Audio professionals talking about the industry.


SPACES Recording Elephants in Thailand

Aug 9, 2018


AudioNowcast June 27, 2018 episode 194

Jul 20, 2018 0:00:01


This is a really special show. We start off by talking about GearFest 2017 and what a wonderful industry event its grown into. It’s now officially a “I have to go” type of trade show much like NAMM and AES  yet its truly its own thing. We then talk about a topic that really relevant […]

SPACES Amsterdam

Jul 3, 2018


AudioNowcast June 14, 2018 episode 193

Jun 22, 2018 0:00:01


Dave Smith from Dave Smith Instruments was our guest on this podcast. Topics included: SPACES finally launches, (woo hoo!) Guitar Center get a new lease on life, for at least a year or two, Dave Smith Instruments, How do they keep on coming up with all those cool products, Prophet X and why its the […]

SPACES episode 1

Jun 8, 2018


AudioNowcast May 9, 2018 Episode 192

May 18, 2018 0:00:01


Video game sound designer Bret Johns was our guest for this special 12 year anniversary podcast. Topics included: 12 years of the AudioNowcast (time really does fly!!), how and why we have lasted so long (uhhhhhh), MPE and what it is and why it matters (its going to be huge) Elephants in the room and […]

AudioNowcast March 22, 2018 episode 191

Mar 28, 2018 0:00:01


YESSSSS we are back, we have a new studio, new setup, new outlook, new guest but same panel of amazing people and then some. Voice over actor Jordan Reynolds was our guest on this episode. topics included: We missed you, seriously I was going through withdrawals, what we’ve been up to for the last 5 months, a […]

AudioNowcast Sept 26, 2017 episode 190

Sep 27, 2017 0:00:01


Kevin Donan the owner of “As the Record Turns” in Hollywood was our guest for this podcast. topics included: Dave Smith Instruments and a little about our visit there, we are giving away some incredible DSI swag, social media and the final word, seriously this could be it for a while but the info that Bobby […]

AudioNowcast August 22, 2017 episode 189

Aug 26, 2017 0:00:01


NASA scientist, musician and all around great guy Mike Paul Hughes joined us for this inspirational podcast (it really is). topics included: How many streams do you need to be a hit (lots), Bobby both depresses and gives us hope, reverb and sound design, how to use it and not tick off your mixer (i.e. […]

AudioNowcast August 8, 2017 episode 188

Aug 9, 2017 0:00:01


Composer, photographer and all around awesome guy John Knipp joined us for this podcast. topics included: Buyers remorse, buying monitors, Guitar Center going down (still), what it was and what it is now (sad), Guitarget anyone, Sweetwater and why we like them, believe it or not there are other music stores out there, sound design, […]

AudioNowcast July 19, 2017 episode 187

Jul 23, 2017 0:00:01


We had the pleasure to have the amazing Richard Chycki, producer and engineer, joined us for this podcast. topics included: Gatekeepers, why sometimes there are people who just get in the way, hear a bad mix on TV on the radio in a theater maybe one of these gatekeepers just got in the way, How […]

AudioNowcast July 12, 2017 episode 186

Jul 18, 2017 0:00:01


Engineer with the most informative website ever, writer and all around great guy Barry Rudolph was our guest for this show. topics included: Barry’s website and why it’s a great resource for anyone in audio, making mistakes and why it’s always the little things that can bring you down, often it’s not the mistake that can get […]

AudioNowcast June 20, 2017 episode 185

Jun 25, 2017 0:00:01


Alan Price was our guest for this groundbreaking podcast (at least for us) as he performed a few songs! topics included: Critiques and why they matter, should you be nice or be real, how do you know when to be just plain honest (if your Rob its all the time) Why you need to be seen […]

AudioNowcast May 30, 2017 episode 184

Jun 1, 2017 0:00:01


Dr Joe Carchedi joined us for this podcast where we talk about burnout, exhaustion and just pushing it a little too hard. In other words, life in audio. topics included: New York Met Opera, why you need to see an Opera, how they mix an Opera and just how big are those sets, Heavy Metal […]

AudioNowcast April 26, 2017 episode 183

Apr 30, 2017 0:00:01


Eric Persing founder of Spectrasonics was our guest for this 11 year anniversary show. topics included: 11 years of the AudioNowcast, what were some of the highs (Ken Scott, Producer for David Bowie and a Beatles engineer) and what were some of the lows (guitar show anyone?), how to break up with a client, eventually […]

