Brad from Energy Groove chats to the Paul McKercher. McKercher is a five-time ARIA award-winning music recorder and producer and has produced over 50 albums, working with such artists as Josh Pyke, Bertie Blackman, Papa Vs Pretty, Sarah Blasko, You Am I, Pete Murray and Eskimo Joe. Listen for some invaluable advice from an Australian music industry legend!
00:40 What is the role of a sound engineer/producer?
05:35 McKercher talks about his career
10:30 How do you gain confidence in the non-technical areas?
16:28 Is analog better than digital sound?
21:01 Is it realistic to expect a career as an analog sound engineer?
24:00 How has the role of the audio engineer changed/evolved?
27:30 Why do people make less albums today?
29:33 How important is it that people consume music through legal means?
34:17 Did you know when working on a music track that it was going to be successful?
36:02 What did winning awards do for your career?
38:00 What are the platforms/tools you need to know?