Interview: CCO of LANDR – Justin Evans

The online cloud-based mastering service known as LANDR has taken the audio world by storm since it’s launch in May of 2014. Less than a year and a half later, it’s already become a disruptive force that has captured the attention of the music world.

SamInterview: CCO of LANDR – Justin Evans

Interview: Mixer/Producer – Tom Gittins

The music that has come out of the UK has played a key role in shaping the course of world culture for centuries, with the 20th century having brought us various forms of rock sub-genres and acts that are fixtures of our times still. But not all important music has to be delivered to us through mainstream channels like radio …

SamInterview: Mixer/Producer – Tom Gittins

Interview: XLN Audio Project Director & Content Manager – Andreas Mood

XLN Audio remains the most interviewed company on Speakhertz, and for good reason. Their flagship product, Addictive Drums, is a huge favorite of mine, and they continue to expand upon it’s appeal with the release of packs like United Pop.

SamInterview: XLN Audio Project Director & Content Manager – Andreas Mood

Interview: Mixer/Producer – Butch Vig

In addition to being a member of his own mulit-platinum band,  Garbage, Butch Vig has brought his production abilities to enough acclaimed albums by the likes of  Nirvana, The Smashing Pumpkins, Green Day and Foo Fighters, to be firmly cemented in music history.

SamInterview: Mixer/Producer – Butch Vig

Interview: Toy Rooms Studio Co-Owner & Producer – Pablo Clements

Sie Medway-Smith had told me about Pablo Clement’s synth haven of a studio, Toy Rooms, so I went looking for it on Miloco’s website. As you can see in the picture above, there’s lots to love about the place.

SamInterview: Toy Rooms Studio Co-Owner & Producer – Pablo Clements

Interview: Producer/Mixer – Mike Hedges

Mike Hedges’ resume stretches pretty far, as you’d expect from someone with 4 decades of time in the music industry. As a producer and engineer, his credits are littered all over the place, from working with underground bands to mainstream elite, and even on movie soundtracks.

SamInterview: Producer/Mixer – Mike Hedges

Interview: Engineer/Mixer – Eddie Kramer

In the world of both pro audio and music engineering, Eddie Kramer’s name is one of legend. Having been the engineer that captured Jimi Hendrix’s material, as well as some acclaimed releases by Led Zeppelin, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, he’s been around for a minute, and continues to have a hand in engineering music by today’s artists.

SamInterview: Engineer/Mixer – Eddie Kramer

Interview: Mixer/Producer – Chris Allen

Despite the fact that Chris Allen’s work in dance music extends back to before it became a mainstream sensation, he’s not unfamiliar with both critical & commercial success. As the co-producer & engineer of Sonique’s 2000′s smash hit “It Feels So Good”, which spent 3 weeks at #1 in the UK, his place in dance music history is cemented. He’s …

SamInterview: Mixer/Producer – Chris Allen

Interview: Producer – Hugh Worskett

Some weeks ago, my browsing of music blogs brought a track called “Stranger” to my attention. I thought it was pretty good, and went hunting for the producer. So here we are, with an interview of Hugh Worskett, a London-based music man whose work with independent and major label names alike is garnering him a good reputation.

SamInterview: Producer – Hugh Worskett

Interview: CEO Of Eiosis – Fabrice Gabriel

Fabrice Gabriel has risen to fame within the audio world as an essential part of Steven Slate’s team. As the technical powerhouse behind Slate Digital plugins, like the VCC and VTM, his programming skills have given us a number of acclaimed emulations of analog gear over the years.

SamInterview: CEO Of Eiosis – Fabrice Gabriel

Interview: Mutemath Drummer – Darren King

Darren King is the best drummer in the world. You’d be hard pressed to not give him props for being something unique in a world that many music fans sadly glaze over. Drumming is the back-bone of a lot of music; certainly Mutemath’s. 

SamInterview: Mutemath Drummer – Darren King

Interview: I WANT THAT SOUND Co-Founder – Paul Mabury

As a major fan of Darren King, the drummer from Mutemath, I was beyond excited to find out that he was collaborating with a sample company called I WANT THAT SOUND to create his own sample pack.

SamInterview: I WANT THAT SOUND Co-Founder – Paul Mabury

Interview: Metropolis Studios Engineers – Paul Norris and Liam Nolan

In an age where we see more and more professional studios fade away, London’s Metropolis Studios has been able to remain standing as a destination for artists, producers and engineers looking for a facility that’s well-equipped to suit their music needs.

SamInterview: Metropolis Studios Engineers – Paul Norris and Liam Nolan

Artist/Producer Interview: Dobie

After my chat with Sie Medway-Smith, we got to talking about producers in London, and he mentioned that Dobie would be a great guy to talk to, as someone who’s been around for a while, and had tons of experience in the industry. So a few weeks later, I was able to have a sit down with him.

SamArtist/Producer Interview: Dobie

Interview: Red Bull Studios London Studio Manager – Brendon Harding

The fact that Red Bull has been able to so successfully permeate the world of music, through their live events, seminars, record labels, print media, video and more, is a mind-blogging feat, considering that they’re primarily a seller of energy drinks.

SamInterview: Red Bull Studios London Studio Manager – Brendon Harding

Interview: Producer/Mixer – Yoad Nevo

Yoad Nevo has been an in-demand mixer and producer as well as a digital audio guru for over 20 years. With numerous A-list production and mix credits and a major role at Waves Audio, he’s been playing an active role both on the musical and creative side as well as the technology front. I met up with him at his …

SamInterview: Producer/Mixer – Yoad Nevo

Interview: Founder Of Unity Audio – Kevin Walker

Despite having been a speaker manufacturer for less than a decade, Unity Audio has been able to give established brands a run for their money with it’s line of studio monitors, which can be found in respected audio establishments like Metropolis Studios and AIR Studios, as well as in the homes of several well-known artists.

SamInterview: Founder Of Unity Audio – Kevin Walker

Interview: Founders Of Finishing Move Inc – Brian Trifon & Brian White

Though Brian Trifon has been featured on Speakhertz before, under his Trifonic moniker, my talk with him this time covered different ground, particularly since his colleague, Brian White, was on board to talk about their work within the game/film world.

SamInterview: Founders Of Finishing Move Inc – Brian Trifon & Brian White

Interview: Mixer/Producer – Chris Sheldon

With 30+ years in the music industry, Chris Sheldon’s veteran abilities as a mixer/producer are in great demand among rock bands across Europe. He’s someone who’s  worked with the likes of Foo Fighters, Oceansize, Garbage and Feeder, and has sharpened his mixing and production skills on some pretty  acclaimed albums.

SamInterview: Mixer/Producer – Chris Sheldon

Interview: Producer/Mixer – Sie Medway-Smith

With over 2 decades of experience in professional recording Sie Medway-Smith has been able to thrive in the music industry as a freelance producer and mixer that has worked with everyone from legends like Massive Attack, Bjork and Depeche Mode to current up-and-comers like TALA.

SamInterview: Producer/Mixer – Sie Medway-Smith