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Cameron Lister: Earning Trust, Taping Jam Bands, and Never Letting Pride Outweigh Hard Work
Episode 54th November 2020 • Progressions: Success in the Music Industry • Travis Ference
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This week's guest is recording engineer and mixer Cameron Lister. Cameron has spent most of his career in the engineering hot seat for indie and alternative records from artists such as The Fratellis, OK GO, KT Tunstall, Better Than Ezra, and Andrew McMahon. We chat about how a career in music is made up of incremental steps, each building on the momentum of the last one and how hard work and follow through are the key to success.

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

  • Importance of learning new things
  • Taping jams bands as a gateway to recording
  • Earning Trust
  • Swallowing your pride and starting over
  • Cool Shockmounts
  • Moving to Los Angeles and staring at Sound Factory
  • Getting to work with your heroes
  • Distortion

Mentioned in the Show:

  • "The War of Art" by Steven Pressfield - Here
  • "Deep Work" by Cal Newport - Here

Travis' Intro: The War of Art

Learn More About Cameron Lister...

Website: http://www.cameronlister.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clister01/

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Credits:

Guest: Cameron Lister

Host: Travis Ference

Editor: Travis Ference

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