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WCA #382 with Sara Carter – COVID Silver Linings, Learning By Teaching, Giving Away Secrets, Self Development Time, and Having Fun With It

My guest is the return of mixing engineer Sara Carter who has worked with Corinne Bailey Rae, KT Tunstall, Wistful Sleepers, and BPMoore. Sara has worked at the BBC, worked in the Motor Trade, and has a great YouTube channel called Simply Mixing.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • COVID Silver Linings
  • Simply Mixing on YouTube
  • Learning to Learn
  • Brewing Exams
  • Teaching Visually
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Opportunities from YouTube
  • Warren Huart 
  • Produce Like a Pro
  • Video Challenges
  • Putting It All Out There
  • Learning from Content Creation
  • Mix with the Masters 
  • Overcoming Self-Doubt
  • Taking A Chance
  • Balancing Mixing and YouTube
  • Self Development Time
  • Advice for Aspiring Audio Teachers
  • Equipment for YouTube 
  • Lack of Trolls
  • Learning By Teaching
  • Audio Gigs from YouTube
  • One-to-One Mentorship 
  • Production Advice for YouTube
  • Get It Working, Then Improve
  • Giving Away Secrets
  • Having Fun With It

Matt’s Rant: ATMOS Update: It’s all working!

Links and Show Notes


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