RSR415 - Jacob Light - Modern Tone Studios & Music School - Recording Studio Rockstars

RSR415 – Jacob Light – Modern Tone Studios & Music School

So comfy luck can't find you? Jacob talked about beating imposter syndrome, building a commercial studio with a staff of session musicians and teachers, how to get great vocal, guitar, and drum recordings, and how to be super organized in business!

My guest today is Jacob Light a musician, record producer, and audio engineer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has been playing, writing, performing and recording music with bands and solo artists on stage and in the studio for 25 years. He has been credited on hundreds of commercial recordings for his work as a producer, engineer, guitarist, bassist, vocalist, songwriter, and arranger.

Jacob is the founder, owner, musical director, and head engineer of ModernTone - a full-service recording studio and music education facility in Lafayette, CA. Jacob runs the studio with his team of pro session musicians, producers, audio engineers, and educators. Together they cater to recording artists, bands, aspiring musicians and music students of all ages and levels. Driven by their love of music, they aim to provide professional instruction, guidance, and support that empower people to realize and fulfill their potential and achieve their musical dreams.

I met with Jacob at NAMM 2022 and we got to hang out my the poolside bar and talk studio stuff. He had emailed me about the podcast and how it helped him put himself out there through his studio and production and getting over imposter syndrome, not to mention surviving musically through the 2020-2022 years.

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Instagram: @jacoblightguitar

Instagram: @moderntonestudios

Additional podcast editing and production by:
Brayden Stremming
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