Episode 21

Published on:

27th Jun 2024

Paula Salvatore-The One and Only!

Paula is a Music Studio Executive with 30+ years of experience.

She has been an anchor of excellence in the L. A. Recording World, from Kendun to Sound CIty 

to Capitol Studios,  and is held in the highest esteem amongst her colleagues, artists, producers and record labels. 

As Vice President of Capitol Studios, she has worked with top line artists including 

Paul McCartney, James Taylor, Barbra Streisand, DIana Krall, Frank Sinatra, amongst others.  

She was instrumental in securing a "Star" on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

for the beloved and legendary engineer, Al Schmitt, who was both her dear friend and loyal 

client for years at Capitol Studios.  

She continues to leverage her expertise and experience, to ensure client

satisfaction and secure long lasting relationships in all her endeavors.

She is a recipient of a She Rock" Legend Award and is a member of NARAS,

SCL,Guild of Music Supervisors, Board Member of Pacific Jazz Orchestra,

and is featured in Dave Grohl's documentary, "Sound CIty".

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About the Podcast

Trade Secrets
Exploring the Recording Industry with Artists & Engineers
Trade Secrets Podcast offers an in-depth exploration into the lives, histories, and backstories of the individuals who make the music recording industry what it is. Our focus is on the personal journeys of both renowned artists and the experts behind the glass—engineers, producers, mixers, and more. You'll hear about pivotal moments, unexpected opportunities, and the various twists and turns that have helped shape illustrious careers. From their early influences to career-defining experiences, Trade Secrets uncovers the nuances that make each guest unique. Ideal for industry insiders, aspiring artists, and fans interested in a comprehensive look into the collaborative and creative processes behind music production.

About your host

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Candace Stewart

Candace Stewart is an industry veteran with over 30 years experience in Recording Studio management. She has managed such facilities as Take One Recording, Red Zone, Soundcastle Studios, and Firehouse Studios.

She has worked with artists in all genres of music from The Rolling Stones, Tom Petty, Foo Fighters, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Pharrell, and Snoop Dogg to film composers, Jerry Goldsmith and Paul Williams.

In her tenure as a manager she has seen many technological changes in the industry but her commitment remains the same: to facilitate artists and all those who create music in any way possible.