the word ‘Stem” in audio and share their finds of the week.
7/8/202052 minutes, 45 seconds
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Post Production During COVID How Have Working Practices Changed? - Production Expert Podcast Episode 426

In this week’s podcast, Mike, Alan and Emma discuss their experiences of working in post-production  during COVID. How have things changed? To what extent have remote working practices replaced face to face interactions and when people are actually in the same building, how is safety maintained? 
7/1/202057 minutes, 4 seconds
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The Experts Name Their Mix Reference Music - Episode 425

In this week’s podcast Julian and Audrey are joined by James Richmond. They discuss mix references. We all have tracks with which we assess and judge our mixes, equipment and environments. Why do we choose particular tracks and what are the reasons behind these choices? They also consider the development of audio recording and ask whether there was a sweet spot and if so, when it happened.
6/24/202052 minutes, 45 seconds
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Common Mixing Mistakes - We List Our Top Ones - Production Expert Podcast Episode 424

In this week’s podcast Russ and Sara are joined by William Wittman. They discuss mixing, specifically the mistakes they keep seeing, or making. Over-compression? Monitoring too loud? Not using a reference? Confusing louder with better? There are so many pitfalls, which do they single out as their personal bugbear?
6/17/20201 hour, 19 seconds
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App Control Of DAWs Do We Need More Screens In Our Studios?

In this week’s podcast Julian and Chris are joined by Steve DeMott. They discuss the use of additional screens in the studio, whether carrying Apps which supplement DAWs or anything else and the wisdom of buying cheap equipment.
6/10/202042 minutes, 50 seconds
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Do Channel Strip Plug-ins Really Help Mixing? - Production Expert Podcast Episode 422

In this week’s podcast Mike, James and Audrey discuss channel strips and studio security, Do we use channel strip plug-ins or do we create our own from individual EQs and compressors? Is there a sonic benefit in using the same processes across every channel? 
6/3/202053 minutes, 48 seconds
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If Analogue Consoles Disappeared Would We Miss Them? - Episode 421

In this week’s podcast Julian and Eli welcome James Richmond to a podcast in which they discuss the relevance of analogue consoles to production work in 2020. Most of us admire them but would we actually use one if it were available. Let alone pay for one and tolerate the running costs?
5/27/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 58 seconds
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Is A Laptop Suitable As A Primary Studio Computer? - Production Expert Podcast Episode 420

In this week’s podcast Russ, Dan and Sara are discussing the practicalities of using a laptop as the only computer in a professional studio. Laptops have been suitable for pre-production, songwriting, tracking,  mixing and many other things for a long time but so many of us own a desktop for the studio and a second laptop in addition - Why?
5/20/202042 minutes, 22 seconds
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Some Work Can't Be Done Remotely During Lockdown? - Podcast Episode 419

In this week’s podcast Mike and Julian catch up with Emma, who has been busier than she expected. What opportunities are out there for people working in post and are is all the work being done remotely or are parts of the industry starting to adapt to social distancing? Dolby Atmos is here to stay so is it time to get educated? The team discuss…
5/13/202042 minutes, 7 seconds
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Is Your Studio Keeping You Healthy? Advice On Making Sure It Is - Production Expert Podcast Episode 418

Like most of us Julian, Dan and Sara are all spending even more time in their studios during lockdown, On this week’s podcast we discuss what we’ve done to ensure our studios don’t damage our bodies, and hopefully our minds. What have we done and what changes would we like to make to create spaces which don’t risk RSI, poor posture and all the other issues extended sedentary work can cause.
5/6/202043 minutes, 11 seconds
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Monitors, What Are We Using? - Production Expert Podcast Episode 417

James and Julian welcome Chris Vandeviver from Logic Pro Expert to the podcast and discuss monitors, specifically what we are using, what we like and what we’d like to try. Coaxial monitors, Beryllium tweeters and the merits of inexpensive monitors get discussed along with deals, our finds of the week and the inevitable, and unavoidable Coronavirus.
4/29/202046 minutes, 47 seconds
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Expert Production Tools and Techniques - Episode 416

Mike, Dan and Eli swap tips and ideas about production, arrangement and mixing. Vocal tuning, intelligent virtual player plugins, the merits or otherwise of analogue emulations… In these days of few technical limitations do we embrace this freedom or does it make things more difficult to make decisions?
4/22/202048 minutes, 46 seconds
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Should You Try Universal Audio LUNA? - Production Expert Podcast Episode 415

The long anticipated LUNA launch happened last week to much excitement but James, Julian and Audrey ask why we should try it and what does it bring to the DAW landscape?
4/15/202042 minutes, 6 seconds
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How Important Is Acoustic Treatment? - Production Expert Podcast Episode 414

Acoustic Treatment is important but how much difference does it make and how much should acoustic performance affect how you use your studio space? Russ, Julian and Sara discuss in this week’s production Expert Podcast.
4/8/202043 minutes, 28 seconds
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Production Expert Podcast Episode 413

In our latest Post Production Special with the profound effect of COVID-19 on the industry there has never been so much to talk about. We hear the perspectives of Mike Alan and Emma on this rapidly changing situation.
4/2/202051 minutes, 15 seconds
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The New Normal - How To Stay Safe, Solvent And Sane - Episode 412

