Posts by David Stagl

The Greatest of These Is Rock

When I got the call Tuesday night that my friend and fellow engineer Andrew Stone had passed away, I truly...

Tight Lows

Tight Lows

Achieving a tight low-end is sort of the Holy Grail of mixing bass, and it’s something I chased for a...

Compressor Times

I am frequently frustrated with the default compressor settings on many digital consoles. I have NO IDEA where they come...

Shields, Fish Bowls, and Other Things

Shielding drums is a topic that comes up quite a bit. I’ve heard every argument for and against them, and...

State of the Mix 2019: Sweeping the Subs

State of the Mix 2019: Sweeping the Subs

Let’s talk about subs. When I set up the subs, it’s important for me to have a smooth transition from...

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