Being a Recording Studio Vibe Architect | with Rob Seifert Gage - Progressions: Success in the Music Industry

Episode 91

Published on:

31st May 2023

Being a Recording Studio Vibe Architect | with Rob Seifert Gage

Today’s guest is audio engineer, mixer, producer and front of house engineer Rob Seifert Gage. Rob is the owner and operator of Audio Evidence Mobile, a former police van turned mobile recording studio. He started his career in the Los Angeles scene working at renowned studios such as Paramount, A&M, and Shangri La where he notched credits with artists like Porno for Pyros, Skinny Puppy and Mike Watt. Currently he’s splitting time between running front of house for various venuse and acts, including Wyclef Jean, and bringing the studio to the artist with his mobile truck. We have a great chat about building out his mobile truck, comping and flying vocals on analog tape, how to be great at live sound, and the importance of being in touch with the vibe in the studio.

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  • Recording the β€œReggae on the River” Festival
  • Comping vocals on analog tape
  • NS-10s and a Sub
  • Being the best assistant engineer possible
  • Tips for running FOH
  • Staying passionate
  • Recording stereo direct to vinyl with Doug Sax
  • The challenge of having repeat clients in the major music cities
  • Touring with Wyclef Jean

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Guest: Rob Seifert Gage

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.