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WCA #446 with Andrew Oedel

WCA #446 with Andrew Oedel- Running a Church Studio, Costco TV’s, Diversification, Goodfellas, and Dressing Up As An Elf

My guest is Grammy Nominated Recording Engineer/Mixer Andrew Oedel. Andrew owns Ghost Hit Recording and has worked with Sophie B. Hawkins, Brynn Cartelli, Mandy Harvey, Heather Maloney, Rachael Price, Seth Glier, The Front Bottoms, Sincere Engineer, and Watsky.

In this episode, we discuss

  • Growing up in Western Mass
  • Early Focus on Music
  • Connecticut College
  • NYU
  • Internships
  • Freelancing 
  • Avatar
  • Casting A Wide Net
  • Dressing Up As An Elf
  • Customer Service
  • Handouts
  • Willing to Clean Toilets
  • Studio Etiquette
  • Goodfellas
  • Working with Watsky
  • Studio in a Warehouse
  • 220-Year-Old Church Studio
  • Double Mortgages
  • Accommodating Outside Producer/Engineers
  • Studio Rates
  • Family
  • Costco TV’s
  • Diversification
  • Studio Expenses
  • Property Tax

Matt’s Rant: Matt’s New Machine

Links and Show Notes

Credits

  • Guest: Andrew Oedel
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith

WCA #445 with Brad Smalling

WCA #445 with Brad Smalling- Adopting ATMOS, Watching the Bottom Line, Relationships, Outreach, and Networking

My guest is Brad Smalling, Atmos Creative, Engineer, and Owner of Evergroove Studio. Brad has worked on projects for J Balvin, Carly Simon, Story of the Year, RoSaWay, and Enisa, Bava.

In this episode, we discuss

  • Reconnecting
  • Athena Wilkinson
  • Ergonomic Nightmare
  • Adopting ATMOS
  • Spousal Instinct
  • UMG
  • J Balvin
  • Wes LaChot
  • Watching the Bottom Line
  • D Mixing
  • Solar Power 
  • Inspiration
  • Business Coaching
  • Relationships 
  • Outreach
  • Sonos ERA300
  • Getting Out and Networking

Matt’s Rant: Sonic Intrusion

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Credits

  • Guest: Brad Smalling
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith

WCA #444 with Jacob Light

WCA #444 with Jacob Light- The Acute Student, Survival, Focus, Discipline, Financial Literacy, and Music as Religion

My guest is Producer/Engineer and owner of Modern Tone Studios, Jacob Light. Jacob has worked with Tess Stevens & The Details, Briget Boyle, Lipstick, and a ton of local artists, bands, and singer/songwriters that write fantastic music.

In this episode, we discuss

  • Israel
  • School and Music
  • Falling in Love with The Beatles
  • Legendary Mix Tapes
  • Curators
  • Recording Discovery
  • Digidesign VHS Tapes
  • Focus and Discipline
  • Growing the Network
  • Weed and Pizza
  • School Negotiations
  • Survival
  • Lack of Entitlement
  • Israeli Airforce
  • Acute Student
  • Moving to The US
  • Starting Over
  • Music as Religion
  • Building a Studio
  • Running a Successful Studio
  • Financial Literacy
  • Buy Back Your Time

Matt’s Rant: A New Laptop

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Credits

  • Guest: Jacob Light
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith

WCA #443 with Golden Gate Mixers

WCA #443 with Golden Gate Mixers – Mixing Collective, Mutual Respect, Working in Silos, Coffee Bar Needs, and Putting on Pants

My guest is my mixing and mastering collective with Reto Peter and Mckay Garner called Golden Gate Mixers. 

In this episode, we discuss

  • Mixing Collective
  • Celebrating Wins
  • Working in Silo’s
  • Mutual Respect
  • The Dynamics of Numbers
  • Working from Home
  • Putting on Pants
  • Feeling Isolated
  • Coffee Bar Needs
  • Focusing
  • Space Constraints
  • Selling Gear
  • The Hassle of Setup
  • Apartment Studios
  • Separation 
  • Soundproofing
  • Neighbors
  • ATMOS Considerations
  • Competition
  • Support Systems

Matt’s Rant: Working From Home

Links and Show Notes

Credits

  • Guest: Golden Gate Mixers
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith

WCA #442 with Louie Gonzalez

WCA #442 with Louie Gonzalez – Family, Listening Habits, Recording as a Drug, Financial Consistency, Day Gigs, and Being Happy

My guest is Recording Engineer/Mastering Engineer/Producer, Louie Gonzalez who has worked on projects with Tropa Magica, Discordant, 4thy, LIV, Suzie True, little fighter, and Banana Leaf Boy. 

