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WCA #318 with Andy D. Park – Idealism, Making Mistakes, Persistence, and TV Detectives

My guest today is Seattle-based producer-engineer Andy D. Park. Andy has worked with Death Cab for Cutie, John Van Deusen. K Flay, The Deftones, Alice in Chains, Pearl jam, and Soundgarden. He talks to us from his freshly built studio at his home in Seattle.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Idealism
  • Recording Schools
  • Making Mistakes
  • Tucson to Seattle
  • Persistence
  • Learning Lessons
  • The Beauty of Seattle
  • Working at a Bookstore
  • Eddie Vedder
  • Freelancing
  • Obama Care
  • 24 Hours with Chance the Rapper & Skrillex
  • Building a Home Studio
  • Full Circle with The Def Tones
  • Making a Living As An Engineer
  • TV Detectives
  • Learning To Take a Break
  • Planning Your Finances
  • Emotion over Fidelity

Matt’s Rant: Spreading the Work

Links and Show Notes


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