WCA #072 with Mike Kalajian

Working Class Audio Session #072 with Mike Kalajian!!! ITUNES | iHEARTRADIO | YOUTUBE | GOOGLE | SOUNDCLOUD Mike Kalajian is the son of an audio technician/audiophile who was exposed to music and recording equipment at a very early age through family including his Uncle’s home recording setup  which fascinated Mike and started to draw him in to the audio experience. Mike’s parents say his first […]

WCA #068 with John Paterno

Working Class Audio Session #068 with John Paterno!!! ITUNES | iHEARTRADIO | YOUTUBE | GOOGLE | SOUNDCLOUD John Paterno is an LA-based audio pro.  He has worked with a wide range of artists, including Robbie Williams, Soraya, Badly Drawn Boy, Lustra, The Thrills, Tim McGraw, Robben Ford, Eros Ramazzotti, and The Steve Gadd Band in his 25+ years in […]

WCA #065 with Brad Brooks

Working Class Audio Session #065 with Brad Brooks!!! ITUNES | iHEARTRADIO | YOUTUBE | GOOGLE | SOUNDCLOUD Brad Brooks is that rare quadruple threat of writer, player, singer, and performer. His songs combine the melodic sensibility of Elvis Costello, the best instincts of Wilco and Brian Wilson, along with the orchestral sophistication of Queen. Brooks is rooted in a kind of […]

WCA #064 with Johnny Sangster

Working Class Audio Session #064 with Johnny Sangster!!! ITUNES | iHEARTRADIO | YOUTUBE | GOOGLE | SOUNDCLOUD Johnny Sangster  is known for his production and engineering work with Mudhoney, Posies, The Supersuckers, Smoosh, and The Makers, and also as guitarist for the Tripwires, Mark Pickerel and his Praying Hands, The Dear John Letters and Steve Turner’s Bad Ideas. Johnny […]

WCA #059 with Tardon Feathered

Working Class Audio Session #059 with Tardon Feathered!!! ITUNES | iHEARTRADIO | YOUTUBE | GOOGLE | SOUNDCLOUD Tardon Feathered runs an audio operation that keeps recordings alive. His Mr. Toads transfer business specializes in bringing back audio off of media made on machines that are no longer made or very few people have. Whether it’s a priceless family 3″ tape recording, […]

WCA #058 with Jim Scott

Working Class Audio Session #058 with Jim Scott!!! ITUNES | iHEARTRADIO | YOUTUBE | GOOGLE | SOUNDCLOUD This interview with Jim Scott was recorded live at the Focal booth at NAMM 2016 was fantastic.  Jim is best known for his large body of work as an engineer, and his work as a producer with American rock band Wilco. Jim  has worked as […]

WCA #052 with Robert Preston

Working Class Audio Session #052  with Robert Preston!!! ITUNES | iHEARTRADIO | YOUTUBE | GOOGLE | SOUNDCLOUD After 10 years working as a sales rep for a pro audio and recording equipment distributer, Robert Preston  made the plunge into recording full-time by opening a recording studio (GetReel) and locating it inside a rehearsal facility (Secret Studios) surrounded by bands! As […]

WCA #050 with Larry Crane

Working Class Audio Session #050 with Larry Crane!!! ITUNES | iHEARTRADIO | YOUTUBE | GOOGLE | SOUNDCLOUD Larry Crane has been involved in music since the late seventies, when he self-released home recordings of his own music. Since then he’s been a musician, record producer/engineer/mixer, Tape Op Magazine founder and editor, book editor, studio owner, archivist, disc jockey, small label owner and even […]

WCA #047 with John Vanderslice

Working Class Audio Session #047 with John Vanderslice!!! ITUNES | iHEARTRADIO | YOUTUBE | GOOGLE | SOUNDCLOUD John Vanderslice (born in Gainesville, Florida) is an American musician, songwriter, record producer, and recording engineer. He is the owner and founder of Tiny Telephone, and Tiny Telephone Oakland, Bay Area analog recording studios. In 10 full-length albums, and 5 remix records and EPs, Vanderslice’s songwriting is characterized by […]

WCA #046 with Matt Wallace

Working Class Audio Session #046 with Matt Wallace!!! ITUNES | iHEARTRADIO | YOUTUBE | GOOGLE | SOUNDCLOUD Matt Wallace is an American record producer. He is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, and has been producing professionally since the early 1980s. He is best known for his work with Faith No More, Maroon 5, O.A.R., The Replacements, and […]