The Attack & Release Show

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Episode 13: How To Pick A Mastering Engineer

    May 23rd, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 14 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam discuss mastering, why it is important and what qualities you should be looking for in a mastering engineer.

  • Episode 12: Spotify and the Devaluation of Music

    May 9th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 10 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about Spotify and discuss if streaming platforms devalue music. Bonus Round: Sam talks about that time he used Streamify to boost his song.

  • Episode 11: LUFS and Normalization

    April 25th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 25 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam discuss the LUFS system of metering (Loudness Units Full Scale), normalization and if normalization is the future, why we shouldn't half-a$$ it.

  • Episode 10: The Art of Listening

    April 11th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 2 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    In music production listening is paramount. Everyone is talking about listening and how important this skill is, however one aspect of that seems to be overlooked time and time again. Matt and Sam dive into the art of listening to clients in order to best serve them.

    Sam's Blog on Listening:

    http://www.mosesmastering.com/blog/2017/3/17/listening

  • Episode 9: HOW TO GET CLIENTS!

    March 28th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 11 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam answer a listener-generated question about the art of getting and keeping clients in the current music industry.

  • Episode 8: How to Submit a Mix for Mastering (Part 2/2)

    March 14th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  59 mins 4 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about how to submit a mix for mastering and what to expect to receive back from the mastering engineer.

  • Episode 7: How to Submit a Mix for Mastering (Part 1/2)

    March 14th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 2 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about how to submit a mix for mastering and what to expect to receive back from the mastering engineer.

  • Episode 6: What is Mastering?

    February 28th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  55 mins 55 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam discuss the topic of what is mastering, what do mastering engineers do, and if you should master your own mixes.

  • Episode 5: Analog vs Digital

    February 14th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 7 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam discuss the pros and cons of staying in the box versus seeking an analog/hybrid signal chain.

  • Episode 4: Invest In Yourself First!

    January 31st, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 19 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about why it is important to invest in yourself as a creator (and human) before investing in gear.

  • Episode 3: Auto-Mastering Services

    January 17th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  41 mins 51 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about automated (online) mastering services and if/where they have a place in the music industry.

  • Episode 2: You Are Worth More!

    January 17th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 6 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam discuss the three steps to charging a rate in the music industry and how to put a value on yourself as a professional.

  • Episode 1: Torrented Software

    January 17th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  41 mins 51 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam dive into the conversation of using torrented software as opposed to paying for it as well as talking about a couple pieces of gear that they like to use on projects.