Mixing Engineer Mike FraserThis week’s episode #82, November 2, 2012 – Mixing Engineer Mike Fraser Discusses Artist Development, Recording & Production.


Mike Fraser has recorded and/or mixed AC/DC (4 records), Aerosmith (Pump & Permanent Vacation), Mother Mother, Chickenfoot, Franz Ferdinand, Stone Gods (The Darkness), Airbourne, Elvis Costello, Norah Jones, Buckcherry, Jets Overhead, Melissa Auf Der Maur, Hedley, Mariana’s Trench, Corrosion of Conformity, Theory of a Deadman, Van Halen, Slipknot, Enter Shikari, Bad Religion, K’Naan’s “Wavin Flag” and RnB diva Kelly Rowland… among many, many more.

Mike talks with the Music Biz Weekly podcast about how a band needs to development before hitting the studio, recording at home vs. a pro studio. he evens gives us a a great AC/DC story about Brian Johnson. So much great info that all musicians should give this episode a listen.

You can find Mike Fraser online at http://www.mikefrasermix.com

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About Michael Brandvold:

Michael Brandvold is a freelance music industry consultant based in Northern California. Having launched Michael Brandvold Marketing to leverage his years of experience to provide direction to large and small clients in the areas of online & social marketing as well as e-commerce and customer acquisition and retention.

Gene Simmons of KISS first tapped Michael’s skills as a pioneering online marketing strategist to launch and manage all aspects of Kissonline.com’s multi-million dollar enterprise, including their ground-breaking VIP ticket program.

Michael has also managed the online efforts for Motley Crüe, Rod Stewart, Madonna, Ozzy Osbourne, Madonna and Britney Spears to name only a few.

About Brian Thompson:

Brian Thompson, Managing Partner for Thorny Bleeder Records, is a Vancouver based music industry entrepreneur, record label owner, artist manager, marketing consultant, radio promoter, publicist, web designer, blogger, and industry speaker.

Formerly the corporate head of music buying and marketing for a large national music retail chain, Brian has since moved on to become a well respected voice on the convergence of artist development, music marketing, social media, and technology.