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WCA #482 with Ken Lewis – Working from Ohio, Cancelling Vacations, Go Getter Attitude, Producing Remotely, and Mixing Night

My guest today is Grammy-winning producer/mixer/finisher Ken Lewis. Ken has worked on projects for BTS, The Old Kanye, Taylor Swift, and David Byrne.

In this episode, we discuss

  • Working from Ohio
  • Playing Guitar at 10
  • Basement Records at 16
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Parents Support
  • Go Getter Attitude
  • Talent is the Entry
  • Moving to New York
  • Getting Mugged
  • Soundtrack Studios
  • Interning Etiquette
  • Specializing
  • Cancelling Vacations
  • Working From Home
  • Leaving New York
  • Producing Remotely
  • Being Perceived as Too Expensive
  • Running A Little Factory
  • Having Open Heart Surgery
  • Getting More Rest
  • Make More Money Than You Spend
  • Money Press
  • Mixing Night

Matt’s Rant: Reflecting on Mark Rubel

Links and Show Notes


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