Mastering Workflows | with Nicholas DiLorenzo - Progressions: Success in the Music Industry

Episode 95

Published on:

26th Jul 2023

Mastering Workflows | with Nicholas DiLorenzo

Today’s guest Melbourne, Australia based mastering engineer, entrepreneur, YouTube creator, and general all round mad scientist Nicholas Di Lorenzo. This his second time on the show, he was last on the show back in episode 64, if you want to learn more about Nick check that one out. We have a great chat about where AI tools can come in to your audio workflow, when to use clippers vs when to use limiters, work life balance and how that fuels being present in every part of your life, and why Nick goes so deep in this YouTube videos.

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  • Training your ear
  • How making YouTube videos taught him the tech behind mastering tools
  • How FabFilter Pro-L 2 attack actually works
  • Clipping vs Limiting
  • Finding work-life balance
  • Where AI tools fit audio workflows
  • The importance of carving out time to practice and learn
  • Ozone Master Assist... good or bad?
  • How to know if you got a great master back from an engineer
  • Scaling a YouTube channel as an independent business

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Guest: Nicholas DiLorenzo

Host: Travis Ference

Editor: Stephen Boyd

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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.
Insightful conversations about building and maintaining a fulfilling and successful career in the music industry. Music producers, engineers, mixers, artists, songwriters, musicians, composers and various other audio professionals sit down and share the tips, tricks, mindsets and ideas that helped them define their careers.

Created and hosted by Grammy nominated recording and mixing engineer Travis Ference, Progressions: Success in the Music Industry is inspired by the journey of his career so far. Travis is determined to set the next generation of music creators up with the tools they need to define their own success and live a happy, healthy, and prosperous career in the music business.

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Travis Ference

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.

The inspiration for his podcast came from his journey over the last 5 years to redefine what success is for him, to take control of his time, and to ultimately live the life he wants while making the records he loves.