Mike Patti: Finding Balance, Defining Success, and Running Cinesamples - Progressions: Success in the Music Industry

Episode 32

Published on:

12th May 2021

Mike Patti: Finding Balance, Defining Success, and Running Cinesamples

Our guest today is composer, producer, and co-founder of Cinesamples, Mike Patti. Mike started Cinesamples in 2007 when he saw an opportunity to create niche libraries to fill holes in the marketplace. Since then they have grown it to become one of the go to orchestral library developers for composers around the globe. As a composer Mike has done work with Disney Parks and video games such as Starcraft 2 and League of Legends. We have a great chat about composing for media, running a business, anticipating the marketplace, and the importance of defining your own success.

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

  • Building inspiring virtual instruments
  • Composing for video games
  • Finding a mentor, work for your idols
  • Writing out your goals and review them
  • Score mock-ups
  • Growing a team and a business
  • Scoring Saturday morning cartoons
  • The boring but important idea of retirement

Learn More About Mike Patti and Cinesamples...

Website: https://cinesamples.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cinesamples

๐Ÿ“ข Our Sponsors ๐Ÿ“ข

Listen to Secret Sonics!

Sign Up for Complete Producer Network!



Connect with Me:

๐Ÿ“ฌ Newsletter: https://www.travisference.com/subscribe

๐Ÿ“ธ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/progressionspod

๐ŸŽตTikTok: https://tiktok.com/@progressionspod

๐Ÿฆ Twitter: https://twitter.com/progressionspod

๐ŸŒ Website: https://www.travisference.com/

๐Ÿ™ Leave a Review or Rating ๐Ÿ™

Apple: https://www.progressionspodcast.com/apple

Spotify: https://www.progressionspodcast.com/spotify


Guest: Mike Patti

Host: Travis Ference

Editor: Travis Ference

Theme Music: inter.ference

Show artwork for Progressions: Success in the Music Industry

About the Podcast

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.
Conversations exploring creativity, productivity, and career growth in the music industry. Join in each week as Travis sits down with some of the industryโ€™s best and brightest to discuss the mindsets and strategies that they use in their careers every day.
Support This Show

About your host

Profile picture for Travis Ference

Travis Ference

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.