Jesse Ray Ernster: Mixing Remote, Teamwork, and Living the California Dream
Our guest this week is Grammy nominated mixer Jesse Ray Ernster. Jesse has made a splash since his arrival in Los Angeles with quick chart success engineering for Kanye West and mixing for Burna Boy. We have a great chat about his career so far, his unique path to success, the importance of keeping the art and the team first, and using systems to increase your efficiency.
In this episode, we'll dig in on...
Recording Kanye and traveling the safari
Having a clear vision of your goals and knowing what drives you
Setting yourself apart when applying for gigs
Mixing via remote control from the beach
Waking up early
Sending out 100 emails a day
Living the California dream
Session flow difference between commercial and home studios