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Secret Sonics 123 - Damian Taylor - Music Production's Deep Thinker

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Damian Taylor is a 7-time Grammy-nominated producer/mixer/engineer based out of LA, CA, USA! In our chat, Damian shares knowledge and insights from his vast career including the differences between music scenes across the globe, working with Bjork, gender inclusivity in our industry, and the importance of having a creative process. We go deep on his approach to staying creative and inspired, the importance of sleep, being in service of artists, fostering a life-long approach to learning, and so much more! Check it out!

You can learn more about Damian at https://www.damiantaylor.com/

You can follow Damian on Social Media
IG - https://www.instagram.com/hereisdamian/

***As I mentioned in this episode, Carl Bahner is giving away his Spotify algorithm course to listeners of the show. Go to https://www.carlbahner.com/coaching to learn more***


You can listen to the song we discussed in the "Sauce" segment in its entirety here - "Trial by Fire" by Odette - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUJLId_q_2w&ab_channel=ODETTEVEVO

I made a Spotify playlist of some of the records referenced here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0xuAV6SgxUH3CeUPvteIne?si=4762f8802a294268

Join the Secret Sonics Discord community here(!) - discord.gg/UP97b72W6t

Subscribe to the podcast and get my free guidebook "Music Production Essentials" here - https://mpe-ebook.benwallick.com/free-download

References
Travis Ference - https://www.benwallick.com/podcast-episodes/2021/9/26/secret-sonics-114-travis-ference-redefining-success-in-music
Unkle - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unkle
The Prodigy - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Prodigy
Bjork - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bj%C3%B6rk
Guy Sigsworth - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_Sigsworth
The Complete Producer Network - https://www.completeproducer.net/
The Arcade Fire - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arcade_Fire
Sprawl 2 and Ready to Start Remixes - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbB1N00UdIs&ab_channel=JamesMcCreesh and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehruYglx9LM&ab_channel=ArcadeFireTube
Odette - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Odette_(musician)
Emily Lazar - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emily_Lazar
This is Your Brain on Music - https://amzn.to/3nYQb7P
Mix Accelerator - https://knowledge.completeproducer.pro/mapwaitlist
Timbaland - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timbaland
Jimmy Douglas - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Douglass
Damian’s Kit Page - https://kit.co/HereIsDamian
It’s All in Your Head - https://amzn.to/3D2b5aa
Morning Pages - https://juliacameronlive.com/basic-tools/morning-pages/
Franc Tetaz - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_T%C3%A9taz
Unfair Advantage (book) - https://amzn.to/3cTEVmX
Noah Kagan - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCF2v8v8te3_u4xhIQ8tGy1g

Thanks for listening to this episode of Secret Sonics! I hope you enjoyed this episode :) Look out for new episodes weekly. Consider rating and reviewing our show on Apple Podcasts and sharing this or any of your favorite episodes with a friend or two.


Thank you to Zvi Rodan, Mendy Portnoy, and Yakir Hyman for contributing to the new podcast theme music!

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-Ben

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    Secret Sonics 123 - Damian Taylor - Music Production's Deep Thinker

