The Attack & Release Show

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • 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.

  • Episode 156: The Tone of Mastering

    October 18th, 2023  |  Season 6  |  58 mins 58 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam discuss whether the mastering process should impart a tone in the client's mixes or if it should be a transparent process.

  • Episode 155: Fall Q&A 2023

    October 4th, 2023  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 4 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam answer listener-submitted questions.

  • Episode 154: Don't Lose Everything - Data Management, Storage & Backup

    September 20th, 2023  |  Season 6  |  59 mins 46 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about how they manage files, data storage, and backups.

  • Episode 153: Bill Podolak - Izotope Ozone 11 Senior Product Manager

    September 6th, 2023  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 13 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam interview the highly skilled and knowledgeable Senior Product Manager for Izotope Ozone and dive into all the new features debuting in Ozone 11.

  • Episode 152: Marketing 301 - How To Stay Ahead of Evolving Markets

    August 23rd, 2023  |  Season 6  |  58 mins 52 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about how to stay ahead of the changing markets.

  • Episode 151: How To Switch To A Mastering Career

    August 9th, 2023  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 7 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about a listener-submitted topic of how to switch to a career in mastering.

  • Episode 150: Genre Specific Mastering Techniques

    July 26th, 2023  |  Season 6  |  57 mins 39 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about how their mastering varies based on the genre they are working on.

  • Episode 149: Analog Do's & Don't's

    July 12th, 2023  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 28 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about some of their "do's" and "do not's" when using analog gear.

  • Episode 148: Marketing in 2023

    June 28th, 2023  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 6 mins
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about marketing in 2023

  • Episode 147: How To Review Your Master

    June 14th, 2023  |  Season 6  |  56 mins 49 secs
    audio, audio engineer, audio mastering, audio production, mastering, mastering engineer, mixing, music producer, producing, recording

    Matt and Sam talk about how to review the song you mastered before sending it off to the client.