Producer life cycle, building tracks, vocal effects, phase reversal, collaboration, rough mixes
Reference tracks, trial & error, focus on feel, stacking NLS, community, combining strengths
Team-building, role play, advice to their younger selves, finding sounds, trend direction
Making connections, mix treatment, mastering, collaboration, social media, finding a vessel
Parallel compression, sample selection & layering, DAWs, workflow speed, finding talent
Mix & production templates, encouraging creativity, music publishers, royalties, branding
Namm Show #1
Jaycen & BOI-1DA & Jerkins & Pensado
We're proud to present a series unlike any other to date! For the first time, we have released footage from one of our exclusive convention panels. This instalment features five renowned producers and mixers addressing questions asked by our NAMM 2020 workshop attendees! You can see the interactive experience that took place with Jaycen Joshua, Dave Pensado, Rodney Jerkins, Boi-1da, and Tuo Clark. The discussion covers a multitude of topics, ranging from mix techniques to production workflow, music publishing, finding talent, and building a strong brand. You'll get insight into how these luminary figures built their careers in the music industry, advice they would give to their younger selves, challenges they have faced, and what brought them so much success.
About Jaycen Joshua
Jaycen Joshua’s career in the music business began at age fifteen, when he began working at MCA and Motown records under the mentorship of Jheryl Busby. Later, he undertook a Marketing / A&R position at Dreamworks, then joined MTV as a show developer and Viacom in the advertisement division. Longing for more engagement in the creation of records, he enrolled himself in the Los Angeles Recording Workshop. Within days of starting the course, he made the decision to devote his life to mixing, and...