With so many working from home how do we best face the challenges both practical, social and emotional that this can present, especially if you aren’t used to it? There’s probably 50 years combined experience of working from home between the podcast team, what advice can they share?
3/25/202047 minutes, 14 seconds
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COVID-19 And Audio Production Work

It wouldn’t be possible for us to avoid the subject of the spread of coronavirus around the world. We’ll leave the health advice to others but do we have any advice for people working in audio who find themselves affected by the changes these events are causing in our working lives?
3/18/202052 minutes, 7 seconds
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Session Templates In Different DAWs How Do We Use Them - Episode 410

James, Dan and Eli discuss templates. With Dan having recently moved over on to a PC and Studio One, James being a Pro Tools user on PC and Eli being a Logic user is is very much a mixed environment but does that affect their approach to templates?
3/11/202049 minutes, 5 seconds
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Filesharing Our Work - Are We Doing It All Wrong? - Episode 409

Russ, Julian and Sara discuss client approvals and the tools we can use to share and get feedback on work. Are you still happy sending dropbox links and getting email lists of revisions or are you using something more sophisticated? This week’s Production Expert Podcast also includes new competitions for March and random discussions about AMSR.
3/4/202051 minutes, 17 seconds
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What Are Your First Call Plugins? - Production Expert Podcast Episode 408

In a break from the norm we have Eli, Emma and Audrey presenting the Production Expert Podcast. Talking points include which plug-ins they reach for when starting a mix and what they do to improve their skills, something which is particularly relevant in an industry in which so many freelancers don’t have the regular contact with colleagues and peers which people in other industries enjoy.
2/26/202044 minutes, 24 seconds
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What's Important In An Audio Interface? - Episode 407

Which is the best audio interface? That largely depends on what features you need it to have and as we find out in this week’s Production Expert Podcast, that very much depends on who you are and what you do.
2/19/202050 minutes, 18 seconds
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If The New Mac Pro Isn't For HDX Who Is It For? - Episode 406

In this week’s podcast the team talk about the new Mac Pro. HDX users wanted a machine with PCI slots for their cards but our recent power test proved that there was so much power available in the Mac Pro that the processing power of HDX is largely unnecessary for most users. Aren’t the people who really benefit from the power of the Mac Pro people working in Dolby Atmos? However because of the way Dolby Audio Bridge works those users can’t use their HDX processing. The team talk through the issues.
2/12/202051 minutes, 27 seconds
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Which Is Harder Post Or Music? - Episode 405

Russ, James and Alan talk about the differences between working in Post and Music, and whether or not immersive audio is driving new demand?
2/5/20201 hour, 1 minute, 7 seconds
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Knowing A DAW Isn't Enough to Run A Successful Audio Business - Episode 404

James, Julian and Dan discuss what other skills you need to run a successful audio business.
1/29/202053 minutes, 46 seconds
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As Freelancers How Do We Promote Ourselves? - Production Expert Podcast Episode 403

In this Production Expert podcast Russ, Mike and Sara discuss how as freelancers and small businesses we promote ourselves. They also talk about their top picks of NAMM 2020.
1/22/202057 minutes, 3 seconds
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Do We Still Need Experts? - Production Expert Podcast Episode 402

In this Production Expert podcast Russ, Mike and Eli discuss whether access to so much information, experts are no longer required. They also talk about what they hope to see at NAMM 2020.
1/15/202041 minutes, 59 seconds
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How To Run A Studio Without Going Broke? - Episode 401

In the Production Expert podcast James, Julian and Audrey discuss how they set their prices and what they hope to see at NAMM 2020.
1/8/202048 minutes, 34 seconds
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Finds Of 2019 - Episode 400

In the Production Expert podcast Mike, Julian and Dan discuss their finds of 2019 and share some suggestions from the community.
12/18/201955 minutes, 58 seconds
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Software Subscriptions - Production Expert Podcast Episode 399

In the Production Expert podcast Mike, Julian and Dan discuss subscriptions. How many do we have, what for and are they necessarily a bad thing?
12/11/201948 minutes, 31 seconds
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Post Production Special - Episode 398

In the Production Expert podcast Mike, Alan and Emma present the second of our Post Production specials. Among other things they discuss whether or not stems should be dipped and whether feature length content is best tackled in reels or full length super-sessions?
12/4/201952 minutes, 43 seconds
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Hardcore Apple Fanboy Considers Switching - Episode 397

In the Production Expert podcast Russ, Eli and James discuss whether Apple products cost the environment as well as our pockets?
11/27/201945 minutes, 5 seconds
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Behringer Wing, Will It Be As Significant As The X32?- Episode 396

In the Production Expert podcast Mike, Russ and James discuss making a living in Pro Audio and the announcement of the new Behringer Wing digital mixer.
11/20/201947 minutes, 6 seconds
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Why Isn't A Hackintosh Suitable For Professional Use?

