The Attack & Release Show

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Episode 97: Let's Talk Money

    July 28th, 2021  |  Season 4  |  58 mins 45 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about money. How to make it, how to use it, how to get your clients to pay, and their suggestions on how to financially structure and set up your studio.

  • Episode 96: "The Mistakes I've Made"

    July 14th, 2021  |  Season 4  |  49 mins 10 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about the mistakes they have made along the way.

  • Episode 95: Apple Spatial Audio

    June 30th, 2021  |  Season 4  |  59 mins 10 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam chat about mastering for the new Apple Spatial Audio and the future of music consumption.

  • Episode 94: The Most Important Word In Business

    June 16th, 2021  |  Season 4  |  46 mins 52 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about what they believe the most powerful word in business is.

  • Episode 93: If You're Guessing, You're Not Mastering

    June 2nd, 2021  |  Season 4  |  49 mins 29 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam tackle the controversial topic of "If You're Guessing, You're Not Mastering" and what that means for you as a mastering engineer, aspiring mastering engineer, or someone who is trying to self-master.

  • Episode 92: Gain Staging In Mastering

    May 19th, 2021  |  Season 4  |  45 mins 36 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam Talk about how they gain stage while mastering.

  • 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.