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Beer & Gear

Ever wanted to sit down with some of the most interesting people in the audio industy and talk shop over a beer? Us too, so we did it for you. Every two weeks we sit down with people from every side of the audio world, from engineers and systems techs, to factory big wigs and historians to talk shop over a few cold ones. Beer & Gear gives you a seat right next to us at the bar, so pull up a stool and listen in. You bring the bar snacks, we brought the beers. Brought to you by Highway Marketing.

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Beer & Gear with Daniella Peters

Today we’re talking with Daniella Peters with Rat Sound. We talk London, cosmetics and working for Rat Sound. We also go into her involvement with Sound Girls, and trying to show all the sides of the audio industry to young girls in LA. On Tap Today: Oak Highlands Brewery Tejano Pecano Lots of green tea http://www.daniellapeters.com/


21 Jul 2021

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Beer & Gear with John Mills

Today we’re talking with John Mills, system engineer with EAW. We talk about going from 5000 seat venues to Kenny Chesney, system teching and boxed wine. And the relationship between FOH and system techs. So bring your favorite vintage, we have your glass waiting! On Tap Today: 903 Brewing Sasquatch Reserve Coconut Coffee milk stout Last Stand Vaquero Rancher lager 2012 Nighhawk Black wine

1hr 13mins

14 Jul 2021

Rank #2

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Beer & Gear with Ivan Ochoa

Today we’re hanging with Ivan Ochoa, engineer for Los Amigos Invisibles. We talk about touring in Venezuela, Mexico and around the world, as well as checking in with “Uncle” David Byrne. So grab a cocktail, cause we’re going in deep. On Tap Today: Red Gap Brewing Three Star stout Tecate Red Last Stand Pale Ale

1hr 12mins

7 Jul 2021

Rank #3

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Beer & Gear with Anthony Branch

Today we’re hanging out with Anthony Branch. He talks about working with everyone from John Legend, Jay-Z and Beyoncé to Kanye West. And real estate. So come over to our table, this rounds on you. On tap tonight: Legal Draft Chief Justice stout Texas League Hot Stove porter Delirium Tremens


30 Jun 2021

Rank #4

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Beer & Gear with Matt Trevino

Today we’re hanging out with Matt Trevino, FOH for Sum 41. We talk about how he got started, nostalgia bands and how many people it takes to put on a show. Plus how devastated the cargo short industry was during Covid. So come grab a beer with us, since only one of us is drinking tonight. On tap tonight: 512 Brewing Whiskey Barrel Pecan Porter Topo Chico Nespresso


23 Jun 2021

Rank #5

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Beer & Gear with Chris Leonard

This week with sit down with the ever busy Chris Leonard. We talk about how he started, micing up the President and his awesome podcast "How We Got Loud". He even brings a little old school brown bag to the party. So show your stamp to the bartender and bring me an old fashioned! How We Got Load The Roadie Clinic What's on tap for today: Colt 45 Voodoo Ranger Juicifer Armadillo Ale Works Honey Please ABGB Hell Yes

1hr 12mins

16 Jun 2021

Rank #6

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Beer & Gear Audio State of the Union

If this is your first time at the Beer and Gear bar, this isn't your normal episode. This time we dive into a topical topic: what the heck is going on with the audio industry right now. It's just Felix and Wes, but you're going to hear our opinions after the appropriate amount of beer. So grab your popcorn, and we'll give you the business. On tap today: Martin House Bockslider Panther Island Road Snacks Founders Brewing Breakfast Stout


9 Jun 2021

Rank #7

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Beer & Gear with Michael Bangs

This week we sit down with monitor guy extraordinaire Michael Bangs. We learn a lot about how he started, what he's doing these days and the meaning of "hard kombucha". Spoiler, it ain't beer. So come meet us out on the patio, and ask the bartender for the snack mix! What's on tap today: Three Nations Imperial Milk Stout Mexican Chocolate Voodoo Ranger IPA Boochcraft Ginger Hibiscus hard kombucha


26 May 2021

Rank #8

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Beer & Gear with Michael Pettersen

This week we're exited to have Michael Pettersen, Shure microphone's official historian and all around cool guy. Not going to lie, this episode could have gone on for hours since Michael knows almost everything there is to know about the history of Shure, and has some of the best stories around. So come over to our table, and bring another pitcher! What's on tap today: 903 Luck o' the Sasquach Allagash Barrel & Bean

1hr 11mins

12 May 2021

Rank #9

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Beer & Gear with Willa Snow

In our premier episode we sit down and talk shop with Willa Snow, one of our favorite Austin area sound engineers/production managers. Willa talks about her career, how she got into this crazy business and her connections with SoundGirls. We talk new school vs old school consoles, dealing with guys in the audio industry and Shiner beer. So let's grab a cold one, and remember to tip your waitstaff! SoundGirls


28 Apr 2021

Rank #10