In the Production Expert podcast James, Julian and Alan discuss Hackintoshes. Are they worth it or are they too much hassle?
11/13/201949 minutes, 16 seconds
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Buy New Gear Or Get More Use From What You Already Have? - Episode 394

In the Production Expert podcast Julian, Eli and Audrey discuss our relationship with gear. We all love buying new stuff but we feel guilty if we don’t use the gear we have as much as we could. Should be be sensible or give in to gear lust and break out the plastic?
11/6/201956 minutes, 46 seconds
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Training Or Experience And Your Career Prospects - Episode 393

In the Production Expert podcast Mike, James and Julian discuss the role and merits of training and experience and how each can help your career.  They also share their finds of the week.
10/30/201948 minutes, 9 seconds
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AES 2019, What Got Our Attention At This Year's Show? - Episode 392

In the Production Expert podcast James, Dan and Julian discuss the news from AES 2019 in New York. They also share their finds of the week.
10/23/201943 minutes, 15 seconds
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What Piece Of Audio Equipment Do You Regret Selling? - Production Expert Podcast Episode 391

In the Production Expert podcast James, Dan and Julian ask whicj piece of gear they sold and later regretted? They also share their finds of the week
10/16/201948 minutes, 28 seconds
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How Do Apple Continue To Have Such A Loyal Pro User Base? - Episode 390

In the Production Expert podcast Russ, Dan and Eli ask why Apple users are so loyal? They also share their finds of the week.
10/9/201950 minutes, 16 seconds
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What Would You Tell Your Former Self To Help Your Sound Career?

In the Production Expert podcast Mike, Julian and Audrey consider what career advice they would give their 18 year old selves. They also share their finds of the week.
10/2/201946 minutes, 50 seconds
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Post Production Special - Podcast Episode 388

In the first Production Expert podcast Post Production special Mike, Alan and Emma talk about their favourite tools for Post and the significance of working in your own studio. They also share their finds of the week.
9/25/201959 minutes, 5 seconds
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The How And The Why Of New York Style Compression - Episode 387

In the Production Expert podcast James, Julian and Eli talk about New York style compression, what is it, how do you do it and why would you do it? They also discuss studio cleanliness and share their finds of the week.
9/17/201945 minutes, 36 seconds
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Why Has Consumer Audio Quality Declined Since CD? - Episode 386

In the Production Expert podcast Russ, Julian and Audrey talk about the quality of consumer playback and why compact disc represented a high water mark for domestic audio.
9/10/201952 minutes, 13 seconds
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Trade Shows Vs Online Promotion? - Production Expert Podcast Episode 385

In the Production Expert podcast as we approach the trade show season Mike, James and Julian ask how trade shows are relevant in the online world of 2019. They also discuss what new features they would like to see in Pro Tools beyond the usual suspects - “New” new features!
9/3/201949 minutes, 12 seconds
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What Do You Need To Do To Make Money From Your Audio Skills? - Episode 384

In the Production Expert podcast James, Julian and Alan consider what’s really important if you want to make money from your audio skills.
8/28/201939 minutes, 8 seconds
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Working Too Hard? Do You Need To Take Control of Your Workload Or Your Client? - Episode 383

In the Production Expert podcast Russ, Dan and Emma talk about managing client relationships and what you can do when that relationship gets difficult?
8/20/201946 minutes, 34 seconds
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The New Speaker Revolution - Is It Time To Rethink Our Mixing Strategies? - Episode 382

In the Production Expert podcast Russ, James and Dan talk about the significance of the popularity of wireless speakers in the home, should we mix for them?
8/13/201935 minutes, 32 seconds
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If You Don't Track Your Time Are You Really Making Any Money? - Episode 381

In the Production Expert podcast Mike, James and Audrey talk about their strategies (or lack of strategy) when it comes to tracking their time on projects.
8/6/201958 minutes, 58 seconds
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Channel Strips - Are They Still Relevant In 2019? - Episode 380

In the Production Expert podcast Mike, Julian and Eli ask whether hardware channel strips are still useful  in 2019 when we have high quality mic preamps in our interfaces and plug-in channel strips?
7/30/201950 minutes, 13 seconds
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The New Avid S1 - We Compare It To Our Current Control Surfaces - What Do We Think?- Episode 379

In the Production Expert podcast Russ, Julian and Alan look at the new controls surfaces announced by Avid. Is the S1 going to find its way onto a desktop near any of them anytime soon?
7/23/201956 minutes, 37 seconds
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378 - Do You Use DSP In Monitors And How Many Plug-ins Is Too Many?

In the Production Expert podcast Julian, Eli and Emma talk about DSP in speakers. What is it, why is it there and is it better? They also ask whether “everything” plug-in bundles are good value.
7/16/201942 minutes, 12 seconds
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377 - Cut Or Boost EQ? We Argue About Which Is Best - Production Expert Podcast

In the Production Expert podcast James, Julian and Dan talk about EQ. How to use it? how much does it matter what you use, and does anyone actually use EQ presets? They also share their finds of the week.
7/9/201943 minutes, 41 seconds
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What Is The Music Modernization Act? Here's What You Need To Know - Production Expert Podcast Extra

The Music Modernization Act was signed into law in the United States in October 2018. This might be good news for engineers and producers, but potentially not-so-good news for independent songwriters. Audrey sat down with with entertainment lawyer Elizabeth Russell of Russell Law to try and figure out what it all means.
7/5/201937 minutes, 19 seconds
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376 Trigger's Broom - How Authentic Are Your Recordings? - Production Expert Podcast