In this episode, we discuss

  • San Pedro California
  • Swimming
  • Family
  • Access to Music
  • Oldest Child
  • Value in Failure
  • Death Metal Pedal
  • Recording as a Drug
  • Cal State Dominguez
  • The Apple Store
  • Financial Consistency
  • Viacom CBS
  • The Shelter Studios
  • Moving to Mastering
  • Listening Habits
  • Saying No
  • Day Gigs
  • Purchase Decisions
  • Having Audio Pay For Itself
  • Being Happy

Matt’s Rant: Taking My Own Advice

Links and Show Notes

Credits

  • Guest: Louie Gonzalez
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith

WCA #441 with Anna Frick

WCA #441 with Anna Frick- Polyester School Band, Mix Tapes, Post College Challenges, Saturn Return, and Surviving the Cut

My guest is Colorado-based mastering and restoration engineer Anna Frick who has worked on projects for Billy Strings, Wayne Gottstine (of Split Lip Rayfield), Wood & Wire (GRAMMY-nominated), Ben Sollee, Bill & the Belles, Stelth Ulvang, Cellista, Cody Qualls, Curtis McMurtry, Lil Smokies, LVDY, Dzirae Gold, Justin Hiltner, The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records (Third Man Records), the Navajo Nations (oral history project).

In this episode, we discuss

  • Fort Collins Born
  • Outdoor Upbringing
  • Polyester School Band
  • Game Boy Soundman
  • Recording Friends
  • Positive Recording Experience
  • Mix Tapes
  • Music Industry Studies
  • CU Denver
  • Post College Challenges
  • Booking Agency Internship
  • Trying to Get a Foot In The Door
  • Calling the Cops
  • Audio Book Publishing
  • Editing Room Tone
  • Airshow Mastering
  • Saturn Return
  • Financial Planning
  • Developing Workflows
  • Mastering Mastering
  • QCing 
  • The Growth of Hearing
  • File Management
  • Surviving the Cut
  • CRM Nerd Fest
  • Going Solo
  • Setting Up Shop
  • Wind Over the Earth
  • Branding
  • Centering Oneself

Matt’s Rant: How Are We Spending Our Time?

Links and Show Notes

Credits

  • Guest: Anna Frick
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith

WCA #440 with Tess Greenham

WCA #440 with Tess Greenham – Training the Ears, Understanding the Business, Mastering Notes, Sonic Growth, and Working with Her Dad

My guest is Los Angeles-based Mastering Engineer Tess Greenham, who has worked with Trousdale, McCall, RF Shannon, Cami Petyn, and Bellsaint.

In this episode, we discuss

  • Growing Up In SF
  • Moving to LA
  • Awareness of Audio
  • Working with Her Dad
  • Pandemic Discovery
  • Training the Ears
  • Understanding the Business
  • Keeping Calm with Clients
  • Mastering Notes
  • Sonic Growth
  • Appreciating Analog Gear
  • Honoring the Artist’s Intention
  • Dealing with Slammed Mixes
  • Learning From a Parent
  • Being a Nepo Baby
  • Being Organized
  • Leaving the Sonic Nest
  • Working From Home
  • Financial Approach

Matt’s Rant: Taking Care of the Clients

Links and Show Notes

Credits

  • Guest: Tess Greenham
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith

WCA #439 with John McBride

WCA #439 with John McBride – Always Learning, The Golden Rule, The Next Lennon and McCartney, Positive Attitude, and Inside Blackbird

My guest is Engineer/Mixer, Studio Owner, and Live FOH Engineer John McBride, who many know as the man behind Blackbird Studios. John has worked with his wife, Martina McBride, Stevie Nicks, Dave Stewart, Take 6, Joss Stone, and Greta Van Fleet, to name a few. 

In this episode, we discuss

  • Wichita, Kansas
  • Joe Walsh
  • Parents Musical Tastes
  • The 10 Best Years of Music 
  • Piano Lessons
  • Save The Music
  • Dissecting Music
  • The Next Lennon and McCartney
  • Chemistry Major
  • Getting Laughed at By The Bank
  • Starting a Sound Company
  • Always Learning
  • Parents House Collateral
  • Selling to Clare Brothers
  • Having No Debt
  • Positive Attitude 
  • James Brown to Metallica
  • RATT and the Birth of KYFO
  • Small World of Touring
  • Moving to Nashville
  • Garth Brooks
  • The Golden Rule
  • Building Blackbird Studios
  • Richard Dodd
  • Vance Powell
  • Rolf Zweep
  • Mark Rubel
  • Luck in Business
  • Gretch Round Badge
  • Inside Blackbird
  • Trina Shoemaker

Matt’s Rant: Investing in Yourself!

