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Adam McHeffey is Director of Marketing at Artiphon. Artiphon is using cutting-edge technology to create intuitive musical instruments anyone can play. Their latest instrument, the Orba, resembles a sliced-in-half grapefruit that musical newcomers will be making music with within minutes while giving seasoned musicians new levels of expression and f…
 
So much of music production is in our mindset. Is yours working for you or against you? Listen on Apple or Stitcher or Google or Spotify; watch on YouTube Support the Podcast on Patreon and get exclusive mini-episodes - https://www.patreon.com/brianfunk Brian Funk Links: Website - https://brianfunk.com Intro Music Made with Juno 106 Ableton Live Pa…
 
John Bobo and Felix Nieto are The Slang, a rock band that is releasing their new album, Divide, on 9/24/21. John, a singer-songwriter, and Felix, a producer and engineer, collaborate out of Washington DC to create their blend of alternative, rock, and power pop music. John and Felix talked in-depth about their process of collaborating with each oth…
 
Alarke (Mary Alouette) is an award-winning Los Angeles-based electronic pop singer, songwriter, music producer, and artist coach. Alarke helps artists find their unique voice through personal and artistic exploration. She recently released her new single "Future Self." Alarke and I spoke about her music and work as an artistic coach. She shared how…
 
Frank Demilt is the author of The Blueprint: The Bible for Becoming a Successful Performing Artist in the Digital Age. Frank is the Head of Artist Development and A&R at Water Music Publishing. Frank helped create Sloppy Vinyl, a premier artist development and entertainment company in New Jersey. Frank and I spoke about his new book, The Blueprint,…
 
Calvin West is a musician and producer who specializes in music lyric videos. Calvin creates lyric videos for artists and labels that capture the artistic vision of the music. He also offers music mastering services. Calvin and I had a great conversation about the evolution of album art and how there are new digital extensions available to musician…
 
Carter Lee is a producer, composer, and educator. He hosts the Themes and Variations Podcast, where musicians discuss music related to particular themes. Carter is the head of community at Soundfly, a site for online music education. Carter holds degrees in musical performance from MacEwan University and Berklee College. Carter and I had a great co…
 
Matt Ramsey teaches singing lessons using mixed voice technique. Matt founded Ramsey Voice Studio in 2012 and is a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and YouTuber. His YouTube channel has amassed a huge following and helped singers all over the world. Matt and I had a great conversation about vocal technique. We discussed things singers can do to h…
 
Pietro Weber makes synthwave music under the name Bitapart. Bitapart's new album, Telecommander, is inspired by 80's action movies. Pietro and I had a great conversation about music production and his techniques to create his signature sound. He discusses the use of Teenage Engineering's OP-1, Ableton Live, and analog gear. Pietro shared some great…
 
Chris Stallone makes synth-heavy music as 80's Stallone. His work embodies the sound of 1980's action movie montages and is perfect for your next workout or party. Chris and I spoke about his process and artistic vision. Chris shared how he likes to approach making music. It was an inspiring conversation with an artist whose music I really enjoy! L…
 
Ben Burnes is a producer, live streamer, and game programmer. He releases unique sample packs and is very active in the music production community. Ben participates in a 2 Hour Track Challenge every week. He is currently readying his new album Hey for release. It was great to speak with Ben again; he was the very first guest on this podcast! Ben sh…
 
Stimming is a music producer from Hamburg, who recently released his new album, Ludwig. Stimming creates reviews for the latest in electronic music instruments. His video series "Beats on a Budget" helps aspiring musicians to get started in music production without breaking the bank. Stimming and I spoke about his new album and some of the techniqu…
 
Django Flaherty is a musician, producer, and hybrid DJ from Cape Town, South Africa. Django makes music as DjangoZa. He runs audio for radio programs using Ableton Live. Django released his debut EP, Transmission Control, in February 2021. Django and I discussed his creative approach and philosophies that help him create his music. Django shared ho…
 
Vianney is one third of BLEASS, a company that makes exciting and intuitive plug-ins for iOS and desktop music producers. Vianney and I had a great conversation about the work that goes into plug-in design and creation. He shared the creative process and some of the important considerations, such as how much control should a user have over certain …
 
Heymun is a Malaysian-born, Sydney-based music composer, producer, and musician. She combines voice, found sounds, and her favorite pieces of gear in her music. She is an official Teenage Engineering Mentor, and shares her passion for music-making and gear. Heymun spoke about her unexpected and sudden musical career that was born out of a backgroun…
 
Alberto Chapa is a musician and Ableton Certified Trainer in Austin, Texas. Alberto has helped countless students learn music production and build live performances. Alberto and I had a wide-ranging conversation about music production, teaching, and creativity. He discussed how he was able to turn the most challenging periods of his life into power…
 
Sterling Styles is a musician and producer who recorded his latest album using mostly mobile setups. Sterling took advantage of exciting recording locations, such as a cruise ship and a barbershop, to give his new album its own character. Sterling and I spoke about the benefits and challenges of recording with mobile setups. Sterling shared his tho…
 
Bobby Huff is a musician, producer, engineer, and songwriter who hosts the YouTube Channel Music Surgery with Dr. Bob. Bobby's unique blend of expert knowledge, experience, and humor has made his YouTube channel one of my favorites for learning new production techniques. Bobby and I had a great conversation covering a wide range of topics. We spoke…
 
We are creatures of habit. Even the most difficult routines become our normal routine after some time. This is why we must pay close attention to the types of habits we are building. Are you working on being a more lazy person? Are you practicing always doing your best at whatever it is you are doing? In this episode, we talk about how we can becom…
 
Rob Parton is a musician and producer who is actively building communities for fellow music producers. Rob hosts open jams through Plugged, a community for artists, educators, and young people interested in making music. Along with MixMash Studios, Rob and Plugged bring you Make Music Day on June 21st, 2021. It's a 24-hour track-making challenge wi…
 
Connor Frost is a musician and songwriter who coaches musicians through the various steps of writing, recording, and releasing their own original music. Connor is a prolific musician, releasing numerous albums and touring with his band Dizzy Bats. Connor and I had a great conversation about productivity, creativity, and completing goals. Connor sha…
 
Today there are more distractions than ever. Our phones, apps, and favorite websites are constantly trying to claim our attention. In order to be productive musically, we need to be hyper-aware and protective of our attention. Listen on iTunes or Stitcher or Google Play or Spotify; watch on YouTube Show Notes: The Social Dilemma - https://www.netfl…
 
Jake Lizzio is a guitar teacher and YouTuber, who has a knack for explaining and demonstrating complex music theory concepts in a practical and easy-to-understand fashion. It was really fun to talk with Jake about guitar, music theory, and the growth of his YouTube channel. Jake's enthusiasm was in-line with the energy he brings to his teachings, a…
 
If you've spent any time making music, at some point, you've probably felt like you have Writer's Block. It's the feeling that we just can't come up with anything; we are out of good ideas; we've lost our touch. I don't think it's real and I don't think you have it. In this episode, we use some mental jiu-jitsu to work our way out of this paralyzin…
 
In this episode of the podcast, we talk about whether to place an EQ before or after the Compressor. The answer is: it depends on the situation. Learn a bit about how each device works and how their order depends on your goals. Listen on iTunes or Stitcher or Google Play or Spotify; watch on YouTube Show Notes: Website - https://brianfunk.com Free …
 
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