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WCA #344 with Tim Palmer – Treating People Well, Remote Clients, Comfort Zones, and Prodixing (Production + Mixing)

Today’s guest is producer, engineer, mixer, Tim Palmer known for his work with Pearl Jam, U2, Cutting Crew, Tears for Fears, and many more. This is Tim’s second appearance on the show.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Key to Repeat Clients
  • Treating People Well
  • Humanizing Revisions
  • “Prodixing” (Producing + Mixing)
  • Remote Clients
  • Past vs. Present
  • State of Songwriting 
  • Mutt Lang
  • Handling Compromise
  • Studio Building
  • Hearing Safety
  • Rethinking Gear 
  • Music Cares
  • Black Fret
  • Pricing
  • U2
  • Comfort zones 

Matt’s Rant: Thinking and Working Globally

Links and Show Notes


  • Guest: Tim Palmer
  • 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