Maurizio Borgna: Translating Emotion, Checking Your Ego, and Moving Faders
Today’s guest is Grammy and Oscar nominated mixer Maurizio Borgna. Based out of Italy, Maurizio has been working throughout Europe as an engineer, mixer, producer, and label manager since 2003. His credits include tv, film, and music projects such as the oscar nominated film Sicario, the Amazon TV Series Transparent, and artists such as Sebastian Plano and Agnes Obel. He’s also a long time guitar player, modular synth addict, and cooking enthusiast. We have a great chat about pushing out of your comfort zone, translating emotion, and keeping your ego in check.
In this episode, we'll dig in on...
Translating emotion through the speakers
Music consumption needs an evolution
From Post-Hardcore to Film Scores
Recognizing when you need a refresh to grow
Bandcamp, musical niches, and building fans
Studying the rough mix
The delicateness of creativity
The dangers of passive playlist listen for artists