In episode 215 of the Indie Music Podcast, Doug and Matt interview Andy Stover, an independent musician and producer based out of Indiana. Doug and Matt talk to Andy about his upcoming release, “Not Too Late” due to release on all major platforms on April 12th. They also discuss Andy’s writing and production process, inspiration for songwriting, home studio, genres of music, and they also get to play some tracks from the upcoming album.
In Episode 213 Doug and Matt discuss pre-session rituals. They’ll discuss preparing mentally, getting into the upcoming vibe, warming up, and getting started in their session process. How do you get ready to go into the studio or prepare for your session?
Doug and Matt ask the big question, what is mastering? In this discussion we get beyond the strictly audio side of what people call the ‘dark art’ of music mastering and into the other, less-discussed things a mastering engineer brings to the table. Topics covered include metadata, file formats, the RIAA curve for vinyl, and more.