Mix Engineer / Recording Engineer / Record Producer
(Hot Snakes, Rocket From The Crypt, Pinback, Switchfoot)
From HOT SNAKES to SWITCHFOOT, Producer/Engineer/Mixer BEN MOORE has been paramount in catapulting artists beyond the San Diego local music scene. We meander around several topics including Hot Snakes, Steve Albini, room mics, favorite gear, and the sacrifices we’d make to keep our girlfriends’ collarbones intact.
Ben has been a good friend and inspiration for some time, so it’s great to finally have him on the podcast.
Some select credits include:Hot Snakes, Burt Bacharach, Pinback, Switchfoot, Mrs. Magician, Ceremony, Retox, Finch, Rocket From The Crypt
As recording professionals, much of our time is spent in the studio working with artists, and while that's rewarding in it's own right, many of us also value the after session hang-out, when we get to sit around and swap stories, discuss music, and trade ideas...
ATS EP1: From Fleetwood Mac to The Killers, Mark Needham has had a storied career in the recording studio. We discuss his move from hybrid to all digital, working with The Killers, Chris Issak, Pete Yorn & Steve Miller, crazy studio stories and some of his favorite plugins...
ATS EP2: Mastering Engineer Reuben Cohen talks about mastering “Happy” for Pharrell Williams, Slumdog Millionaire, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, the team at Lurssen Mastering, his mentorship with Gavin, his philosophy and his process...
ATS EP3: In 2015 Ken Andrews’ band Failure released their first album in 19 years, and Paramore's hit "Ain't It Fun” (mixed by Ken) won a Grammy for ”Best Rock Song”. Ken’s work on both sides of the glass has been varied and successful, and we were happy to sit down with him backstage...
ATS EP4: In my ever expanding quest to discover new mediums for experiencing music, we check in with musician, new-media artist and neuroscientist Dr. Tim Mullen to discuss music and the brain, his work with Brain Computer Music Interfaces, Mozart and The Mind, and some of his artistic endeavors.
ATS EP5: The ever insightful David Cole discusses his time as staff engineer at Capitol Studios, making demos with Tina Turner, the path to his first gold record, his experiences with Bob Seger and Steve Miller, and his approach.
ATS EP6: Successful Rock Producer Michael Beinhorn discusses how to support art and creativity in music, issues facing the modern artist, a bit of his work with Soundgarden, HOLE, and MEW, and his new book.
It's official - AFTER THE SESSION is coming to your local podcast retailer on a regular basis. We're quite excited! Expect new interviews, conversations, studio discussions and the occasional inane observation.
ATS S1 Ep1: After being discovered by Tony Visconti, David Bowie's final album "Blackstar" was just the beginning. Erin Tonkon is recognized as one of New York's newest and most talented music producers.
ATS S1 Ep3: In the our first attempt at Adventures of the Anonymous Assistant, we discuss the life and experiences of an assistant in a high-profile, high-pressure, internationally respected recording studio.