Archive for the ‘Economy’ Category

AudioNowcast July 27, 2012 episode 122

Friday, July 27th, 2012

This week we talk about the ever important MONEY, and we make sure to give you real numbers about different jobs.

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Mike recently moved houses and he talks about the cathartic nature of getting rid of crap, Rob reveals how he is the indicator of what will become cult classic audio items, talk about what has been going on at Avid lately and what it means for Pro Tools, the Emily White situation brings up a long talk about money and how to make it as an artist, and the guys also talk salaries and going rates for post-production and music engineers. Thanks for listening and be sure to check out our Facebook page.

AudioNowcast January 10, 2011 episode 99

Monday, January 24th, 2011


Madonna, Elton John, Pink Floyd and Bon Jovi are just a few of the artist that our guest producer/songwriter/pianist Patrick Leonard has worked with, not to mention his own projects of Toy Matinee (love that one) and 3rd Matinee.

Patrick Leonard & Diego Stocco from Diego Stocco on Vimeo.

Topics Include:

How album sales were down this year, sales vs. subscription models, how unoriginal most music is today (or is it?), a little bit of general depression (it is) for everyone, Forest gives an epic speech about caring about music (go Forest), how the music scene is so very different in other countries than in the US, what Diego and Patrick have been up to, Patrick gives some advice to young musicians, how cool 11.1 mixing can be, and Patrick shares some stories about being on the cutting edge working with pop artists. We also managed to squeeze in a little Pre-NAMM talk in to this jam-packed (awesome) show. Hope you enjoy it, and be sure to visit us at our Facebook page.

AudioNowcast October 1, 2009 episode 73

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Martin Ucik from plus24 was our guest for this Pre AES show. (yeah I know we’re late but new show will be up soon)

topics included:

ASCAP and royalties on digital downloads (is that really a performance) and royalties on previews (will you buy less if music cost more?) economics of gear, how to justify your purchases, when do you buy gear, how do you make it pay for itself and why you want to ride the wave, whats new at Sanken and who was not going to be at AES and is that bad, plus a whole lot more. Thanks for listening and be sure to check out our Myspace and Facebook pages.

AudioNowcast May 23, 2008 episode 51

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

Tom Gleason was our guest for this podcast.

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We get back to the basics and talk some tech, upgrading to Pro Tools 7.4 wasn’t that bad, when software breaks is it the OS or the software, (we’ll see in 10.5.3) which software companies are on the brink and why, Windows Vista and the suckage that it is, update on the search for a vocalist on Craigslist, The bad economy and how to survive and why you never want to sit next to Rob on an airplane plus a whole lot more. Thanks for listening and check out our mypace page.