In today’s crowded and largely underwhelming music industry, it seems like sidestepping the crucial, and often, time consuming steps towards true and enduring proficiency has become the norm. In the quest for overnight success, fledgeling DJs and musicians seem to have forgotten (or never really knew to begin with) what music is truly about. This is why it’s more important than ever to become really good at what you do.
Fallout pictures presents a mini-documentary about larger-than-life SF Bay Area DJ John Beaver, who spends his nights spinning music for the masses and his days caring for endangered wildlife as a zookeeper. The story parallels the changes in the dance music scene over two decades, as well as John’s own battle against cancer.
We’re proud to announce “Tony’s Tips” — a new video tutorial series by mastering engineer, motivational speaker and all around bad ass Tony “Jack The Bear” Mantz. In this first episode, Tony explains what a mastering engineer is and what he/she does. He also explains why you’d want to hire one as opposed to the DIY approach.