By M. Erik Matlock • August 14, 2019 Welcome to the Working Your Way Up podcast series on ProSoundWeb, hosted by PSW/LSI senior editor Erik Matlock. The purpose of the WYWU podcast is to seek out professionals to see what advice they might have for the next generation coming up behind them. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ WYWU Podcast S1E2: Recording Studio Owner Sean Giovanni For this episode, we’re speaking with Sean Giovanni, the owner of The Record Shop recording studio and production company based in Nashville. Sean showed up in town at the age of 19 with ambitions of finding a studio job that never happened. Today his vision is much larger and he hopes to impart a bit of hard-earned wisdom into the next generation of aspiring engineers. Sean also operates Mind Map, a project designed to support artists as they navigate the challenging journey of entrepreneurship in the modern music industry. I’ll like offer a special thanks to ProSoundWeb, NAMM and Whisper Room for helping make series one of Working Your Way Up possible. Now let’s hear the interview with Sean Giovanni at Summer NAMM 2019 in Nashville… https://prosoundweb.s3.amazonaws.com/audio/20190812NAMM2019SeanFinal.wav ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ WYWU Podcast S1E2: Monitor Engineer Mark Frink For this episode, we’re joined by veteran touring monitor engineer Mark Frink, the author of many articles here on PSW. Mark has mixed monitors for numerous top artists including kd lang, Dr John, Tony Bennett and many more. Mark has a personal preference for the monitor position and quite a bit of advice for the aspiring audio engineer considering a career on monitor beach. I’ll like offer a special thanks to ProSoundWeb, NAMM and Whisper Room for helping make series one of Working Your Way Up possible. Now let’s hear the interview with Mark Frink at Summer NAMM 2019 in Nashville… https://prosoundweb.s3.amazonaws.com/audio/20190719markfrinkUpdated.wav About M. Erik M. Erik Matlock Senior Editor, ProSoundWeb Erik worked in a wide range of roles in pro audio for more than 20 years in a dynamic career that encompasses system design and engineering in the live, install and recording markets. He also spent a number of years as a church production staff member and Media Director, and as an author for several leading industry publications before joining the PSW team. https://www.prosoundweb.com/author/m-erik-matlock/ Comments Have something to say about this PSW content? Leave a comment! Cancel reply Scroll past the ”Post Comment” button below to view any existing comments. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Tagged with: Careers M Erik Matlock Mark Frink NAMM Podcasts Sean Giovanni Techniques Working Your Way Up WYWU · all topics Subscribe to Live Sound International Subscribe to Live Sound International magazine. Stay up-to-date, get the latest pro audio news, products and resources each month with Live Sound. Subscribe Today!