The Attack & Release Show

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

172 episodes of The Attack & Release Show since the first episode, which aired on January 17th, 2018.

  • 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"

  • Episode 160: Get Paid For What You Don't Do

    December 13th, 2023  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 51 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam discuss how experience in mastering ends up leading to less processing needing to be done to achieve the final result.

  • Episode 159: Gear Episode 2023

    November 29th, 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 give a rundown of what they are using for plugins and hardware in 2023.

  • Episode 158: Luck is Not a Business Strategy

    November 15th, 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 talk about why you need a plan for 2024.

  • Episode 157: Client Retention - How Leaky is Your Bucket?

    November 1st, 2023  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 8 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about how to retain clients and how to analyze where you are losing clients.