AudioNowcast April 4, 2017 episode 182

Apr 7, 2017 0:00:01


Producer, and one of the owners of Antares Audio Technologies, Jess Jackson was our guest for this podcast. topics included: Auto-Tune, Podcast update, what we’re doing, what we’re not doing and a few other changes, (we have a producer!), Auto-Tune,  Mac and their non-update update announcement, now how many dongles and adapters will I have to […]

AudioNowcast March 21, 2017 episode 181

Mar 22, 2017 0:00:01


This is our first podcast from our new podcast studio. topics included: Our new podcast studio, where it’s at and why we sound so dang good, give you a hint RODE, Death Cab for Cutie and why they absolutely killed it, they are a great live band, what other bands are great live and what […]

AudioNowcast January 23, 2017 episode 180

Jan 24, 2017 0:00:01


Larry Droppa owner of API joined us for this post NAMM show. topics included: NAMM 2017, what we saw, what we liked, was there a trend in anything this year, API what new gear did they show off, their new console and why it rocks and we are going to try and give some gear […]

AudioNowcast November 22, 2016 episode 179

Nov 23, 2016 0:00:01


This is our second podcast from Rob’s studio. topics included: Saul Walker the founder of API and what a great man he was, API and the legacy continues, Britney Spears and how good was her concert, do we really care that she sang to a track, way more track than her and that was not […]

AudioNowcast October 25, 2016 episode 178

Oct 25, 2016 0:00:01


Looking for a new home, we podcast from the Robs studio. topics included: AES what we saw, what impressed us and what kinda fell short, VR and the new tools that are out there, can you make money in VR, should this be your career track, JBL new speakers and how awesome they sound, so […]

AudioNowcast July 26, 2016 episode 177

Oct 15, 2016 0:00:01


Paul Ill bass player extraordinaire from Loki Sonic Studios was our guest for this podcast. topics included: Baby Metal and how awesome they are, JPOP and the fact that there is great music all over the world, is vinyl making a comeback, uh yes it is and we are way better off for it, bass […]

AudioNowcast June 28, 2016 episode 176

Oct 14, 2016 0:00:01


This was our last podcast from Westwave. (not that we knew it at the time) topics included: The start of our VR podcast, AudioNowcast 360, Diego talks about Color Bots, his new adaptive tonal processing product for Ableton Live, whats up with Avid and their move away from hardware, (12.6 kinda proved us right), creativity, […]

AudioNowcast UPDATE

Sep 29, 2016 0:00:01


Here is a quick update on the AudioNowcast (yes we’re coming back) and maybe a small rant as a bonus.

AudioNowcast May 31, 2016 episode 175

May 31, 2016


Drummer Trevor Thornton and  Emmy nominated songwriter and music teacher Julie Carmona joined us for this podcast. topics included: You pronounce it Q-Feel, new tools for VR audio, is this what we’ve all been waiting for (could be, I’ll let you know) why learning music will make you a better mixer, sound designer, musician, what’s it […]

AudioNowcast April 26, 2016 episode 174

Apr 27, 2016 0:00:01


This is our 10 year celebration podcast!! topics included: NAB 2016, VR, some other stuff and 10 years of podcasting!!!! Thanks so much for listening and supporting us these past 10 years, be sure to like our Facebook page.

AudioNowcast March 22, 2016 episode 173

Mar 26, 2016 0:00:01


Producer Jess Jackson was our guest for this podcast. Tyga, Chris Brown and Justin Bieber are just a few of the names of people he has work with. topics included: The passing of a few giants in the industry, Rob still not a big fan of progressive rock, a few more words on the ipad […]

AudioNowcast March 1, 2016 episode 172

Mar 15, 2016 0:00:01


We are back with a podcast full of a little bit of everything. topics included: iPad Pro, is it worth it, is it time to change they way we judge tablets, they are getting bigger and faster but are they getting better, (the software is) sometimes its just easier to work on your laptop, but […]

AudioNowcast February 2, 2016 episode 171

Feb 13, 2016 0:00:01


This is our post NAMM Show, show. (Ha! say that 12 times fast.) topics included: NAMM what we saw, what we didn’t see, who we saw and a whole slew of fun stuff about the show, Avid and more conversation of our favorite DAW, why aren’t there any Pro tools killers out there (Rob has […]

