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WCA #357 with Michael James – Small Town Strategies, Dolby Atmos, Alternator Records, Shelter In Place, and a Room of 100 People

Today, my guest is producer, mix engineer, and artist Michael James. Michael has worked with Hole, L7, Robben Ford, A.J. Croce, and many others. This is Michael’s second appearance on the show.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Reflecting on Petaluma vs. Los Angeles
  • Balance
  • Pandemic Related Changes
  • Fiber Internet
  • Rogue Amoeba
  • Zoom
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Alternator Records
  • Shelter In Place
  • Alternative Audio Business
  • Tire Balancing
  • Having Open Plans
  • Small Town Strategies
  • Room of 100 People

Matt’s Rant: Dolby Atmos Update

Links and Show Notes


  • Guest: Michael James
  • Host: Matt Boudreau 
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith