Corey Schreppel: Mixing for Broadcast, Quality of Life, and Podcasts - Progressions: Success in the Music Industry

Episode 44

Published on:

4th Aug 2021

Corey Schreppel: Mixing for Broadcast, Quality of Life, and Podcasts

This week's guest, Corey Schreppel, is an engineer and mixer specializing in podcast and broadcast production. Currently he is on the audio team for The New York Times, where he works on many of the narrative shows as well as their flagship show "The Daily." Prior to that he was the Technical Director for Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media. Along with his decade of broadcast experience he's also worked extensively in the classical recording space as an engineer for the New England Conservatory of Music. We have a great chat about mixing live broadcasts, empowering your coworkers, and the importance of quality of life.

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

  • Mixing Live to 2
  • Working the board the night Prince died
  • Getting repetitions to master your craft
  • Learning to capture an ensemble as the sum of all it's parts
  • Workflow and systems design
  • Remote collaboration, Pro Tools, and Dropbox
  • Quality of Life
  • Podcastings
  • Working for the New York Times
  • Recording in an old bank converted to a recording studio
  • Audio of IP Codecs
  • Recording classical ensembles at New England Conservatory or Music
  • Mixing live broadcast shows
  • Creative storytelling
  • Clock based radio broadcasts

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Guest: Corey Schreppel

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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.