EP 117: Mike Kalajian – Building Systems to Improve Your Audio Skills

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Mike Kalajian is the owner and chief engineer of Rogue Planet Mastering in New York’s Hudson Valley, where he’s worked with artists including All Time Low, Saosin, The Devil Wears Prada, Saves The Day and Emmure among many others.


  • Balancing your focus between the big picture and little details
  • Determining the value of your time
  • Transitioning from being a mixer to mastering
  • The importance of having consistency in your process
  • Optimizing your systems to work faster
  • Mike’s go-to tool for project management
  • Incorporating social impact into your business
  • Building a mastering studio
  • Picking monitors for mastering
  • Using speaker calibration software

To learn more about Mike Kalajian, visit: https://www.rogueplanetmastering.com/

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