EP108: Daniel Rowland – The role of AI in music

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Daniel Rowland is an audio engineer, producer, educator, and music tech executive. He holds both a B.S and M.F.A in Music Technology, and is currently Head of Strategy and Partnerships at Montreal’s LANDR Audio, and longtime professor at MTSU in Nashville.

Daniel has been part of numerous international tours; produced the music for an Oscar-winning Pixar film; and mastered multiplatinum/Grammy-nominated albums, while working on projects for artists as varied as Nine Inch Nails, Seal, Meek Mill, Phillip Glass, and Gwen Stefani, along with dozens of Disney properties such as Star Wars and Marvel. 

Helping to grow LANDR to nearly 4 million users, Daniel has worked to refine their AI mastering engine and develop numerous virtual instruments, plugins, and other products, while crafting acquisition and partnerships deals with a wide range of startups and iconic brands/artists.


  • Using LANDR for mastering
  • Who is LANDR for and not for?
  • When you might want to use LANDR vs. when you shouldn’t
  • Creative uses for LANDR 
  • How AI technology can be used in music
  • What the future of music technology looks like
  • Using AI for mixing
  • Finding the balance of embracing technology vs. holding onto traditional methods
  • ATMOS mixing & mastering
  • Should you be mixing your records with spatial audio in mind?
  • How to get started with mixing in Atmos

To learn more about Daniel Rowland, visit: https://www.rowland-studios.com/

To learn more about LANDR, visit: https://www.landr.com/

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