In Part Two of their conversation, Brian Brodeur and Mitch Slater discuss Bruce Springsteen, Larry King, the definition of success, staying curious, traveling to England, and more…
This week Brian sits down with Mitch Slater as he has connected with such interesting people as Howard Stern, Larry King, Gary Vaynerchuk and Steven Van Zandt – and we hear about how his mother danced on stage with Bruce Springsteen at Van Zandt’s album release party in Asbury Park!
By day, Dave is a mild-mannered video editor. (Head of Post-Production for East Main Media, to be more specific)
BUT, by night Dave sings lead in the award-winning barbershop quartet Gimme Four, an International Semifinalist barbershop quartet based in Caldwell, New Jersey. Gimme Four has been singing, touring the country, competing, performing and teaching together since 2011.
Today Brian unchains Dave from his editing desk and sits down with him in the world famous East Main Media Podcast Room to discuss exactly what barbershop is, where it came from, how it has evolved over the years, and where it’s going.
In part two of his conversation with Brian Brodeur, CD & Web designer, Jack Frisch, talks about discovering, listening to, and occasionally bumping into legendary Weather Report bassist Jaco Pastorius.
Jack Frisch’s Upright Graphics has been providing award-winning CD packages, web sites, print advertising, press kits, photography and merchandise designs for independent artists and record labels in the International music industry since 1997.
Jack Frisch’s Upright Graphics has been providing award-winning CD packages, web sites, print advertising, press kits, photography and merchandise designs for independent artists and record labels in the International music industry since 1997. In 2001, Jack received a Grammy Certificate in Recognition of participation as the Art Director on the 2001 Grammy Award winning Marcus Miller recording “M2”
Today Jack recounts some of his favorite stories about designing websites for, transporting musical instruments for, and sometimes just hanging out with such legends of the New York jazz scene as Hiram Bullock, Victor Bailey and Paul Shaffer.
Brian sits down once again with Don Grossinger, Grammy award winning mastering engineer, and discusses the variety of quality in the mixes he receives for mastering, the specifics of how mastered records are cut and pressed, and the importance of choosing a good quality turntable to play them on.
Brian sits down once again with Don Grossinger, Grammy award winning mastering engineer, and gets down to the details of what a mastering engineer is and does, why recording musicians still need one, and the differences between mastering for vinyl and mastering for more modern digital formats.
Don Grossinger is a Grammy award winning mastering engineer who has worked with such legends as Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney, just to name a few. This week Don sits down with Brian to discuss the role of a mastering engineer and how it continues to evolve as studios get smaller and consumer tastes shift towards lower fidelity formats.