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180 EpisodesProduced by XOFF Records & Sound Talent MediaWebsite

Benny, Siobhán and Cory, of the band Lost Symphony, are joined by some of the most successful people in music, business and entertainment to take a look back at their lives and career to see what "following your dreams" REALLY looks like.New episodes every Sunday. Available on all major platforms.


Dave Fortman [Pt. 1]: How to Produce a Multi-Platinum Selling Record

Dave Fortman (Producer / Guitarist ‘Ugly Kid Joe’) joins Benny, Siobhán, and Cory to talk about his incredible career as a producer, producing bands like Evanescence, Slipknot, and more. We cover his early influences while growing up in a musical household, and his decision to move to Los Angeles at only 22 years old. Getting the gig with Ugly Kid Joe, Dave walks us through his journey from the recording booth to behind the mixing board, with all the insanity in-between. All this and more, join us in checking out the Incredible Dave Fortman, prepare to be 2020-d.

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"Long Road" Ugly Kid Joe (

Some songs that Dave produced referenced in this episode:

Bring Me To Life - Evanescence (

Happy? - Mudvayne (

Snuff - Slipknot (

00:00 - Intro

04:30 - A Family of Musicians

07:30 - Moving to California at 22

11:00 - Legendary Bands Opened for Dave

11:45 - Meeting Ugly Kid Joe

13:52 - Getting into Audio

21:00 - Songwriting is the key to my Producing

27:20 - Meeting Evanescence Changed Everything

35:12 - Working with Amy Lee

42:30 - The Work is Either Gonna Come or it's not

45:22 - The Mudvayne gig

52:10 - Slipknot was the Biggest Mountain to Climb

59:20 - Outro

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