Mark Mynett, Senior Lecturer in Music Technology and Production at Huddersfield University, talks about selecting the right course and the vital importance of real-world experience and networking in order to develop a successful music industry career.
00:00 - Introduction
00:20 - Career Background
01:18 - Courses At Huddersfield Uni
02:20 - Working Across Departments
04:03 - Music Industry Connections
05:50 - Work Experience Placements
08:01 - Accreditation
08:44 - Developing People Skills
10:42 - Ending
Mark Mynett - Biog
As well as Senior Lecturer in Music Technology and Production at Huddersfield University, Mark Mynett is a live music front-of-house engineer, and record producer/engineer/mix and mastering engineer. Mainly focused on indie, rock and metal genres, he produces from his own studio — Mynetaur Productions (www.mynetaur.com) — where he recently completed the latest My Dying Bride album ‘The Ghost of Orion’: referred to by Dom Lawson (The Guardian, Metal Hammer, Prog, Classic Rock) as “…a master class in modern metal production”. Mark is also the author of Metal Music Manual (instructional book for producing contemporary metal music) published by Routledge.
Editor In Chief Sam Inglis has been with Sound On Sound magazine for more than 20 years. He is a recording engineer, producer, songwriter and folk musician who studies the traditional songs of England and Scotland, and the author of two books: Neil Young's Harvest (Bloomsbury, 2003) and Teach Yourself Songwriting (Hodder, 2006).
This podcast was originally recorded for SOS by Paul MacDonald.
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