Working Class Audio

By Working Class Audio

Are you an audio professional or want to be one? Do you want to know how other audio professionals got to where they are? Do you love recording but want to know about more than just gear? Learn how to survive and thrive as an audio professional. The Working Class Audio PodcastNavigating the World of Recording with a Working Class Perspective. 

  1. 1.
    WCA #330 with Bill Schnee - Love of Radio, Grammy’s, Dad Jokes, Faith, The R Word, and The Chairman at the Board
    54:54
  2. 2.
    WCA #329 with Joe Caithness - Pragmatic Studio Building, Meta Data, Professionalism, Office Hours, and Gear Poverty
    1:07:05
  3. 3.
    WCA #328 with Alan Evans - Open Concept Recording, Studio Remodeling, Remote Teaching, Template Mixing, and Selling Vinyl Records
    55:35
  4. 4.
    WCA #327 with Trina Shoemaker - Temp Jobs, Sheryl Crow, Daniel Lanois, Writing a Novel, Drug Runs, and Dads' Control Room
    1:08:24
  5. 5.
    WCA #326 with Stephen Dent - Working with Sean Combs, Go-go, House of Sound, Bob Rosa, DC, and The Forest Gump Effect
    1:14:54
  6. 6.
    WCA #325 with Jason LaRocca - Mixing Music for Films and Games, Starting A Band, Fortnite, Working Smarter, and Breakfast with The Beatles
    53:18
  7. 7.
    WCA #324 with Steve Genewick - Mixing for ATMOS, Al Schmitt, High-Pressure Sessions, Saying No to Gigs, and Cancer
    1:02:52
  8. 8.
    WCA #323 with David Gnozzi - MixBusTV, Bodybuilding, Horror Movies, Marvel Comics, and Knowing Your Limits
    51:28
  1. 9.
    WCA #322 with Matthew Rifino - NBC's The Today Show, Union Work, Mixing Bands, Home Studio Build, and Free Wood
    52:11
  2. 10.
    WCA #321 with Dave Way - Pretending To Be a Beatle, Serendipitous Events, Home Studio Economics, and The Apple Farm Assassin
    1:16:38
  3. 11.
    WCA #320 with Sam Sherbin - The influence of Bruce Swedien, Mixing During Covid, Simple Setups, Meditation, and 99 cent Pizzas
    48:51
  4. 12.
    WCA #319 with Michael Brauer - Total Clarity, Mixing From Your Heart, Transcendental Meditation, Forgetting Balance, and Having a Great Team
    1:20:19
  5. 13.
    WCA #318 with Andy D. Park - Idealism, Making Mistakes, Persistence, and TV Detectives
    52:19
  6. 14.
    WCA #317 with Ryan Gilligan - Quad Studios, Busta Rhymes, Duffle Bags of Hard Drives, Michael Brauer, and Mixing Based on Emotion
    36:26
  7. 15.
    WCA #316 with Jenny Ortiz aka mixedbyJNY - Behind The Scenes Videos, Using Social Media, Networking, Having Patience and Plan B
    45:47
  8. 16.
    WCA #315 with Paul Fig - Punk Rock Ethics, Handling Crashes, Mailbox Money, Managers, and Getting Out of the Chair
    49:44
  9. 17.
    WCA #314 with Shuta Shinoda - Tokyo to London, Sacrificing, Visa Challenges, Surviving, and Listening to Your Instincts
    42:32
  10. 18.
    WCA #313 with John Baffa - Cal Arts, Stable Shows, Forecasting, Creating a Reverb Chamber, and The Hardest Thing About Teaching Audio
    41:01
  11. 19.
    WCA #312 with Jesse Cannon - Panic Attacks, Producing, Podcasts, Diversifying, Steve Albini and Big Words
    55:51
  12. 20.
    WCA #311 with Maria Rice - Quitting Architecture School, Following Your Gut, Interning, Being Resilient, Restoration, and the Florida Simulation
    38:51
  13. 21.
    WCA #310 with Steve Evetts - Knowing Your Worth, Repeat Clients, Dealing with Opinions, The Moment Of Discovery, and The Power of Commitment
    51:57
  14. 22.
    WCA #309 with Michael Romanowski - Mastering, Shared History, Deep Listening, Old Dogs, Staying Upright, and Fuzzy Quarters
    1:21:22
  15. 23.
    WCA #308 with Robert L. Smith - Online Mixing, The State of New York, International Eco Systems, and The Virtual Hallway
    44:10
  16. 24.
    WCA #307 with Kevin Churko - Family Band, Family Business, Mutt Lange, Ozzy Osbourne, Phil Collins Drums, and Graceful Exits
    57:43
  17. 25.
    WCA #306 with Daniel Bacigalupi - Infrasonic Sound, Supportive Parents, Poker, CD Text Fails, and a Collapsing Lung
