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Ryan David Adams: Broadcast Specs, Dealing with Visas, and Mixing for Television
Episode 407th July 2021 • Progressions: Success in the Music Industry • Travis Ference
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This week's guest is Emmy nominated re-recording mixer Ryan David Adams. Ryan has been working on the post-production side of television for nearly two decades, amassing a long list of credits along the way. He recently received his first Emmy nomination for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Nonfiction or Reality Show in 2020 for the Netflix documentary series "Cheer." Other notable shows that he's worked on include The Voice, Masterchef, American Idol, Lego Masters, Last Chance U for Netflix, and Class Action Park for HBO Max. We have a great chat about working in television, keeping music as a creative outlet by working in other areas of audio, and the importance of checking your ego at the door.

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

  • The language of music
  • Being a re-recording mixer
  • ADR and sound effects
  • Mixing television in Dolby Atmos
  • Dealing with work visas
  • Learning how little you know
  • Future proofing content
  • Being prepared for changes
  • Broadcast specs
  • Audio Engineering Society
  • Unions in post-production
  • Stems and delivery requirements
  • Working with streaming services like Netflix and HBO Max

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Guest: Ryan David Adams

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