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WCA #394 with Mike Tucci – Playing in Bands, Seeing the Value In Recording Studios, Working at Masterdisk, The Slow Magic Of LA, and Focusing on Results, Not Gear

My guest is Grammy-Nominated Mastering Engineer Mike Tucci, who has worked with Cory Henry, Living Colour, Doja Cat, Chris Brown, Young Thug, and Unstoppable Death Machines.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Queens
  • NYC
  • Music in Heard Growing Up
  • Playing in Bands
  • Seeing the Value In Recording Studios
  • Going to College
  • Understanding Recording
  • Working at Masterdisk
  • Howie Weinberg
  • Moving to LA
  • Moving Into The Box
  • Not Depending on Other People’s Gear
  • The Slow Magic Of LA
  • Keeping a Simple Setup
  • Working From Home
  • Focusing on Results, Not Gear

Matt’s Rant: Who is Professional

Links and Show Notes


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