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    Damian Taylor is a 7-time Grammy-nominated producer/mixer/engineer based out of LA, CA, USA! In our chat, Damian shares knowledge and insights from his vast career including the differences between music scenes across the globe, working with Bjork, gender inclusivity in our industry, and the importance of having a creative process. We go deep on his approach to staying creative and inspired, the importance of sleep, being in service of artists, fostering a life-long approach to learning, and so much more! Check it out!You can learn more about Damian at https://www.damiantaylor.com/You can follow Damian on Social MediaIG - https://www.instagram.com/hereisdamian/***As I mentioned in this episode, Carl Bahner is giving away his Spotify algorithm course to listeners of the show. Go to https://www.carlbahner.com/coaching to learn more***You can listen to the song we discussed in the "Sauce" segment in its entirety here - "Trial by Fire" by Odette - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUJLId_q_2w&ab_channel=ODETTEVEVOI made a Spotify playlist of some of the records referenced here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0xuAV6SgxUH3CeUPvteIne?si=4762f8802a294268Join the Secret Sonics Discord community here(!) - discord.gg/UP97b72W6tSubscribe to the podcast and get my free guidebook "Music Production Essentials" here - https://mpe-ebook.benwallick.com/free-downloadReferencesTravis Ference - https://www.benwallick.com/podcast-episodes/2021/9/26/secret-sonics-114-travis-ference-redefining-success-in-musicUnkle - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UnkleThe Prodigy - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_ProdigyBjork - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bj%C3%B6rkGuy Sigsworth - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_SigsworthThe Complete Producer Network - https://www.completeproducer.net/The Arcade Fire - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arcade_FireSprawl 2 and Ready to Start Remixes - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbB1N00UdIs&ab_channel=JamesMcCreesh and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehruYglx9LM&ab_channel=ArcadeFireTubeOdette - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Odette_(musician)Emily Lazar - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emily_LazarThis is Your Brain on Music - https://amzn.to/3nYQb7PMix Accelerator - https://knowledge.completeproducer.pro/mapwaitlistTimbaland - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TimbalandJimmy Douglas - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_DouglassDamian’s Kit Page - https://kit.co/HereIsDamianIt’s All in Your Head - https://amzn.to/3D2b5aaMorning Pages - https://juliacameronlive.com/basic-tools/morning-pages/Franc Tetaz - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_T%C3%A9tazUnfair Advantage (book) - https://amzn.to/3cTEVmXNoah Kagan - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCF2v8v8te3_u4xhIQ8tGy1gThanks for listening to this episode of Secret Sonics! I hope you enjoyed this episode :) Look out for new episodes weekly. Consider rating and reviewing our show on Apple Podcasts and sharing this or any of your favorite episodes with a friend or two.Thank you to Zvi Rodan, Mendy Portnoy, and Yakir Hyman for contributing to the new podcast theme music!You can find out more about Secret Sonics and subscribe on your favorite podcast app by visiting www.secretsonics.coFollow along via social media here:Facebook: www.facebook.com/SecretSonicsPodInstagram: www.instagram.com/secretsonics/ Have a great week, stay safe, and dig in!-Ben
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    Secret Sonics 122 - Ava King - A Journey of Growth in Music

    1:40:00

    Ava King is a producer and singer-songwriter based out of LA, CA, USA! In our chat, Ava shared her journey; from budding journalist to becoming a TV personality in China to studying music production over the internet and making her way over to Los Angeles. We chat about lessons learned from her mentor Rob Cavallo, her approach to songwriting and arrangement, and working in service of female artists. We also go deep on staying sober, leading a life of learning and growth, enjoying the journey and so much more! Check it out!You can follow Ava on Social MediaIG - https://www.instagram.com/avakingmusic/Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/artist/1CMAqoO9q2gSPBPxvvRXqo?si=V6snt1xbRHGiUyHTxLsEhA***As I mentioned in this episode, Carl Bahner is giving away his Spotify algorithm course to listeners of the show. Go to https://www.carlbahner.com/coaching to learn more***You can listen to the song we discussed in the "Sauce" segment in its entirety here - "Future Ex" by LEA and Ava King - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Dh5j2KM2FM&ab_channel=VariousArtists-TopicJoin the Secret Sonics Discord community here(!) - discord.gg/UP97b72W6tSubscribe to the podcast and get my free guidebook "Music Production Essentials" here - https://mpe-ebook.benwallick.com/free-downloadReferencesCarl Bahner - https://www.benwallick.com/podcast-episodes/2021/10/10/secret-sonics-116-carl-bahner-serving-and-nurturing-artistsBerklee Online - https://welcome.online.berklee.edu/learn-music-online.html?pid=4897&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=bol-gen-google-adwords-us-text-brand-best-offer-4897&gclid=Cj0KCQiA-eeMBhCpARIsAAZfxZAUtC0JwsbPX_8_iWtHTY-UHvfNDFahftfiyYILRqzH98_6PnH-eAAaApyQEALw_wcBRob Cavallo - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob_CavalloStill Dre - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_CL6n0FJZpk&ab_channel=DrDreVEVOShaper Box - https://www.cableguys.com/shaperbox.htmlTell me something true - Rob Bell - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tcypklEjps&ab_channel=TellMeSomethingTruePodcastDamian Taylor - https://www.damiantaylor.com/The Complete Producer Network - https://www.completeproducer.net/Lalisa Money - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNCWe_6HAM8&ab_channel=BLACKPINKJustin Bieber Anyone - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIK3azN4w34&ab_channel=JustinBieberVEVOOak Felder - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oak_FelderIan Kirkpatrick - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Kirkpatrick_(record_producer)Joe Grasso - https://www.instagram.com/joegrassomix/Thanks for listening to this episode of Secret Sonics! I hope you enjoyed this episode :) Look out for new episodes weekly. Consider rating and reviewing our show on Apple Podcasts and sharing this or any of your favorite episodes with a friend or two.Thank you to Zvi Rodan, Mendy Portnoy, and Yakir Hyman for contributing to the new podcast theme music!You can find out more about Secret Sonics and subscribe on your favorite podcast app by visiting www.secretsonics.coFollow along via social media here:Facebook: www.facebook.com/SecretSonicsPodInstagram: www.instagram.com/secretsonics/ Have a great week, stay safe, and dig in!-Ben
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    Secret Sonics 121 - Casey Cavaliere - The Scope of the Record Process

