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The #1 podcast covering music production, songwriting, gear news, and all things DAW related
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The #1 podcast covering music production, songwriting, gear news, and all things DAW related

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English


Episodes

Beatmaking vs Producing – Episode 36

10/10/2018
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Are you a beatmaker? Are you a producer? Are you both? This week Professor SentZ discusses the the terms and their hidden connotations while giving tips for both paths. Episode Contents Lab Report Facebook announces “Premiers” The Moog One Hits Shelves HD Vinyl Pushes Forward Case Study Questlove’s “On the Hour” DJ Tchnique Lab Technique … Continue reading "Beatmaking vs Producing – Episode 36"

Duration:00:24:15

Minimize To Maximize – Episode 35

10/3/2018
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The 80/20 rule states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. 80 % of your success stems from 20% of your actions. Conversely, 80 percent of the drama you deal with stems from 20% of your efforts. By reducing tasks, you give yourself the chance to shave away … Continue reading "Minimize To Maximize – Episode 35"

Duration:00:43:57

Finding Your Sound – Episode 34

9/26/2018
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This week is all about finding your sound as a producer, artist, DJ, and engineer. The benefits go well beyond the art you create. If you’re struggling with getting your sound in order, stick around until the end for 9 tips that’ll help immediately. Lab Report CBC News Investigates Ticketmaster (2:40) Spotify To Allow Direct … Continue reading "Finding Your Sound – Episode 34"

Duration:02:35:13

Fixing Your Website & Schedule – Episode 33

9/18/2018
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Captain Lean Automatic returns from vacationing amidst a hurricane on a boat. Professor SentZ becomes a student, and drops some gems learned from industry scientists Brian Hood and El-P. We discuss dealing with nerves and take a deep dive into mastering two vital tools for your growth, that website and calendar. Grab a notepad, this … Continue reading "Fixing Your Website & Schedule – Episode 33"

Duration:00:29:03

Producing Visually + Breaking Down a Vocal Mix Chain – Episode 32

9/12/2018
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Peace Lab Scientists! It’s been a busy and exciting week, so I’m excited to chop it up about new developments! I launched VocalMixes.com for all vocalists, voiceover artists, and podcasters to up the quality of their recordings with a professional mix. I also began to write for the Pro Audio section at DJBooth.net, so be … Continue reading "Producing Visually + Breaking Down a Vocal Mix Chain – Episode 32"

Duration:00:37:15

Major Gems Learned From a 12,000 Person Concert – Episode 31

9/5/2018
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Professor SentZ spent Labor Day weekend at Q102’s Hot Summer Nights concert and picked up a whole lot of gems to discuss for you future DJs, artists, promoters, and songwriters. We also discuss the sonics of the new Eminem album “Kamaikaze”, and some new social media tools you should know about. Longevity is the name … Continue reading "Major Gems Learned From a 12,000 Person Concert – Episode 31"

Duration:00:40:43

The Boys Are Back – Episode 30

8/29/2018
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The break is over and season 2 is here! We’re excited to return to our weekly format, and even more excited for the return of the good Captain Lean Automatic to the show. This week he and Professor SentZ go over a ton of topics including: Madlibfest Nicki vs Travis and numbers vs cultural impact … Continue reading "The Boys Are Back – Episode 30"

Duration:00:44:00

Recording Vocals When You Hate Your Voice – Episode 29

2/24/2018
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I’ll let you in on a personal secret from my own experience recording vocals. I generally hate my voice. I’ll let you in on another secret learned in my years of recording vocals for others. Most artists hate their voices. Some of it is purely psychological, but on today’s episode I want to share some … Continue reading "Recording Vocals When You Hate Your Voice – Episode 29"

Duration:00:16:56

Humanizing Loop Based Music – Episode 28

2/8/2018
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Most modern genres of electronic music are loop based to some degree. DAWs like Ableton and FL Studio guide us on a guide to producing 4 bars at a time. The problem that we face stems from a lack of variety and surprise in certain songs. On today’s episode Professor SentZ covers a few quick … Continue reading "Humanizing Loop Based Music – Episode 28"

Duration:00:05:11

Destructive Arrangement – Episode 27

2/5/2018
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Destructive arrangement involves producing a song to its apex, and then stripping down instruments to form the other sections. It’s a vital skill to master for today’s producer, so let’s dive into an example. Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Soundcloud Instrumentals and Mix/Master services Support our Patreon for exclusive content

