Menu Close

WCA #376 with Brian Charles- Zippah Recording Studio Fire, Community Support, Band Directors, Studio Insurance, and The Jimi Hendrix Pep Rally

My guest is Brian Charles, producer, engineer, mixer, writer, educator, guitarist, and plug-in designer. Brian has worked with The Sheila Divine, Dispatch, Weakened Friends, Marina and the Diamonds, The Gigolo Aunts, and Mike Slap. Brian is the owner of Zippah recording which suffered fire damage in December of 2021.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Moving Around As a KId
  • Boston
  • Grade School Rock Band
  • Early Recording Discoveries
  • Jimi Hendrix Pep Rally 
  • Band Directors
  • Being a Tape Op
  • Writing and Producing
  • Zippah Recording Studio Fire
  • Making Improvements
  • Studio Finances
  • Water and Smoke
  • The Smell of a Campfire
  • Community Support
  • Studio Insurance
  • Manufacturer Support
  • Transatlantic Reverb

Matt’s Rant: Dolby Atmos Update

Show Notes

Rant Notes


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