Archive for the ‘General Music’ Category

AudioNowcast October 1, 2013 episode 138

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Fred Mandel keyboardist for a few acts you may have heard of like, oh…QUEEN, ELTON JOHN, SUPERTRAMP  was our guest.

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We welcome a new panel member to AudioNowcast family, have we heard all that there is to hear, where are the new sounds coming from, (its not from your laptop) AES and what we look forward to,(we are going to tweet from the show)(@audionowcast)Fred Mandel talks about touring with the legends that he;s worked with and was Freddy Mercury really a great musician (uh..Yes), and what gift Elton John gave him on his Bday, (it’s pretty epic) what make s a good touring keyboardist and much much more (this show is packed and Fred has a great sense of humor). Thanks for listening and be sure to check out our Facebook page and catch us on twitter @audionowcast.

AudioNowcast December 17, 2012 episode 127

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Happy New Year! We have an extra long AudioNowcast to get you in to the new year!

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The guys start off talking about how people discover music and why the DJ model is making a comeback online, how the internet radio websites “randomly” generate music you will like, why Martin is responsible for killing the trees, the future of music creation on tablets and why you don’t want a touch screen computer, just a tablet, the emotional connection you have with gear (or don’t), and the big projects that Scott and Martin are working on. Thanks for listening and be sure to check out the Facebook page! See you in 2013!

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.