Working Class Audio
About This Show
Working Class Audio (WCA) delves into the world behind recording professionals and goes way beyond the typical “What was it like to work with” or “What is the best eq to use on a kick drum” style questions typical of most interviews.
WCA gets up close and personal with audio professionals and asks the questions no one else asks. Business practices, mistakes, failures, equipment choices, financial advice, work life balance, workflow, and family life are topics that are all on the table.
WCA interviews a combination of known and unknown audio pros from the worlds music, film & TV and video games.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
WCA #183 with Craig Bowen
4 days ago
Working Class Audio #183 with Craig Bowen!!! Craig Bowen has been recording bands for over 20 years and is currently the owner/ operator of Tempo House recording studio in Baltimore City. He recorded records by Lungfish, Quixotic, Jackie-O Motherfucker, Ecstatic Sunshine, Jason Urick, Oxes, Thank You, Growing, Smoke Bellow, Zomes, Dan Deacon, Animal Collectiveand many more. He was in the band INK(Monitor Records) and currently performs instrumental guitar + drum machine music. After years of working in a wide range of studios and ad-hoc recording environments, he designed and built a studio with a balance of efficiency and flexibility Inspired by, among other things, the John Peel radio show, Tempo House was created to provide an professional, relaxed recording atmosphere accessible to artists regardless of their popularity or esthetics. About this Interview: Craig joins me to talk about mentoring kids in inner city Baltimore, the fire that displaced his last studio, the beauty of his his espresso maker and the challenges that come with recording. Enjoy! - Matt Show Notes and Links Tempo House: http://tempohouserecording.com/ Ghost Ship Fire: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_Oakland_warehouse_fire The Wire: https://www.hbo.com/the-wire Sound Exchange : https://www.soundexchange.com/ Apollo Twin Platinum Vocal Promo: https://www.uaudio.com/twin-vocal-promoRead more »