We’re excited to bring back the PreSonus Fam Friday blog series. This round we will introduce you to our team across the pond in Europe! First up is our Product Specialist Lee Boylan!
How long have you worked for PreSonus?
What’s your official job title?
What’s your favorite thing about your job? Why did you choose to work here?
Meeting creative people from around the world who love music/audio production. / Because it is a company that listens to the users needs and makes really cool tools, that I get to show.
What was the first 8-track, cassette, CD or digital download you purchased?
Appetite for destruction G&R.
Who’s your go-to band or artist when you can’t decide on something to listen to?
What’s your go-to Karaoke song?
Everyone has a side gig, what’s yours? OR when you’re not at PreSonus, what are you up to?
Live sound-mixing, Recording / Producing projects. Playing Drums. I’m also renovating a really old cottage in Dublin which demands a lot of my spare time at the moment. “Forever home” type of thing.
What instruments do you play?
Mainly drums, some guitar bass, Keys, etc. I can make a somewhat musical noise on a Trumpet too. I usually play by ear. I have learned to read music in the past I rarely used it.
Tell us about a successful event you worked with PreSonus products. InfoComm, NAMM, Install somewhere….
The latest cool event I did was Studio One 4.6 release party at Redbull Studios in London. Steve Winwood was there!!! I really enjoyed Synthfest UK in 2019 too. Looking forward to more cool events for 2020.
Got any tips for working with Studio One?
Try to drag n drop everything! Spend time setting up your shortcut keys.
What are you currently working on at PreSonus? What’s next for you?
Starting to work more closely with companies in the Middle East and Africa. Long flights…
What’s the strangest talent you have?
Is cereal soup? Why or why not?
What’s invisible but you wish people could see?
What’s the best Wi-Fi name you’ve seen?
What’s the most ridiculous fact you know?
In 40 years, what will people be nostalgic for?
What’s the weirdest thing a guest has done at your house?
What movie would be greatly improved if it was made into a musical?
If someone asked to be your apprentice and learn all that you know, what would you teach them?
What would some fairy tales be like if they took place in the present and included modern technology and culture?
What is something that is really popular now, but in 5 years everyone will look back on and be embarrassed by?
What ridiculous and untrue, yet slightly plausible, theories can you come up with for the cause of common ailments like headaches or cavities?
Anything else you want to share?