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Host Update #4

Host Update #4

This week it’s just me in the studio riffing on the state of affairs of Roadie Free Radio and friends.

Scott Adamson

Scott Adamson

Scott Adamson is a touring FOH audio engineer and the founder of The Production Academy, an online school dedicated to helping musicians and sound engineers get the technical knowledge they need to have successful shows.

A California native who has been working in the music industry since the late 1990’s, Scott moved to Iowa with his family in his early teens, and it was there that he started playing the drums. His musical ambitions led him to play in several bands and he slowly developed an interest in the live sound aspect of the shows as well.

Sahir Hanif

Sahir Hanif

Sahir Hanif is a Tour Manager, Production Manager, Industrial designer, creative director, studio drum technician, drummer, and entrepreneur. He is the founder of Masters of Maple Drums, and Ghost Tech: a full service production and logistics company. 

Sahir has taken his experience on the road and combined it with his business acumen to create two very unique and diverse companies within the music business.

Ritchie Fliegler

Ritchie Fliegler

Ritchie “the amp guy” Fliegler is a notable guitarist, author, and at one time an evangelist for both Marshall Amplification and Fender Musical Instruments.

Ritchie’s passion for the guitar and the music made by it has taken him on a journey he never could have expected, but one that he is humbled by and grateful for every day.

Chez Stock

Chez Stock

Chez Stock is a experienced Tour Manager and Front of House engineer currently on tour with Amanda Palmer. She has toured extensively since 2012, building steadily on her no-nonsense work ethic, and a desire to continuously improve and grow as an engineer.

Anthony Cioffi

Anthony Cioffi

Anthony Cioffi is a founder/partner in Boulevard Carroll Entertainment Group, one of the largest, full-spectrum backline and production companies in the country. The New York City location alone boasts a full 17,500 square foot facility, and seven state of the art production/rehearsal studios, dance-friendly mirrored/wood-floored rooms, production offices, comfortable lounges, all to meet the needs from anything from an acoustic duo to a full orchestra with room for choreography.

Ryan Philip George

Ryan Philip George

Ryan Philip George is a guitar and keyboard tech and one of the founders of thistourlife.com. Ryan is a graduate of Temple University and got his start in the music business in Philadelphia at Centerstaging in 2001, where he became well versed in all aspects of Backline.

A few short years later he accepted his first touring gig as keyboard/computer tech on Beckʼs Guero tour. Since then, he has been touring full-time for such artists as Jack White, Sigur Ros, Arcade Fire, MGMT, Death Cab For Cutie, Macklemore and more.

Laura Davis-Chanin

Laura Davis-Chanin

 Laura Davis-Chanin is a founding member of the band the Student Teachers, and the author of the book about her experiences in the NY punk scene, The Girl in the Back: A Female Drummer's Life with Bowie, Blondie, and the '70s Rock Scene.