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WCA #407 with Maryam Qudus – Pursuing Music, Transitioning to Recording, Spacemoth, The Role of Recording in Marriage, and So Much Coffee

My guest is Producer / Engineer / Mixer Maryam Qudus who has worked with Spellling, Toro y Moi, Sad13, Tune-Yards, and Zelma Stone. Maryam also writes, records, and produces music for her solo project Spacemoth and composes music for film on top of all that! 

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Growing up in the Bay Area
  • Parents from Afghanistan 
  • Days in the Family Restaurant
  • The Role of Language
  • Pursuing Music
  • Stacking The Cheese
  • Singing on The Countertop
  • Recording at Tiny Telephone
  • Teaching
  • Transitioning to Recording
  • So Much Coffee
  • Women’s Audio Mission
  • Surviving
  • The Joy of Recording
  • The Role of Recording in Marriage
  • Spacemoth

Matt’s Rant: The Complexities of Selling Gear

Links and Show Notes


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