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WCA #353 with Matt Qualls – Van Burnout, Doctors Office Recording, Working with Limitations, Sound Baths, and Memphis. 

My guest today is recording, mixing, and mastering engineer Matt Qualls who is based in Memphis, Tennessee.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Growing Up In Memphis
  • Early Recording
  • Van Burnout
  • Doctors Office Recording
  • Ardent Studios
  • Working with Limitations
  • Neve VR-60 and Toothpicks
  • Studio Maintenance
  • The Bay Area
  • Albuquerque
  • Feeling Retired
  • Gear Talk
  • Sound Bath
  • Moving Back to Memphis
  • Young Avenue Sound
  • Nashville vs. Memphis
  • Invasion
  • Sacrifices

Matt’s Rant: Over Committing

Links and Show Notes


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