Ken Newman, a veteran front of house engineer who’s currently working with Barry Manilow, joins the hosts in Episode 77. In a wide-ranging discussion, he talks about how he built his first two mixers in the early 1970s — one a Gately Pro-Kit and the other from scratch. Ken also touches on various aspects of his 40-plus year career in working with artists such as Chris Isaak, Paul Anka, Shirley MacLaine and many others, as well as Manilow’s very specific requirements and the “secret sauce” to his sound.
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