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.

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Episodes

  • 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

  • Episode 75: I Don't Want To Do This Anymore

    September 23rd, 2020  |  Season 3  |  38 mins 18 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam discuss their remedy for when they feel unmotivated.

  • Episode 74: James Rudder - What Are You Learning Today?

    September 9th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 11 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam interview James Rudder (Hillsong, The Rolling Stones, Damian Marley, Nas, Michael Buble, Bon Jovi, etc).

  • Episode 73: DDP and Metadata

    August 26th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  36 mins 50 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam dive into the sexy topic of DDP and Metadata.

  • Episode 72: Limiters in Mastering

    August 12th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  52 mins 44 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about how they use limiters in mastering.

  • Episode 71: Life After Covid

    July 29th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  56 mins 14 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam give their thoughts about life after Covid.