The Show

Your Host


Dallas Taylor

Host and executive producer, Dallas Taylor, first cut his teeth as a sound designer/mixer for networks including NBC, Fox, G4, and Discovery. He then went on to launch Defacto Sound where he’s led thousands of high-profile projects ranging from blockbuster video game trailers and advertising campaigns, to Sundance award-winning films and major television series. Dallas is a sought-after speaker at conferences, a regular contributor to major industry publications, and a respected thought leader on the narrative power of sound. Follow him @d_llas.

Your Producer

Miellyn Fitzwater Barrows

In addition to writing and producing Twenty Thousand Hertz, Miellyn has contributed to, and consulted on, a number of other podcasts for organizations including Investigation Discovery and Nerd Appropriate. Her television work has aired on over a dozen national networks such as National Geographic, Discovery, Lifetime, and Travel. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications including VICE, The Telegraph, Not for Tourists, and Random House and Smart Pop Books anthologies. You can follow her adventures @MiellynB.

Defacto Sound

A sound design team dedicated to making television, film, and games sound insanely cool. Whether it's a high-profile ad or trailer, an independent documentary, or something in between, Defacto brings thought, style, and experience to all of their projects. Follow them at @defactosound.