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WCA #359 with Will Yip – Feeding Off Stress, Setting Goals, Power of Routine, Investment in Songs, and Hard Working Parents

Today, my guest is Grammy-nominated record producer, audio engineer, songwriter, and musician Will Yip who has worked with Lauryn Hill, Panic! at the Disco, Blacklisted, and many others.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Hard Working Parents
  • Strict Upbringing
  • Drums
  • Feeding off Stress
  • Falling in Love with Recording
  • Free Demos
  • Setting Goals
  • Mom’s Basement Studio
  • Buying into a Studio
  • Investment in Songs
  • Starting a Record Label
  • Management
  • Power of Routine
  • Taking Care of Your Body

Matt’s Rant: Complacency

Links and Show Notes


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