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Matt Rifino - 4000 Songs and Counting: Mixing the NBC Today Show
Episode 11027th March 2024 • Progressions: Success in the Music Industry • Travis Ference
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Matt Rifino is the music mixer for the NBC Today Show where he’s mixed over 4000 songs for some of the biggest artists in the world and received 5 Emmy’s over the course of his 20 years on staff. He also works with independent artists out of Studio C at the Barbershop Studios.

In this episode, you'll learn about:

  • Live Broadcast Mixing vs Studio Mixing
  • Calibrating a Hybrid Mix Setup
  • Mixing for 5.1 with the Stereo Downmix in Mind
  • Working in NYC Recording Studios in the 90s and Early 2000s
  • Why He Starts a Mix with the Vocal
  • Will Broadcast go to Atmos?
  • Mixing TV in the Morning and Indie Bands in the Afternoon

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Guest: Matt Rifino

Host: Travis Ference

Editor: Stephen Boyd

Theme Music: inter.ference