We were lucky to catch Super Engineer Ryan West back in NYC for this BLAPISODE. Ryan West is a vet in engineering, producing, and composing so we had a a lot to talk about. Check the stream below and see how this man skipped the line for interning and went straight to work. Follow his blog for more engineering tips and tricks! - http://ryanwestmusic.blogspot.com/
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12/28 10PM EST BLAP On The Radio sits down with Grammy Nominated Multi-Platinum Producer and Songwriter Ivan “Orthodox” Barias! Check out part of his bio below and see why we are excited to interview him.
Ivan Barias is a music producer, songwriter, engineer and record label owner. He is one half of the production/songwriting team Carvin & Ivan. He has received numerous awards and accolades for his songwriting and production and has been nominated three times for a GRAMMY in the R&B Song Of The Year category. His production work has received an additional 19 GRAMMY nominations, as well as several ASCAP songwriter awards earned. Along with his production partner, Carvin Haggins, he has produced and written music for great artists such as Jill Scott, Musiq Soulchild, Jazmine Sullivan, Justin Timberlake, Keyshia Cole, Chris Brown, Mario, Mary J. Blige, Estelle, Raheem Devaughn, Jaheim, Faith Evans, Freeway, Ace Hood, Rick Ross and many others. He has a very broad musical taste that ranges from R&B and Hip Hop to Pop and Rock. Ivan currently serves as president of the Philadelphia chapter of the Recording Academy, the parent organization to the GRAMMY. He was selected as a Creative Ambassador for the city of Philadelphia and is also an Ambassador for the Philadelphia 76ers community Basketball League La Liga del Barrio. In 2012 Ivan was named as one the boldest minds in Philadelphia in the Philadelphia Magazine’s Innovation issue.
And thats only part of what he’s done. Check out the show to find out more about Ivan, what he’s working on, and maybe even get some tips from this successful producer.