    56:46
  18. 26.
    WCA #305 with Anne-Marie Pleau - Saying Yes to Gigs, Album Credits, 9 to 5, Health Care, Moving to Hawaii, and Starting Audio Later in Life
    46:35
  19. 27.
    WCA #304 with Joyce Lieberman - Hitchhiking, Woodstock, Electronics School, Fresh Air, WHYY, and the Avocado Cutlass Supreme
    1:05:39
  20. 28.
    WCA #303 with Steven Baughman - Hip Hop, Alpha Dogs, Sonic Puzzles, Happiness, and Respecting The Wood
    43:20
  21. 29.
    WCA #302 with Leslie Gaston-Bird - Black Women In Audio, AES, Recording The TV, Dolby Atmos, Morph The Cat, and Running vs. Pancakes
    55:42
  22. 30.
    WCA #301 with Ryan Freeland - Bob Clearmountain, Making Things Better In The World, The Artistry Of Engineering, and Beepers At The Beach
    1:07:44
  23. 31.
    WCA #300 with Andrew Scheps - Life in the UK, Yoga and Astronomy, Soundflow, Selling His Gear, Staying Visible, and Squid the Cat
    1:25:21
  24. 32.
    WCA #299 with Audrey Martinovich - Studio Business Systems, Wisconsin Weather, Confidence, Organization, and Avoiding Papercuts
    58:06
  25. 33.
    WCA #298 with Nathan Smith - Sound Design, Storytelling, Inspiration from Challenges, Learning from Failure, and The Nuances of Recording Guns
    1:03:33
  26. 34.
    WCA #297 with Michael Rosen - Rogue Tape Machines, Tent Cities, Post Pandemic Predictions, Being Ready To Record, and Going Above & Beyond
    59:42
  27. 35.
    WCA #296 with Max Perry - Selling Beats, Family Influence, Lawyers, New York Hip Hop, Balance, and Cannabis
    54:38
  28. 36.
    WCA #295 with Reto Peter - Starting Over, Green Day, Diversification, Recording Restrictions, Family, and Redefining Success
    1:02:16
  29. 37.
    WCA #294 with McKay Garner - Remote Production, Curveballs and Lemonade, Production Mindset, Community, and Burritos
    1:17:09
  30. 38.
    WCA #293 with Heidi Trefethen - Live Sound, Recording, French Horn, Struggles with The Mormon Church, Session Mindset, Sexism and Learning to Evolve
    57:22
  31. 39.
    WCA #292 with Jessica Paz - Manhattan Special, Soda Stream, Theater Sound, Women in Audio, Sound Design, Advocacy and Last Minute Christmas Gifts
    49:59
  32. 40.
    WCA #291 with Greg Gordon - Great Landlords, Glee Club, Relationships, Early Days of Internet Audio, Online Mentorship, Pyramind, and the Letter I
    1:03:29
  33. 41.
    WCA #290 with Joe Chiccarelli - Frank Zappa, Producing, Psychology, Budgets, Learning From Others, Sharing Knowledge, and The Tonelux Mic Collaboration
    1:05:30
  34. 42.
    WCA #289 with George Vlad - The Draw of the Outdoors, Field Recording, Ecology, Adventure, Bribes, and Bees
    1:04:57
  35. 43.
    WCA #288 with Jens Bogren - Chaos Theory, Working in Metal, Psychology, Banks, Sports Fishing and, Motion Sickness
    57:30
  36. 44.
    WCA #287 with Nacho Molino - Panama, The Noriega Years, Bilingual Advantage, 15 year US immigration process and, Responsible Grammy Voting
    1:03:24
  37. 45.
    WCA #286 with Cullen Brooks - Music to Film Sound, Star Wars, Michigan, Recording Punk bands, Division of Labor and Disruptive Clients
    52:04
  38. 46.
    WCA #285 with Sam Pura - The F-Word, Smoking Weed, Doing the Hard Work, Intuition and, Being Responsible for Yourself
    58:56
  39. 47.
    WCA #284 with Dallas Taylor - Twenty Thousand Hertz Podcast, Crafting stories with Sound, Positioning, Ben Burtt, Challenging Convention and Burnout Prevention
    59:43
  40. 48.
    WCA #283 with Jermaine Hamilton - Music Annex, Tickle Me Elmo, Green Day, Zen Mindset, Financial Buffers, and Coffee
    41:24
  41. 49.
    WCA #282 with Björgvin Benediktsson - Alternative Studio Income Strategies, Book Recommendations, Creating Online Content, and Audio Issues
    1:03:09
  42. 50.
    WCA #281 with Baba Prasad - Knowledge from the Trash, IT in Singapore, Self Education, Childhood Inspiration, and 20 years of Studio Ownership in Chennai, India.
    49:33

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