EP73 | Dan Malsch

EP73 | Dan Malsch

Dan Malsch talks shop with us about diversifying the range of your portfolio, how quitting is just not an option, and our shared love for Summit compressors.

You’re also going to be clued in on how to deal with the psychology of working on high profile, high pressure deadlines and requests as well as gain insight on the producer’s role and whether or not it’s appropriate to push your artist, or to “ride the vibe” and work with what you are given.

I think getting things to sound absurd is more of a matter of getting the elements to work together like a puzzle rather than adding and adding…It’s like a Rubik’s cube almost, especially with low end…suddenly it sounds absurd, in a good way.” – Dan Malsch


– Dan’s passion for educating from his studio
– Keys to diversifying clientele
– Dan’s new studio and why he upgraded the square footage when so many are downsizing
– Some of Dan’s favorite go to outboard
– Persevering in the midst of reaching the breaking point
– Being on-call all the time while working for big budget acts
– Dan’s philosophy on tracking with analog gear before mixing
– And much, much more

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