Creativity, Vision, and Responding to the Music | with Damian Taylor
Today’s guest 10 time Grammy nominated music producer, mixing engineer, and songwriter Damian Taylor. Damian has worked with artists such as Bjork, The Killers, Bomba Estéreo, Odette, The Prodigy, and UNKLE. He’s also the founder of The Complete Producer Network, an online hub for people all over the world who are dedicated to improving their ability to create and share extraordinary music. We have a great chat about trusting your creative instincts, recognizing career break points, working with modular templates to boost output, and how music and culture drive human civilization forward.
In this episode we'll dig in on...
- Damian's Pro Tools mix template and workflow
- Expanding your own mind by learning from your clients
- Creating an environment of trust with the people you are working with
- Attracting people that are on your wavelength
- Taking a permissionless approach to your music career and knowledge learning
- Building The Mix Accelerator Process to be the ultimate course about mixing having a mixing career
- Adding the mix buss processing later
- Making the work the goal will take you further than making the outcome the goal
- Inviting your collaborators to influence you
- Designing systems that allow your business to run smoothly behind the scenes
Travis' Intro: Committing to the Process
Listen to Damian's first appearance in Episode 2!
Damian's Listening Recommendations:
Mentioned in the Interview:
- "Build" by Tony Fadell
- "Deep Work" by Cal Newport
- Avantone Mix Cubes
- Billy Decker on Progressions Episode 59
- Andrew Maury on Progressions Episode 68
- Pedro Calloni on Progressions Episode 70
Learn More About Damian Taylor...
Damian's Extended Discography Playlist - Listen
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Guest: Damian Taylor
Host: Travis Ference
Editor: Stephen Boyd
Theme Music: inter.ference