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WCA #341 with Cynthia Daniels – Paying Dues, Proper Training, East Hampton, and The Downton Abbey Effect

My guest today is Grammy and Emmy award-winning producer/engineer Cynthia Daniels. Cynthia has worked with an incredible amount of talented ed people from the worlds of music, Broadway, television, radio, and film. 

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Stamford, Connecticut 
  • Early Influence of Audio Equipment
  • Not The Chick on The Couch
  • Al Grundy
  • Institute of Audio Research
  • Paying Dues
  • Boot Camp of Audio
  • Weeding People Out
  • Proper Training
  • Phil Ramone
  • Inspiring Talent
  • Headphone Mixes
  • Talking With Other Engineers
  • Timing
  • Know Your Worth
  • Downton Abbey
  • Psychedelic Spinning Wheel of Doom
  • Hamptons Studio
  • John Storyk
  • Covid Protocols
  • Lockouts
  • Alec Baldwin

Links and Show Notes


  • Guest: Cynthia Daniels
  • 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