In the Production Expert podcast Russ, Julian and Audrey talk about the difference between live performance and recordings and ask what it is which sometimes gets lost in the studio? They also share their finds of the week.
7/2/201942 minutes, 25 seconds
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375 - How Important Are Good Headphone Mixes When Recording? - Production Expert Podcast

In the Production Expert podcast James Eli and Julian discuss tracking through analogue consoles vs more modern alternatives. While the idea of using a large format console is appealing, the options, convenience and reduced cost offered by digital might be even more appealing? They also share their finds of the week
6/25/201946 minutes
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374 - Have iZotope Invented The New Portastudio? - Production Expert Podcast

In the Production Expert podcast Russ, James and Dan ask whether analogue tape is undergoing a renassance and if so whether it goes further than large format professional machines? Is there a difference between the people who used tape in the pre-digital days and those who have come to it as “digital natives”. They also share their finds of the week.
6/18/201950 minutes, 19 seconds
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373 - Is The New Mac Pro That Expensive? We Discuss - Production Expert Podcast

In the Production Expert podcast Mike, James and Alan talk about the whether the new Mac Pro 7,1, with 8 PCI-e card slots, up to 28 cores, 1.5TB of RAM is too expensive and take a detailed look at what will be inside, the components Apple have selected, the comparisons people are making with other computers and whether they would buy one or not. They also share their finds of the week.
6/11/201948 minutes, 36 seconds
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372 - Is The New Mac Pro All We Asked For Except For The Price? - Production Expert Podcast

In the Production Expert podcast Mike, Dan and Eli talk about the new Modular Cheese-grater Mark 2 Mac Pro, with 8 PCI-e card slots, up to 28 cores, 1.5TB of RAM and share their first reactions as well as the new Pro Display and macOS 10.15 - Catalina.  In contrast with the new Mac Pro they discuss the free DAW - Cakewalk that already has ARA2 support as well as share their favourite free plug-ins and software. They also share their finds of the week.
6/4/201946 minutes, 43 seconds
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371 - If Monitors Are So Accurate, Why Do They All Sound So Different? - Production Expert Podcast

In the Production Expert podcast Mike, Audrey and Julian talk about monitoring, They discuss the results from our speaker isolation poll and ask why some monitors are popular in different parts of the industry? They also share their finds of the week.
5/29/201948 minutes, 24 seconds
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370 - Why Do We All Talk About Compression So Much Anyway? - Production Expert Podcast

In the Production Expert podcast Mike, James and Julian discuss compression and headphone monitoring. They also share their finds of the week.
5/21/201950 minutes, 23 seconds
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Running Your Audio Business From Home - Which Mistakes Are You Making? Episode 369

In the Production Expert podcast Russ, Dan and Eli discuss running their audio business from home, many of us are doing it but are we all making the same mistakes? They also share their finds of the week.
5/14/201958 minutes, 49 seconds
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Luck Or Judgement? Is The Secret To A Career In Audio A Bit Of Both? Episode 368

In the Production Expert podcast Mike, Julian and Dan talk about talk about the role of luck in their careers, and how they approach recording unfamiliar instruments, What’s your go to mic for a Hang? Condenser or ribbon on Nyckelharpa? They also share their finds of the week.
5/8/201945 minutes, 8 seconds
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Is Your Studio Helping Or Hindering Your Work? Episode 367

In the Production Expert podcast Russ, James and Alan talk about how it’s not just our studios which might benefit from looking at whether consumption is getting in the way of productivity? They also share their finds of the week.
4/30/201950 minutes, 20 seconds
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The Audio Plug-ins You Use May Determine The Recording Career You Have - What Do You Think? - Episode 366

In the Production Expert podcast Russ, Eli and Julian discuss One Knob style plug-ins. Do we use them? Is it OK never to learn to do it “properly”?  They also share their finds of the week.
4/24/201946 minutes, 35 seconds
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Monitor Isolation - Science Or Snake Oil? Production Expert Podcast Episode 365

In the Production Expert podcast Mike, Dan and Julian discuss monitor Isloation. Do we do It? Does it make any difference? They also share their Finds of the week.
4/16/201937 minutes, 35 seconds
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What Should Avid Do About Pro Tools Now? Production Expert Podcast Episode 364

In the Production Expert podcast Russ, James and Audrey discuss our exclusive interview with François Quereuil, Avid’s Director of Audio Product Management and where Avid should go next. They also share their Finds of the week.
4/9/201950 minutes, 51 seconds
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Pro Tools 2019 - Why Is There A Delay In Releasing New Product Features? Avid Explain In This Exclusive Interview

Ever since we announced the new feature Avid have been working on for a Pro Tools 2019 release we have seen speculation as to when we would see the first release of Pro Tools in 2019. Would it be 2019.1? No, so would it be 2019.2? No, surely it’s going to be a 2019.3 release and March came and went without a Pro Tools 2019 release. Rather than us speculating as to what has happened,we asked Avid to explain the challenges they must have been experiencing and we have an interview with François Quereuil who is Avid’s director of audio product management to get the inside story straight from the horse’s mouth to find out what has caused the delays with the first Pro Tools release of 2019.
4/5/201927 minutes, 46 seconds
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Why Is USB Still King Of Connectors? - Episode 363

