Riffs, Beards and Gear with Ryan Bruce

Ryan “Fluff” Bruce is a busy guy. From wrapping up a whirlwind tour with hard rock band Rest, Repose to producing some of the best music and gear videos on YouTube for his popular channel Riffs, Beards & Gear, Ryan’s passion for music touches all aspects of his creative ventures. We recently had the chance […]

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Silver Lining Inspiration – a Q and A with Mt. Joy’s Michael Byrnes

Mt. Joy began as a rekindling of musical synergy between high school classmates Matt Quinn and Sam Cooper. Originally from Philadelphia, the pair reunited in Los Angeles, where they met up with Oklahoma-native and multi-instrumentalist Michael Byrnes through a Craigslist ad. Together with Byrnes’ roommate Caleb Nelson producing, the men recorded some songs, one of […]

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“Hindsights” and the Future with Synthpop Musician Anna Wang

Wisconsin-based singer-songwriter and producer Anna Wang is best known for her experimentation with music and tech, which can be heard through her electro-pop tracks. When she’s not on the road performing live or producing her own music, she can be found exploring new sounds using modular synthesis. Infusing her own personal experiences, her latest single […]

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Laughs and Tunes, a Q and A with Andrew Chugg

Gilded Audio Design has thrived on the versatility of audio production since it was founded in 2014 in Brooklyn, New York. Andrew Chugg, co-founder of the company (with partner Dan Rosato), describes his career as “a really fun, pleasant balance” between podcast productions, record producing, and sound designing commercials.  He sat down with Sound Devices […]

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