Nicholas Di Lorenzo is a mixing and engineer based in Melbourne, Australia. He is the owner of Panorama Mastering which he opened in 2014.
Since he opened his studio he has worked on 900 plus projects for artists, labels, producers and engineers in Australia and across the world.
Nicholas is a really smart guy and it was lovely speaking to him. He has some great knowledge about running a business and I think you will love this episode.
In this interview we spoke about:
His beginnings playing in bands and using Audacity and Guitar Pro
His experience working in a recording studio and why that wasn’t suited for him
How he got his internship in a mastering studio
Tips of how not to write emails to studios
Why he decided to start his own mastering studio
The benefits of using your own name as a brand for your studio
Why the first year of him opening his studio was a delusional process
How Gary Vee’s Crush It encouraged him to change his business
How sharing your story can build your trust factor
The questions he asks his clients to get a deeper understanding of their dreams and goals
How that affects the amount he can charge his clients
If he spends money on ads
How he structures his days into 3 parts and how that has benefitted his life
How Benjamin Franklins 13 Virtues inspired him to make changes in his life