In our recent poll on what type of audio interface our community were using USB emerged as the clear winner. Mike, James and Eli discuss why this might be. 
4/2/201936 minutes, 51 seconds
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The SSL SiX Will Sound Great But Who Is It For? Episode 362

In the Production Expert podcast, James, Julian and Dan talk about the new SSL SiX and find they don’t agree, Julian doesn’t even agree with himself!
3/26/201939 minutes, 11 seconds
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Windows Or Mac? Pro Tools Or Logic? And Does Everyone Really Hate iLok? - Episode 361

In the Production Expert podcast episode 361, brought to you with the support of Nugen Audio. Russ, Julian and Eli discuss the findings of Nugen’s recent survey about our preferences about computers, software and licensing as well as sharing their Finds Of The Week.
3/19/201942 minutes, 1 second
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What Will Your Next Studio Be Like? Episode 360

Mike, Julian and James talk through their “next” studios.
3/12/201945 minutes, 3 seconds
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You Can Have A Role In The Future Of Pro Tools. We Discuss How We Will Respond - Episode 359

In this week’s Production Expert podcast, brought to you with the support of Nugen Audio, Mike, Julian and Alan discuss the 21 options for possible future development in Pro Tools presented by Avid for consideration in the ACA survey.
3/5/201948 minutes, 6 seconds
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Legacy Hardware, Bargain Or Doorstop? - Episode 358

In this week’s Production Expert podcast James, Julian and Alan ask whether legacy hardware represents good value for money or is just a way to paint yourself into a corner. They also answer your questions and share their finds of the week.
2/26/201957 minutes, 56 seconds
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There Is No Grammy For The Loudest Song. Stop Doing It Now - Episode 357

In this week’s Production Expert podcast Russ, Dan and Eli discuss loudness, the new Mac Mini and also answer your questions and share their finds of the week.
2/19/201958 minutes, 3 seconds
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Are You Getting The Best Sound From Your DAW? Recording At Higher Sample Rates Brings Healthy Debate

In this week’s Production Expert podcast Mike, Julian and Dan discuss 192KHz. The workflow, the differences in sound, the equipment and ask why we don’t all record at the “best” quality? The team also answer your questions and share their finds of the week.
2/12/20191 hour, 1 minute, 6 seconds
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Avid Gives Us Extra Pro Tools Voices In 2019. Who Needs Them?

In this week’s Production Expert podcast James, Alan and Dan discuss Avid’s recent announcement of extra voices for Ultimate users. The team also answer your questions and share their finds of the week.
2/5/20191 hour, 4 minutes, 36 seconds
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Our Highlights From The NAMM Show 2019 - Production Expert Podcast Episode 354

In this week’s podcast, the first Production Expert podcast Russ, Mike and Dan share their highlights from all the news from NAMM 2019. The team also answer your questions and share their finds of the week.
1/29/20191 hour, 38 seconds
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NAMM Show 2019, What Are We Looking Forward To Seeing? - Podcast Episode 353

In this week’s podcast, Mike, Julian and James look forward to the NAMM show, discussing the products they are excited about seeing, they also pick up the 10 year challenge but instead of thinking about how they looked ten years ago, considering how their studios have changed in ten years. The team also answer your questions and share their finds of the week.
1/22/20191 hour, 8 minutes, 52 seconds
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Can You Do Post Sound Without Any Third Party Plugins? Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 352

In this week’s podcast, Russ, Julian and Alan discuss our recent series on third party plug-ins, asking Alan what he would need in addition to the stock Pro Tools plugins to get his post work done. They answer your questions and share their finds of the week.
1/15/20191 hour, 1 minute, 39 seconds
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How Accurate Were Our Industry Predictions Last Year? - Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 351

In this week’s podcast, Mike and James are joined by Eli Krantzberg, editor of Logic pro Expert to  discuss our industry predictions for the year. They answer your questions and share their finds of the week.
1/8/20191 hour, 53 seconds
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Bleed - Can It Be A Good Thing In Your Recordings? Episode 350

In this week’s podcast, James, Dan and Julian discuss bleed between microphones. Is it always a bad thing? They answer your questions and share their finds of the week.
12/18/20181 hour, 3 minutes, 49 seconds
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Do You Hear The Difference Audio Summing Makes To Your Mixes? - Podcast Episode 349

In this week’s podcast, Russ, Mike and Alan discuss the recent announcement that Avid will be discontinuing native support for many video codecs and they talk about audio summing. They answer your questions and share their finds of the week.
12/11/20181 hour, 1 minute, 48 seconds
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Avid Bundle UVI Falcon With Pro Tools Subscriptions, is it worth it? - Episode 348

In this week’s podcast, Mike, Dan and James discuss the recent announcement that Avid will be bundling UVI’s Falcon with active subscriptions, they look at some of the areas for potential confusion. They answer your questions and share their finds of the week.
12/4/201856 minutes, 26 seconds
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Critical Thinking In Audio. Theory Is Nothing Without Testing - Episode 347

In this week’s podcast, Mike, Alan and Julian discuss the role critical thinking and the importance of asking questions and testing our assumptions about audio. They answer your questions and share their finds of the week.
11/27/20181 hour, 4 seconds
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More Stuff Makes Us Dumber It Seems - Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 346

