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Producer/audio engineer/professional guitarist, Jake Jones and award winning producer/audio engineer, Robert Venable bring in legendary guests to pull back the curtain and give you a peek into the behind the scenes operation that keeps the music industry running like a well oiled machine. Is that machine starting to break down? Listen and decide for yourself.

Producer/audio engineer/professional guitarist, Jake Jones and award winning producer/audio engineer, Robert Venable bring in legendary guests to pull back the curtain and give you a peek into the behind the scenes operation that keeps the music industry running like a well oiled machine. Is that machine starting to break down? Listen and decide for yourself.
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Producer/audio engineer/professional guitarist, Jake Jones and award winning producer/audio engineer, Robert Venable bring in legendary guests to pull back the curtain and give you a peek into the behind the scenes operation that keeps the music industry running like a well oiled machine. Is that machine starting to break down? Listen and decide for yourself.

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English


Episodes

S2 Ep:11 Are Christmas Songs Playing YOU?

12/10/2018
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Tired of hearing those Christmas tunes already? You're not alone. Maybe you LOVE them! (Jake does!) When was the last iconic Christmas classic written? Listen and find out WHY these yearly staples have stuck and why there's only been one added to the "Christmas music staple" list in the past 25 years! And while these songs are intended to bring joy during the holiday season, Jake and Robert talk about why they may be having the opposite affect on many. Go to www.turneduppodcast.com/SETH for...

Duration:00:53:53

S2 Ep:10 The Twelve Days of WHAT?!

12/3/2018
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What does it MEAN?! Are we handing over dancers and birds to people? Is it a coded message? Maybe it's about a celebration. We've all heard the 12 Days Of Christmas, but do we ACTUALLY know what it's all about? Or for that matter... does anyone? Robert and Jake take you on an adventure through each of the "twelve days" and explore what it really means. You will be surprised! Go to www.turneduppodcast.com/SETH for your exclusive deal on Song Chasers! Become an exclusive Turned Up...

Duration:01:09:59

S2 Ep:9 Melophobia... The Fear Of Music

11/26/2018
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Arachnophobia, the fear of spiders. Claustrophobia, the fear of small spaces. Melophobia... The fear of music?! Is this a real thing? Yes... it is. Jake and Robert take you on a journey through the fear of something that brings joy to most! Go to www.turneduppodcast.com/SETH for your exclusive deal on Song Chasers! Become an exclusive Turned Up Patron! Please be sure to listen and subscribe! And don't forget to rate and review: iTunes Podcast Spotify Stitcher Radio PodBean Twitter:...

Duration:01:25:07

S2 Ep:8 Busterkeys... Walter Busterkeys.

11/20/2018
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Known as "Mr. Showman" for his over-the-top performances and stage shows, Liberace was more than a spectacle to partake. His shiny suits, rhinestone studded pianos, and his elaborate stage set-ups were hardly the tip of the ice burg when it came to "The Wealthiest Entertainer" of the 50s through the 80s. Inspiring some of the greatest musical acts of the 20th and 21st centuries including Sir Elton John and Lady Gaga, his fame and fortune came at a high cost and allowed him one of the...

Duration:01:20:26

S2 Ep:7 Mind Games - The PERFECT Take! Pt.2

11/12/2018
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PART TWO! - By the time an artist or a band makes it to the studio, they’ve spent years perfecting their craft. The songs are written, the music is set, and it’s time to make the hits… All of the technical work sits on the shoulders of the engineer(s). It’s time for the producer to step up to the plate and his job is 90% mind games and 10% magic. Robert and Jake let you into the psychological approach that producer's have to take in order to capture the perfect performance from any...

Duration:00:56:19

S2 Ep:6 Mind Games - The PERFECT Take! Pt.1

11/5/2018
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By the time an artist or a band makes it to the studio, they’ve spent years perfecting their craft. The songs are written, the music is set, and it’s time to make the hits… All of the technical work sits on the shoulders of the engineer(s). It’s time for the producer to step up to the plate and his job is 90% mind games and 10% magic. Robert and Jake let you into the psychological approach that producer's have to take in order to capture the perfect performance from any artist. Go to...

Duration:01:01:42

S2 Ep:5 The Scammy's... Are Award Shows Rigged?!

10/29/2018
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By now, we all know that so much of "reality TV" is about as far from reality as Bigfoot, but what about award shows? Are the winners picked in advance? Do fan votes matter? Does talent and artistry play into the equation AT ALL?! Robert and Jake dive into some of the most prestigious awards that any musical artist or engineer can receive and cast light on how the process REALLY works. Go to www.turneduppodcast.com/SETH for your exclusive deal on Song Chasers! Become an exclusive Turned Up...

Duration:01:18:01

S2 Ep:4 Elvis Is Alive... & So is Tupac: CONSPIRACIES

10/22/2018
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From the JFK assasination to the moon landing, we've all heard 'em. Conspiracy theories will live as long as humans do. But what about conspiracies in music? Could some of our favorite and most beloved musicians still walk among us? Jake and Robert dive deep into some of the most intriguing theories surrounding some of the most iconic performers of the past century. Go to www.turneduppodcast.com/SETH for your exclusive deal on Song Chasers! Become an exclusive Turned Up Patron! Please be...

Duration:01:10:11

S2 Ep:3 It's Only Music, Baby... But Not Really

10/15/2018
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If you have ears that an hear, then you've heard music. Even typing that feels ridiculous. We take our ability to hear and enjoy music for granted every day. But you may be SHOCKED to know how, insanely, complex our brains have to be just to simply hear music and recognize it as... music. Robert and Jake will take you through just a few of the reasons why this fascinating ability is one of the most incredible and intriguing things that make us uniquely human. Go to...