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Credits

  • Guest: John McBride
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith

WCA #438 with Orlando Torres

WCA #438 with Orlando Torres – Discovering His Uncles Walkman, Multi Tracking with Cassettes, Recording at Mom’s House, Putting Yourself Out There, and Enjoying Family

My guest is engineer Orlando Torres based in Los Angeles. Orlando has worked with Abraham Laboriel, Joey DeFrancesco, Alex Acuña, Lee Rocker, and Kobe Bryant, to name a few. 

In this episode, we discuss

  • Born in Mexico
  • Mexican and US Culture
  • Discovering the Walkman
  • Late Night Edgy Television
  • Guitar Lessons
  • Multi Tracking with Cassettes
  • Construction
  • Audio School
  • Recording at Mom’s House
  • Learning the Techincal Ropes
  • Figuring It Out
  • Ditching an Office Job
  • Love and Laughter Studios
  • Mentors
  • Diversification
  • Playback Gigs
  • Enjoying Family
  • Permanent Job Considerations
  • Introverts and Extroverts
  • Coffee the Great Connector
  • Helping Others
  • Putting Yourself Out There
  • Finances
  • Working from Home
  • Local Work

Matt’s Rant: Don’t Be Afraid to Fail!

Links and Show Notes

Credits

  • Guest: Orlando Torres
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith

WCA #437 with Noam Levinberg

WCA #437 with Noam Levinberg – Tel Aviv and New Jersey, Sibling Competition, Earning Your Place in the Studio, Building Plugins, and Diversification

My guest is Noam Levinberg, a mixing and mastering engineer in Tel Aviv, Israel. He has worked on various projects for Artlist.io, providing music for companies such as Netflix, Volvo, Stripe, Google, Adobe, Shopify, and Nike. He’s also the owner and creator behind the plugins from Safari Pedals. 

In this episode, we discuss

  • Tel Aviv and New Jersey
  • Sibling Competition
  • Teenage Recording
  • Supportive Parents
  • Hanging Outside a Studio
  • Dreaming About Studios
  • Earning Your Place in the Studio
  • Recording and Living in India
  • Fluid Time in India
  • Building a Client Base 
  • Working Relationships
  • MWTM Revalations
  • Building Plugins
  • Having Kids
  • Diversification

Matt’s Rant: Are You Running on Autopilot?

Links and Show Notes

Credits

  • Guest: Noam Levinberg
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith

WCA #436 with NAMM 2023

WCA #436 with NAMM 2023 – Garth Richardson, Grace Design, Audiomovers, AEA, Antelope Audio, and Soundflow

All of the guests for this episode were recorded on my recent trip to NAMM 2023. They include Producer/Engineer Garth Richardson, Igor Maxymenko from Audiomovers, Julie Tan from AEA, Momchil Shishkov (Momo) and Nick Georgiev from Antelope Audio, and Christian Scheuer from Soundflow.

In this episode, we discuss

  • Garth Richardson
    • Talking Grace M908
    • Garth’s Real Reverb
  • Igor Maxymenko from Audiomovers
    • Omnibus
    • Transmitter
    • Inject
  • Julie Tan from AEA
    • Buying AEA
    • TRP3
    • RPQ3
  • Momchil Shishkov (Momo) and Nick Georgiev from Antelope Audio
    • ATLAS I8 Speakers 
    • Orion Interface
  • Christian Scheuer from Soundflow
    • Bounce Factory
    • Stream Deck
    • Izotope RX Workflows
    • Eucon Integration

Matt’s Rant: Talking ATMOS

Links and Show Notes

Credits

  • Guest: NAMM 2023
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith

WCA #435 with Maria Elisa Ayerbe

WCA #435 with Maria Elisa Ayerbe – Education, Latin America, Understanding Culture, The Listening Experience, and Needing a Nap

My guest is Maria Elisa Ayerbe, a producer/engineer who has worked with MaryJ Blig, New Kids on the Block, and Kronos Quartet. 

