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WCA #245 with Steve Chadie – Making Records in Houses, Legal Pads & Willie Nelson

Steve Chadie started interning for Willie Nelson’s studio in 1995. 24 years later armed with a host of high profile clients, awards and experiences Steve still has the same enthusiasm he did when he started and a desire to lend a helping hand, gear or advice to upcoming young engineers that he collaborates with. 

In this episode we discuss,

  • Working with Willie Nelson.
  • Sharing knowledge.
  • Legal Pads.
  • Being invisible.
  • Working with Andy Johns.
  • Living like a Squirrel.
  • Not missing things.
  • Making records in houses. 

Links and Show Notes:


  • Host: Matt Boudreau 
  • Guest: Steve Chadie
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau & Matt Boudreau
  • Additional Music: The License Lab