Steve Litscher

Simeon Panov – FOH for Infected Rain – MixMasters Episode 043

Simeon Panov joins Steve to chat about his experiences with mixing live sound for Infected Rain. They talk about how Simeon got his start in the music industry, how he got connected with Infected Rain, touring in the United States, and more. Simeon also shares some of his infamous advice and lessons for improving the…

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MixMasters Roundtable – Touring During a Pandemic – Episode 042

It’s been a while since we’ve published an episode, but that’s because we’ve been busy TOURING! Who would’ve thought we’d be out making things loud in 2021?? In this episode, Steve Litscher is joined by Alex Markides, Brian Hardaswick, Bryan Campbell, and Erik Rogers to talk all things touring (during a pandemic). The guys talk…

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Shelby Eisenberg – FOH for Wage War – MixMasters Episode 041

Listen in as Shelby Eisenberg, FOH engineer for Wage War, talks to Steve Litscher about getting started in music, early tours with Wage War and a Midas Pro 1 console, tips/tricks for quick set-up/tear down, and more. The guys trade stories from their most recent tours as well. Follow Shelby on Instagram!

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Dave Peterson – FOH Engineer – MixMasters Episode 040

This episode of MixMasters Podcast features Dave Peterson of SoundEFX. Dave joins your host Steve Litscher to talk about preparing for and managing a festival stage, mixing techniques, working with the Allen & Heath dLive, and many other topics. Dave has worked with a number of bands (in a house capacity), including: Bring Me The…

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Sean Dailey – Tour Manager – MixMasters Episode 039

On this episode of MixMasters Podcast, Steve Litscher is joined by Sean Dailey, a tour manager with 15+ years of production experience. Sean has worked with bands and performers that include the likes of Chai, Steel Panther, Fitz and the Tantrums, and countless others. In addition to tour management skills, Sean is experienced in stage…

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Drew Sullivan- FOH Engineer – MixMasters Episode 038

Welcome to Episode 38 – the first in Season 3 of MixMasters with your host, Steve Litscher. Steve is joined today by Drew Sullivan, the multi-talented engineer for bands that include We Came As Romans and Crown The Empire. Drew has experience with mixing in studios (including a recent acoustic album), system engineering, corporate engagements,…

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NYE Roundtable: Drew, Erik, Josh & Steve – MixMasters Episode 037

Happy New Year, and good riddance to 2020! Bid farewell to this “challenging” year by listening to the final episode of MixMasters, Season 2. The episode features FOH masters (and former guests) Drew Thornton, Erik Rogers, and Josh Sobeck. The guys join Steve for a round of beverages and a deep-dive conversation about all of…

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Jon and the Brians – MixMasters Episode 035

Let the good times roll! This episode of MixMasters features three amazing sound engineers who share a common connection: Jon Tanner and The Machine Shop in Flint, MI. Join Steve Litscher as he talks with Bryan Campbell, Brian Hardaswick, and Jon Tanner about how they all met one another, how they’ve toured together, the importance…

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Paddi Krause – Monitor Engineer – MixMasters Episode 034

Paddi Krause joins MixMasters by way of Hamburg, Germany and spends time sharing his story about getting into the live sound touring business. Paddi has worked with some of the most prolific bands of our time, including In Flames, Trivium, Alter Bridge, Korn, Toto, and more. We dive-in and talk about the importance of being…

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Nate Northway FOH Engineer – MixMasters – Episode 033 – MixMasters Podcast

Nate Northway is an uber-talented FOH engineer with 10+ years of live sound mixing experience, and nearly 20 years of total mixing experience. He joins MixMasters to share his experiences with working with bands like: Rise Against, A Day To Remember, Seether, Animals As Leaders, and more. From having to rewire subpar club PAs just…

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