AudioNowcast January 12, 2016 episode 170

Jan 19, 2016 0:00:01


Super producer and nice guy Michael Beinhorn was our guest on this podcast. topics included: We lost a couple of amazing people recently, Natalie Cole and how special she was, David Bowie and what he meant to not only music but to our culture, someone said that they wished the Beatles would be forgotten and […]

AudioNowcast December 15, 2015 episode 169

Dec 19, 2015 0:00:01


This is our last show of the year. topics included: Slapper from Cargo Cult, why it’s so awesome and why you need it (uh 5.1 delay, total control great UI, sounds awesome need I say more) a plugin that cost thousands and why it’s worth it, presets or scratch, where do you start and how […]

AudioNowcast November 24, 2015 episode 168

Nov 25, 2015 0:00:01


Sound designer Shawn Duffy joined us for this episode. topics included: Guess who voiced that commercial, Delbert Hunt tells us all about it, (then goes back to engineer the show), CD’s vs streaming take 15, how long will it take to make the same money streaming that I can just selling 1000 CD’s, is this […]

AudioNowcast October 24, 2015 episode 167

Oct 19, 2015 0:00:01


Another AudioNowcast success story. topics included: Guess who scored a major VO gig, he’s new and the gig is huge, AES talk is is going to be that good this year (it was), what speaker company is heading back into production and why you need them, YouTube Red and what it means to us, making […]

AudioNowcast September 25, 2015 episode 166

Sep 26, 2015 0:00:01


This podcast is full of all kinds of great stuff from discussions of new formats to production tips. Topics included: Native Instruments and the Stems format, do we like, is it good for music, is it a crutch, Virtual reality what it means for the audio industry, should you invest your time to learn some […]

AudioNowcast 165.5 Martin Page Special

Sep 11, 2015 0:00:01


We sit down and talk to Martin Page about his latest release “Hotel of the Two Worlds”. He lets us in on not only what went into making this album, but discusses his creative process and influences that contribute to his songwriting. Its a great listen.  

AudioNowcast August 4, 2015 episode 165

Aug 26, 2015 0:00:01


We are back to a semi-full house on this podcast. topics included: Live sound and hecklers, your mixing and your exposed, sometimes the clients is not right, voice manipulation, some of our favorite sound design plugins to get everything from great stop downs to smooth pitch shifting, Making money and subscription based music services, (I […]

AudioNowcast July 22, 2015 episode 164

Jul 26, 2015 0:00:01


Dennis Moody joins us for another podcast to talk about recording drums. topics included: You ever had a day were everything goes wrong, why you just have to take it from clients and when you don’t (sometime dreams do come true), Reaper why it rocks (it really does and for only $60), recording drums and […]

AudioNowcast June 15, 2015 episode 163

Jun 18, 2015 0:00:01


Dennis Moody joins our podcast and its not like any other podcast. topics included: LIVE SOUND! Dennis Moody joins us to talk about live sound, his process of the sound check, mixing in mono, his mental checklist as soon as the band begins to play, his mixing process throughout the show, when the artist decides […]

AudioNowcast June 1 2015, episode 162

Jun 2, 2015 0:00:01


Nick is back with us after taking a few podcasts off. topics included: Rituals and how we prepare to work, some are cool, some are boring, but the all have one thing in common, changes in royalties for Pandora and what does that mean for artist, (does it mean anything?) Rob is designing a new […]

AudioNowcast May 18, 2015 episode 161

May 19, 2015 0:00:01


And so we start off Year 9. topics included: Guitar Center rise and (fall?) some pretty good info and can they survive this, to be honest they have already not survived, this is not your fathers GC, (don’t be looking for that deal) listener asks about a custom setup, Pro Tools and Yosemite…why can’t they […]

AudioNowcast April 16 2015, episode 160

Apr 27, 2015 0:00:01


We celebrate our 9 year anniversary! (can you believe it?)(I can’t) and are joined by mixer Yahel Dooley and Producer Debbie Gonzalez. topics included: 9 years of podcasts and we start off talking about Guitar Center, will it survive and why you want to have a place like it around, (at least the old Guitar Center […]

AudioNowcast March 17, 2015 episode 159

Mar 26, 2015 0:00:01


Rob is out a SXSW and we are joined by audio engineer Mike Veralla. topics included: SXSW and what going on out there, Brandon does a great job breaking down the “Blurred Lines” lawsuit, (using sheet music only? kinda crazy) how did they lose and what happens now, how can you write something inspired by […]