In this episode, we discuss

  • Bogota, Columbia
  • Family
  • Mom in Television
  • Working for Pizza
  • Dad Architect/Music Lover
  • Studying Music
  • A Tiny Audience
  • Education
  • Electronically Inclined
  • Teaching
  • MTSU
  • Dealing with Sexism
  • Music Theory
  • Getting Bored
  • Needing a Nap
  • Dancing Music
  • Latin American Culture
  • Community Involvement
  • Diversification
  • Running a Record Label
  • Women in Audio
  • Languages
  • Understanding Culture
  • The Listening Experience

Matt’s Rant: NAMM Recap

Links and Show Notes

Credits

  • Guest: Maria Elisa Ayerbe
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith

WCA #434 with Shawn Dealey

WCA #434 with Shawn Dealey – Hockey and Punk Rock, Work Ethic, Handling Business Friendships, Sweetwater Studios, and Having a Steady Gig

My guest is Shawn Dealey, Chief Engineer and ATMOS Mixer at Sweetwater Studios. Shawn has worked with Counting Crows, Animals As Leaders, Jared James Nichols, Propagandhi, Bones Owens, and The Weakerthans.

In this episode, we discuss

  • Middle of Canada
  • Hockey and Punk Rock
  • Dad’s Road Case Company
  • Early Exposure to Recording
  • Drum Tech Work
  • Learning the Studio Business
  • Work Ethic
  • Touring
  • Connections and Networking
  • Recording the Counting Crows
  • Leaving the Road
  • Joining Forces with a Studio Competitor
  • Working for Sweetwater
  • Handling Business Friendships
  • Running Sweetwater Studios
  • Lynn Fuston
  • Having a Steady Gig

Matt’s Rant: Security

Links and Show Notes

Credits

  • Guest: Shawn Dealy
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith

WCA #433 with Nicholas Messitte

WCA #433 with Nicholas Messitte – Discovering Audio, Creating Opportunities For Yourself, Drug Use and Abuse, Theatrical Podcasts, and ChatGPT

My guest is Producer/Engineer/Sound Designer/Editor/Mixing & Mastering Engineer Nicholas Messitte, who has done podcasting work for Amazon, ABC, iHeartRadio, NPR, and music work for Animal Adjective, Super City, Micah E. Wood, Leland Sundries, Pete Mancini.

In this episode, we discuss

  • Kids
  • His Dad’s Musical Side
  • Early Recording 
  • Discovering Audio
  • Boss Recorder Experiments
  • Oceans Eleven 
  • Guitar Center
  • Imagination and Mixing
  • Creating Opportunities For Yourself
  • Drug Use and Abuse
  • Working from Home
  • Dealing with Opportunities
  • Finding Your Value
  • Spirituality
  • Listserves and Getting Work
  • Money and Taxes
  • Theatrical Podcasts
  • Opening Doors
  • Keeping it Fun
  • ChatGPT

Matt’s Rant: Fear of Missing Out

Links and Show Notes

Credits

  • Guest: Nicholas Messitte
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith

WCA #432 with Phil Feinman

WCA #432 with Phil Feinman – Bedrock LA, Studying Electronics, Taking Care of Staff, Microphone Technology, and Infrasonic Sound

My guest is mastering engineer Phil Feinman who has worked with Lauren Ruth Ward, Mae Martin, Guns N’ Roses, Band of Horses, Butch Vig, and Weird Al Yankovic. Phil is also a part of the team at Infrasonic Sound.

In this episode, we discuss

  • Long Island Upbringing
  • Murphy’s Music
  • University of Hartford
  • Entrepreneurial Parents
  • Playing Drums
  • Studying Electronics
  • Working for Telefunkin
  • Crime in Connecticut
  • Moving to Los Angeles
  • Working at East West
  • Running a 40,000 SF Spot
  • Bedrock LA
  • Tech Work
  • Grumpy Tech Theory
  • Losing Space
  • Taking Care of Staff
  • Working for Infrasonic
  • Working at AKG
  • Culture Change
  • Microphone Technology
  • Mastering

Matt’s Rant: Tools for Organization

Links and Show Notes

Credits

  • Guest: Phil Feinman
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith

WCA #431 with Josh Rogosin

WCA #431 with Josh Rogosin – Recording Tiny Desk Concerts, Rejecting Stage Life, World Travel, Recording Music with Field Recorders, and National Public Radio

My guest is Josh Rogosin, an accomplished audio engineer and producer who has worked with a wide range of renowned bands and musicians. With an extensive background at NPR, Josh is best known for his outstanding work on the Tiny Desk Concerts series.

