Chris Gear: Tinkering with Sound, Working with Intention, and Showing Up - Progressions: Success in the Music Industry

Episode 22

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3rd Mar 2021

Chris Gear: Tinkering with Sound, Working with Intention, and Showing Up

This week's guest is sound design wizard, entrepreneur, and tech enthusiast Chris Gear. Chris is a co-founder of the hugely popular ADSR Sounds as well as the owner of both OhmLab and SoundFreqs. He’s known throughout the industry as a go to designer and producer and has done projects with companies such as Native Instruments, Output, and Noiiz. We have an eclectic and fun chat about the importance of working with intention, allowing creation to be unique to each of us, and how giving someone a tool without telling them how to use it empowers their creativity.

In this episode, we'll dig in on...

  • Discovery through intention
  • The ability to make any sound out of any other sound
  • Finding perspective through seeing something through to the end
  • Showing up!
  • We all have the same tools, it's how we use them
  • The dangerous of being highly comparative
  • Building a viral online community
  • Going from anti-digital to digital only
  • Royalty free music

Learn More About Chris Gear...

Website: https://ohmlabmusic.com/

Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/ohmlab

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OhmLab/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ohmlabmusic

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Credits:

Guest: Chris Gear

Host: Travis Ference

Editor: Travis Ference

Theme Music: inter.ference

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About the Podcast

Progressions: Success in the Music Industry
Interviews highlighting successful careers in music and breaking down the steps it took to achieve their goals.
I do not believe the people who have thriving careers and fulfilling lives in music can look back and attribute it all to “luck”. At some point in their career they committed themselves to a goal and took steps to achieve that goal. That's what Progressions is here to highlight. We will set you up for success by bringing you an array of interviews with guests from all parts of the industry. By focusing on identifying significant steps and turning points in their careers we hope to inspire you to set big goals for yourself and by doing so design the music career that you've always dreamed of.
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Travis Ference

Travis Ference is a Grammy nominated mixer, producer, and recording engineer based out of Los Angeles, CA. With over a decade of experience in the music business he has worked on multiple #1 albums, several top 10's, numerous RIAA platinum and gold certified records, as well as hit TV shows and blockbuster films. His work can be heard on more than 15 million albums sold and billions streams worldwide.

The inspiration for his podcast came from his journey over the last 5 years to redefine what success is for him, to take control of his time, and to ultimately live the life he wants while making the records he loves.