Aug. 28, 2022

Dave Fortman [Pt. 2]: Detailing the Production of Evanescence

Dave Fortman [Pt. 2]: Detailing the Production of Evanescence

Dave Fortman (Producer / Guitarist ‘Ugly Kid Joe’) joins Benny, Siobhán, and Cory for another round, discussing the newest release from Ugly Kid Joe, and an exclusive debut music video viewing from The Wilted Souls! In this episode we dive into music marketing, looking back on how things have changed from the old school ways, as well as some pro tips when producing vocals. Dave breaks down why "Polyphia" is one of his favorite bands right now and walks us through the gear and mixing for an Evanescence record. All this and more tune in with us for another rad episode of 2020-d.

Check out Dave Fortman:

IG: @fortmandave

Check out Dave's newest release!

"Long Road" Ugly Kid Joe (

Some songs that Dave produced:

Bring Me To Life - Evanescence (

Happy? - Mudvayne (

Snuff - Slipknot (

00:00 - Intro

02:38 - New Ugly Kid Joe Song

04:36 - The New Age of Marketing

06:30 - The Ugly Kid Joe Breakup

08:10 - The Wilted Souls

12:40 - Wilted Souls Music Video Debut

19:00 - Putting a rock girl into funk

26:55 - The most important thing when producing vocals

30:05 - My favorite band right now is Polyphia

39:00 - I spent years being in the engineer world, and I spent years being against it

41:10 - Gear and Mixing for an Evanescence record

52:00 - Outro

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