Duration:00:10:04

NAMM and Mixing Rap Vocals with Slate Digital – Episode 26

1/30/2018
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Don’t you just love when a product reinvigorates you? It’s been a few weeks since I subscribed to the Slate Everything Bundle and I find myself excited every time I load the collection. I even shot a video of an unscripted mixing session using nothing but the bundle. You’ll find the full video at http://youtu.be/3rW4H7GmnwQ This … Continue reading "NAMM and Mixing Rap Vocals with Slate Digital – Episode 26"

Duration:00:22:57

How to Design Better Sounds by Listening – Episode 25

12/29/2017
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Developing a critical ear is an essential skill for anyone involved in making music. This week we use N.E.R.D’s – “Lemon” to discuss an exercise producers can use to make sure their sound library stays current, all while teaching you how to bring down the elements of a song. Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Soundcloud … Continue reading "How to Design Better Sounds by Listening – Episode 25"

Duration:00:05:42

What is Optical Compression? – Episode 24

12/9/2017
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Optical compressors are often described as “musical” and “flexible by mixing engineers, but why is that the case? The secret lies in the name itself. On this week’s episode we discuss what makes up an optical compressor and when to use one. Welcome back Lab Scientist! Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Soundcloud Music Leasing and … Continue reading "What is Optical Compression? – Episode 24"

Duration:00:05:22

5 Waves SSL 4000 Plugin Takeaways – Episode 23

12/5/2017
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The SSL 4000 E and 4000 G are staple mixing consoles in countless studios across the world. Heralded for their speedy workflow and the ability to push a signal up front, we’re luck to have digital versions like the Waves SSL 4000 series to pack into our DAWS. While mixing more for my beat store […] The post 5 Waves SSL 4000 Plugin Takeaways – Episode 23 appeared first on The Lab Science Podcast.

Duration:00:15:03

Writing Without Paper – Episode 22

11/10/2017
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Sometimes recording straight to a daw, or even to a voice note on your phone, is better than putting pen to paper. Today we discuss why, and go over a few different ways to approach the concept, regardless of genre. Welcome Lab Scientist! Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Soundcloud Music Leasing and Mix / Master […] The post Writing Without Paper – Episode 22 appeared first on The Lab Science Podcast.

Duration:00:09:17

How Should Native Instruments Spend $59 Million? – Episode 21

11/6/2017
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A private equity firm called EMH just gave Native Instruments $59 million dollars. After picking my jaw off of the floor I got to thinking about how NI could best spend that coin if they want to push the brand back to the top. I’ve used NI products for nearly 10 years so I feel […] The post How Should Native Instruments Spend $59 Million? – Episode 21 appeared first on The Lab Science Podcast.

Duration:00:09:42

iOS 11 Talk & 4 Tips to Stop Stale Sound – Episode 20

11/3/2017
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Back to back episodes? Yes please 🙂 Today Professor SentZ talks about the new perks of iOS production and how to keep your sound from getting stale. Hit play, subscribe and RATE US to support the podcast! ——— Need music for your projects? Visit www.wemakesentz.com to download instrumentals direct from Professor SentZ Join the mailing […] The post iOS 11 Talk & 4 Tips to Stop Stale Sound – Episode 20 appeared first on The Lab Science Podcast.

Duration:00:12:43

Introducing Ableton Live 10 – Episode 19

11/2/2017
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Peace Lab Scientists! We’re back with a new format. Going forward expect shorter episodes, released more frequently, so we can stay on top of the newest trends in the game. Today we’re discussing the announcement of Ableton Live 10! For more info visit http://Ableton.com` The post Introducing Ableton Live 10 – Episode 19 appeared first on The Lab Science Podcast.

Duration:00:14:50

Lean Automatic Joins Energea – Episode 18

7/27/2017
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NYC heads if you haven’t heard, our own Lean Automatic has joined the fine folks at Energea! With the Captain at the helm, we’re spending some time discussing how the NYC Production School and Studio space is set to change the game for artists like you. If you aren’t a subscriber of our mailing list, change that. […] The post Lean Automatic Joins Energea – Episode 18 appeared first on The Lab Science Podcast.

Duration:00:24:28

DJ Edits, Summer Instagram Tips, and Free Drums – Episode 17

6/29/2017
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Guess who’s back with free drums and a sack? 🗣💨 We’ve enjoyed a much needed vacation here at the lab but it’s time to get back to work. If you aren’t a subscriber of our mailing list, change that. There’s two collections of free drums waiting for you just for subscribing. For continued kits, donate […] The post DJ Edits, Summer Instagram Tips, and Free Drums – Episode 17 appeared first on The Lab Science Podcast.

Duration:00:56:50