Chris Gear: Tinkering with Sound, Working with Intention, and Showing Up - Progressions: Success in the Music Industry

Episode 22

Published on:

3rd Mar 2021

Chris Gear: Tinkering with Sound, Working with Intention, and Showing Up

This week's guest is sound design wizard, entrepreneur, and tech enthusiast Chris Gear. Chris is a co-founder of the hugely popular ADSR Sounds as well as the owner of both OhmLab and SoundFreqs. Heโ€™s known throughout the industry as a go to designer and producer and has done projects with companies such as Native Instruments, Output, and Noiiz. We have an eclectic and fun chat about the importance of working with intention, allowing creation to be unique to each of us, and how giving someone a tool without telling them how to use it empowers their creativity.

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

  • Discovery through intention
  • The ability to make any sound out of any other sound
  • Finding perspective through seeing something through to the end
  • Showing up!
  • We all have the same tools, it's how we use them
  • The dangerous of being highly comparative
  • Building a viral online community
  • Going from anti-digital to digital only
  • Royalty free music

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Host: Travis Ference

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Progressions: Success in the Music Industry
Host Travis Ference chats with music producers, engineers, mixers, artists, musicians, and songwriters about the tips, tricks, mindsets, and ideas that helped them define their careers.
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Travis Ference is a Grammy nominated mixer, producer, and recording engineer based out of Los Angeles, CA. With over a decade of experience in the music business he has worked on multiple #1 albums, several top 10's, numerous RIAA platinum and gold certified records, as well as hit TV shows and blockbuster films. His work can be heard on more than 15 million albums sold and billions streams worldwide.

The inspiration for his podcast came from his journey over the last 5 years to redefine what success is for him, to take control of his time, and to ultimately live the life he wants while making the records he loves.