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John Kane & David Dann

John Kane & David Dann

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.

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.

ZITO

ZITO

Jason “Zito” Zito is an award-winning Production Manager with over 20 years of experience as a touring professional. With almost eighty countries under his belt, extensive vendor relationships, an attention to detail and open communications amongst his crew and artists, he’s operating at the top of his game and able to juggle multiple artists at once.

Bruce Reiter

Bruce Reiter

For the last eight years Bruce Reiter has been mixing Front of House for the hard-hitting band, Five Finger Death Punch. With a deep knowledge base of both the analog side and the digital side, Bruce has honed his skills and reputation with such artists as Megadeath, Social Distortion, Static-X, Fear Factory, Limp Bizkit, Rancid, and Powerman 5000.

Bruce Danz

Bruce Danz

It’s an honor to be celebrating my 105th episode this week with our guest, Monitor Engineer Bruce Danz.

For the last 25 years Bruce has mixed monitors for some of Rock’s hardest hitting artists including Anthrax, Testament, Alice Cooper, Death Angel, and Buckcherry. He endured a sixteen-year run with Marilyn Manson while simultaneously mixing for Avenge Sevenfold, a gig that has lasted almost eighteen years.