Working Class Audio

Peel back the glamour of the professional recording world. Guests from the world of audio for music, film, games, restoration, and more share their insights on how they made their journey, how they survive, their advice on the real things including wins, losses, working with other people, money, and career advice. 

Hosted by audio engineer Matt Boudreau.

The Working Class Audio Podcast - Navigating the World of Recording with a working class perspective.

Music Interviews
Music Commentary
WCA #408 with Justin Cortelyou - Working with t...
Working with the Greats, Chuck Ainlay, Mike Shipley, Bob Ezrin, Soultrain Sound Studios, Family Time, and Meditation
68 min
WCA #407 with Maryam Qudus - Pursuing Music, Tr...
Pursuing Music, Transitioning to Recording, Spacemoth, The Role of Recording in Marriage, and So Much Coffee
58 min
WCA #406 with Joe Carrell - Owen & Bobby Bradle...
Owen & Bobby Bradley, Being Allowed to Fail, In The Hot Seat, Being on the Cusp of Change, and Helping People Have a Good Time
63 min
WCA #405 with Dan Johnson - Solving Archiving P...
Solving Archiving Puzzles, Burning Out, Rogue Tape Machines, Going Independent, and Not Cutting Corners
65 min
WCA #404 with Chris Clark - Playing Trombone, T...
Playing Trombone, The Draw of Classical Music, The President's Own Marine Band, Classical Recording, Planning for Second Career, and the Perfect Guilt Trip
56 min
WCA #403 with Catherine Vericolli- Changing Aud...
Changing Audio Careers, Shifting Mindset, Learning on The Fly, 90's Digital Formats, and Archivists Anonymous
70 min
WCA #402 with Arne Frager - The Plant Studios, ...
The Plant Studios, Finding a Path to Recording, Studio on the Beach, Lessons for Aspiring Studio Owners, and the Best Gig He Never Did
82 min
WCA #401 with Matt Wallace - Staying Visible in...
Staying Visible in the Business Crushing it with ATMOS, Keeping a Low Overhead, and the Importance of Alternative Income
76 min
WCA #400 with David Hewitt - Car Racing, Record...
Car Racing, Recording Trucks, Dallas Summer Heat, and Recording the Stars in a Golden Era of Live Music
54 min
WCA #399 with Dave Schiffman Part 2 - Mix Note ...
Mix Note Etiquette, The Journey of Creating a Studio, Deciding on ATMOS, Communication with Bands, and Evolving the Craft
56 min
WCA #398 with Dave Schiffman Part 1 - Tape Copi...
Tape Copies, Chicken and Egg Issues, Lessons from Rick Rubin, The Land of Yes, and Not Being Tall Enough To Record
48 min
WCA #397 with Bryan Cook - Recording as An Exit...
Recording as An Exit Strategy, Chillin with Tom Dowd, Landing at A&M Studios, and Doing Non-Music Things
48 min
WCA #396 with Nick Townsend - Punk Rock, Commun...
Punk Rock, Community College, Fishing, Mastering and Cutting Lacquers
52 min
WCA #395 with Daniel Rowland - Rehab vs. Colleg...
Rehab vs. College, MTSU, Adrian Belew, LANDR, and The ATMOS Gold Rush
60 min
WCA #394 with Mike Tucci - Playing in Bands, Se...
Playing in Bands, Seeing the Value In Recording Studios, Working at Masterdisk, The Slow Magic Of LA, and Focusing on Results, Not Gear
52 min
WCA #393 with Leff Lefferts - The World of Film...
The World of Film Sound, Working with Randy Thom, Telling Stories, Planning Your Life, Financial Security, and ATMOS
55 min
WCA #392 with Rachael Moore - Meeting Your Hero...
Meeting Your Heroes, Community of Success, Thinking Outside the Box, T Bone Burnett, and The Value of Being a Good Human Being
37 min
WCA #391 with Steve Rosenthal Part 2 - Magic Sh...
Magic Shop History, NDA's, 9/11, Importance of Good Staff, and The Business of Restoration
50 min
WCA #390 with Steve Rosenthal Part 1 - Driving ...
Driving Cabs, Punching 16th Notes, Bathrobe Sessions, Living in Dreamland, and The Search for the Perfect Console
53 min
WCA #389 with Carlos Castro - Falling in Love w...
Falling in Love with Recording, Dealing with Hypocrisy, Bruce Swedien, Bilingual Opportunities, and The Bigger Picture
46 min
WCA #388 with Will Kennedy - Harvard AV, New Yo...
Harvard AV, New York Struggles, LA Mentors, ATMOS, and the Rise of the Unintentional Tech
74 min
WCA #387 with Bobby Owsinski - The Mix Engineer...
The Mix Engineers Handbook, Dolby Atmos, Collecting Ideas, Networking, and Clarity
53 min
WCA #386 with Richard Dodd Part 2 - Kung Fu Fig...
Kung Fu Fighting, Cowboy Engineering, Testing Limits, Sleight of Hand, and The Old Way
72 min
WCA #385 with Richard Dodd Part 1 - Electronics...
Electronics Apprentice, Lansdowne Studios, Peter Coleman, Ashley Howe, Trying To Fit In, and Dropping in For the First Time
62 min
WCA #384 with Sam Moses - Private Closet Partie...
Private Closet Parties, Musical Assassins, Focusing on Mastering, Leaving the Church, and The Curtain Wall System
51 min