Steve Genewick: Capitol Studios, Being Prepared, and Mixing Music for Dolby Atmos
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This week's guest is Grammy nominated recording engineer and mixer Steve Genewick. Steve has been a staff engineer at the world renowned Capitol Studios since 1994. His credits included names like Paul McCartney, Diana Krall, Beck, Niall Horan, LeAnn Rimes and Elvis Costello just to name a few. Steve is also on the forefront of mixing music for the Dolby Atmos format, being one of the first studio engineers to do so. We have a great chat about being prepared for every session, pushing the limits of what's possible, and the importance of finding a studio community to be a part of.

In this episode, we'll dig in on...

  • Working at Capitol Studios
  • Mixing music for Dolby Atmos
  • Always saying "Yes"
  • Working with Al Schmitt
  • Switching from analog tape to Pro Tools
  • Finding a studio community to learn from
  • Recording big bands and orchestras
  • Learn the basics first
  • Post-Pandemic recording
  • Being prepared for sessions
  • Remote recording an orchestra at Abbey Road

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Guest: Steve Genewick

Host: Travis Ference

Editor: Travis Ference

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