Duration:00:56:57

S2 Ep:2 But Where Do Song Babies Come From?

10/8/2018
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It is LITERALLY the MOST important piece of the ENTIRE music industry! THE SONG! You may think it's as simple as sitting down and writing out your thoughts with a clever rhyme and a nifty melody, but in today's world, that couldn't be further from the truth! Songs come in all shapes and sizes, but the most successful ones, the one's you and I know, follow a tried and true formula that almost guarantees its success! Join Jake and Robert as they sit down with famed grammy winning songwriter...

Duration:01:59:23

S2 Ep:1 Autotune: It's Not A Tuna!

10/1/2018
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It's become synonymous with the rapper T-Pain. Used in over 90% of all popular music today. It's used to make parodies of the news, and has been protested by some of the biggest names in the biz. Producers and engineers have been trying to figure out how to do it well for over 70 years! We're talking about Autotune. But do you know how it actually works? What about it's history and origin? Robert and Jake take you behind the scenes of one of the industries most loved and hated tools for...

Duration:00:54:32

Ep:35 *BONUS EPISODE* I Hear Voices...

7/16/2018
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Almost all of us enjoy movies or television of some kind, and most are aware that there was a time when films were silent. But do you know why? The ability to record sound was invented before film, however, it was the ability to syncronize the audio and visual elements together that perplexed inventors and innovators for decades. Something so simple that even our phones and do it with no second thought. Robert and Jake sit down with post production engineer, Casey Barker, to learn about a...

Duration:01:09:42

Ep:34 Who's Your Daddy?... And Why It Matters.

5/9/2018
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Some of the biggest music stars of our day may have had more than just a "lucky break" to thank for their stardom. The word is "Nepotism". And it may very well be the reason we know names like Lenny Kravitz and Lady Gaga. Jake and Robert reveal how some of the world's biggest rock and pop stars may have mom and/or dad to thank for their fame. Become an exclusive Turned Up Patron! Please be sure to listen and subscribe! And don't forget to rate and review: iTunes Podcast Spotify Stitcher...

Duration:01:06:41

Ep:33 The "CHRISTIAN" Music Industry? Pt.2

4/30/2018
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Pt.2 - Maybe you've never heard of it. Maybe it's all you listen to. Christian music has been making waves in the industry for over 30 years and its plight is a curious one. This week, Jake and Robert are joined by a special guest and bandmate, Justin Forshaw, as they talk about the ins and outs of what it means to be a "Christian" musician, and how that affects sales, touring, awards, perception, and success. Please be sure to listen and subscribe! And don't forget to rate and...

Duration:00:46:31

Ep:32 The "CHRISTIAN" Music Industry? Pt.1

4/23/2018
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Maybe you've never heard of it. Maybe it's all you listen to. Christian music has been making waves in the industry for over 30 years and its plight is a curious one. This week, Jake and Robert are joined by a special guest and bandmate, Justin Forshaw, as they talk about the ins and outs of what it means to be a "Christian" musician, and how that affects sales, touring, awards, perception, and success. Please be sure to listen and subscribe! And don't forget to rate and review: iTunes...

Duration:00:45:56

Ep:31 What Even Is A Record Label Anyway?

4/2/2018
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We've heard them talked about. The coveted "record deal"! In this episode, Robert and Jake unpack what a record label actually is and what their role is in the music industry throughout history as well as today. You may be surprised. Please be sure to listen and subscribe! And don't forget to rate and review: iTunes Podcast Spotify Stitcher Radio PodBean Twitter: @TurnedUpPodcast Instagram: @TurnedUpPodcast Facebook: /TurnedUpPodcast Can O' Tambos

Duration:01:14:56

Ep:30 Fun Fact! (CRAZY)

3/26/2018
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An unbelievable list of facts surrounding some of the most legendary artists to ever live! Jake and Robert spill some crazy and truly fun facts! It also doesn't hurt that Robert is tripping on cold medicine... Check out the list we referenced on Priximus! Please be sure to listen and subscribe! And don't forget to rate and review: iTunes Podcast Spotify Stitcher Radio PodBean Twitter: @TurnedUpPodcast Instagram: @TurnedUpPodcast Facebook: /TurnedUpPodcast Can O' Tambos

Duration:00:52:42

Ep:29 The Voice?

3/19/2018
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American Idol, The X Factor, America's Got Talent, The Voice... Chances are, you've seen at least one of these talent competitions. Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes to make it all happen? Have you ever thought to yourself, "I wonder if this is rigged..." In this episode, Jake and Robert uncover some heavy truths about America's #1 reality singing competition, The Voice. Speaking with current and previous contestants of the hit TV show, as well as an anonymous source who...

Duration:01:19:59

Ep:28 Analog vs Digital... FIGHT!

3/12/2018
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Fight to the DEATH! Which is better??? More importantly, WHY?! In this episode of #TurnedUp, Jake and Robert break it down to the nitty gritty on the differences between analog and digital mediums, as well as the recording processes and why one of them may or may not be better than the other. They are joined by, guest, Jake Richards; singer and songwriter from the land of enchantment, New Mexico. Listen to the referenced audio clips HERE to hear the difference in audio quality between...

Duration:01:08:50

Ep:28 Analog vs Digital… FIGHT!

3/12/2018
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Fight to the DEATH! Which is better??? More importantly, WHY?! In this episode of #TurnedUp, Jake and Robert break it down to the nitty gritty on the differences between analog and digital mediums, as well as the recording processes and why one of them may or may not be better than the other. They are joined by, guest, Jake Richards; singer and songwriter from the land of enchantment, New Mexico. Listen to the referenced audio clips HERE to hear the difference in audio quality between...

Duration:01:08:50