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WCA #450 with Vance Powell – Getting Along, Being In Control, Too Rogue, Diversification, and an Unnatural Fear of Failure

My guest is seven-time Grammy award-winning producer, engineer, and mixer Vance Powell. Vance’s list of credits includes Chris Stapleton, Elle King, The Raconteurs, The Dead Weather, The White Stripes, Arctic Monkeys, Wolfmother, Seasick Steve, Black Prairie, Tinariwe, and Jeff The Brotherhood, among many others.

In this episode, we discuss

  • Grammy’s and Dog Shit
  • Jealousy
  • Unnatural Fear of Failure
  • Fresh Produce
  • Getting Along
  • Taking Responsibility
  • Being In Control
  • Diversification
  • Phish
  • The Complexity of Live Sound
  • Too Rogue
  • Jack and Chris
  • Looking to the Future
  • Leaving Nashville
  • Nashville Resources
  •  ATMOS

Matt’s Rant: Reflecting On 450 episodes

Links and Show Notes


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