It’s story time! Welcome to the Pro Audio corner of the music industry.
From the equipment manufacturers, to the engineers, to the business people behind the scenes, over the years every member of the microcosm has become family to Karen Dunn, Founder/CEO of KMD Productions, the company she created to channel her dedication to bring the whole eclectic crew together into virtual and live events.
Tune in to meet this colorful cast of characters, and pick up tips for creating and cultivating your own groups by stepping into Karen’s world of creating community in Pro Audio.
Greek chicken, menus for the stars, sharks in Las Vegas, Little Steven and Nelson Mandela; tune in for a tour from Zoe Thrall, Director of Studio Operations at The Hideout Recording Studio in Henderson, NV. Zoe takes us from her engineer roots to how she became a dominant force in Studio Operations in storied spaces like Power Station Studios and Hit Factory Studios in NYC, and Studio at the Palms in the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas.
Ken "Pooch" Van Druten is a Front of House Engineer who's worked with everyone from Iron Maiden to Jay-Z to Justin Beiber, in addition to co-hosting his own podcast project, The Wrong End of the Snake. Karen and Pooch catch up about how he's channeling his creative energy while the live industry is shut down, how engineers can be using this downtime to hone their craft, and how Nikki Sixx and Vince Neil gave him that famous nickname.