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Learning To Live

Chaz Okada

Learning To Live
39 min2019 FEB 10
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Shawn Dealey has spent the majority of his adult life touring with artists such as the Counting Crows, Avril Lavigne, and the Goo Goo Dolls, amongst many other bands. He shares his thoughts and experiences as a Front of House Mixer, Audio Engineer, and Production Manager. He also dives into the contrast between road life and working at Sweetwater Sound, Inc. in Fort Wayne, Indiana. I find his advice for aspiring audio engineers/producers/technicians very insightful!Notable timestamps:00:00 Introduction1:49 Front of House mixing6:53 First recording gig8:40 Life of a touring technician13:04 What artists did you work with?15:36 Building relationships in the music industry17:48 Mentorship/Advice for people interested in music production23:49 Working at Sweetwater26:14 Interacting with artists28:12 Advice for independent artistsTL;DL: At 36:14, I share my thought and takeaways on the interview!Connect with me! (links)chazokada.comFacebookTwitterInstagramPleases share, rate, and review the podcast too :)