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WCA #452 with Steven Lee Tracy – The Worst Intern, The Biggest Roaches, Strict Upbringing, Stories of the Saints, and Finding Solace in Music

My guest is producer/engineer Steven Lee Tracy who has written music for MTV, Adobe, Axon, and many others. He wrote, produced, and toured with Seattle indie band The Myriad for a decade. Worked on records for Besides Daniel, Orkesta Mendoza, and Mexrrissey,

In this episode, we discuss

  • Commercial Studio in Tucson
  • Strict Upbringing
  • Moving Out
  • Selling His Car for Gear
  • The Fostex R8 
  • Mental Health
  • Fathers Approval
  • Writing Horrible Songs
  • Machines of Loving Grace
  • Harvey Mason Jr.
  • The Biggest Roaches
  • Seattle Studio Internship
  • Tucson Good
  • The Myriad
  • Michael Ilbert
  • Hansa Studios
  • The Worst Intern 
  • Record Deal
  • Matt Goldman
  • Real Estate Taxes
  • Atlanta
  • Divorce
  • Projects That Make You Hate Music
  • Recording in Albuquerque
  • Stories of the Saints
  • Hotel Mini Studio
  • Advice to Small Studios
  • Finding Solace in Music

Matt’s Rant: The Sale of Avid

Links and Show Notes


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