Maurizio Borgna: Translating Emotion, Checking Your Ego, and Moving Faders - Progressions: Success in the Music Industry

Episode 18

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3rd Feb 2021

Maurizio Borgna: Translating Emotion, Checking Your Ego, and Moving Faders

Today’s guest is Grammy and Oscar nominated mixer Maurizio Borgna.  Based out of Italy, Maurizio has been working throughout Europe as an engineer, mixer, producer, and label manager since 2003.  His credits include tv, film, and music projects such as the oscar nominated film Sicario, the Amazon TV Series Transparent, and artists such as Sebastian Plano and Agnes Obel.  He’s also a long time guitar player, modular synth addict, and cooking enthusiast. We have a great chat about pushing out of your comfort zone, translating emotion, and keeping your ego in check.

In this episode, we'll dig in on...

  • Translating emotion through the speakers
  • Music consumption needs an evolution
  • From Post-Hardcore to Film Scores
  • Recognizing when you need a refresh to grow
  • Bandcamp, musical niches, and building fans
  • Studying the rough mix
  • Internet networking
  • The delicateness of creativity
  • The dangers of passive playlist listen for artists
  • Hubbing out of a Berlin studio complex
  • Dynamics create music

Learn More About Maurizio Borgna...

Website - https://www.maurizioborgna.com

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/maurizioborgna/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/mbmixengineer

Bandcamp - https://trstrecords.bandcamp.com/

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Guest: Maurizio Borgna

Host: Travis Ference

Editor: Travis Ference

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Progressions: Success in the Music Industry
Host Travis Ference chats with music producers, engineers, mixers, artists, musicians, and songwriters about the tips, tricks, mindsets, and ideas that helped them define their careers.
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Travis Ference is a Grammy nominated mixer, producer, and recording engineer based out of Los Angeles, CA. With over a decade of experience in the music business he has worked on multiple #1 albums, several top 10's, numerous RIAA platinum and gold certified records, as well as hit TV shows and blockbuster films. His work can be heard on more than 15 million albums sold and billions streams worldwide.

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