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WCA #348 with Mike Blodgett – Reno to East Oakland, Starving Musician, Building a Studio, and Becoming an Electrician

Today, my guest is producer, engineer, composer, and electrician Mike Blodgett, the owner of Electric Sparky Land recording in East Oakland.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • East Oakland
  • Live/Work Space
  • Reno, Nevada
  • Viola
  • Field Recording
  • 4 Tracks
  • Starving Musician
  • Becoming an Electrician
  • Business Practices
  • Building a Studio
  • Creating A Record Label
  • Recording Bands Live
  • Choosing Gear
  • Talking Electricity
  • Hiring an Electrician

Matt’s Rant: Atmos Studio Update

Links and Show Notes


  • Guest: Mike Blodgett
  • 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