EP: 062 – Managing a world class recording studio, staying booked, and how to REALLY be a great audio engineer with Matt Leigh of The Tracking Room

This episode of the podcast is with a semi-recent friend of Jon’s. He’s a recording engineer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, and manager of the world-class recording studio in Nashville, TN, The Tracking Room. Our guest on the podcast this week is Matt Leigh. On this episode, Jon and Matt discuss a lot of the “people” attributes that…

EP: 061 – Learning experiences in the studio, sharpening your craft via recording, and tactics to reach creative flow with Sean Sunderland

On this episode, Jon hangs out with another artist, songwriter, and musician that he’s worked with a few times over recent years – Sean Sunderland. Sean plays drums in the band Zasz, writes music under his own name (Sean Sunderland), and even has a more experimental project called Chatter that serves as yet another creative…

EP: 060 – Creating a rock opera with Tim Zimmermann

“It’s one thing to create art, but a whole other thing to create art that reaches people, and is something people can identify with.” “Art is the by-product, and it’s really the development you’ve had as a person, that is the biggest take-away.” Those are two thought-provoking ideas shared by our guest today. On this…

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EP: 059 – Make mistakes to hit gold and the elements of a good producer with Chris Silverio

“Perfection is the only thing worth failing to achieve.” This is episode 5 out of a series of 5 episodes recorded around the CD Baby DIY Musician’s conference that happened in Nashville in late August 2017. During the conference, host Jon Stinson connected with a number of other musicians, songwriters, producers, and music entrepreneurs. On…

EP: 058 – Being a improvisational DIY performer, musician, and artist with Rob Flax

On this episode, Jon hangs out with artist, musician, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, performer, and educator, Rob Flax. Jon met Rob in late August during the CD Baby DIY Musician’s Conference that came through Nashville. Rob played a couple sets at some of the conference afterparties, and showcased an improvisational style of performance that interacted with the…