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WCA #261 with Dave Gardner – College Radio, Critical Thinking, Diversity, Power Dynamics, Communication, Compromise, and Context.

Dave Gardner grew up in Pittsburgh, became an adult in Minneapolis, and lives in Northeast Los Angeles. He is the Chief Mastering Engineer at Infrasonic Los Angeles and a long time fan of loud sounds. His mastering and producing credits include Sun Ra, Rocket From the Crypt, Les Paul, Louis Armstrong, Germs, Portugal. The Man, Earl Hines, Bassnectar, The Hold Steady, Black Lips, Trampled by Turtles, Hot Snakes and many others.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Critical thinking and analysis
  • Urban planning
  • College Radio
  • Gear Lust
  • Diminishing Friction
  • Diversity
  • Power Dynamics
  • Communication, compromise and context.

Links and Show Notes:


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