Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

AudioNowcast May 31, 2016 episode 175

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Drummer Trevor Thornton and  Emmy nominated songwriter and music teacher Julie Carmona joined us for this podcast.

topics included:

You pronounce it Q-Feel, new tools for VR audio, is this what we’ve all been waiting for (could be, I’ll let you know) why learning music will make you a better mixer, sound designer, musician, what’s it like to take over a gig from Carl Palmer, talk about pressure, why drummers should learn to read, early days of fairlight and who programed those fills for who, plus a whole lot more, like tons more. Thanks for listening be sure to like our Facebook page.

AudioNowcast September 9, 2013 episode 137

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

We had so much fun with the Sound Designer Roundtable, we decided to do it again!

Topics Included:

Avid has announced its newest Control Surface: the S6, how important monitors are in the sound design room, what kind of monitors everybody uses, the importance of an acoustician, the importance of having “reference speakers” for todays laptops and mobile devices, how important emotion is in sound design and whether the guys approach it consciously or not, how much being a sound designer can help you as a musician and visa versa, and and we answer a listener complaint. Thanks for listening and be sure to check out our Facebook page!

AudioNowcast July 15, 2013 episode 134

Monday, July 15th, 2013

The giveaway is here! Thank you to all of those that submitted feedback, we really appreciate hearing from you guys!

Topics Included:

Diego is back in the building, we talk about some of the great feedback that we got, we’re already trying to incorporate some of your suggestion in to the show, a really good discussion about how everyone started in the industry, paying your dues and general thoughts on internships, how to be a good intern or studio hand, we answer questions from the listeners, talk about which analogue gear could still be really useful in an increasingly digital world, and of course, we do the giveaways!!! 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.