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 176: Dave McNair: How to Cultivate Creativity in Music and Everyday Life

    July 10th, 2024  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 38 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Dave McNair joins Matt and Sam and takes the podcast listener on a lovely ride talking about music, creativity, and vinyl manufacturing.

  • Episode 175: How To Adapt To Change in Music and Life

    June 26th, 2024  |  Season 7  |  54 mins 2 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam reflect on the ever-evolving nature of the music industry while drawing parallels to navigating life transitions and finding opportunity in uncertainty.

  • Episode 174: How to Build Lasting Relationships in Music and Life

    June 12th, 2024  |  Season 7  |  58 mins 34 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam explore the importance of networking, collaboration, and fostering genuine connections in both your career and personal life.

  • Episode 173: How To Navigate Success and Failure

    May 29th, 2024  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 1 min
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam discuss the topic of navigating success and failure and if failure is actually genuine failure.

  • Episode 172: How to Master Your Craft & Your Life

    May 15th, 2024  |  Season 7  |  57 mins 52 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk mastering, small business, life long learning, and finding balance and margin.

  • Episode 171: Dynamic Range - The Currency of Mastering Engineers

    May 1st, 2024  |  Season 7  |  45 mins 47 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about the "currency" of mastering engineers.

  • Episode 170: Marketing in 2024

    April 17th, 2024  |  Season 7  |  53 mins 38 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about how you market as a mastering engineer in 2024.

  • Episode 169: The Bubble of The Music Industry

    April 3rd, 2024  |  Season 7  |  57 mins 56 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about how they believe the music industry is facing its own inflationary period.

  • Episode 168: EQ vs IQ

    March 20th, 2024  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 3 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam discuss intelligence faculties and how that relates to your business.

  • Episode 167: Josh Bonanno - Podcast Takeover Q&A

    March 6th, 2024  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 5 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Josh takes over the spring Q&A and fires questions at Matt and Sam.

  • Episode 166: What is Your "Why"?

    February 21st, 2024  |  Season 7  |  46 mins 35 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam discuss if your business should serve your personal goals and the importance of defining your "why" in life and work.

  • Episode 165: When To Master In The Box

    February 7th, 2024  |  Season 7  |  55 mins 49 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam discuss scenarios when you may want to consider not using an analog chain for mastering

  • Episode 164: Begging For Work

    January 24th, 2024  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 18 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam answer a listener-submitted question of, "should you have to convince people to work with you?"

  • Episode 163: The Best Money We've Ever Spent

    January 10th, 2024  |  Season 7  |  1 hr 11 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam discuss the best money they have spent on their businesses, studios, and music careers.

  • Episode 162: We're Switching It Up! - Looking Back & Looking Forward

    December 27th, 2023  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 5 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam reminisce on the past 6 years and look forward to what 2024 looks like for The Attack & Release Show.

  • Episode 161: Happy Holidays from Matt & Sam! ('23)

    December 24th, 2023  |  Season 6  |  10 mins 50 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam want to wish everyone "Happy Holidays" and a "Happy New Year"