In this week’s podcast, Russ, Dan and Julian discuss the effect too many resources have on our knowledge and our learning. They answer your questions and share their finds of the week.
11/20/20181 hour, 1 minute, 59 seconds
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Would You Buy A New Avid Audio Interface? What Would It Need To Stand Out Today? Episode 345

In this week’s podcast, Mike, James and Julian talk about whether Avid should stay in the native audio interface market, if they brought something new out what should it be like? They share community feedback and their finds of the week. Also in this week's Podcast, there is an opportunity to get an exclusive discount of an Exponential Audio plug-in, but you have to listen to the podcast to get the discount code!
11/13/20181 hour, 9 minutes, 56 seconds
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Female Specific Audio Products? Really? - Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 344

In this week’s podcast, James, Dan and Mike talk about the wisdom of trying to market audio products specifically to women, they share community feedback and their finds of the week. Also in this week's Podcast, there is an opportunity to get an exclusive discount of an Exponential Audio plug-in, but you have to listen to the podcast to get the discount code!
11/6/20181 hour, 5 minutes, 58 seconds
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Why Do You Choose The Gear You Do? - Pro Tools Expert Podcast 343

In this week’s podcast, James, Dan and Alan discuss what it is which drives our equipment choices, they share community feedback and their finds of the week. Also in this week's Podcast, there is an opportunity to get an exclusive discount of an Exponential Audio plug-in, but you have to listen to the podcast to get the discount code!
10/30/201857 minutes, 54 seconds
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Are Apple About To Announce A Mac Mini "Pro"? Would You Buy One? - Episode 342

In this week’s podcast, Russ, Mike and Julian discuss the potential imminent release of a more pro focussed Mac Mini and what that means for studio users, Mike updates us on his trip to AES in New York, they share community feedback, and their finds of the week. Also in this week's Podcast, there is an opportunity to get an exclusive discount of an Exponential Audio plug-in, but you have to listen to the podcast to get the discount code!
10/23/201843 minutes, 32 seconds
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Should Bug Fixes Only Be Available To Current Subscribers? - Episode 341

In this week’s podcast, Russ, Dan and Julian discuss ask whether bug fixes should only be availble to current Pro Tools subscribers, they talk about the choices at the inexpensive end of the monitor market, they share community feedback, and their finds of the week. Also in this week's Podcast, there is an opportunity to get an exclusive discount of an Exponential Audio plug-in, but you have to listen to the podcast to get the discount code!
10/16/201859 minutes, 21 seconds
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Do You Leave Gear On All The Time In Your Studio? - Episode 340

In this week’s podcast, Alan, James and Julian discuss our recent piece asking whether we power off our monitors overnight and discuss studio power and working practices, they talk about their experiences on a recent location recording, share community feedback, and their finds of the week. Also in this week's Podcast, there is an opportunity to get an exclusive discount of an Exponential Audio plug-in, but you have to listen to the podcast to get the discount code!
10/9/201859 minutes, 4 seconds
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Mojave And Pro Tools. Don't Upgrade Yet But Why Should You Upgrade At All? Episode 339

In this week’s podcast, Mike, James and Julian discuss the recent announcement that Pro Tools isn’t compatible with Mojave, they discuss online collaboration, answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week. Also in this week's Podcast, there is an opportunity to get an exclusive 35% off Exponential Audio stereo reverbs, but you have to listen to the podcast to get the discount code!
10/2/20181 hour, 9 minutes, 3 seconds
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Is It Time To Kick Your Studio Lifestyle? Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 338

n this week's Podcast, there is an opportunity to get an exclusive 35% off Exponential Audio stereo reverbs, but you have to listen to the podcast to get the discount code! Russ, Dan and Julian discuss the health implications of studio work, they answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week
9/25/201851 minutes, 7 seconds
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Is Software Like The New iZotope RX 7 Or Revoice 4 Pro From Synchro Arts Killing Our Creativity? Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 337

In this week’s Podcast, there is an opportunity to get an exclusive 35% off Exponential audio stereo reverbs, but you have to listen to the podcast to get the discount code! Russ, Mike and Alan discuss whether products like iZotope RX 7 Advanced and Revoice Pro 4 killing our creativity, enabling clients to say “we can fix that in the mix can’t we?” they answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week.
9/18/20181 hour, 19 seconds
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Podcast Extra Interview With Fab Dupont From Universal Audio Apollo X Lunch At AIR Studios London

This podcast extra interview was recorded at the press launch of the new Universal Audio Apollo x series of interfaces held at the stunning AIR studios in London. James Ivey say down with producer, engineer and owner of Flux studios in New York City, Fab Dupont to talk about his roll in the event, the new Universal Audio Apollo x range and a string of other music and recording related subjects, like, “Why are the drum room mics outside the booth”?
9/12/201826 minutes, 7 seconds
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Is Old Avid Hardware A Bargain Or A Doorstop? Which Old Products Are Worth A Second Look? Episode 336

In this week’s Podcast, there is an opportunity to get an exclusive 35% off Exponential audio stereo reverbs, but you have to listen to the podcast to get the discount code! Russ, Mike and Dan discuss the value of old or discontinued Avid hardware, they discuss the value of limitations in production, they answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week.
9/11/201857 minutes, 6 seconds
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Netflix Loudness - Why Have They Changed Their Delivery Specs? Is It A Good Thing? Episode 335

