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WCA #325 with Jason LaRocca – Mixing Music for Films and Games, Starting A Band, Fortnite, Working Smarter, and Breakfast with The Beatles

My guest today is producer, mixer, and scoring engineer Jason LaRocca. Jason has worked on films such as “Bad Boys for Life,” “Paddington,” “Aquaman,” “The Accountant,” “Joy”, “Godzilla: King of Monsters,” Blumhouse horror hit “Ma,” and the 2018 Oscar-winning documentary “Icarus.” Jason also mixed the music for the smash-hit video game “Fortnite” as well as “Cyberpunk” and “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.” Jason is formerly known as the singer/guitarist of the acclaimed punk band, The Briggs.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Mixing Music for Films and Games
  • Breakfast with The Beatles
  • Kids Choir with Toto
  • Music and Skateboarding
  • Starting A Band
  • Supportive Parents
  • Home Studio
  • Mackie 2408 
  • DIY Mentality
  • Free Tape
  • Mark Isham
  • Curveballs
  • Cold Calling
  • Fortnite
  • Music Mixing
  • Economics of The Gig
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Working Smarter 

Matt’s Rant: Maintaining A Presence

Links and Show Notes


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