    1:44:29

    Casey Cavaliere is a music producer, audio engineer, guitarist and songwriter currently based out of Atlanta, GA, USA! In our chat, Casey shares his journey; from guitarist in the band The Wonder Years to producing for other artists, helping with artist development, and podcasting. We chat about working with Joe Chiccarelli, remote production methods, collaboration, as well as going deep on his approach to guitar production for records, bringing out the emotion of a mix, and so much more! Check it out!You can learn more about Casey at http://www.caseycavaliere.com/You can follow Casey on Social MediaIG - https://www.instagram.com/case_rock/***As I mentioned in this episode, Carl Bahner is giving away his Spotify algorithm course to listeners of the show. Go to https://www.carlbahner.com/coaching to learn more***The song we discussed in the "Sauce" segment isn't out yet but you can follow the artist Vanity Draft here - https://www.instagram.com/vanitydraft_/Join the Secret Sonics Discord community here(!) - https://discord.gg/UP97b72W6tSubscribe to the podcast and get my free guidebook "Music Production Essentials" here - https://mpe-ebook.benwallick.com/free-downloadReferencesThe Wonder Years - https://www.thewonderyearsband.com/The Record Process Podcast - https://www.truelevelstudio.com/therecordprocessCarl Bahner - https://www.benwallick.com/podcast-episodes/2021/10/10/secret-sonics-116-carl-bahner-serving-and-nurturing-artistsSpinal Tap - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/This_Is_Spinal_TapPopstar w/ Andy Samberg - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popstar:_Never_Stop_Never_StoppingWorking With Podcast - https://carlpullein.podbean.com/Joe Chiccarelli - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_ChiccarelliFrank Zappa - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_ZappaVance Powell - https://www.benwallick.com/podcast-episodes/2021/4/11/secret-sonics-092-vance-powell-capturing-the-magicSteve Evetts - https://www.instagram.com/steveevetts/Listento - https://audiomovers.com/wp/Lucas Gienow - https://www.benwallick.com/podcast-episodes/2020/10/4/secret-sonics-066-lucas-gienowMarshall Jubilee (silver) - https://marshall.com/marshall-amps/products/amps/vintage-reissues/2555xFender Supersonic - https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/SupSon22BD--fender-super-sonic-22-22-watt-1x12-inch-tube-combo-amp-blondeSTL Tones - https://www.stltones.com/Neural DSP - https://neuraldsp.com/Finneas - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finneas_O%27ConnellJesse Ray Ernster - https://www.benwallick.com/podcast-episodes/2021/8/29/secret-sonics-110-jesse-ray-ernster-going-all-in-on-his-dreamsDarrick Atwater - https://www.benwallick.com/podcast-episodes/2021/7/25/secret-sonics-105-darrick-atwater-going-deep-on-sound-designTrue Level Studio - https://www.truelevelstudio.com/Thanks for listening to this episode of Secret Sonics! I hope you enjoyed this episode :) Look out for new episodes weekly. Consider rating and reviewing our show on Apple Podcasts and sharing this or any of your favorite episodes with a friend or two.Thank you to Zvi Rodan, Mendy Portnoy, and Yakir Hyman for contributing to the new podcast theme music!You can find out more about Secret Sonics and subscribe on your favorite podcast app by visiting www.secretsonics.coFollow along via social media here:Facebook: www.facebook.com/SecretSonicsPodInstagram: www.instagram.com/secretsonics/ Have a great week, stay safe, and dig in!-Ben

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