Bottom Shelf Recording Talk
Episode 134 - Break the Future

Episode 134 - Break the Future

August 28, 2018
In this pre-broken episode, our heroes talk youtube mixing contests, political podcasts, and a new line of Golden Age Projects gear.  James disagrees with clients, Joey plans for his new studio, and this will be the last episode for a little while…  See you in the future.
 
Mix Contest Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAWQCXJYH98
Episode 133 - Deep Cuts

Episode 133 - Deep Cuts

August 21, 2018

In this limited episode, our heroes talk the future of mixing consoles, mixing volumes vs clipping, and monitoring.  Joey cuts deep into his finger, James gets angered by digital remasters, and they contemplate expensive headphones.

Episode 132 - Compound Digital Tape

Episode 132 - Compound Digital Tape

August 14, 2018

In this oddly counted episode, our heroes talk compound meters, old digital tapes, and weighted keys. Joey talks about his recent Folk Fest experience, James never finishes personal projects he starts, and hands don't always work.

Episode 131 - 3 Years Ago

Episode 131 - 3 Years Ago

August 7, 2018

In this milestone, our heroes celebrate their 3 year anniversary by mostly ignoring it.  James continues his mastering woes, Joey has a nervous breakdown, and they relish in the silent pauses.

Episode 130 - Master of Complaints

Episode 130 - Master of Complaints

July 31, 2018

In this soft episode, our heroes talk control surfaces, editing songs for playlists, and updates to software.  James complains about mastering troubles, Joey complains about Pro Tools being unreliable, and James complains about software updates.

Episode 129 - Software Circus Metal

Episode 129 - Software Circus Metal

July 24, 2018

In this gymnastic episode, our heroes are joined by mix engineer Roland Rodas (www.cavernofechoes.com) for conversations about onine marketing, mixing music you don't enjoy, and spending money on software.  James talks about a value to analog gear, Joey is attending an event far far away, and they need to stop for coffee early in their routine.

Episode 128 - “Unfortunately, We Have Clients to Please”

Episode 128 - “Unfortunately, We Have Clients to Please”

July 17, 2018

In this pre-approved episode, our heroes talk about when to send a client that first mix version, Softube's Console 1, and an ideal music/arts space.  James wants to experiment on people, Joey considers someone else's advice, and the peanut gallery interrups early. 

Episode 127 - “Who the Hell is Making That Much Money?”

Episode 127 - “Who the Hell is Making That Much Money?”

July 10, 2018

In this overpriced episode, our heroes talk EQ in context, price structures for audio work, and a big orange arts space.  Joey has a new idea for his future studio, James sponsors some live recordings, and the power plant is free.

Episode 126 - “We’re Not Lawyers”

Episode 126 - “We’re Not Lawyers”

July 3, 2018

In this contemplative episode, our heroes talk about new gear, gear clones, and price drops.  Joey complains about overcharging for boutique gear, James explores Canadian gear builders, and someone is REALLY arrogant.

Episode 125 - “I Personally Never Gave a Shit”

Episode 125 - “I Personally Never Gave a Shit”

June 26, 2018

In this careful episode, our heroes talk management models, heavy guitars, and resonator ukeleles.  Joey talks about smelling guitars, James hates on ganjos, and they muze about cheap gear hate.