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 #443 with Golden Gate Mixers - Mixing Colle...
Mixing Collective, Mutual Respect, Working in Silos, Coffee Bar Needs, and Putting on Pants
71 min
WCA #442 with Louie Gonzalez - Family, Listenin...
Family, Listening Habits, Recording as a Drug, Financial Consistency, Day Gigs, and Being Happy
66 min
WCA #441 with Anna Frick- Polyester School Band...
Polyester School Band, Mix Tapes, Post College Challenges, Saturn Return, and Surviving the Cut
52 min
WCA #440 with Tess Greenham - Training the Ears...
Training the Ears, Understanding the Business, Mastering Notes, Sonic Growth, and Working with Her Dad
50 min
WCA #439 with John McBride - Always Learning, T...
Always Learning, The Golden Rule, The Next Lennon and McCartney, Positive Attitude, and Inside Blackbird
76 min
WCA #438 with Orlando Torres - Discovering His ...
Discovering His Uncles Walkman, Multi Tracking with Cassettes, Recording at Mom's House, Putting Yourself Out There, and Enjoying Family
58 min
WCA #437 with Noam Levinberg - Tel Aviv and New...
Tel Aviv and New Jersey, Sibling Competition, Earning Your Place in the Studio, Building Plugins, and Diversification
56 min
WCA #436 with NAMM 2023 - Garth Richardson, Gra...
Garth Richardson, Grace Design, Audiomovers, AEA, Antelope Audio, and Soundflow
37 min
WCA #435 with Maria Elisa Ayerbe - Education, L...
Education, Latin America, Understanding Culture, The Listening Experience, and Needing a Nap
60 min
WCA #434 with Shawn Dealey - Hockey and Punk Ro...
Hockey and Punk Rock, Work Ethic, Handling Business Friendships, Sweetwater Studios, and Having a Steady Gig
55 min
WCA #433 with Nicholas Messitte - Discovering A...
Discovering Audio, Creating Opportunities For Yourself, Drug Use and Abuse, Theatrical Podcasts, and ChatGPT
52 min
WCA #432 with Phil Feinman - Bedrock LA, Studyi...
Bedrock LA, Studying Electronics, Taking Care of Staff, Microphone Technology, and Infrasonic Sound
53 min
WCA #431 with Josh Rogosin - Recording Tiny Des...
Recording Tiny Desk Concerts, Rejecting Stage Life, World Travel, Recording Music with Field Recorders, and National Public Radio
50 min
WCA #430 with Stephen Cole - Data Cassettes, Re...
Data Cassettes, Recycled Magazines, Self Sufficiency, Mini Disk 4 Track, and Music 24/7
48 min
WCA #429 with Andy Reed - Remote Collaboration,...
Remote Collaboration, Mixing at Low Volumes, Working in Small Markets, Communication Advice, and Covid Era Survival
54 min
WCA #428 with J Clark - Headbangers Ball, Punk ...
Headbangers Ball, Punk Rock, Touring, ATMOS, Kenny G, and The Clarinet Incident
55 min
WCA #427 with Brett Bullion - BC/AC, MAX Msp, R...
BC/AC, MAX Msp, Remote Mixing, Expectations, and the Minneapolis Music Scene
57 min
WCA #426 with Pete Droge - Seattle Punk Rock, B...
Seattle Punk Rock, Boombox Multitracking, Investing in Career, Diversifying in all directions, and Staying Mellow
70 min
WCA #425 with Evan Bakke - Power Station New En...
Power Station New England, Minneapolis Suburbs, Working with Fluff, Working for Prince, and Recording in Che Guevara's House
45 min
WCA #424 with Kevin Paul - Pirate Radio, Gettin...
Pirate Radio, Getting into the Chair, Working with Nick Cave, Knowing Your Value, and Revamping Audio Education
63 min
WCA #423 with "Greazy" Wil Anspach - Iraq War, ...
Iraq War, Marine Corp, Purple Heart, Working at East West, Communication, and Those Tik Tok Posts
114 min
WCA #422 with Mat Leffler-Schulman - The Barten...
The Bartender Analogy, Handling Money, Flooded Basements, Analog Mastering, and Oblique Strategies
46 min
WCA #421 with Raelynn Janicke - Mastering and M...
Mastering and Managing, New York Hardcore, Absorbing New Info, Being a Good Hang, Staying Healthy, and Communication
55 min
WCA #420 with Hugh Padgham Part 2- Approach to ...
Approach to Production, Gearbox Records, The Analog Sound, The Excess of the '80s, and Not Cutting Corners
79 min
WCA #419 with Hugh Padgham Part 1- Jingles, Rec...
Jingles, Recorders without Counters, Miles Copeland, Townhouse Studios, and THE Gated Drum Sound
67 min