AudioNowcast February 17, 2015 episode 158

Feb 28, 2015 0:00:01


Copying, Copyright and Clients We talked about all of these on this podcast. topics included: Clients, we love em, we need em and they can even save your life, We talk about all things clients related (ok maybe not all things but we cover a ton), the client relationship is really a complex thing, sometime […]

AudioNowcast January 27, 2015 episode 157

Jan 30, 2015 0:00:01


Our first podcast of 2015 and we are ready to kick it off with our post (way post) NAMM show podcast. topics included: We talk all things NAMM this year, what we liked what we didn’t and where we think its going, digital tubes? really?, Also we were blown away at how much of a difference […]

AudioNowcast December 16, 2014 episode 156

Dec 19, 2014 0:00:01


Our last podcast of the year! (was that quick or what?) topics included: Upgrading your system software, what a pain, Pro Tools the software we all use but from the company just continues to stick it to their user-base, why oh why can’t anyone come up with something better, Bobby O says that yes you can […]

AudioNowcast November 18, 2014 episode 155

Nov 27, 2014 0:00:01


Taylor Swift abandons Spotify, is this a trend for the future? topics included: We dig into all the reasons behind Swift’s big move off the streaming service and talk about the future of streaming and the general future of consuming media. Bobby O teaches us a thing or two about the current state of streaming […]

AudioNowcast October 27, 2014 episode 154

Oct 28, 2014 0:00:01


Diego is back and ready to teach! topics included: We recap all things AES. The guys go over all the good and bad of this year’s conference and touch on what we see coming up in the industry, and also what’s failed to impress. Mike makes a big statement to Rob about Apple, and […]

AudioNowcast October 7, 2014 episode 153

Oct 12, 2014 0:00:01


Brett Levisohn Executive Producer from Trailer Park was our guest for this podcast. topics included: Rob joins us in the flesh, (Yay! no Skype) Mike butchers yet another word (nothing new there), AES is it still relevant, (we will see) we all have people that have inspired us to greatness now we are talking about […]

AudioNowcast September 16, 2014 episode 152

Sep 20, 2014 0:00:01


Apple releases a new iPhone and a U2 album nobody wanted. topics included: The heat and how hot it was, (really hot) Apple iphone, iwatch and all things i, who got one, who didn’t get one, and how good is it going to be for musicians, U2 and what are they doing giving away their latest album […]

AudioNowcast August 12, 2014 episode 151

Aug 14, 2014 0:00:01


People skills, its all about the people skills…and then your talent. topics included: Robin Williams and how sad was that, Live music is awesome and old guys can still rock, Toto is a great band (yes they are), mastering for vinyl, TASSA scale and what is it, the process of listening to records, mastering and […]

AudioNowcast July 15, 2014 episode 150

Jul 19, 2014 0:00:01


Today we talk about the art of subtle. topics included: Gear, who bought what and why, Brandon talks about his new guitar rig for sound design, guitar for sound design is awesome, Rob talks about his first headphone mix, hell did indeed freeze over, Nicks studio and how awesome it is and some of its […]

AudioNowcast June 10, 2014 episode 149

Jun 13, 2014 0:00:01


On this podcast we talk about a potpourri of topics. Topics included: Apple buys Beats and looks for that spark again, smart move or act of desperation, new OS and IOS are they still behind, Rob shocks us all with his latest purchase, we discuss monitors and what we use and why, are gaming consoles on […]

AudioNowcast May 14, 2014 episode 148

May 21, 2014 0:00:01


For this podcast we are joined by Russell Bracher, an engineer who has worked with some of the greatest names in the industry! Topics Include: For this extra long podcast we had so much on our plate we didn’t even get to everything! We start out talking a little more iPad and iPhone tech, then Mike […]

AudioNowcast April 24, 2014 episode 147

May 10, 2014 0:00:01


Welcome to year 9! topics included: We thank API for being a loyal sponsor of the AudioNowcast, they are a super company that have really changed the audio industry for good (500 series anyone?) We make a call back in 2007 that is so scary accurate I should be picking lotto numbers listen and find out, […]

AudioNowcast April 3, 2014 episode 146

Apr 14, 2014 0:00:01


We end our 8th year with this podcast on Vocals! topics included: 8 years on the net, boy time flies, Auto tune is it really evil, should you use it live, would you rather hear great vocals or the real vocals (think about it), we talk a little about this link from Bobby O, What does […]

