Kevin “Kwiz” Ryan is a musician, producer, composer, audio engineer and artist development specialist from Bronx, NY. Kwiz's professional resume has continued to evolve and expand over 25 years with credits including numerous Grammy Award winning and platinum selling artists that rival the top producers in today's music industry. His musical goal is to make you dance, love, and cry, think, hate, make love, make babies, seek therapy, give therapy, hug your mom/dad/sister/brother/son/daughter and scream.
Tiffany Hendren is a full-time FOH Engineer currently based out of St. Louis.
Performing and being in a band is what initially drove Tiffany into live music, but she realized that the combination of that passion and her interest in computers and engineering might just hold other options for her. After a few years in the military, she moved back to St. Louis and began searching for the right job in the industry.
This week’s episode is a little different than most.
I’ve never really broken down the journey of how I started Roadie Free Radio and all of the crazy twists and turns that got me here. So I hope you’ll join me as I take you back 15 years ago to the release of my short film ROADIE, and the subsequent twists and turns that got me behind the mic and delivering this show every week.
Maya Finlay is an Audio Engineer, Producer, Songwriter and Musician based in San Francisco, CA with more than 11 years of experience in professional audio.
An international traveler at heart, Maya was born in Canada, raised in California, studied in Colorado, and lived in Spain and Brazil before returning to the Bay Area. She has a B.A. in Spanish and Portuguese, Language and Culture from CU Boulder, as well as Certificates in Sound Recording and Sound Design from City College of San Francisco.
Hanford Pittman is a Brooklyn-based FOH Engineer and Production Manager currently on tour with Sweden’s very own Tove Lo.
His extensive festival experience includes Outside lands, Coachella, Lollapalooza, and Glasdtonbury with bands such as Siilversun Pickups, Warpiant, Purity Ring, Borns, and now Tove Lo.
This week we’re touching base with two great author’s with upcoming books that I can’t wait to get a hold of.
John Kane is the author of Pilgrims of Woodstock: Never-Before-Seen Photos (University Press of Indiana) and The Last Seat in the House: The Story of Hanley Sound.
David Dann is a longtime Michael Bloomfield historian and his latest endeavor, Guitar King: Michael Bloomfield’s Life in the Blues, hits shelves in October.