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WCA #379 with Margaret Luthar – BANFF, NPR, Moving to Big Bad LA, The Studio Bubble, and Fancy Cocktails

My guest is Broadcast Recording tech and Grammy Winning Mastering engineer Margaret Luthar. 

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Moving to LA From Nashville
  • NPR
  • Welcome to 1979 
  • Chicago Mastering Service 
  • What Works and What Doesn’t 
  • Finding the Right Software for Each Client
  • The Value of CRM 
  • Living in Norway
  • BANFF 
  • Canadian Immigration Drama
  • Pennsylvania Origins
  • Why NPR After Cutting Vinyl?
  • Acknowledging the Studio Bubble
  • Work-Life Balance & Freelance
  • Benefits of a Corporate Environment
  • Moving to Big Bad LA
  • Mary Mazurek on WCA
  • The Importance of Always Learning 
  • Running For a Clear Mind
  • Staying Mobile
  • Fancy Cocktails 
  • Acclimating To a New Place

Matt’s Rant: Dolby Atmos Update

Links and Show Notes


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