AudioNowcast March 3, 2014 episode 145

Mar 4, 2014 0:00:01


Ethan Friedericks was our guest for this podcast our first in our mixing series. topics included: Cool new iPad apps, yeah I know we are kinda getting sick of the tablet talk too but the revolution is still going, mixing and how its changed, the new tools of mixing, some good some bad, you can […]

AudioNowcast February 28, 2014 AVID Special

Mar 2, 2014 0:00:01


On this special podcast we talk about Pro Tools and AVID, we discuss its history, how it took over and where it started to fall, we discuss the delisting of the stock and what that means and then project a little into the future, thanks for listening and check out our Facebook page.

AudioNowcast February 3, 2014 episode 144

Feb 4, 2014 0:00:01


This is our NAMM 2014 wrap up topica included: NAMM 2014, all the inside info that you won’t get anywhere else, the best of NAMM, the worst of NAMM, What does a 20 k Syth look like, better yet what does it sound like, what company had a great show and which ones had bad […]

AudioNowcast January 22, 2014 episode 143

Jan 23, 2014 0:00:01


Pre NAMM show special. topics included: Net Neutrality and how it will affect us all, will it really be the end of streaming music, can ISPs collect on both ends, an old friend stops by and lets us know what he’s been up to, great biz model and a ton of hard work, NAMM, gear […]

AudioNowcast December 19, 2013 episode 142

Dec 20, 2013 0:00:01


Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year, join us as we get all or almost all the gang together for a holiday party. topics included: What was you favorite audio purchase of the last year, investing in your craft and why you need to, favorite music of 2013, who spent the most money on […]

AudioNowcast December 7, 2013 episode 141

Dec 10, 2013 0:00:01


Bobby Owsinski talks about social media promotion for musicians.(it was awesome!!!) Part 3 in our Bobby O fest. topics included: How to survive hell week, it was horrible but we survived, the revolution has started and will only get bigger (don’t tell Rob), FL studio and how awesome it is, can you hook up an […]

AudioNowcast November 11, 2013 episode 140

Nov 18, 2013 0:00:01


PRESSURE, CHANGE, HOPE, YOUTUBE  and how to record words. topics included: Have you ever been under the gun so much that it almost made you sick, (we have and will tell you about it) the PC is making a comeback for one of the panel, Windows 8 it’s not that bad,(really its not) recording spoken […]

AudioNowcast October 29, 2013 episode 139

Oct 31, 2013 0:00:01


Randy Coppinger audio craftsman was our guest for this post AES podcast. Topics Included: AES 2013 was it as good as they say, was it good, Surfer EQ and why it is so awesome, API releases THE BOX and once again defines a whole new class, (it will be copied, just watch) iPad music production, […]

AudioNowcast October 1, 2013 episode 138

Oct 8, 2013 0:00:01


Fred Mandel keyboardist for a few acts you may have heard of like, oh…QUEEN, ELTON JOHN, SUPERTRAMP  was our guest. topics included: We welcome a new panel member to AudioNowcast family, have we heard all that there is to hear, where are the new sounds coming from, (its not from your laptop) AES and what […]

AudioNowcast September 9, 2013 episode 137

Sep 24, 2013 0:00:01


We had so much fun with the Sound Designer Roundtable, we decided to do it again! Topics Included: Avid has announced its newest Control Surface: the S6, how important monitors are in the sound design room, what kind of monitors everybody uses, the importance of an acoustician, the importance of having “reference speakers” for todays […]

AudioNowcast Special episode 136.5

Sep 14, 2013 0:00:01


Martin and I sit down and have a conversation with Jack Hues of Wang Chung. (Yes, I am a huge fan) We talk music, songwriting and the hits and misses in the 80’s. Jack is a brilliant songwriter, a huge Beatles fan (you can really hear it in their music) and his insights on music […]

AudioNowcast August 12, 2013 episode 136

Aug 15, 2013 0:00:01


Brian Fairweather joins us on the podcast. Topics included: A tribute to our good friend Mike Shipley, working with someone with golden ears, the music industry in distress and how its affecting the pros, will there be a backlash against streaming (only if the artist’s want to make money), B3 organs and why you never […]

AudioNowcast July 29, 2013 episode 135

Jul 30, 2013 0:00:01


Pacific Rim and its awesome sound is featured on our first sound designers round table. Plus we are honored to have Nick Peck with us a legendary sound designer in the interactive and video game world. (how about the classic Grim Fandango) Topics Included: Keeping it all in perspective, losing some friends in the industry […]

