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Interview with Dave Sinko, Nashville audio engineer

From: Candace Corrigan
Series: The Nashville Nobody Knows
Length: 29:27

Interview with Dave Sinko, Nashville audio engineer, featuring some great music he worked on.

Davesinko_small This week, Candace talks with Dave Sinko, a Nashville recording engineer who enjoys a busy career working with outstanding acoustic projects. Dave talks about some of his more challenging and rewarding experiences in the recording industry and shares some of his favorite music. Artists featured include Edgar Meyer, Mark O'Connor, Yo Yo Ma, Sam Bush, Mike Marshall, Joshua Bell, Bela Fleck, Andrea Zonn, Don Williams, Jelly Roll Johnson, Verlon Thompson, and Candace Corrigan.

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This week, Candace talks with Dave Sinko, a Nashville recording engineer who enjoys a busy career working with outstanding acoustic projects. Dave talks about some of his more challenging and rewarding experiences in the recording industry and shares some of his favorite music. Artists featured include Edgar Meyer, Mark O'Connor, Yo Yo Ma, Sam Bush, Mike Marshall, Joshua Bell, Bela Fleck, Andrea Zonn, Don Williams, Jelly Roll Johnson, Verlon Thompson, and Candace Corrigan.

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Review of Interview with Dave Sinko, Nashville audio engineer

Dave Sinko talks about how he entered the recording business in Nashville from being a musician. We get to hear whole songs by the musicians he had worked with. Would have preferred more about Sinko's profession and the various techniques he used on recordings since, but he ended up mostly introducing the numbers. The interviewer has a very calm and relaxed manner in her speech, but it felt more like she was reciting words than interviewing. Or maybe it's a New York thing from my part. Some nice song choices.

Transcript

My name is Candace Corrigan. Welcome to The Nashville Nobody Knows, a program of interview and performance of Great music that is usually outside the mainstream radio machine. This show is brought to by Mailsteward, for archiving email on the Mac. My guest today is Dave Sinko, one of my favorite recording engineers, who lives in Nashville Tennessee.

Candace: Dave, tell me something about yourself. How did you get into engineering?

Dave: I started with music of course, playing in little acoustic trios, and stuff and I was always the one who ended up doing audio. So I really started in live sound. Later, I got into building musical instruments, and I did that for a number of years, building mandolins and guitars, which I think really helps me today, in recording instruments, especially acoustic instruments. There were a couple of other things in between, but...

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Musical Works

Title:Artist:Album:Label:Year:Length
Talk To Me:Candace Corrigan:The Love I'm in:Pubblog.com:2004:0:41
Appalachia Waltz:Edgar Meyer:Appalachia Waltz:Soni Classical:1996:4:04
Pages:Andrea Zonn:Love Goes On:Compass records:2003:3:21
Short Trip Home:Edgar Meyer:Short Trip Home:Soni Classical:1999:3:30
You’re My Best Friend:Don Williams:An Evening with Don Williams:American Harvest:1994:3:18
Old Tyme:Edgar Meyer:Uncommon Ritual:Soni Classical:1997:3:41
Ol' Harpoon:Jelly Roll Johnson:Jelly Roll Johnson and a few Good Friends:JMJ records:1999:4:20
Where Moses Stood:Candace Corrigan:The Love I'm in:Pubblog.com:2004:4:08

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