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Jonathan Wyner (Mastering Engineer / Educator / Past President of AES) joins Benny, Siobhán, and Cory to answer the question "what the hell is mastering anyway?" Jonathan breaks down his career in mastering working with some of music's biggest names and getting a chance to really witness and be a p…

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Sammy Ash (COO of Sam Ash Music) joins Benny, Siobhán, and Cory once again for another episode this time diving more into the business side of Sam Ash, going over how the company handled the COVID-19 Pandemic, how the internet changed has changed the instrument sales business, and just why ukuleles…

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David Ellefson reveals what it was like returning to write with Megadeth after 9 years, only to find out it was no longer as collaborative as it once was... Check out the full episode as well as our other episodes with David Ellefson right now at 2020-d.com

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Dave Fortman reveals just how crazy his life became after the Evanescence record he produced blew up, continuously selling around 100,000 copies a week. That record would go on to gross 18 million dollars worldwide. Do you remember how big this record was? Let us know your story down in the comment…

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Sammy Ash (COO of Sam Ash Music) joins Benny, Siobhán, and Cory to nerd out on anything and everything guitar. This episode we dive into the world of Sam Ash Music, hearing about Sammy's history with the company, the growth of Sam Ash throughout the years, and how the music industry has changed alo…

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David Ellefson (Ex-Megadeth / The Lucid / Ellefson-Soto) joins Benny, Siobhán, and Cory to touch base on the events of the last year, and the truth behind his departure from Megadeth. We dive into some Megadeth history reminiscing some of the band's early moments as well as some of the moments lead…

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Dave Fortman gives us some production tips, saying the microphone has shit to do with the end product. Its gonna come down to the performance and the lyrics. Agree with Dave? Disagree? We wanna hear you down in the comments below, and as always check out the full episode at 2020-d.com

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Richard Shaw tells us how he got started writing his instructional guitar book, waking up one morning ready to write the first sentence and ending up writing the first chapter! Check out the full video as well as our other episodes with Richard Shaw at 2020-d.com

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Dave Fortman (Producer / Guitarist ‘Ugly Kid Joe’) joins Benny, Siobhán, and Cory for another round, discussing the newest release from Ugly Kid Joe, and an exclusive debut music video viewing from The Wilted Souls! In this episode we dive into music marketing, looking back on how things have chang…

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Dave Fortman (Producer / Guitarist ‘Ugly Kid Joe’) joins Benny, Siobhán, and Cory to talk about his incredible career as a producer, producing bands like Evanescence, Slipknot, and more. We cover his early influences while growing up in a musical household, and his decision to move to Los Angeles a…

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Richard Shaw breaks down just some of the reasons behind his departure from Cradle Of Filth, including opportunity costs and the bands loyalty towards him. Check out more of this episode now at 2020-d.com!

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Kishi Bashi tells us how performing melodic music changed his shows, bringing in more girls, their boyfriends, and bigger crowds. Check out the full episode below for more Kishi Bashi tips at 2020-d.com. Come get 2020'd!

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Richard Shaw (Ex-Cradle of Filth / Session Guitarist /Author / Educator) joins Benny, Siobhán, and Cory once again to Dive deeper into his new novel, going over the inspiration for writing the book, the process of publishing, and his goals with the book itself. We check in with Richards's new proje…

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Richard Shaw (Ex-Cradle of Filth / Session Guitarist /Author / Educator) joins Benny, Siobhán, and Cory as we check back in with the original British ambassador going over his latest break from Cradle of Filth, where he's going next, and what keeps him happy and rooted through it all. We get some p…

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Jim Wysocki recalls the time he took Les Paul to a Van Halen concert and got a police escort. Hooked yet? Check out this clip and don't forget to watch the full episode 2020-d.com

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The incredible story of the conversation that decided the future of Les Paul's legacy, retold by the man who made it possible, Jim Wysocki. You don't wanna miss this... tune in and prepare to get 2020-d.

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Kishi Bashi (Singer, Multi-Instrumentalist, and Songwriter) joins Benny, Siobhán, and Cory to dive into Kishi's first bands, how he decided to get away from toxic masculinity in music, his experience going solo and everything in-between. Join us as we dive into the incredible and crazy world of Kis…

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Jim Wysocki (Presenter of Les Paul: From Start to Finish) joins Benny, Siobhán, and Cory for another round of Les Paul. This episode we dive into even more incredible Les Paul stories including stars like Eddie Van Halen, Jimmy Page, Bing Crosby, and more. Dive into some of the most fascinating sto…

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The industry has changed and the path to success as an artist has changed with it. Want to know how it's done? Who better to listen to than Steve Wood.
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Steve Wood recalls the time he got invited to dinner with George Harrison. Who can decline that?! What would you do for a dinner with a Beatle? Let us know down in the comments and as always check out the full episode at 2020-d.com

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Jim Wysocki (Mayor of Mahwah NJ / firefighter / keeper of Les Paul’s Legacy) joins Benny, Siobhán, and Cory for an episode all about Les Paul. We learn about Jim's interests and background growing up as well as the unlikely friendship that would grow between Jim and Les Paul. We dive into the story…

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Steve Wood (Senior Manager / Shelter Music Group) joins Benny, Siobhán, and Cory as we continue our yearly check-in with our British Ambassador. In this episode, we dive into how Steve connected with YouTube star Rick Beato, a look into a brand new documentary on Les Paul, and an insider discussion…

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Keith Wallen breaks down how different it is to play a small crows versus a huge venue with thousands of people. It can be nerve-racking even for the biggest Rockstar's. Do you prefer playing smaller more intimate crowds, or playing for a sea of people? Let us know down in the comments and as alway…

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Want to feel inspired? Check out this clip from our latest episode with Keith Wallen, reminding us everyday why we should pick back up that guitar, sit down and finish that song, and don't stop trying. Check out the full episode as always at 2020-d.com

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