In this episode, we discuss

  • Growing up in Hollywood
  • 4 Track Amazment
  • Move to New Hamshire
  • Acting in Theater
  • Culture Differences
  • Rejecting Stage Life
  • Musical Theater Sound
  • NPR
  • Working Analog at Radio
  • Apprenticing in New York
  • Radio Expeditions
  • Leaving Theater Sound
  • Fulltime Position
  • World Travel
  • Voodoo 
  • Signal Flow & Routing
  • Getting Laid Off
  • Market Place in LA
  • Recording Tiny Desk Concerts
  • Shotgun Mics
  • The Mechanics of Tiny Desk
  • Recording Music with Field Recorders
  • NPR Pay Rates
  • Union
  • Blue Man Group

Matt’s Rant: Connecting with Others

Links and Show Notes

Credits

  • Guest: Josh Rogosin
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith

WCA #430 with Stephen Cole

WCA #430 with Stephen Cole – Data Cassettes, Recycled Magazines, Self Sufficiency, Mini Disk 4 Track, and Music 24/7

My guest is Liverpool-based Producer/Studio Owner/Composer Stephen Cole, who has worked with Ex-Easter Island Head, Bonnacons of Doom, Lonesaw, a.P.A.t.T., /Sainsbury’s, Nokia, City Council.

In this episode, we discuss

  •  Liverpool
  • 4 Track
  • Data Cassettes
  • Prank Calls
  • Slayer
  • Recycled Magazines
  • Mini Disk
  • Ambient Noise Core
  • Self Sufficiency
  • Community Studio
  • Audio Movers
  • Studio In a Church
  • Studio G
  • Buying Gear
  • Reinvesting In the Studio
  • Music 24/7

Matt’s Rant: Checking Your Work

Links and Show Notes

WCA #429 with Andy Reed

WCA #429 with Andy Reed – Remote Collaboration, Mixing at Low Volumes, Working in Small Markets, Communication Advice, and Covid Era Survival

My guest is Producer/Engineer Andy Reed, who has worked with Amy Petty, The Legal Matters, and The Verve Pipe; this is Andy’s second appearance on WCA. 

In this episode, we discuss

  • Covid Era Survival
  • Remote Collaboration
  • Changes to Gear
  • Mixing at Low Volumes
  • Working in Small Markets
  • Advice to Others
  • Online Presence
  • Communication Advice
  • Health Challenges
  • Exercise
  • Business Changes
  • Running a Commercial Home Studio

Matt’s Rant: Keeping Your Foot on the Gas

Links and Show Notes

Credits

  • Guest: Andy Reed
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith

WCA #428 with J Clark

WCA #428 with J Clark – Headbangers Ball, Punk Rock, Touring, ATMOS, Kenny G, and The Clarinet Incident

My guest is Mixer J Clark, who has mixed for Madame Gandhi, Elle King, Cautious Clay, and Jennifer Lopez. J is also a member of the Infrasonic Sound team. 

In this episode, we discuss

  • Born in Indiana
  • Minneapolis
  • Seattle
  • Headbangers Ball
  • Skateboarding
  • Touring
  • Kenny G 
  • The Clarinet Incident
  • American Punk Rock
  • Playing in Bands
  • Recording School
  • Post Production 
  • Sound Design
  • ATMOS & Sony 360
  • Short Sightedness
  • Working for Infrasonic
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Finances

Matt’s Rant: Keeping Your Cool

Links and Show Notes

Credits

  • Guest: J Clark
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith

WCA #427 with Brett Bullion

WCA #427 with Brett Bullion – BC/AC, MAX Msp, Remote Mixing, Expectations, and the Minneapolis Music Scene

My guest is Producer / Mixer Brett Bullion, who has worked with The Bad Plus, Margaret Glaspy, Low, and Bad Bad Hats. This is Brett’s second appearance on the show; he originally appeared on WCA #147

In this episode, we discuss

  • Home Mix Room
  • Before Covid/After Covid (BC/AC)
  • Acoustics
  • Treatment vs. Sound Proofing
  • Getting Work
  • Max MSP
  • Playing Games
  • The Finances of Audio
  • Career 
  • Management
  • Minneapolis Music Scene
  • Traveling for Work
  • MWTM
  • Emulation
  • Budgets
  • Expectations
  • Remote Mixing
  • Deep Glenns
  • In the Box vs. Out of the Box
  • Buying Habits

Matt’s Rant: Transparency

Links and Show Notes

Credits

  • Guest: Brett Bullion
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith