Voice of Electronic Music (VEM)

The Voice of Electronic Music podcast: Music production, DJ’ing, music industry, and promotion.

Voice of Electronic Music #9 - Bruce Mac Vaughn - (Dark Star Audio - Fierce Animals)

January 7th, 2019

This week's podcast features Bruce Mac Vaughn, founder of Fierce Animals Records and Dark Star Audio (mastering service). We cover some super insightful thoughts on how to run a successful record label, and his take on where music streaming is headed.

@0:45 Life paths and your numerology number
@3:00 Crucial elements to make your record label succeed
@14:40 Streaming DJ services
@16:00 The future of cryptocurrency in music
@27:00 Living off your craft and keeping music a priority in life
@36:00 Acapellas and why they're so hard to find
@40:05 Bruce's most valuable pieces of gear to master songs
@48:30 Insecurities in what you do and why you should be confident
@1:00:00 Creative ways to keep up your inspiration
@1:05:00 Compression
@1:12:00 Analog vs Digital in Electronic Music
@1:17:00 Bruce's studio hardware
@1:22:30 How to make sample packs

Bruce Mac Vaughn social:
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/macvaughn
Beatport: https://www.beatport.com/artist/mac-vaughn/113677
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/macvaughn/
Dark Star Audio: http://darkstaraudio.com/mastering/
Fierce Animals Recordings: https://fierceanimals.com/

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