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Working Class Audio #239 with Damien Rasmussen!!!

Damien Rasmussen is a producer, engineer, and mixer located in San Francisco. He got his start in audio in 1983 as a college radio DJ on KDVS at UC Davis. He was schooled in the ways of the studio from John Barsotti at San Francisco State University and really cut his teeth at Dave Bryson’s (Counting Crows) Dancing Dog Studio in Emeryville, California. Since then he’s done live sound, corporate AV gigs, and made a ton of records with a large group of artists including Cibo Mato, Merman, Helen Keller Paid,  Al Jardine (Beach Boys) and many more. 

About this interview:

Damien joins me to talk about working as a college radio DJ, interacting with bands, being an enabler, getting in trouble with N’Sync’s management, and the business practices of an audio pro. Enjoy! -Matt

Links and Show Notes:

Damien’s Site:
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  • Host: Matt Boudreau 
  • Guest: Damien Rasmussen
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau & Matt Boudreau
  • Additional Music: The License Lab