AudioNowcast July 15, 2013 episode 134

Jul 16, 2013 0:00:01


The giveaway is here! Thank you to all of those that submitted feedback, we really appreciate hearing from you guys! Topics Included: Diego is back in the building, we talk about some of the great feedback that we got, we’re already trying to incorporate some of your suggestion in to the show, a really good […]

AudioNowcast June 17, 2013 episode 133

Jun 28, 2013 0:00:01


John Jennings from Royer microphones joined us for the first show of year 8. (he was awesome) Topics included: The new Mac Pro and the death of internal cards, who wins and who loses, why didn’t a certain audio company have a better thunderbolt solution ready and why another one did, latency and how much […]

AudioNowcast May 27, 2013 episode 132

May 30, 2013 0:00:01


Happy 7 Year Anniversary!! We have the whole original crew back in the house for one awesome anniversary podcast with some awesome giveaways!! Topics Included: Why you can’t find your self worth in your gear, or fanboyism STOP IT! how to be a good engineer when running a session with talent, some behind the scenes […]

AudioNowcast April 22, 2013 episode 131

May 1, 2013 1:15:01


Today we have the privilege of being joined by Sebastian Katz from AudioBro! Topics Included: Where in the world is Rob now? The big most recent news is that Pro Tools 11 has been announced and there is a lot of discussion about the disconnect between Pro Tools and its users (mostly from a price […]

AudioNowcast March 22, 2013 episode 130

Mar 30, 2013 1:10:01


Songwriters today we are going to talk about lyrics. “I don’t know what makes a good one but I sure can tell when I’ve heard a bad one!” Topics Included: Rob takes a little bit of time to answer a listener question about visually impaired workflows for people interested in music, Mike talks about a […]

AudioNowcast February 25, 2013 episode 129

Feb 26, 2013 1:17:18


We have the awesome, amazing Rob Arbittier back in the building! Topics Included: Who all didn’t get the flu from NAMM, some talk about the Oscars (which was totally a recent event…), how hardware and software have managed to find a balance in the world and can coexist, what software promised and what it actually provides […]

AudioNowcast January 25, 2013 episode 128

Jan 27, 2013 0:40:01


The NAMM Show! We got together at the Anaheim Marriott and discussed all things NAMM. Topics included: The best thing about NAMM, The worst thing about NAMM, Some of our favorite products and why, The ultimate Pro Tools setup (it was not in Avid’s booth), We set a record for the number of people at […]

AudioNowcast December 17, 2012 episode 127

Jan 1, 2013 0:00:01


Happy New Year! We have an extra long AudioNowcast to get you in to the new year! Topics Include: The guys start off talking about how people discover music and why the DJ model is making a comeback online, how the internet radio websites “randomly” generate music you will like, why Martin is responsible for […]

AudioNowcast December 3, 2012 episode 126

Dec 11, 2012 0:00:01


For this podcast we are very excited to be joined by Lloyd Trammel and John Gould of MaxD Topics Included: Bobby O. had some major backlash over his story about Apple thinning out their Logic Pro division, what direction Logic could actually be headed in, some possible futures for interfaces, plug-ins, and DAWs, some very […]

AudioNowcast November 19, 2012 episode 125

Nov 29, 2012 0:00:01


We are honored to have Scott Esterson from Genelec join us for the podcast! Topics Included: A quick review of AES from everybody that went, what everybody saw, a very in depth conversation about the Raven from Slate Digital and touch screen interfaces in general, Mike talks with Scott about a speaker test they recently […]

AudioNowcast October 1, 2012 episode 124

Oct 21, 2012 0:00:01


We have the honor and privilege to once again be joined Guitarist/Producer Brian Fairweather for 80’s part 2! Topics Included: Where in the world is Rob?? (Don’t worry he is still the Iron Man of the AudioNowcast), the 30th birthday of the CD, was Q-Feel started in a field?, big bands of the 80’s and […]

AudioNowcast August 13, 2012 episode 123

Aug 30, 2012 0:00:01


We are joined on the very nostalgic podcast by Guitarist/Producer Brian Fairweather from Q-Feel (with our very own Martin Page)!! Topics Included: The AudioNowcast has a new mobile recording rig! (look out Denny’s…), the guys discuss the recent closures of music stores throughout the country and their mixed feelings on the subject, Scott and Bobby […]

