By Dave Pensado and Herb Trawick
On his top-rated YouTube show, Pensado’s Place, first-call mixing engineer Dave Pensado (Beyonce, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, Mariah Carey, Elton John, Michael Jackson, and more!) discusses a never-ending stream of important music and audio recording topics. While sharing the importance of relentless perseverance and tenacity in the pursuit of success in the world of recording studios and music producers, The Pensado Papers is also a story of incredible, almost unbelievable redemption. See from behind the scenes, the journey that Dave Pensado has shared with his manager and best friend, Herb Trawick, all the way from death’s door to platinum records to Internet sensation!
In this book you’ll discover unique insights into the engineering regime of a recording genius, a creative philosophy that results in achievement and success, examples of Dave and Herb’s powerful and inspirational friendship, amazing teachings from guests on Pensado’s Place, and above all, fun! This is an incredible collection of techniques, tips, and truths about audio recording presented on a platform of trust, perseverance, behind-the-scenes insights, and humor. While retaining technical insights and educational value, Maureen Droney – editor and long-time friend to Dave and Herb – has skillfully captured the likeability, wisdom, and charm that millions of viewers have grown to love about this incredible duo. These are The Pensado Papers.