Gender Amplified Presents: Studio Politics Featuring Ebonie Smith

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Gender Amplified is proud to present ‘Studio Politics,’ a new web series that takes you in the studio with our founder and award-winning music producer and engineer Ebonie Smith. Known for engineering work on Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording) and other notable projects, each and every episode Ebonie will take you behind the scenes to talk about the process of making music at the major level and working as a staff producer/engineer for Atlantic Records in NYC. There won’t be a dull moment as Ebonie produces and composes records on the spot and discusses music production and technology with a cast of talented collaborators and industry insiders. Tune in and SUBSCRIBE!

Studio Politics

Gender Amplified Presents ‘Pre Pro,’ A Web Series Featuring Joy Sandford

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Pre Pro

Gender Amplified is proud to present Pre Pro, a new web series by LA-based music producer and engineer Joy Sandford! Join Joy as she recaps her days and nights working with artists and engineering recording sessions. Her journey to the top is hilarious, informative and the basis for this awesome video journal about the ups and downs of chasing your dreams!

As an accomplished artist with technical training from the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at New York University, Joy has worked for Atlantic Records and Daddy’s House Recording Studios, the studio home of legendary music label Bad Boy Records. As an artist on the rise, her story is inspiring and motivational to others just like her. These webisodes come to you each week on the official Gender Amplified Youtube channel. Tune in and enjoy!

Interview: Chris Gehringer

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Interview: A Behind-the-Scenes Glimpse Into Music Making With Mastering Engineer Chris Gehringer



The best way to learn music production and engineering is to apprentice at the feet of the folks who are at the top of the record making business. However, sometimes it’s hard to gain access to those individuals and their wonderful insights. Over on the Atlantic Records website, I started a series to help aspiring producers and engineers learn from the best! These interviews with award-winning “masters of the mix” are full of insightful technical tips, career advice and much much more. In this new era where many of us are “mentored by Wikipedia,” I hope this series helps to demystify the production process and answers many of the questions we all have concerning professional growth and development.

This interview features esteemed mastering engineer Chris Gehringer of Sterling Sound audio mastering studio in New York City. Gehringer has been a highly regarded force in the mastering world for nearly three decades, having engineered hits for everyone from Jason Mraz to Icona Pop! Check out the excerpt below!!



To read the full article, visit the link here to head over to the Atlantic Records website! Learn, share and be inspired!

Hope it is helpful!! Now, go forth and create some great music!
Ebonie Smith, Gender Amplified Founder