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Mar 31, 2017

Jeff Fenster episode: 

Patchwerk Recording Studios presents... The I dO MUSIC Podcast

In this episode Sammy sits down to speak with Mr. Jeff Fenster Executive VP of A&R for Warner Brother Records about the following.... 

- starting out in the music industry as an attorney doing business affairs 

- how he got his first job as an a&r with Geffen records & why he left 

- his deejaying days & the various clubs he played at 

- how A Tribe Called Quest ended up signing with Jive Records 

- working on The Menace 2 Society soundtrack 

- working with Keith Murray, E-40, Too Short, KRS-One, R-Kelly, Joe @ Jive Records 

- the story on how they discovered & signed Mystikal to Jive Records 

- how Brittany Spears was discovered & why they decided to sign her

- how Jive got into pop music with the Backstreet Boys

- his transition from Jive Records to Island Def Jam then back to Jive 

- working on the Luther Vandross tribute album

- what he has going on now at Warner Brothers Records 

Mar 24, 2017

Greg Street episode:

Patchwerk Recording Studios presents... The I dO MUSIC Podcast

In this episode Sammy sits down to speak with Legendary Atlanta DJ... Greg Street about...

- being signed to Atlantic Records & doing his album

- the importance of understanding the business part of the music industry

- his relationship with Cash Money & Master P

- what impact radio has had on hip hop music

- some of his most gratifying moments

- what makes Atlanta special

- his need to read program

Mar 17, 2017

Lil John Roberts episode:

Patchwerk Recording Studios presents... The I dO MUSIC Podcast

In this episode Sammy sits down to speak with world renown drummer / producer Lil' John Roberts about....

-Touring with Janet Jackson

- The time he turned down Michael Jackson's offer to go on tour

- The impact his parents had on his musical career

- The importance of being dedicated to 1 instrument

- The importance of having a good work ethic & a good reputation

- His thoughts on todays artist using more live instrumentation

- Working with Prince, Sheila E, Dallas Austin, Jermaine Dupri, Stevie Wonder, Neyo & so on

- Managing his own career

- How he trained his ears

Mar 14, 2017

Taking a break from our regularly scheduled program to bring you "Engineers Corner"

- Engineers Corner is a podcast with a group of our Patchwerk Staff Engineers 

- These conversations cover pop culture, technology & sound from an engineers perspective..   

- we will be dropping these episodes periodically from month to month in between our regularly scheduled I dO MUSIC Podcast - that premier on Fridays at 7:30am 

 

as always full video of all of our podcasts are available on The Patchwerk Studios Youtube Channel 

 

 

 

Mar 10, 2017

Patchwerk Recording Studios presents.. The I dO MUSIC Podcast

In this episode Sammy sits down to speak with Interscope Records A&R / Executive 

Ray Daniels about.....

- why he considers himself a southern gentleman with a NY hustle 

- living in NY for the birth of hip hop & living in Atlanta when hip hop took off 

- how he got his start in the music industry 

- how working in the Atlanta Airport changed his life 

- his transition from Epic Records to Interscope Records 

- what is was like to work with LA Reid 

- the importance of "lingo" in urban music 

- the importance of being humble & appreciative 

- his ultimate goal (changing peoples lives) 

- character vs. talent 

- how he listens to a song 

Mar 3, 2017

Patchwerk Recording Studios presents The I dO MUSIC Podcast...

In this episode host Sammy Approved sits down with Nitti Beatz & discuss....

- how he got his start in the music industry

- being influenced by gospel music & the role his mom played on his career

-  werking with artist like Ghetto Mafia, Young Joc, Rich Homie Quan & Dae Dae, Gucci Mane & Eight Ball & MJG

- what he did when he got his 1st hit record (8ball & MJG - Playin' Games) 

- his production deal with Jermaine Dupri & So So Def 

- Nitti Beatz Recordings (his record label) 

- legendary producers vs. here & now producers 

- his tag "its a nitti beat" & the importance of branding your sound 

- why he prefers to werk with new artist as opposed to established artist 

- his secret to making his beats 

- the werk he does in the community via his Chosen One Ministries foundation

- the impact of drugs & alcohol in the music industry 

 

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