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Current MixMasters Podcasts:

Johnny Keirle – Systems Engineer – Episode 031 – MixMasters Podcast

Johnny Keirle is the “man behind the scenes” who makes all of the system magic happen for artists that include Pink, Billie Eilish, Adele, Foo Fighters, and countless others....

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EPISODE 030 – MIXMASTERS PODCAST: JOSH SOBECK AND JOSH MAHAN FROM I PREVAIL

Josh Sobeck and Josh Mahan are the tag team that mix FOH and monitors for the uber-popular band, I Prevail. This podcast offers and exclusive, inside look into how...

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Danny Harvey, FOH for Beartooth – Episode 029 – MixMasters Podcast

Danny Harvey joins Steve Litscher to talk about his experiences as the FOH engineer for Beartooth. In addition to mixing Beartooth, Danny has worked with numerous touring acts, including...

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Charlie Bybee – Monitor Engineer – Episode 028 – MixMasters Podcast

Charlie Bybee joins Steve Litscher to talk about his experiences and methodologies for mixing monitors for iconic bands that include: 5 Seconds of Summer, Rise Against, Trivium and others....

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Chris Pollock, FOH for August Burns Red – Episode 027 – MixMasters Podcast

Chris Pollock, FOH engineer for August Burns Red, sits down to talk with Steve Litscher about his mixing approach, techniques, and philosophies. Steve and Chris dig deep into the...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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)....

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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,...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Bryan Campbell – Episode 017 – MixMasters Podcast

Bryan Campbell is the incredibly talented FOH engineer who currently tours with Breaking Benjamin. Breaking Benjamin most recently served as direct support for Korn, and we dig deep into...

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Brian Hardaswick – Episode 016 – MixMasters Podcast

Brian joins us for a follow-up discussion about non-sound-related topics, including how to maintain your sanity when (or while not) touring, as well as how to take care of...

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Brian Hardaswick – Episode 015 – MixMasters Podcast

Brian currently serves as the FOH engineer and Production Manager for In This Moment. He talks in-depth about his experiences with the band, as well as how he became...

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Ben Turkovic – Episode 014 – MixMasters Podcast

Ben Turkovic is a recording engineer who resides in the Kansas City area. He has worked with countless artists and has an abundance of studio experience. We talk about...

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Jerry Depew – Episode 013 – MixMasters Podcast

Jerry Depew (or “Dr J” as friends call him) has been mixing bands for over a decade and has worked with a wide variety of 80s metal bands, including:...

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Emily Pearce – Episode 012 – MixMasters Podcast

Emily Pearce sits down to talk about her live sound experiences at legendary venues such as the Whisky A Go Go, and working with a wide variety of musical...

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Stitched Up Heart – Bonus Episode – MixMasters Podcast

The gang from Stitched Up Heart joins Steve for an in-depth discussion about their music careers, favorite tour stories, and their new album, Darkness. Join Steve as he talks...

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Erik Rogers – Episode 001 – MixMasters Podcast

In this debut episode of MixMasters, we meet Erik Rogers, Front of House engineer for Saint Asonia, Godsmack, Dustin Lynch, and other superstar acts. Erik has a wealth of...

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Drew Thornton – Episode 002 – MixMasters Podcast

Join Steve as he welcomes Drew Thornton, FOH engineer for Billie Eilish. They talk about Drew’s history in the sound business and his transition into mixing arena shows for...

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Ken Pooch Van Druten – Episode 003 – MixMasters Podcast

If you’ve attended any major concert or festival over the past twenty years, chances are you’ve heard Pooch at work. He’s mixed some of the biggest bands in the...

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Nick Rucker – Episode 004 – MixMasters Podcast

Nick joins us for a fascinating look behind Steel Panther’s live productions. He takes us through their early days as “Metal Shop” and their residency gigs at The Key...

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Alex Markides – Episode 005 – MixMasters Podcast

Alex Markides drops-in for this episode to talk about his experiences with mixing sound for heavy metal bands like Killswitch Engage, Periphery and Suicidal Tendencies, as well as mixing...

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Chris Tsanjoures – Episode 006 – MixMasters Podcast

In this episode we chat with Chris Tsanjoures from Rational Acoustics, creators of Smaart software. We dig deep into his history as a musician, his transition into the live...

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Joe Ellis – Episode 007 – MixMasters Podcast

Meet Joe Ellis from JEM Productions, a regional live sound production company from central Wisconsin. Joe’s company works with national touring acts and Joe has mixed countless performances in...

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Mike Bangs – Episode 009 – MixMasters Podcast

Mike Bangs (or “Bangs” as everyone knows him) is a legendary monitor engineer. He’s worked with massive acts from around the world including: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Aerosmith,...

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Bryan Macdonald – Episode 010 – MixMasters Podcast

Bryan Macdonald is a live sound engineer with residency at numerous venues in Salt Lake City. He’s toured with artists including Jeremy Zucker. His attention to detail and ear...

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