EP 205: Brendan Duffey – Building a Successful Career in Audio

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Brendan Duffey is a Grammy award-winning mixing and mastering engineer. 15 Grammy nominations, multiple certified Multi-Platinum records, and awards in film and advertising are some of the highlights of his 25+ career in music production. Brendan has worked with Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden), Kendrick Lamar, Sheryl Crow, Devin Townsend, Ella Mai, Mount Westmore (Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Too Short, E-40), Milton Nascimento, Daniela Mercury, Muni Long, Graham Bonnet, Muni Long, Anitta, De La Tierra, Angra and many more.


  • Having diversity in your skillset
  • Being a “people person”
  • How to network
  • Being an extroverted introvert
  • Why work/life balance is bullshit
  • Aligning with like-minded people
  • Working with Sylvia Massy
  • Being a creature of habit
  • Engineers who have their own sonic footprint
  • Establishing client expectations
  • Having a checklist for your workflow
  • Using AI in mastering
  • The value of your personal brand as an audio engineer
  • Atmos mastering

To learn more about Brendan Duffey, visit: http://www.brendanduffeyaudio.com/

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