Career & Business

Last month, 2-Ocean Industries made its official debut at The NAMM Show. Strategically announcing the new business to the marketplace at The NAMM Show was an intentional step by the company’s Founder and President, Greg Johnson.
From Bob Dylan and Richie Havens to Super Session and Miles Davis, Harvey Brooks has been behind some of the most iconic basslines of the 1960s, '70s, and beyond. His is a story of improvisation, intuition, and a life well lived in music.
This episode of "Insights In Sound" was recorded live at The NAMM Show.
This episode of "Insights In Sound" was recorded live at The NAMM Show. How does a small but vibrant non-profit navigate the shutdown, recession, and all the challenges of today's world? 
The thought of boarding an airplane as a musician can invoke a strong array of emotions for even the most seasoned traveler. The fear of lost or damaged instruments only compounds the already stressful process of participating in modern air travel. One innovative company, Ciari Guitars, is determined to eliminate challenges guitarists face when taking to the skies.
In case you missed it... In this episode of Insights In Sound we welcome Grammy award winning producer Michael Beinhorn. His credits include Soundgarden, Herbie Hancock, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Hole, Soul Asylum, Marilyn Manson, Korn, and many more. 
This episode features a rebroadcast of our TEC Tracks panel, live from NAMM 2022. Join me and John Alagia, Tina Morris, Sean Phelan, and Paula Salvatore for an insightful chat on the evolving role of the commercial studio.
If you're going to "break the glass fader" you'd better be damn good, damn professional, and damn fearless. Michelle Pettinato is all that, and a damn fun hang as well. We chatted about her long and convoluted career path with everyone from Elvis Costello and Janet Jackson to Jewel and Thievery Corp.
From Gladys Knight and the Pips, through the Ramones, Talking Heads, Living Color, Smithereens, and HooDoo Gurus, Ed Stasium's career has been a roadmap of music history. And he's got the stories to go along with it. Want to know the back story about "Midnight Train to Georgia," or the very unique way the Bee Gees laid down their vocals? Listen in!
He's an accomplished author, artist, photographer, journalist, and more than anything, a wonderful storyteller. We meet at the hallowed halls of United Recording to share an all-too-brief chat with the illustrious Mr. Bonzai.
From Faith No More and The Replacements to John Hiatt and Maroon 5, Matt Wallace has taken an intuitive and creative approach to getting the best out of the artists he works with. We chat about the art behind the artistry.
When it comes to music, CJ Vanston is a lifer.