AudioNowcast July 27, 2012 episode 122

Jul 27, 2012 1:32:01


This week we talk about the ever important MONEY, and we make sure to give you real numbers about different jobs. Topics Include: Mike recently moved houses and he talks about the cathartic nature of getting rid of crap, Rob reveals how he is the indicator of what will become cult classic audio items, talk […]

AudioNowcast 121.5 Martin Page special

Jul 17, 2012 1:28:17


This is a special AudioNowcast one-on-one interview with Martin Page. We play clips from his new album “A Temper of Peace” talk about songwriting and even answer a few questions from his fans.

AudioNowcast June 25, 2012 episode 121

Jun 30, 2012 1:22:18


We are extremely honored to have the extraordinary Ken Scott BACK for another podcast!! Topics Included: A drum tech for Radio Head recently lost his life when the stage collapsed and the guys take a moment to talk about how dangerous it can be to work on the road, Ken Scott is back to talk […]

AudioNowcast June 11, 2012 episode 120

Jun 26, 2012 1:24:25


Martin Page is back with us for this podcast. Topics Include: Martin and Bobby chime in on the discussion from last time about being under the gun (or a “change your trousers” moment), but how cool some of your work can be in those situations, how technology can help or hurt the songwriter, how automation […]

AudioNowcast May 21, 2012 episode 119

Jun 1, 2012 1:14:34


Director Dale Fabrigar was our guest. Topics included: What was everyone up to during our break, Scott talks about his adventures recording elephants and lions, no wait he was almost eaten by a lion, Diego talks about scoring the new film Chernobyl Diaries and how he got those creepy sounds, we all share a few […]

AudioNowcast March 26, 2012 episode 118

Mar 31, 2012 0:00:01


We have the incredible honor and privilege of being joined by the legendary Ken Scott on this podcast!! Topics Include: How Ken got started (at a little place called EMI), what his first sessions were like, the VERY interesting way he would spend his breaks when recording the Beatles, a quick run through of the […]

AudioNowcast February 27, 2012 episode 117

Feb 28, 2012 1:06:18


For this podcast we have the incredible privilege of being joined by the legendary Joe Chiccarelli!! Topics Include: How long ago Joe was actually supposed to be the guest, Mike finally updated to Pro Tools 10 and HDX and everything went surprisingly well, what the sonic differences between Pro Tools 9 and 10 are, what it […]

AudioNowcast February 15, 2021 episode 116

Feb 16, 2012 1:14:27


Once again we are joined by the awesome Greg Ondo from Steinberg!!  Topics Include: A big congratulations to Andrew Scheps on winning the Grammy for his work with Adele!!, and other random Grammy thoughts, we stop to remember Whitney Houston for a moment, what Steinberg has been up to lately, what the difference between Cubase […]

AudioNowcast January 30, 2012 episode 115

Feb 1, 2012 1:10:38


For this podcast, we are joined by the AMAZING David Pensado!!!  And man is it a great show! Topics Include: Happy New Years all around!, the mandatory post-NAMM conversation, but surprisingly the vibe this years was actually really positive, why Scott bought 800 guitar picks at NAMM, Dave Pensado talks about how he got into […]

AudioNowcast January 2, 2012 episode 114

Jan 14, 2012 1:34:15


Happy New Years!! We end 2011 and begin 2012 with a good time and some great discussion! Topics Include: Diego talks about his newest instrument and a little bit about the making of it, Mike talks about his experience with iTunes match, the current state of streaming and downloading music, how the holy grail of […]

AudioNowcast December 12, 2011 episode 113

Dec 25, 2011 0:00:01


For this podcast we are joined by Andrew Scheps and Rob “Iron Man” Arbittier and that’s pretty much it. Topics Include: Mike discovers fire about 40 years after everybody else, Andrew Scheps has been nominated for 3 Grammy’s! And he’ll actually make it to the red carpet this time too, Andrew talks about working on […]

AudioNowcast November 15, 2011 episode 112

Nov 23, 2011 1:31:13


Happy Thanksgiving!! On this podcast we talk about a cornucopia of topics (thank god for spell check). Topics Include: How many people really aren’t here for this show, what Steve Jobs meant for the music industry (both positive and negative), what the transition was like from Atari and various other gear on to the Macintosh platform, […]

AudioNowcast November 1, 2011 episode 111

Nov 2, 2011


Dusty Wakeman from Mojave Audio  joins us for the second time for this very unusual post-AES show! Topics Include: What Scott saw and talked about at Moogfest, how many laptops/iPads vs big modular synths he saw there, what everybody saw at AES, how the general feel of the show was this year, the shrinking size […]

AudioNowcast September 26, 2011 episode 110

Sep 30, 2011 0:00:01


Andrew Scheps makes it to a podcast! We are also joined by producer, composer and (former?) friend of Bobby S., Aaron Friedman! Topics Included: What Andrew has been up to, Scott shares a bunch of stories from recording the rocket launch in Florida and all of the different recording setups the did, Diego talks about […]

AudioNowcast September 5, 2011 episode 109

Sep 17, 2011 1:40:30


We are rejoined by the awesome Patrick Leonard! Producer, songwriter, keyboard player for small acts like Madonna and Toy Matinee, Pink Floyd, Elton John to name a few. Topics Include: Forrest (he’s back) talks about what he has been up to (not jail for those who think like Bobby), the ruling  which would allow certain […]

AudioNowcast August 18, 2011 episode 108

Aug 31, 2011 0:00:01


We are joined by Michael Bard for yet another epic podcast with lots and lots of great stuff! Topics Include: Spotify and what the paid version gets you, how the streaming model works for artists, how digital music is going to be passed down to younger generations, how to work with healthy posture and how […]

AudioNowcast August 4, 2011 episode 107

Aug 20, 2011 0:00:01


For this lofty podcast we were joined by Diane Johnson who just recently started touring for the first time with Denae Gardner. We also discover Jay-Z’s secret passion for Nashville (according to Mike anyway…) Topics Include: How cool Martin Page’s Facebook group is, what the cloud is if you don’t know, a riot that happened […]

AudioNowcast July 21, 2011 episode 106

Jul 30, 2011 0:00:01


Oh man, what a podcast! We took a bit of a break but we are back with more conversation than you know what to do with! In this podcast we also see the return of Martin Page, Hezekiah McMurray and Heather Halley. Topics Include: Where everyone has been for a while, what the release of […]

AudioNowcast June 6, 2011 episode 105

Jun 22, 2011 1:30:22


The AudioNowcast would like to extend our thoughts and prayers to Rob’s family as Rob’s Dad has recently passed away. If you would like to send your well wishes please visit and leave a message. Topics Included: Brandon got a new drum set with some very interesting hardware features, how keep your drums in […]

AudioNowcast May 9, 2011 episode 104

May 31, 2011 0:00:01


Today we are joined by video game composer Jason Hayes, who was the lead composer of a small little game called World Of Warcraft and it’s cinematics, and musician Tim McDonald for one of the best podcasts this year! (btw level 47 Tauren Hunter with a few epic goodies) Topics Include: What everyone has heard […]

AudioNowcast April 25, 2011 episode 103

Apr 27, 2011 0:00:01


Welcome to this epically long podcast! (Suprise, suprise). We are joined by Tina Guo who is an amazing cellist with a very unconventional career. We are also rejoined by Michael Bard, composer/mixer at StudioBard. Topic Include: What everyone saw at NAB and how cool it was, Mike confirms there is still audio at NAB, the […]

AudioNowcast March 28, 2011 episode 102

Apr 8, 2011 0:00:01


We are rejoined by guest sound designer Bret Johns, for this How-To of a podcast. Topics Included: The AudioNowcast has a new sponsor and we’re giving away some swag, Scott tries his luck at segues, Mike talks about an awesome new piece of gear and gets a counting lesson from Rob (So I got a […]

AudioNowcast March 10ish? 2011 episode 101

Mar 26, 2011 0:00:01


Welcome to the new century of AudioNowcast! Our guest is David Franz who literally wrote the book on Pro Tools, amongst lots of other cool things. Topics Include: Congratulations to Brandon, Rob made it through a plane trip alive (barely), what is coming in the future of pro audio, how the iPad 2 can be […]

AudioNowcast February 13, 2011 episode 100!

Feb 22, 2011 0:00:01


Happy 100th Podcast!!! Or the CentaPod! (Thanks Bobby S.). We have an amazing show packed with fun, gear, laughter and not just because Martin Page came back. Be sure to check out the one, the only: The 100th AudioNowcast. Topics Include: The panel members journey back into the chaos that was the last five years […]