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52: Back to Basics: Anatomy of an Interface

The guys explore all of the jacks, knobs, toggles, and switches of the typical audio interface and discuss some common mistakes and misconceptions.

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51: Critical Listening – Possibly the Most Critical Producer Skill

The guys talk about one of the most important skills a recording enthusiast can develop: critical listening – and how to develop it and apply it to your own productions

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50: Staying Healthy in the Studio (Rusty Osborne)

The guys talk to musician health coach Rusty Osborne about the health risks that creep on musicians and recording enthusiasts and how to treat your body to ensure both longevity and optimal performance at your craft.

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49: Our Top 5 Recording Myths Busted in 2020

The guys busted several personal recording myths in their studios during 2020. In this episode they talk about their Top 5.

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48: What is Phase (and How to Deal With it)

The guys explain the concept of phase in audio and talk about different techniques for checking and fixing phase issues – as well as why (and when) getting phase right is important.

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47: So You Want to Produce Music for a Living?

The guys talk about their experiences running studios and trying to earn a living producing music – including the technical tricks they’ve picked up as a result.

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46: How Loud Should My Songs Be?

The guys talk about the infamous concept of “loudness” – explaining the basics, the history (and deescalation) of the “loudness wars” and what you need to know to make sure your song quality doesn’t suffer because of some common pitfalls.

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45: How to Consistently Finish More Songs and Level Up Your Skills

Vadim talks about why the act of finishing a project is so crucial to leveling up your skills and shows you the SMART goals technique that makes consistently finishing projects easier and less intimidating – including showing you how to use the free DIYRG

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44: Comparing Different Mastering Options

The guys do blind testing of three different mastering options: DIY mastering, professional mastering, algorithm mastering to see if they can tell the difference!

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43: Math Rock and the Role of the Music Blog (Nikk Hunter – Fecking Bahamas)

Vadim chats with Nikk Hunter of the Fecking Bahamas blog on the evolving role of music blogs and music curation, math rock, how to approach blogs with your music and more. Then, Ben and Vadim play and discuss the show’s first ever DIY showcase.

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