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WCA #363 with Chaz Root – Classical Training, Going Blind, 4 Track Mastery, and Residential Recording

My guest is producer, engineer, and mixer Charles Root III, better known as Chaz Root of Electric Owl Works Recording in upstate New York.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Root History
  • Playing Bars
  • Drinking Ages
  • Classical Training
  • Stuttering
  • Going Blind 
  • Garbage Picking Stereos
  • Wah Wah Discovery
  • Rudy Van Gelder
  • 4 Track Mastery
  • Starting Small
  • Electric Owl Works
  • Residential Recording
  • Finances

Matt’s Rant: Taking a Break from the Audio Party

Links and Show Notes


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