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WCA #333 with Alex Crescioni – Doom Metal, Peter & The Wolf, Bad Intern Experiences, and Garage Sale Four-Tracks

My guest today is producer, engineer, mixer Alex Crescioni.

Alex is based in Los Angeles at his studio Stygian Sound, located in the legendary Sound City studio complex. He works with a wide variety of rock & metal bands on Nuclear Blast Records, Napalm Records, Wind-Up Records, Craft Recordings, Cleopatra Records, Metal Assault Records, Steamhammer Records, Sliptrick Records, EMP Label Group, Gore House Productions, Frontiers Records, Danse Macabre Records, and Minotauro Records. I’ve followed Alex’s career for a long time and am happy he’s here to join me for a chat. Alex Crescioni, coming up here on The Working Class Audio Podcast. 

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Mothers Musical influence
  • The Suzuki Method
  • Musicians Institute
  • Peter and the wolf
  • Garage Sale Four-Track
  • Home base
  • Wanting To Give Up
  • Bad Intern Experiences
  • Sound City 
  • LA Studio Complexes
  • Getting Work
  • Client Vetting Process
  • Rates
  • Mentors
  • Guitar Pedals
  • Doom metal
  • Matt Wallace
  • Tim Palmer
  • Chris Collier
  • Assistants
  • Struggling
  • Financial Awakening

Matt’s Rant: Sharing Your Knowledge

Links and Show Notes


  • Guest: Alex Crescioni
  • 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