The Attack & Release Show

A podcast on the music industry from the eyes of two mastering engineers. Warning: There will be dad jokes

About the show

Sam Moses of Moses Mastering (Nashville, TN) and Matthew Garber of For The Record Mastering (Charleston, SC) set out to demystify the music industry and mastering.

Warning: There will be dad jokes.

Podcast Merch: http://www.theattackandreleaseshow.com/

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Episodes

  • Episode 91: Christian Steinmetz - Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, & The Future of Music as We Know It!

    May 5th, 2021  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 13 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam sit down with Christian Steinmetz and discuss how artificial intelligence will change how we produce and consume music in the future.

  • Episode 90: Forget Everything You "Think" You Know

    April 21st, 2021  |  Season 4  |  42 mins 50 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about how everything you were taught is probably wrong.

  • Episode 89: The Guide To The Perfect Top End

    April 7th, 2021  |  Season 4  |  58 mins 3 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam give their tips and tricks on how they achieve the "perfect" top end on a master.

  • Episode 88: The Heartbeat of a Top 40 Master

    March 24th, 2021  |  Season 4  |  52 mins 57 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about why attack and release settings are the heartbeat of a chart-worthy master.

  • Episode 87: THE LYNX HILO (REVIEW)

    March 10th, 2021  |  Season 4  |  49 mins 26 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about their experiences with the Lynx Hilo.

  • Episode 86: Room Treatment

    February 24th, 2021  |  Season 4  |  55 mins 2 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam "Bop It" about their personal anecdotes about room treatment and acoustics.

    PLEASE NOTE: THESE ARE JUST OPINIONS AND NOT PROFESSIONAL ADVICE.

  • Episode 85: Mastering Pet Peeves

    February 10th, 2021  |  Season 4  |  51 mins 53 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam dive into the dirty topic of their personal pet peeves when mastering.

  • Episode 84: How We Master A Song

    January 27th, 2021  |  Season 4  |  59 mins 30 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam discuss their approach to mastering a song.

  • Episode 83: New Year New Gear

    January 13th, 2021  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 5 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about all about gear philosophies moving from 2020 and into 2021.

  • Episode 82: John Brandt - Studio Design & Acoustics

    December 30th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  55 mins 33 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam close out season 3 with an interview from world-renowned acoustician and studio designer John Brandt.

  • Episode 81: How Much Should You Invest In Your Studio?

    December 16th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  49 mins 2 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    How Much Should You Invest In Your Studio?

  • Episode 80: Why You Don't Have Clients

    December 2nd, 2020  |  Season 3  |  44 mins 33 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about why people don't work with you and why you do not have clients.

  • Episode 79: How To Start From Scratch

    November 18th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  49 mins 36 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about what they would do differently if they had to start over.

  • Episode 78: How Loud Is Too Loud?

    November 4th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  40 mins 12 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about when clients return a mastering because it's too darn loud.

  • Episode 77: Gear Episode 2020

    October 21st, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 11 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam do a rundown of their mastering rigs for 2020 and talk about what has changed and what has not.

  • Episode 76: How To Make Over Six Figures

    October 7th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 4 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about how to make over $100,000 - Six Figures