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WCA #332 with Frank Filipetti – METAlliance, Physics to Music, Starting Late, Sticking With It, and Right Track Recording

My guest today is Frank Filipetti, a producer, engineer, mixer, and a seven-time Grammy winner. 

Frank has worked with many artists, including Foreigner, KISS, Carly Simon, The Bangles, Barbra Streisand, Ray Charles, Billy Joel, Mariah Carey, Madonna, Elton John, Rod Stewart, and Paul McCartney, to name a few. Frank talks to us from his home in Connecticut about his journey, which I think you’ll enjoy very much. 

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Parental Impact
  • Grammar School Band
  • Physics to Music
  • Losing Record Deals
  • Transition to Recording at 30
  • Right Track Recording
  • Peter Asher
  • Niko Bolas
  • Val Garay
  • METAlliance
  • Starting Late
  • Survival
  • Alan Myerson
  • Dealing with Doubt
  • Sticking With It
  • Assessing Career
  • Learning Everyday
  • Studio in Connecticut
  • Living Outside of Recording Hubs
  • Finances

Matt’s Rant: Protecting your Ears!

Links and Show Notes


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