In this episode of the Music District podcast our Business of Music Manager, Mickey Davis, and Artist Development Coordinator, Alysia Kraft, sit down and have a conversation with Fort Collins musician Stefan Runstrom who is the owner and founder of Circles Drum Samples. Circles is a boutique drum sample & loop provider for music producers, songwriters and audio engineers.

They discuss his initial inspirations, how the sample industry has evolved, the joys and pains of recording drums in remote desert locations, what products are the most successful with customers and his observations about the music industry since the pandemic has taken effect. They also discuss mysterious rock star clientele, and new sample packs that the company has planned future release.

Learn more about Circles Drum Samples here:

For those who want to learn even more about the technical details of recording drum samples in the desert, take a listen to Stefan’s podcast: