Bonzai Beat

In this episode, five-time Grammy award-winning producer, engineer, mixer and musician Chris Lord-Alge shares insights into his career in the ever-changing music business.
In this episode of Bonzai Beat, Mr. Bonzai chats with engineer, mixer, and producer Billy Bush. The pair talk about Bush’s work with artists like Garbage, Sir Paul McCartney, and Silversun Pickups and even talk about the new Garbage album that is in the works.
In the latest installment of the Bonzai Beat, Mr. Bonzai chats with Ari Herstand. Herstand is the CEO and Founder of Ari’s Take, an Amazon best-selling author, podcast host, music advocate, and accomplished musician. Listen in as Mr. Bonzai and Herstand talk about Herstand’s career, the latest release of his book, and his online school, Ari’s Take Academy.
The Bonzai Beat presents author, composer, songwriter, editor-in-chief of Berklee Press, and instructor Johnathan Feist. Feist connects with Mr. Bonzai from the studio of his historic home to discuss his foray into education, music notation, and his role at Berklee Online.
In the latest episode of the Bonzai Beat, Mr. Bonzai connects with producer, engineer, and mixer Frank Filipetti to discuss his collaborations and projects, gear, and how the process of mixing and engineering has changed over time.
In the latest episode of the Bonzai Beat, Mr. Bonzai speaks with engineer, musician, producer, and songwriter James Saez as they talk about Saez’s path from a student at Berklee of College Music to his professional work in television and film.
Larry Klein is a GRAMMY® award-winning producer, musician, songwriter, and label executive known for his work on albums with Joni Mitchell and Herbie Hancock.
In the latest edition of the Bonzai Beat, Mr. Bonzai speaks with Stewart Copeland, famed percussionist, and co-founder of The Police.
In this edition of the Bonzai Beat, GRAMMY® award-winning singer and songwriter Lisa Loeb sat down with Mr. Bonzai to discuss her foray into writing and performing children’s music, her love of summer camp, iconic eyewear, and answered what it means to be a songwriter.
In this episode of Bonzai Beat, Mr. Bonzai chats with audio engineer and record producer Ed Stasium. During their conversation they discuss how Stasium got his start, his days playing with the band, Brandywine, and his prolific career as a recording engineer.
Mr. Bonzai sits down with Kat Edmonson, an award-winning songwriter, and singer with an equal foothold in cabaret, jazz, and vintage cosmopolitanism pop. The New York Times describes her music as “fresh as a spring bouquet” while NPR says, “Hearing Edmonson makes it virtually impossible to do anything but stop and listen.”
Arranger, composer, musician, and record producer Mitchell Froom sits down with Mr. Bonzai from his studio to talk about his catalog of work and the upcoming tour with Crowded House.