In this weeks Podcast there is an opportunity to get an exclusive 35% off Exponential audio stereo reverbs, but you have to listen to the podcast to get the discount code! Mike, Julian and Alan discuss Netflix's changes to their loudness specs, they speculate on the contents of the new release of RX7, they answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week.
9/4/20181 hour, 8 minutes, 31 seconds
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Who Still Needs An HDX System? Episode 334

With Pro Tools 2018 And A Good Computer You Can Do A Lot. Who Still Needs An HDX System Today? Mike, Julian and James ask exactly who still needs an HDX rig? Pro Tools 2018.7 Ultimate with a modern computer offers nearly everything an HDX rig does. They answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week.
8/29/20181 hour, 4 minutes, 44 seconds
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Too Much Gear But No Idea - Episode 333

Russ, Dan, and James discuss the recent changes on the Expert sites, whether gear is always our friend and the effect of sound quality on how listeners perceive information. They answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week.
8/21/20181 hour, 8 minutes, 17 seconds
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Today More People Are Moving To PC From Macs Than Ever. Should Mac Users Dread The Switch? - Episode 332

Dan, Alan and Julian discuss whether Mac users should be afraid of making the switch over to PCs and Windows? They answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week.
8/14/20181 hour, 3 minutes, 42 seconds
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Cheap Microphones Are So Good Today. Do You Need An Expensive Mic For An Expensive Sound? - Episode 331

Mike, James and Julian discuss condenser mics in this week's podcast. There are so many good, inexpensive mics available. Do you need to spend more? They discuss the releases of Pro Tools 2018.7 and they answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week.
8/7/20181 hour, 28 seconds
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Do You Think Music Is Better Now Everyone Has A Top Studio At Their Fingertips? - Episode 330

Russ, Dan and Kevin are trying their hardest not to sound like grumpy old men as they discuss the effect the democratisation of audio technology has had on standards in the music industry. They answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week.
7/31/201855 minutes, 15 seconds
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It Looks Very Powerful And Very Expensive But Will The New MacBook Pro Run Our Pro Tools Sessions Without Throttling The CPU? - Episode 329

Mike, James and Alan are discussing the new MacBook Pro. It's powerful but is it suitable for running Pro Tools? They talk compressors and answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week.
7/24/20181 hour, 5 minutes, 5 seconds
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Rather Than Using Parallel Compression All The Time, Should You Just Learn Compression Right In The First Place? Episode 328

James, Dan and Julian discuss parallel compression, asking why it is as popular as it is and under what circumstances it is useful.
7/17/201858 minutes, 58 seconds
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Neyrink Resurrects The Old Pro Control. Should You Buy One Quick Before Everyone Else Does? - Episode 327

Julian, Alan and Kevin are discussing gear this week. Firstly with the announcement of the latest version of Neyrinck's V Control Pro bringing back Pro Controls and Control 24s back from the dead. Secondly they discuss monitor choice and answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week.
7/10/201850 minutes, 26 seconds
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The SM57 Is Overrated! Audio Heresy Or Fair Comment? - Episode 326

Russ, Julian and Alan get controversial, examining Julian's recent comment that the SM57 and the SM7B are overrated (light blue touch paper and stand well back...). They also answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week.
7/3/20181 hour, 8 minutes, 58 seconds
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Avid Pro Tools 2018.4 - The Complete Plug-ins Bundle. Our Favourites Plug-ins - Podcast Extra

This podcast extra is part of a complete article documenting the development of Pro Tools 2018 from January to the publish date in late June. Go to the story on Production Expert to see in-depth coverage of all the new features introduced in the first half of 2018.
7/2/201826 minutes, 53 seconds
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Which Past Avid Products Did Well But Should have Done Great? - Episode 325

Russ, Dan and James are in high spirits this week as they talk about the great products from Avid's back catalogue which didn't make the impression they should have. They discuss why checking mixes in mono is more important than ever. They answer your questions, share community feedback, and their finds of the week.
6/26/20181 hour, 12 minutes, 26 seconds
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Speaker Correction Software - Hype or Help? Episode 324

Mike, Dan and Julian talk about bad habits in production and the merits or otherwise of speaker calibration or "room correction" hardware and software. They share community feedback and their finds of the week.
6/19/201855 minutes, 10 seconds
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Can You Handle Someone Criticising Your Work? Episode 323

Russ, James and Dan talk about handling criticism, protecting yourself from RSI in your studio and they share community feedback and their finds of the week.
6/12/201857 minutes, 6 seconds
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Has The Home Studio Dream Become A Nightmare? Episode 322

Russ, Mike and Julian talk about whether our studios work for us or whether we work for them? They discuss gender imbalance in the Pro Audio industry and share community feedback and their find of the week.
6/5/201857 minutes, 59 seconds
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Is Innovation Dying In DAW Development? Episode 321

Russ, James and Kevin discuss monitor choice, innovation in DAW features and share community feedback and their finds of the week.DealsFor the rest of May, our friends at Sonnox are running an... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
5/30/201847 minutes, 27 seconds
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Podcast Extra - Dax Liniere Of Puzzle Factory Sound Studio Talks Self Studio Builds

