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WCA #446 with Andrew Oedel- Running a Church Studio, Costco TV’s, Diversification, Goodfellas, and Dressing Up As An Elf

My guest is Grammy Nominated Recording Engineer/Mixer Andrew Oedel. Andrew owns Ghost Hit Recording and has worked with Sophie B. Hawkins, Brynn Cartelli, Mandy Harvey, Heather Maloney, Rachael Price, Seth Glier, The Front Bottoms, Sincere Engineer, and Watsky.

In this episode, we discuss

  • Growing up in Western Mass
  • Early Focus on Music
  • Connecticut College
  • NYU
  • Internships
  • Freelancing 
  • Avatar
  • Casting A Wide Net
  • Dressing Up As An Elf
  • Customer Service
  • Handouts
  • Willing to Clean Toilets
  • Studio Etiquette
  • Goodfellas
  • Working with Watsky
  • Studio in a Warehouse
  • 220-Year-Old Church Studio
  • Double Mortgages
  • Accommodating Outside Producer/Engineers
  • Studio Rates
  • Family
  • Costco TV’s
  • Diversification
  • Studio Expenses
  • Property Tax

Matt’s Rant: Matt’s New Machine

Links and Show Notes


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