Björgvin Benediktsson: Musician, Audio Engineer, and Entrepreneur

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ABOUT Björgvin Benediktsson

Björgvin Benediktsson is an Icelandic-American musician, audio engineer, and entrepreneur. As a musicpreneur, he runs, one of the longest-running audio education sites on the web. Since 2009, he’s run, one of the longest-running audio education sites online, where he teaches thousands of home studio musicians and bedroom producers how to make a bigger impact with their music production. 

We both met at the EForum in Tucson, which is a growth accelerator for local business owners. In this interview, Björgvin explains that he grew up in Iceland and moved to Tucson with his wife, Liz Pocock. When he got here, he studied at Pima and eventually the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Arizona. Björgvin models his business model after the 4-hour work week, by Tim Ferriss.

He is the author of the best-selling eBook, “Step By Step Mixing – How to Create Great Mixes With Only 5 Plug-ins” as well as the creator of other audio production courses and tutorials. He is an expert in online impact through authority building, thought leadership, and email marketing. When he’s not creating content or working on his business, he can be found mixing artists from all over the world, performing live as a professional musician or drinking craft beer, and reading comic books.

This episode was brought to you by our mutual friends, peers and fellow young professionals: Dillon Walker and Gustavo Corte, the proud founders of Common Workspace. I personally love working out of Common, given they are uniquely located above La Cafe Poca Cosa downtown. Also, they have 24/7 access once you become a member. They have a ton of perks that come with their membership, whether you are renting a desk for a day, or a corner office for the year! You can learn more by visiting their website

The post explained by Björgvin, featuring some delicious Barrio Bread!

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