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Julian Fulco Perron is a musician and filmmaker from Denver, Colorado. His music and art harken back to the late 60s and early 70s psychedelic rock. Julian goes to great lengths to capture the feeling of the era by using many of the same tools of the time. He films his videos on Super 8 and experiments with various mediums to achieve a sound full o…
 
Sam Gribben is the CEO of Melodics, a music education platform helping users master electronic drums, MIDI keyboards, and pad controllers. Melodics has just released a new feature called Songs which allows users to learn by playing popular songs. Sam and I spoke about the development and evolution of Melodics, and how they've managed to maintain a …
 
Mike Gallagher and Anthony Vanchure are, respectively, the sound designer and supervising sound editor for the new bio pic Weird: The Al Yankovic Story. The duo have worked together on many projects, including Netflix's Song Exploder and Amazon's Lucy and Desi. Both have been nominated for Emmy awards. Mike and Anthony spoke about their work on the…
 
Greg Meadows is an acoustic singer-songwriter who plays music as The Low End. He started the project to escape the frustration of complicated computer-based setups and overly processed music. Greg wanted to embrace performance and humanity in his recordings, so he turned to his trusty Tascam 4-track tape recorder. His music emphasizes emotion and p…
 
Single Sonic Seven is an album created in collaboration with musicians on all seven continents. The two year-long project’s roots are found in quarantine-era Berlin, while its final path was deeply shaped by a personal connection to the war in Ukraine. I spoke with Single Sonic Seven producer Ethan Miska about the project. Ethan shared some wisdom …
 
When our computer operating systems get updated there’s the promise of new features that will improve our workflow and make our lives a little easier. But should we update our music-making computers with the new OS? Not right away! In this episode of the Music Production Podcast, I discuss a few practical reasons you don’t want to update right away…
 
Bottler is Brooklyn-based electronic duo of best friends, Pat Butler and Phil Shore. Their music is designed to capture the playfulness of kids making music in their garage. Bottler released their first album, Journey Work, on infine in May. Pat, Phil, and I had a great conversation about collaborating and live performance. The duo shared how they …
 
Nick Culbertson is a musician and app developer who runs Moby Pixel, a mobile app creation studio. He designs game and music apps for iOS, and also produces a wide range of educational and entertaining YouTube videos. He has just released Overdrive Synth for iOS, which combines classic synthesizers with guitar overdrive and distortion pedals. Nick …
 
Cobaine Ivory is a multi-instrumentalist and Grammy-Nominated producer. He has worked with Dr. Dre, H.E.R., and Anderson Paak. Cobaine has composed music for Disney, SONY Pictures, and Ubisoft. Cobaine and I spoke in depth about his work and overall creative philosophies. It was a lot of fun talking with Cobaine, I really appreciate his values and …
 
It's pretty simple. Life is distracting enough. You don't need help getting pulled out of the moment. Turn off your notifications. Get more done. Listen on iTunes or Stitcher or Google Play or Spotify; watch on YouTube Show Notes: My Website - https://brianfunk.com 5 Minute Music Producer - https://brianfunk.com/blog/5minute Music Production Club -…
 
Doug Hoyer is a Canadian singer/songwriter who has garnered 1 million Spotify streams and licensed music for television. Doug's work has received critical acclaim and he works by day as a hearing aid practitioner. I had a great conversation with Doug about his work and techniques for writing and completing music. Doug shared a ton of insights and s…
 
Laura Ferreiro is a writer, storytelling coach, and brand strategist. She has written for Rolling Stone, LA Times, Yahoo, and more, interviewing some of music's biggest names. Laura runs Story Harmony where she helps artists craft their stories to form emotional connections with their fans. Laura and I spoke about the importance of creating a clear…
 
Gordon Raphael is a highly sought-after musician and producer. He produced Is This It and Room on Fire by The Strokes and Soviet Kitsch by Regina Spektor, amongst countless others. His new book, The World is Going to Love This, documents his work and the exciting stories from the Seattle scene of the 90s through his work with The Strokes, Regina Sp…
 
Is your music too complicated? Are you making your job harder than it needs to be? Is it fear that we are hiding behind by complicating our music? Listen on iTunes or Stitcher or Google Play or Spotify; watch on YouTube Show Notes: My Website - https://brianfunk.com Intro Music Made with 16 Bit Ableton Live Pack - https://brianfunk.com/blog/16-bit …
 
Sam Wale is a musician and producer, who writes music for TV, film, and games. Sam is the VP of Production for Alibi Music, a provider of licensed music and sound FX for all types of multimedia. Sam and I spoke about his role at Alibi Music and how producing music for licensing is different than producing music as an artist. Sam shared his story an…
 
Peter Gregson is a renowned Composer, Cellist, and Deutsche Grammophon recording artist. His latest album, Patina, combines strings and analog electronic instruments in an effort to capture the humanity and life in each instrument for emotional impact. Peter composes for television, film, and games, including placements in the film Blackbird and HB…
 
Ed Rollo is a musician, educator, and Ableton Certified Trainer. He creates straight-talking, no nonsense videos for his YouTube channel that help musicians see past the empty promises of hacks and shortcuts. Ed runs the online education community mredrollo+. As a fan of his video content and overall philosophical approach to music making, I was ve…
 
Ariane Paras helps artists define their vision, build confidence, and find the strength to reach their goals. She runs Olympia Coaching and has 15 years of experience coaching artists along their journey. Ariane and I had a great conversation where we explore the challenges and fears artists have. She shares advice about overcoming procrastination …
 
Robert Webster has been producing music and DJing since 1993, as RobJamWeb. Robert hit it big with a track called "Everybody" in 1999 and has since been releasing music and sharing his knowledge on his YouTube channel. Robert spoke about his work and the troubles he encountered with success when one of his tracks hit the charts and MTV. He discusse…
 
Nathan Ruyle is a sound designer for film, who has designed and mixed for over 70 feature-length films. He is the founder of This is Sound Design, a full-service post sound facility in Burbank, California. Nathan has credits working for Universal, HBO, Netflix, and Amazon. His most recent project is the film Joyland, the winner of the 2022 Jury Awa…
 
Jack Miele founded Jack Miele Productions, a world-famous, production company that has worked on Grammy-winning music. Their clients include artists such as Zac Brown Band, Rod Stewart, Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ani DiFranco, and many more. They have done scores for shows such as Family Guy and American Horror Story. Jack and I spoke in-de…
 
Robot Koch is an award-winning artist, producer, and composer who recently released his new album The Next Billion Years, which gives sound to the distant future. He has worked on numerous TV shows and films, including NBC's The Blacklist, ABC's How to Get Away with Murder, MTV's Teen Wolf, and Netflix's Dark. Robot is the winner of the German Musi…
 
Kal Lavelle is a singer/songwriter based out of Dublin and London. She is signed with Sony on a writing/publishing deal, and has a writing credit on Ed Sheeran's number 1, multi-platinum single "Shivers." Kal and I had a great conversation about her songwriting process. She explained how she interacts with her collaborators to find inspiration. Kal…
 
Francis Preve is a sound designer, journalist, and educator. He teaches synthesis and sound design at Austin Community College. Francis is one of the most in-demand synthesizer programmers in the world. He makes factory presets for companies like Roland, Sequential, Korg, and Ableton, just to name a few. His company, Symplesound, provides some of t…
 
Martin Stimming is a musician and electronic music producer from Germany, known for bringing his original sound to house music. He recently partnered with DOCtron to create the IMC or "Instant Mastering Chain." The IMC is a small, powerful analog box used for high-end mastering, especially for live performance. This is the second time I've had the …
 
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