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Bruce Reiter, FOH for Five Finger Death Punch – Episode 026

Bruce Reiter is a self-taught FOH engineer that has worked with an impressive array of bands including: Five Finger Death Punch, Static-X, Limp Bizkit, Powerman 5000, Stabbing Westward, Rancid and more. He’s achieved hall-of-fame status and his mixes are second to none. Bruce sits down to talk with MixMasters about how he got started in…

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Roundtable discussion about latency – Episode 025 – MixMasters Podcast

In this episode, Steve Litscher (FOH for Stitched Up Heart) sits down with Ashton Parsons (Monitors for Disturbed & so many others), Bryan Campbell (FOH for Breaking Benjamin), Drew Thornton (FOH for Billie Eilish) and Travis Wade (FOH for Dance Gavin Dance) to talk in-depth about latency and its impact on the mix. From dealing…

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Roundtable discussion about microphones and settings – Episode 024 – MixMasters Podcast

Welcome to season 2 of MixMasters Podcast! In this episode, Steve Litscher (FOH for Stitched Up Heart) sits down with Alex Markides (FOH for Killswitch Engage & Periphery), Ashton Parsons (Monitors for Disturbed & so many others), Bryan Campbell (FOH for Breaking Benjamin) and Travis Wade (FOH for Dance Gavin Dance) to talk in-depth about…

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Jon Tanner, FOH The Machine Shop – Episode 023 – MixMasters Podcast

Jon is a world-class FOH engineer who has spent a significant portion of his career working at the world-famous Machine Shop in Flint, Michigan. He has also toured with Taproot as their FOH engineer. We talk about his experience in the live sound industry, including taking an in-depth look into the Machine Shop and how…

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Sam Abernathy – Episode 022 – MixMasters Podcast

Sam Abernathy is the FOH engineer for Fozzy but has also worked with Stuck Mojo and Like A Storm, as well as several popular Atlanta-based clubs (The Masquerade, etc). Listen in as Sam talks about his earlier days – playing guitar and mixing on a Presonus board before finding his way into the Fozzy camp….

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Dave Gordon – Episode 021 – MixMasters Podcast

Dave Gordon wears many hats – FOH and Monitor engineer, tour manager, production manager, bandwagon driver, drum tech, backline tech and more…whew!! He’s worked with bands that include: Stryper, Ross The Boss, Metal Allegiance, Let Us Prey, and Kaleido. In this episode, Dave talks about his musical history, the importance of being friendly, working with…

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Ashton Parsons – Episode 020 – MixMasters Podcast

Ashton Parsons joins MixMasters Podcast to talk everything live sound, FOH, monitors and more. We go deep into talking about Disturbed, Black Label Society, Periphery, Steel Panther, mixing consoles, drum microphones, and so much more. It’s an unbelievably great episode – Ashton is a legend and this podcast should not be missed! Follow Ashton on…

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Travis Wade – Episode 019 – MixMasters Podcast

Travis Wade joins MixMasters Podcast to talk about his experiences as a FOH engineer for bands that include: Dance Gavin Dance, Suicidal Tendencies, CKY, and more. He also talks in-depth about the Allen & Heath dLive console, Telefunken microphones, tour management, and being a tour logistics manager. We trade stories from the road, including an…

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Shawn McLoughlin – Episode 018 – MixMasters Podcast

Shawn McLoughlin is a local fixture in the midwest’s live audio and video industry. He’s mixed countless festivals, fairs, corporate events, and more. He’s also a manufacturer’s representative for brands that include Allen and Heath, Blizzard, Link, QSC, Shure and others. Join us as Shawn talks about how he got started in the industry, his…

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MixMasters Round Table with Alex Markides, Drew Thornton, Erik Rogers, and Nick Rucker – Episode 011

Join Steve as he hosts a roundtable discussion with four of the world’s greatest sound engineers as they chat about festival experiences and how those types of shows differ from a traditional headlining gig. Hear about how they prepare for those shows, the gear they use, how they sound check, the crew they work with,…

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