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Grammy Award Updates – Lead Into Gold

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More to Watch Grammy Award updates affecting the 65th Annual Grammy Awards are the topic of today’s Lead Into Gold with the Alchemical Records team. This was our first ever live episode of the web series / podcast (in waiting) streamed on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitch. We discussed the contents of an update published on where five […]

Lead Into Gold – Episode 4 – with Massimo Zaru-Roque

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Todays guest, Massimo Zaru-Roque, is an Audio Recording and Mixing Engineer, specializing in On-Site and Remote Live Recording. Massimo has spent years in the D.C. and Northern VA music community, getting his start studying at George Mason University and recording audition videos and recitals with Music Performance students. He has also worked recording both Jazz and Rock Bands during live performances at venues including Twins Jazz and Epicure Cafe. Massimo provides both Audio Recording and basic Video Recording, alongside the ability to provide professional Videographers on special request.

Lead Into Gold – Episode 3 – with Annie Elise of Nettwerk Music Group


Today’s guest, Annie Elise, is a New York City-based electronic artist inspired by her synesthesia [SIN-ISH-THEE-SH-UH]. Often referred to as a “conductor of color,” she is a classically trained violinist and producer who creates music that produces colors she wants to see. Recently, Annie was tapped to join Nettwerk Music Group’s A&R Team to increase representation of women in the industry. Nettwerk Music Group is one of world’s largest independent record labels, credited with helping to launch the careers of fan favorites, including Sarah McLachlan, Coldplay, and Angus & Julia Stone. We are excited to have Annie join us to discuss her career, women in music, and more.

Lead Into Gold – Episode 2 – with DMV Music Alliance


This month’s guests are Dave Mallen and Dani Weymouth of DMV Music Alliance. The DMV Music Alliance is a Washington D.C.-based grassroots non-profit committed to uniting and serving the needs of the thousands of artists and industry professionals across Suburban Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia. As the first area organization of its kind, the Alliance provides educational, networking, and financial resources to local music professionals and creates and supports strong community-based initiatives, positioning the DMV to be celebrated as a vibrant, nationally recognized music scene.

Lead Into Gold – Episode 1 – with Ricky Munoz of Moonlight Booking


This month’s guest is Ricky Munoz of Moonlight Booking, booking DIY shows in Northern Virginia for local, regional, and touring bands of all genres!

Alchemical Records presents Lead Into Gold, a monthly global web series featuring music industry professionals and advocates impacting local and international music communities and creative industries.