In this Podcast Extra interview, Pro Tools Expert Technical Editor James Ivey talks to Producer, Mixing & Mastering Engineer Dax Liniere at his Puzzle Factory Sound Studio in North London that... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
5/28/201846 minutes, 35 seconds
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DAW Crash Investigation - It's Likely To Be Your Fault. Episode 320

Dan, James and Alan discuss Vocal Comping, Studio Errors and share community feedback and their finds of the week.
5/22/20181 hour, 2 minutes, 8 seconds
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Pro Tools Expert Podcast Extra - Jigsaw24 Audio Over IP Special

In this Podcast Extra for Production Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey sits down with Matt Ward and David 'Saxon' Greenep of Jigsaw24 at the Jigsaw24 London headquarters in Golden Square,... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
5/21/201843 minutes, 8 seconds
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Pro Tools Bug Hall Of Fame. Episode 319

Dan, James and Julian discuss studio acoustics and Pro Tools bugs, and share community feedback and their finds of the week.DealsProduction Expert has teamed up with Signum Audio to offer the... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
5/15/20181 hour, 5 minutes, 27 seconds
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Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 318

Dan, James and Julian discuss the role of rough mixes, microphone choices,  receive some community feedback from a Pro Audio celeb and share their finds of the week.DealsProduction Expert... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
5/9/201855 minutes, 35 seconds
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Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 317

Russ, James and Julian discuss the results of our Pro Tools satisfaction survey, the role of workflow when developing new products, our newest team member Woody Brown on and they answer questions... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
5/1/201851 minutes, 43 seconds
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Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 316

Russ, Dan and Kevin revisit last week's discussion on studio security, share tips for recording vocals and they answer questions from the community and share their finds of the week.DealsCheck out... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
4/24/20181 hour, 1 minute, 1 second
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Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 315

James, Julian and Alan discuss studio security, talk about news from Messe and they answer questions from the community and share their finds of the week.DealsCheck out the deals from our... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
4/17/20181 hour, 1 minute, 43 seconds
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Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 314

Mike, James and Julian discuss the release of Pro Tools 2018.4 with its new , less confusing name for Pro Tools HD, they discuss the role of talent in production and they answer questions from... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
4/10/201859 minutes, 19 seconds
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Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 313

Russ and James are joined by new team member Kevin Becka for this week's podcast in which they discuss whether it is the gear or the skills and experience which give a  professional value... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
4/4/20181 hour, 17 seconds
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Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 312

Dan, Julian and Alan discuss two subjects which some of the community hold strong opinions about: Software subscription and the possibility of a driver to bring unsupported control surfaces back to... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
3/27/201858 minutes, 50 seconds
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Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 311

Mike, James and Dan question the widely held belief that Pro Tools subscriptions have driven up the cost of staying up to date with Pro Tools and how responsibly audio brands approach packaging their... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
3/20/20181 hour, 5 minutes, 19 seconds
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Podcast Extra Interview - Matt Boudreau Of Working Class Audio

In this Podcast Extra Interview, Technical Editor, James Ivey chats with Matt Boudreau, host of the Working Class Audio podcast.Matt has been involved in music for 33 years. First as a drummer then... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
3/18/201837 minutes, 55 seconds
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Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 210

Russ, Dan and Julian discuss the release of Pro Tools 2018.3, the danger that gear sometimes obscures the importance of talent and talk about the biggest story of the week on Production Expert - the... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
3/13/201849 minutes, 26 seconds
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Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 309

Mike. Dan and Alan discuss greedy plug-ins and hardware speaker correction systems. They answer questions from the community and share their finds of the week.DealsProduction Expert has teamed up... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
3/6/201856 minutes, 59 seconds
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Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 308

Russ, Julian and Dan discuss the merits of the Avid ACA survey, whether we really can be good at everything and the history of Pro Tools. They answer questions from the community and share their... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
2/27/201853 minutes, 34 seconds
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Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 307

Russ, Mike and Dan discuss the effect Facebook has on us, the benefits of a simple setup, answering questions from the community and share their finds of the week. DealsWe've teamed up with... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
2/20/201850 minutes, 22 seconds
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Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 306

James, Alan and Julian discuss shortcuts (not the keyboard kind), the merits of software subscription, competitions, answering questions from the community and sharing their finds of the... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
2/13/201855 minutes, 49 seconds
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Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 305

Mike, James and Julian discuss our equipment choices, the much anticipated 2018 Mac Pro , competitions and answering questions from the community and sharing our finds of the week. DealsCheck... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
2/6/201856 minutes, 55 seconds
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Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 304 Take 2

This is a refeed of Eposode 304 with the correct audio.Russ, Mike and Alan get together to digest the news from NAMM 2018, competitions answering questions from the community and sharing our finds of... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
1/30/201854 minutes, 45 seconds
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Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 304

Russ, Mike and Alan get together to digest the news from NAMM 2018, competitions answering questions from the community and sharing our finds of the week. DealsCheck out the deals from our... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
1/30/201854 minutes, 45 seconds
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Pro Tools Expert Podcast Episode 303

Mike, Dan and Julian get together with discussions about the venerable C|24, our case study on building a powerful, inexpensive PC based system, competitions and our finds of the... With over 1 million visits a year, we’ve grown to be the place to come for Pro Tools training, resources, tips tricks and news
1/23/20181 hour, 1 minute, 38 seconds