Episode 69 - “We’re Boring People”

May 30, 2017

In this labourous episode, our not quite conscious hosts are joined by Garret James of Renders Music (https://www.rendersmusic.com) to talk about the new industry porject, "Alberta Music Cities," (http://albertamusiccities.ca). James faces a difficult but unnecessary decision, Joey does some research about compressors, and they talk about an analog mixing project that's about to begin.  

Episode 68 - Push the Sick Down Beat

May 23, 2017

In this deep episode, our heroes talk Behringer synths, digital consoles and sickening trends in hip hop. Joey talks DAW templates, James talks arrogant musicians, and they both marvel at odd time signatures. 

Episode 67 - Stem the Variable Tide

May 16, 2017

In this mis-informed episode, our heroes talk stem mastering, transformer step-downs, a love of Portico preamps. Joey talks about building gear to save money, James has a new obsession, and they talk about an interesting use for a ribbon mic. There's also the potential for a story told with completely inaccurate information.

Episode 66 - “Much Smarter Than Me”

May 9, 2017

In this data driven episode, our heroes are surprised last minute by the chaotic mastering engineer, Glen Allen of Paradox Mastering. Together, they engage on a debate over MP3 conversion issues, mastering standards, data compression issues, and what radio does to broadcast audio. Joey and James each catch each other with incorrect information, and Glen chimes in sporadically. Oh, and cheap flashlights!

Episode 65 - “Most People Trust Me”

May 4, 2017

In this dreadfully late and unprepared episode, our heroes talk gear and the uses of gear and what gear hasn't yet been used for.  James shares stories of hiding booze in coffee cups, Joey complains about the homeless and how he wants gear to be cheaper, and they discuss the merits of REALLY unmatched overheads on drums.  The episode ends with a discussion about more gear Joey wants.  Sorry for being late everyone!

Episode 64 - Delirious Ending

April 25, 2017

In this delirious episode, our heroes welcome back Joey to his rightful place of silence in the corner! Joining the podcast is producer, songwriter, director, Byron J Ellis.  Byron shares stories of teenage bands, recording with Devin Townsend, losing his voice when it matters, writing/directing/producing his own film, and rediscovering his creative voice.


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Episode 63 - Honest Replacements

April 18, 2017

In this replacement episode, our angry hero, Joey, is missing.  James is joined by Garret James of Renders Music and Glen Allan of Paradox Mastering to alleviate the pressure of a solo show.  The ensemble cast grazes through business taxes, author mothers, and honesty in music.  Garret talks live tracking, Glen talks about mixing consoles in other studios, and James struggles to stay on target. Find everything about Garret James below. 






Episode 62 - Hands off the Brain

April 11, 2017

In this foggy episode, our heroes talk synthesizers, brain fog, and world war three. James muses about why he doesn't buy more local music, Joey explaina how he's becoming a junior tech, and some droning happens by random accident. Meanwhile,  Pepper the puppy naps on Joey's lap almost the entire episode.

Episode 61 - I Can Destroy the Spreadsheet

April 4, 2017

In this universal episode, our heroes are joined "on time" by Glen Allan for a challenged episode of universal destruction, pricing strategies, and students. James' forgets stories he wanted to tell, Joey talks about emails he gets involving forensic audio, and Glen is constantly reminded to STAY ON TARGET! Oh, and the guys geek out on a spreadsheet. 

Episode 60 - 12 over 10?

March 28, 2017

In this uselessly revised episode, our heroic coffee drinkers talk DAW revisions, clones of clones of revisions, electronic updates, the blue vs purple strip, and death by tube voltage.  Also, a mystery guest shows up with 10 minutes to go...