Ep123: Toshi Kasai (Engineer and Producer: Melvins, Tool, Helmet)

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Toshi Kasai

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Hola, amigos! Welcome to another sweet sweet episode of Protonic Reversal! I know it’s been a long time since we rapped at ya, but we’ve got a great episode here with the one and only Toshi Kasai! We chatted about tons of stuff, like:

-the California fires
-Working with a wide variety of bands
-The JapaNeve
-Building a relationship with Melvins
-the secrets of Sound of Sirens
-How to prep for recording
-Coaching the vocalist
-Favorite equipment
-Recording intricacies
-Getting kidnapped by Big Business
-Altamont (the band)
-Networking via playing live
-the platinum records in the bathroom
-Analog vs. digital? Who cares

And much more! Or maybe not much more, but many more words in between. Whatever! It’s a really fun conversation, so we encourage you to enjoy it!
Interview begins shortly after the 17 minute mark

Songs played:
Melvins – Decay of Lying
Mud – Moonshine Sally
Tweak Bird – Lights in Lines
Qui – Awkward Human Interest
Hurry up Shotgun – Speedbath Megawaste
Shellac – End of Radio (end theme)

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Also, if you want more Jerry content, I recommend Conan Neutron's Protonic Reversal @ProtonicPod's 2-part interview. A ton of other great musician interviews on that show as well!
Pt. 1 https://www.protonicreversal.com/2020/04/24/ep159-jerry-casale-devo/
Pt. 2 https://www.protonicreversal.com/2020/05/29/ep175-jerry-casale-devo-pt-2/

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